The Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems (HILS)-Online program prepares graduates to address social and technical challenges that health systems face in making continuous health improvement routine.
Interdisciplinary Learning Sciences Curriculum
The HILS-Online learning sciences curriculum emphasizes the role of learning in health care environments and the tools needed to facilitate systems change. HILS introduces distinct models of adaptive change, and students apply their skills immediately to existing problems.
Defining characteristics include:
- Nature of health information
- Role of information technology and informatics
- Translation of biomedical research knowledge into clinical practice or consumer advice
- Complex organizational, social, and regulatory environment in which learning in the health sciences takes place