Students enrolled in the Online Master of Science in Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies (CIPCT) at the University of Washington (UW) are required to complete the following courses:
|NMETH 527 Intro to Systems Thinking and Health Informatics||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 528 Computing Concepts: From Theory to Application||3||Winter|
|NMETH 529 Database Concepts & Applications in Clinical Informatics||3||Spring|
|NMETH 523 Systems Design & Project Management||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 524 Healthcare Information Systems & the EHR||3||Winter|
|NMETH 526 Patient-Centered Interactive Health Communication Technologies||3||Spring|
|NSG 540 Telehealth||4||Summer|
|Care Systems Courses
|NURS 524 Managing Health Systems||3||Autumn|
|NURS 525 Managing Clinical Effectiveness||3||Winter|
|NURS 526 Managing Organizational Effectiveness||3||Spring|
|NURS 527 Managing Access & Utilization||4||Summer|
|Scholarly Inquiry Courses|
|NMETH 520 Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice||5||Spring|
|NMETH 530 Scholarly Proposal Development||3||Summer|
In addition to the above required courses, students are required to complete a Scholarly Project:
- Scholarly Project – 6 credits
A scholarly project is an independent scholarly inquiry or research project completed with the guidance of a supervisory committee. The specific coursework required for a scholarly project is determined with the committee. NOTE: Students may also elect to complete a Thesis instead of a Scholarly Project, which requires 9 credits of NMETH 700.
Sample CIPCT Curriculum
CIPCT students can progress through the program as Full or Part Time.
- Part-Time Student – 6-8 Credits per Quarter
Most appropriate for those working full-time. Can be completed in 2-2.5 years.
- Full-Time Student – 9-14 Credits per Quarter
Only appropriate for students who are not working or work limited part-time schedules. Can be completed in as few as 15 months of study.
Courses are offered once per year.
*Individual plans may vary. For part-time students, courses are spread into a second year of coursework.