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Postgraduate course

Healthinformatics and digitalisation

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ECTS Credits


Level of Study


Teaching semester

Autumn and spring

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence

The student will understand contexts, basic structure and organization of IT- development

The student has the basic skills needed, to participate in IT- projects, IT-related development and in technical solutions to be delivered. The student will be able to understand and describe IT-functionality requirements.

General competence:
The student understands IT-management principles, being able to communicate between IT and clinical domains and can contribute to the strategic IT work in the hospital

Required Previous Knowledge

As a minimum: Bachelor degree with specialization in Health studies, and minimum 2 years of work experience.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Seminars, group work, projects and classes

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Attendance is mandatory (minimum 80%).

Group project

Individual project

Forms of Assessment

Take home exam (two weeks)

Grading Scale

The grading scale A-F is used

Assessment Semester


Reading List

The objective of the course, is to make students able to participate in IT- related work, in the health sector.


- Contexts and organization within the Health care informatics

- The relevance of proper planning of IT solutions.

- How IT solutions can be used in quality improvement.

- Risk assessment

- Fundamental terminology in IT


Continuing Education (UiB Videre)
University of Bergen
Postboks 7800, NO-5020 Bergen
Phone.: +47 55 58 20 40
e-mail: videre@uib.no

Course administrator:
Iselin H. Kvamme

Contact: iselin.kvamme@uib.no

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