Clinical Informatics

Expires November 18, 2022

Presentation

Video length: 1 hour 8 minutes

Overview

Clinical informatics is the application of informatics and information technology to deliver health care services according to the American Medical Informatics Association. Informatics is poised to revolutionize medicine, as well as many other aspects of our lives. In this month's "Virtual Lecture," Thomas Flotte, M.D., reviews some of the key considerations in clinical informatics.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define Clinical Informatics.
  • Discuss the basic skills used in Clinical Informatics.
  • Explain how Clinical Informatics can be applied to improve healthcare.

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.

Presenter

Thomas Flotte, M.D.
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this program:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

State of California

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of California. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the post-test and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Level of instruction for this program is basic.

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

Questions?

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