HIMT 435: Data Communications and Networks in Healthcare

This course provides fundamentals of data communications and networking techniques, and examines the linkage of information technology strategies and technological solutions enabling effective communication within and between healthcare organizations. Major topics include fundamental concepts of data communications and applications, network communication devices, basic technologies of the local-area network, wireless local-area network, wide-area network, Internet and the Web, the OSI stack, healthcare information systems standards, and the HIE, RHIN, and NHIN.

Prerequisite(s): HIMT 301

HIMT 435 course syllabus

Semesters Offered: Spring 2024, Spring 2025

Credits: 3

Degree Level: Bachelor's

Course Track: Health Information Technology