Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5750
First Term: 2013 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 37-45
CIP Code: 52.0299

Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration/Office Occupations
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Management of Clinical and Bioscience Informatics: Public Health program prepares students to assist MD/PhD researchers to collect, analyze and report data to protect and improve the health of the public at the local, state, and national levels. Training in this area provides students with basic knowledge/skills in Business Management, Public Health and Epidemiology, Statistical Analysis Software, Customer Service, Clinical and Bioscience Informatics, Biology, and Human Anatomy and Physiology. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is also available.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
Certificate of Completion in Management of Clinical and Bioscience Informatics: Clinical Informatics Technology (5752) 24-32

BIO160 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4

+ ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
+ ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3

+ GBS233 Business Communication 3
MGT158 Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology for Managers 3
Credits: 37-45

Program Competencies
1. Describe the structures and functions of the lymphatic system as well as the mechanisms of defense and immunity. (BIO160)
2. Describe and apply anatomical terminology. (BIO160)
3. Define homeostasis and describe specific examples for the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. (BIO160)
4. Identify the structure, location, and regulation of the body`s various endocrine cells and glands. (BIO160)
5. Describe the functions of the body`s various hormones, and cite examples of disorders that result from their imbalance. (BIO160)
6. Describe and apply the scientific method to solve problems in biological context. (BIO181)
7. Describe the biological processes of mitosis, meiosis, DNA duplication, and protein synthesis. (BIO181)
8. Describe gene regulation and effectively analyze the various biotechnological applications. (BIO181)
9. Analyze and report data generated during laboratory activities and experiments. (BIO181)
10. Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. (CIS105)
11. Describe the steps in planning and implementing technology solutions. (CIS105)
12. Identify terminology and the uses of technology in business and society, including limitations. (CIS105)
13. Identify positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology and the consequences of misuse. (CIS105)
14. Organize a problem for solution with spreadsheet software. (CIS114DE)
15. Apply the principles of effective worksheet and database layout in building a spreadsheet template, using labels, numbers, and formulas. (CIS114DE)
16. Sort a spreadsheet in a variety of ways. (CIS114DE)
17. Use built-in statistical analysis features of spreadsheet software. (CIS114DE)
18. Manipulate matrices with spreadsheet software. (CIS114DE)
19. Generate, format, and edit writing using appropriate technologies. (ENG101, ENG107)
20. Apply techniques to manage time and career more effectively. (GBS110, MGT251)
21. Explain why interpersonal communication skills are important and demonstrate improved communication skills. (GBS110, MGT251)
22. Describe types of organizational communication and how to overcome communication barriers. (GBS110, MGT251)
23. Describe common uses of visual aids to convert quantitative and qualitative data into meaningful summaries. (GBS233)
24. Describe how to modify communication behavior in selected cases to overcome barriers arising from interpersonal and organizational sources. (GBS233)
25. Describe the importance of maintaining the privacy of personal health information and consequences of intentional or unintentional disclosure. (HSE106)
26. Identify resources available to maintain compliance and currency with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. (HSE106)
27. Describe the potential impact and consequences of non- compliance with HIPAA`s Privacy Rule. (HSE106)
28. Describe in writing the ways in which electronic data analysis can help managers to reduce the costs of delivery and lead to improved healthcare information for clinicians and researchers within an organization. (MGT156)
29. Apply legal and ethical principles to the use of clinical and bioscience information technology and resources. (MGT156)
30. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in the context of professional clinical and bioscience health informatics activities. (MGT156)
31. Describe key trends and issues, current bioscience projects, and future trends in clinical and bioscience informatics. (MGT156)
32. Demonstrate use of statistical programming language software to manipulate, analyze, and interpret data. (MGT157)
33. Demonstrate how to access, validate, and clean data stored in a variety of formats. (MGT157)
34. Create reports summarizing the results of statistical analysis. (MGT157)
35. Identify key sources of data for epidemiological purposes. (MGT158)
36. Explain the basic ethical and legal issues pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of epidemiology data. (MGT158)
37. Describe the use of epidemiology for Health Planning, disease prevention and health promotion, and interventions. (MGT158)
38. Write a research report using the proper format. (MGT158)
39. Define the parameters of quality customer service and the attitudes, knowledge and skills needed to create and maintain a quality customer service orientation. (TQM101)
40. Describe ways to create customer satisfaction internally. (TQM101)
41. Demonstrate basic and specific customer service skills. (TQM101)
42. Describe self-management skills valuable to working in a quality customer service environment. (TQM101)
43. Assess personal attitude, knowledge, and abilities in relationship to those needed in a quality customer service environment. (TQM101)
44. Develop a personal plan for implementing quality customer service fundamentals in a work situation. (TQM101)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 13, 2011

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