University of Washington Bothell
School of Nursing & Health Studies (January 2019 to present)
Courses taught: Health Policy and the Organization of Healthcare (BNURS 420), Translational Research II (BNURS 522), Critical Reading and Information Literacy in Nursing (BNURS 360).
Univeristy of Washington Seattle
School of Nursing, Masters of Science in Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies
Courses taught: Telehealth Systems and Applications (summer 2018), Project Management and Systems Analysis for Health Informatics (fall 2017)
University of Washington Tacoma
Milgard School of Business, T BUS 590 (summer 2016, 2018)
This course covered the history of healthcare information systems and relevant policy, current uses of information technology, and the students explored how health information technology could help solve a problem in a healthcare domain. I provided 2,000 hours of instruction in the 4-week summer b quarter. I was responsible for all course material, course content, grading, and student feedback.
Sample Class Materials
This class activity was used in the final lecture of the course to conclude a course-long case study. I used this final project to discuss the changing roles of health information system leadership iin response to the changing landscape of US healthcare and information systems.
There were two parts of this activity. First, students formed groups and were given the first page of the PDF below. Students were asked to help Emma develop a list of requirements for the open position based on course material, the case study, and supplemental readings. After requirements were developed, I facilitated a short class discussion on why specific requirements were chosen.
After the discussion, students got back into their groups and were given the list of potential candidates (second page of the PDF). Students discussed the merits of each candidate, and the ways in which he or she meet their stated requirements. After candidates were chosen, I facilitated a final discussion on why specific candidates were chosen, how future candidates could be more prepared to meet the health system needs, and how workforce development could prepare future leaders to take on the challenging roles in healthcare information systems leadership.