Medical Informatics I

Course Information
TitleΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΚΗ Ι / Medical Informatics I
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAnthony Aletras
Course ID200000274

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
Aims The use of technology and informatics are crucial skills in medical education, health care and research. This lesson aims to familiarise the students with the potential of using Computing, Telecommunications and Internet for the extraction of knowledge and information. Students will acquire a basic knowledge on the information systems in current practice for the management and diffusion of medical information/knowledge, electronic health record, and the medical decision support. Upon completion of the course students will be able to: Understand the basic concepts regarding the function and use of computer, as well as understand terminology and its meaning regarding information and communication technologies. Use algorithms and logical steps to describe medical procedures and problems. Seek and Access valid medical information via certified internet sources and knowledge bases. Understand the importance of electronic health record and its use. Understand the role and importance of medical information management and sharing in the healthcare systems as well as the support of public health. Use technology in their educational procedure. Understand the role and important of biomedical data and their analysis
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Medical Informatics Biomedical Data and the Computer Medical and Health patient Record Telehealth and homecare systems Medical Information and Internet Biomedical data and analysis Medical Decision support
electronic health record, biomedical data, medical information, biomedical analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description : electronic educational material and quizes electronic material in lectures(slides, video, etc) Lab exercises in computer lab Communication via and emails Final test checked by electronic means
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261
Student Assessment
a series of labs, each one having an exercise that needs to be completed and scored (in total 20% of final grade) intermediate written exam (10%), written final exams (70% of final grade)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1 Τσιπούρας, Μ., Γιαννακέας, Ν., Καρβούνης, Ε., Τζάλλας, Α., 2015. Ιατρική πληροφορική. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών.(μέρος Α) URI: ISBN: 978-960-603-231-8 ID Ευδόξου: 320163 2 Αγγελίδης, Π., 2015. Ηλεκτρονική Υγεία. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. URI: ISBN: 978-960-603-497-8 ID Ευδόξου: 59303593 3 Σπυρόπουλος, Β., 2015. Το σύγχρονο νοσοκομείο. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. URI: ISBN: 978-960-603-137-3 ID Ευδόξου: 320215 4 Κουμπούρος, Ι., 2015. Οι Τεχνολογίες Πληροφορίας και Επικοινωνιών στην υγεία. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. URI: ISBN: 978-960-603-092-5 ID Ευδόξου: 320017
Additional bibliography for study
Εκπαιδευτικό σύγγραμμα (Βιοπληροφορική-Εφαρμογές Υπολογιστών στη Φροντίδα Υγείας και τη Βιοϊατρική, Cimino J., Shortlife) μέσω συστήματος Εύδοξος Handbook of Medical Informatics, JH van Bemmel and M. Musen, Edts, Springer, 1997. Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine / by Edward H. Shortliffe (Editor), Lawrence M. Fagan, Gio Wiederhold, Leslie E., Perreault. Publisher: Springer Verlag; 2nd edition (November 2000). Information Technology for the health professionals, L Burke, B. Weill, Prentice Hall, 2000.
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