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Johns Hopkins University

Healthcare IT Support

Johns Hopkins University via Coursera Specialization


Are you looking to get your foot in the door as a Healthcare IT Support specialist? Do you want to solve technical problems for healthcare professionals and health system employees? Have you always wanted to enter an in-demand field in Health Information Technology? The courses in this specialization are designed to pique your interest regarding the ever-evolving field of IT support in healthcare. In order to help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and a wide range of other allied health professionals and non-clinical staff, you need to be familiar with the basic language of healthcare. Through this 4-course specialization, we’ll take you on a whirlwind tour of what it means to play a critical role in maintaining the ongoing operations of a hospital, health system, clinic or other healthcare setting. You’ll be introduced to the basics of health IT fundamentals, the different technologies relevant to healthcare, and important aspects of data security, privacy and compliance. You’ll have an opportunity to hear stories of inspiration from health IT staff who once were in your shoes. Go behind-the-scenes at a large hospital to learn about the many ways in which IT support staff play a role in helping patients, providers and the population. You’ll even receive tips on job interviews and advice on how to succeed on this career path.


Course 1: The Critical Role of IT Support Staff in Healthcare
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. This is a very exciting time to be exploring a career in Health IT Support! In this introductory ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Health Information Technology Fundamentals
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. In this course you will receive an overview of the health IT ecosystem with a specific focus on the ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Operations and Patient Safety for Healthcare IT Staff
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. Now that you've been introduced to the world of Health IT and the important role played by electronic ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Healthcare Data Security, Privacy, and Compliance
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. In the final course of the Healthcare IT Support program, we will focus on the types of healthcare data ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Ashwini S. Davison, M.D., Ebony Williams, Jessica M. Roosth, Paul Nagy, PhD, FSIIM and Sylvia Devlin, (R) (M) (QM), CIIP


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