Health Informatics

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THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA Duluth, Minnesota Department of Healthcare Informatics and Information Management GRADUATE PROGRAM [pic] FINAL APPLIED PROJECT GUIDEBOOK Prepared by: Shirley Eichenwald Maki, MBA, RHIA, CPHIMS Assistant Professor, Healthcare Informatics and Information Management seichenw@css.edu Updated August 2006 CONTENTS Introduction Section One: The Project Proposal Note: This content is especially associated with the work you will be doing in HIM 6520. Chapter One: Selecting a Topic Chapter Two: Developing the Problem Statement Chapter Three: Reviewing the Literature Chapter Four: Describing the Project Product Section Two: The Final…show more content…
It outlines the process and elements that comprise the total Final Applied Project experience. With this guidebook in hand, the graduate student can progress through this aspect of his/her graduate academic experience with full knowledge of the steps involved and the performance expectations which have been established for successful completion of the Final Applied Project. Section One: The Project Proposal Note: This content is especially associated with the work you will be doing in HIM 6520. The project proposal is a concise, well-developed document that defines the type and scope of the project the student wishes to pursue. The proposal includes several standard elements that are described below, including a review of the literature and other resources available in the field which relate to the topic being explored by the student. Multiple drafts of the proposal may be required before it is deemed ready for submission to the HIIM Department for approval. Students are advised to register for HIM 6522 – Final Applied Project in the Fall Semester immediately following conclusion of HIM 6520 - Applied Project Research and Writing. This allows time for the process of proposal approval and refinement if necessary. The Project Proposal must be submitted for approval by June 1st of the year the student begins the final academic year of their graduate program. At the time the proposal receives HIIM Department approval, a Final Applied Project Advisor will
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