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Grand Opening of New Health IT Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin

Grand Opening of New Health IT Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin
New state of the art teaching facility dedicated to health IT education opens in the Norm Hackerman Building.

Event: Grand opening of the new Health Information Technology Learning Center in the Norman Hackerman Building

When: 4 – 6 p.m., June 6

Where: Norman Hackerman Building, 100 East 24th St, University of Texas at Austin campus

Background: The College of Natural Sciences’ Health Information Technology (Health IT) program offers an intensive nine-week certification program that prepares students for a technology-driven medical workplace.

The program includes:

  • Expert faculty in both theoretical and applied areas of Health IT
  • Six weeks of coursework, case studies, activities and hands-on experience working with six different electronic health record (EHR) systems
  • A 12-day practicum that immerses students in real world experiences with Health IT companies or organizations
  • Job placement services, including help with resumes, interview skills, activities and events that connect students with Health IT executives and hiring managers
  • A “Health Information Management and Exchange Specialist” certificate, which qualifies graduates for a variety of job opportunities

A hallmark of the program is the new Health IT Learning Center in the Norman Hackerman Building, a state of the art teaching facility dedicated to health IT education.

See the following Web sites for more information on the program: www.biosci.utexas.edu/healthit and healthit.cns.utexas.edu.

For more information on the event, please contact Dr. Leanne Field, program director, at field@mail.utexas.edu or 512-475-8897.

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