Course Description

LIS 9841A-001 (Fall 2019)   Interdisciplinary Issues in Health Information Science

Instructor: N. Wathen

Course Description
This course will provide an overview of issues in the creation, provision and retrieval of information in the health care system.  A focus will be on describing the ‘actors’ in the health area, their information behaviour, and consideration of how services provided by information professionals and other information sources meet these needs.  We will also consider, taking a critical approach, emerging issues in health care generally and health information specifically, and how these influence and are influenced by broader ethical, social, political, legal and economic considerations.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9841A-001 (Fall 2019)
The syllabi for this course is a PDF file that requires a FIMS account to view

Cross-listed with HIS.  This course is open to MLIS students only with permission from the instructor.
MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives