Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM)
Bachelor of Science Degree | Post-baccalaureate Certificate
HIHIM Bachelor’s Degree – http://www.healthinformationmanagement.uw.edu/
HIHIM Post-baccalaureate Certificate – http://www.pce.uw.edu/certificates/health-informatics.html
Wednesday, October 21, 2015; 5:30pm – 7:30pm; UW Tower 14th Floor
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the University of Washington’s Health Informatics and Health Information Management Program. Take the next step toward completing your bachelor’s degree or earning the post-baccalaureate certificate!
Meet with program faculty and learn about this exciting field! Time will be given for formal presentations along with questions and answers about the field, the major and career opportunities. HIHIM alumni will also be on hand to answer questions.
RSVP for this or other events –http://www.healthinformationmanagement.uw.edu/admissions/events/
(please include first and last name as well as email address)
What: Info on MLS major, career & application process.
Take a tour of UWMC clinical lab.
When: Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 2:30 PM
Where: UW Health Sciences, Room D209 (Turner Auditorium)
DPT EDUCATION VIRTUAL FAIR
APTA invites advisors and prospective physical therapist students to register for the nextDPT Education Virtual Fair scheduled on September 21 and 22! The virtual fair is free and allows users to participate in live text and video chats with DPT programs from across the country. High school and college students can use the fair to find the best program for them, meet with faculty and admissions officers, and get tips on how to best prepare for the admissions process. PTCAS staff will be available to answer your questions from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm ET on both days. Chat hours for participating programs will vary. Please share this announcement with your students.
Register today for this free event at http://www.careereco.com/events/APTA
Questions about the fair? Please contact APTA’s technology partner, CareerEco, directly at 770/980-0088 or apta. Thank you!
We have three information sessions in advance of our Friday, April 17 application deadline for an autumn 2015 start in the Public Health Major.
Please share this with interested students. I’ve attached a flier to this email, as well, so please feel free to distribute as you see fit!
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS
All sessions will be held in Raitt Hall, Room 229
THURSDAY, APRIL 2nd @ 4:00 PM
TUESDAY, APRIL 7th @ 9:30 AM
MONDAY, APRIL 13th @ 3:30 PM
Thank you, and please let me know if you have any questions!
Ardith L. Feroglia, Ed.M.
Public Health Major Adviser & Transfer Outreach Coordinator
University of Washington School of Public Health
Box 357230, Seattle, WA 98195-7230
Health Sciences F-332 | 206.221.1504
MEDEX Northwest has recently approved changes to the program prerequisites. Please Note: each required prerequisite listed below must be met with a minimum GPA of 2.7 (B-) or better to qualify.
If you are advising students considering making an application to MEDEX for either the Masters or Bachelors of Clinical Health Services degree option in the 2015/2016 application cycle please advise that the following courses will need to be completed on or before the final application deadline of October 1st in the year that the student applies to MEDEX Northwest.
Two (2) Human Anatomy & Physiology courses – 10 qtr./6 sem. credits
One (1) General Biology course – 5 qtr./3 sem. credits
One (1) Microbiology course – 5 qtr./3 sem. credits
One (1) Chemistry course – 5 qtr./3 sem. credits
One (1) Statistics course – 5 qtr./3 sem. credits
Two (2) English courses – 10 qtr./6 sem. credits
-Must include one (1) Composition course
MEDEX now requires a minimum 2,000 hours of direct patient care experience. All applicants, beginning in the 2015/2016 cycle, must meet this minimum on or before October 1st in the year they apply.
In addition to the required courses listed above we are recommending the following courses to strengthen the application and show a high level of academic readiness when applying.
One (1) Biochemistry course
One (1) Genetics course
Social Sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology)
We continue to strongly recommend 4,000 hours of direct patient care experience. Competitive applicants typically exceed the recommended hours when applying to MEDEX Northwest.
More details about our prerequisite changes can be found on our website at: http://depts.washington.edu/medex/applicants/program-prerequisites/
Registration for this info session has opened today. The UW Physician Assistant Program has recently added new prerequisite courses and I encourage pre-PA student to register soon for the session on the Medex site. Last year it filled up. Joyce Fagel, Shoreline CC
Monday, April 20th, 2015
3:30 to 5:00 pm
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N.
Shoreline, WA 98133
For new and interesting information about the MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Training please join us for this information session in Shoreline!
MEDEX Information Sessions to provide an opportunity for applicants and prospective applicants to hear about the admissions and application process and ask any questions they may have about PA education, employment and current issues.
The 2015/2016 admissions cycle opens May 15th, with a final application deadline of October 1st.
Register for an Information Session at www.depts.washington.edu/medex
The American Occupational Therapy Association as complied a helpful list of Frequently asked Questions to help pre-health students learn more about the career. Check out the FAQs here: