MII-201: Picture Archiving and Communication system (PACS) Procurement and Project Management

School
Health & Human Services
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Medical Imaging Informatics
Course Number
201
Course Title
Picture Archiving and Communication system (PACS) Procurement and Project Management
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
MII-101, MII-102
Co-requisites
MII-202
Catalog Course Description

Introduces the process of procuring a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) for a healthcare organization. Focuses on needs assessment, vendor comparison, and project management. Lab activities.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Needs Assessment
  2. Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Procurement
  3. Project Management
  4. Data Integrity, Security, and Migration
  5. Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Policies and Legality
  6. Imaging Acquisition Per Modality
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Outline a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) needs assessment with financial benefit analysis.
  2. Describe the proper actions for picture archiving and communication system (PACS)  procurement to be successful.
  3. Analyze the phases of preparation necessary in project management for integrating a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) into a healthcare organization.*
  4. Prepare a written comprehensive project plan for a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) implementation.*
  5. Define requirements for proper data integrity, accessibility, and security.
  6. List the associated risks with data migration.
  7. Identify policies and legalities associated with medical imaging informatics.
  8. Explain imaging acquisition per modality.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

The final course grade will be calculated using a combination of tests, quizzes, assignments, and participation.  The grading scale is:

93-100 % A

85-92 % B

80-84 % C

73-79 % D

72 % & under E

Effective and Approval Dates

Inactive
Off
Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
11/28/2012
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
10/03/2011