HINF 335

Health Information Standards

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A study of health information standards being deployed and used in Canada and elsewhere. The standards examined include data, messaging and terminology standards such as HL7v2.X, HL7v3, HL7-CDA, IHE, FHIR, ICD10, LOINC, SNOMED CT, and nursing terminologies. Topics include the nature of standards, their historical evolution and lifecycles for standards from initial development, distribution to maintenance. Emphasis will be on practical knowledge and skills in how to work with standards.


  • HINF 130 and HINF 280; and
  • admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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