HINF 535

Health Information Standards

Units: 1.5

The study of health information standards deployed and used in Canada and elsewhere. The standards to be examined are controlled terminology and data exchange standards that include SNOMED CT, ICD-10-CA/CCI, LOINC, nursing terminologies, HL7V2.x, HL7V3/CDA, FHIR and IHE. The topics to be addressed include the nature of standards, their historical evolution and lifecycles for standards from initial development, distribution to maintenance.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 535, HINF 591 (if taken in the same topic).

Graduate course in the Health Information Science program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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