This course builds upon the “HL7 FHIR® – The Basics” course, expanding on FHIR-related topics such as encoding of resources, REST interfaces/services, bundles, capability statements, the current state of FHIR implementations in the real world, as well as FHIR-related technologies. 
 
Additionally, the course includes hands-on exercises to help students develop practical skills in implementing FHIR®. Students will learn how to work with FHIR® resources, elements, and profiles, and how to implement RESTful FHIR® APIs. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Explain how FHIR® encodes and exchanges data as resources and bundles, plus how FHIR servers can interoperate via capability statements.  
  • Develop awareness of the current state of FHIR® implementations in real world settings, e.g. EMRs. 
  • Apply hands-on knowledge of FHIR® interoperability to implement FHIR® resources, elements, and profiles, and to implement RESTful FHIR® APIs for effective data exchange. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of FHIR® implementation in healthcare settings and suggest improvements where necessary. 
  • Understand the role of FHIR-related technologies like FHIRcast, SMART on FHIR and CDS Hooks. 

Format/Class Structure

This is a live, virtual course held on SIIM’s Zoom platform. Participants will engage in instructor-led, interactive learning with hands-on training using SIIM’s Virtual Hospital Program (VHP). 

Who Should Take This Course

This course is ideal for healthcare professionals, software developers, IT personnel, and anyone interested in understanding the FHIR® standard and its implementation in healthcare. Prior knowledge of FHIR (including having taken our FHIR – The Basics training), healthcare data exchange, RESTful web services, and healthcare terminologies is recommended but not required. 

Content Outline

Content Outline 

  • Encoding of FHIR resources plus bundles and documents 
  • REST interfaces/services and capability statements 
  • Existing real-world implementations  
  • FHIR-related technologies (FHIRcast, SMART on FHIR and CDS Hooks) 
  • Hands-on exercises (query, resource creation, etc) 

CE Credit

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine has approved this activity for 2 hours of SIIM IIP Credits towards certification and re-certification by the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII).

To receive credit for the activity, registrants must complete the course modules and survey.

Note: In order to receive credits for any events/learning you attend you must select your eligible credit types found in the CE & Certification section of your MySIIM Account profile.

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Date

Aug 15, 2024

Time

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET

Topic

  • HL7
  • Standards & Interoperability
  • Training
  • Workflow & Productivity

Credit Amount

2

Credit Type

IIP

Non-Member Cost

$350

Member Cost

$297.50

Proficiency Level

Intermediate

Delivery Type

  • Virtual-Live

Audience Type

  • Developer
  • Imaging IT
  • Researcher/Scientist
  • Student Member in Training (SMIT)
  • Vendor

Registration Deadline

Aug 16, 2024

Mohannad Hussain, CIIP

Principle Consultant

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