Professional Certificate in
Health Information Management


Patient Data Security and Privacy: 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 13 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning
Digital Project Management for Informaticians: 24 Oct, 25 Oct, 27 Oct 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning

Duration: 6 Days

Course Objectives

This Professional Certificate will equip learners with the following competencies:

  • Understand the differences between privacy, confidentiality, information privacy, and information security and the relationships among them
  • Discuss how information system security affects privacy, confidentiality, and security.
  • Understand the significance of security for information integrity
  • Recognize potential threats to system security and information
  • Identify several security measures designed to protect information and discuss how they function
  • Compare and contrast available methods of authentication in terms of levels of security, costs, and ease of use
  • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate password selection and processing
  • Provide common examples of confidential forms and communication seen in healthcare settings and identify proper disposal techniques for each
  • Discuss the impact that Internet technology has on the security of health-related information
  • Apply the various models and tools learnt in Digital Project Management
  • Understand Requirements Management in relations to planning and executing digital projects
  • Apply Change Request Management in healthcare services
  • Understand the importance of project governance in digital project execution models
  • Create a Project Management Plan, considering the risk management aspects

Job Role Readiness

It will prepare learners in the following job roles to perform their responsibilities more
effectively/ It will prepare learners for the following job roles:

  • Healthcare informaticians, IT professionals, Nurses, supporting staff and healthcare software providers
  • Nursing and clinical employees who are responsible for improving, clinical, patients and delivery processes

Who Should Attend

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Nurses


At least a polytechnic diploma.

Course Conveners

(Click their photos to view their short biographies)

ccccc Danny Poo

Assoc Prof Danny PooAssoc Prof Danny Poo

ddddd Lek Hsiang Hui

Dr Lek Hsiang HuiDr Lek Hsiang Hui

Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

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Course Code:
Patient Data Security and Privacy: TGS-2021008077 (Classroom Learning) 
Digital Project Management for Informaticians: TGS-2022012259 (Classroom Learning) / TGS-2022012265 (Synchronous e-learning)

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