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Health Information Technology Training



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Training Delivery

Asynchronous                                         e-Learning                                         Learning Coaches

​Training is delivered completely online in an asynchronous format to meet the needs and time constraints of busy professionals. Trainees will have a designated date range to complete the coursework. Learning coaches are available in some courses to assist you and answer any questions.  

Time Commitment

6-15 Hours, depending on course                                         2-week cohorts

Courses range in total duration, noted above and on the View Courses page. They can be completed whenever it is most convenient for the trainee. Courses will remain open for two cohorts (4 weeks). Trainees may request more time to finish the course if needed. 


Who can take the training?

Anyone working in healthcare!
Individuals, departments or entire organizations can sign up for this training. Trainees must be working in healthcare or at a healthcare-related organization.  

How much does the training cost?

Training=FREE                                         CME=$45
Taking this training is completely FREE of charge free of charge through May 2017 – funded by the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.)
To obtain CME credit there is a one-time $45 fee which covers all of the eligible courses.

Why is this training being offered?

The ONC has awarded two-year grants to seven educational institutions across the country intended to drive care transformation forward through health IT. The goals of the grant were to update all of the existing ONC curriculum, develop new curriculum in a number of high-need topics, and collectively train at least 7,000 healthcare professionals in the identified gap-areas where health IT has evolved in recent years. 

Program Partners

Johns Hopkins

Normandale and Johns Hopkins University are partnering on the delivery of the e-learning we developed. Trainees in any of the listed courses will have a similar experience and a centralized location to access all of their courses. 




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This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Click here for full CME Accreditation Details.

Normandale Community College and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health are jointly offering free e-Learning courses designed for busy, working adults to upgrade their skills in the transforming healthcare industry. 

ONC Training

Next Steps

Step 1: Select | Step 2: Register | Step 3: Prepare | Step 4: Begin

Step 1: Select a course 

Review the courses and select which course or courses most interest you. When you are ready, proceed to Step 2 to register for your course(s).

Step 2: Register for a course

After making your selection, click on the link to be taken to our registration page. Complete the form with the required information, select your course and submit the form. 

Step 3: Receive confirmation and prepare 

After submitting your registration form you will receive an email confirming that your information has been received. As your start date approaches you will receive your course link and login credentials. If you have not received your credentials and it is less than three (3) days before the start of the course please contact a student services member at 952.358.8343 or

Step 4: Begin the course

Your course will open on the first day of the cohort selected. You may log in and acclimate yourself to the online learning environment, and enjoy your learning journey!

This program is funded and sponsored by the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.)