DT8119 - Clinical Decision Support


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 100/100 3 months ALLE

Course content

Technology, theory and application of clinical decision- and process support.

Content is aligned with student needs, but may range over: Representation of clinical knowledge, guidelines and recommendations; Interfaces for decision support; Search and ranking og recommendations; Extraction and machine learning for analysis of health data; Methods for authoring and validation of clinical guidelines; Evaluation, efficacy and consistency; Technology for decision support; Precision medicine.

Learning outcome

Understanding applications, theory, representations and limitations.

Using tools, be able to prototype simple decision support systems.
Be able to specify such systems
Analyse and evaluate effects and quality of such systems

Understand the relationship with underlying scientific areas like
knowledge engineering, information extraction, process support.

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, lectures, (programming) laboratory, field work and collaborative writing. Guest lectures and visits.

Compulsory assignments

  • Paper

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Research papers, books and tools. May be composed according to student needs. Greenes (ed): Clinical decision support, the road to broad adoption. Academic Press 2014.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Applied Information and Communication Technology
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Medical Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Biophysics and Medical Technology
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Systems
  • Allmennmedisin
  • Bioinformatics
  • Farmakologi
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology and Informatics
  • Communication and Information Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 100/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
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