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About the Course

Extensive course to learn FHIR Standard

Around 65 hours of training program including 50 hours of recorded lectures and 5 subjective assignments. It is a self paced course with tutor assistance. But the important factor is that the course teaches FHIR in depth and upfront through recorded lectures. It is not just self reading and understanding FHIR by the participant himself.

Be a FHIR Expert!

Learn FHIR practically & prepare for certification

FHIR is the latest standard by HL7 to exchange healthcare data between disparate systems. It uses modern web-based technique Rest to exchange data. FHIR has bridged the gap of interoperability by providing mechanism to exchange data over the web. It is widely getting accepted for interoperability standards across globe and indeed future of interoperability. 

  • This course is designed to provide thorough hands on practical training to participants. 
  • Training will cover all concepts from basics to the most advance ones including profiling, slicing etc. 
  • Provides full coverage to certification concepts. 
  • Prepares for real world project work by providing subjective assignments on each topic. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from the instructor

    • How to use this course?

    • Before we begin...

    • Course Schedule & Setup

    • Detailed Course Outline

    • Course Rules

  • 2

    Session 1: Introduction to FHIR

    • What is FHIR, Why FHIR, scope, site navigation, FMM, Architecture, Use Cases, version management

    • Presentation

    • Reading Material

    • Session 1 Quiz

    • Session 1: Webinar Recording: Part 1

  • 3

    Session 2: FHIR Resource concepts

    • Structure, UML, XML, JSON, identity & metadata, Base resources, Narrative, Data types, referencing, Extensions, Bindings, writing resources

    • Session 2 : Resource Concepts Presentation

    • Reading Material

    • Assignment 1 : Find Correct Resource

    • Assignment 2 : Build Patient Resource

    • Find Right Resource

  • 4

    Session 3: CRUD operations (FHIR REST API)

    • Rest interactions - GET, PUT, POST, Delete, conditional interactions, hands on exercises

    • Rest API presentation

    • Session 3 Reading Material - REST API

  • 5

    Session 4: FHIR Queries and Searching

    • Query approach, Search parameter & Type, Chaining, reverse chaining, Include and reverse include

    • Session 4 : Key concepts Presentation

    • Session 4 : FHIR Query Assignment

  • 6

    Session 5: FHIR Paradigms: Rest, Messages, Documents

    • Bundle structure, transaction, batch, Message, Documents, linking resources within Bundle

    • Session 5: Bundle & Transactions Reading Material

    • Bundle Transaction Examples

    • Session 5: Bundle Transaction Assignment

  • 7

    Session 6: FHIR Conformance & Profiling

    • FHIR Profiling, deep dive in SD, slicing, CapabilityStatement, operations, terminology resources, Extension SD

    • Reading Material

  • 8

    Session 7: Representing Healthcare Concepts using FHIR resources

    • Other certification topics- Functional modules

    • Reading Material

  • 9

    Session 8: Solving Business Use Case using FHIR (Assignment)

    • Building Scheduling system using FHIR resources

    • Session 8: Patient Scheduling Use case Assignment

  • 10

    Session 9: Implementation Guides- Learning IG using Argonaut profiles

    • Learning concept of Implementation Guides

    • Reading Material

  • 11

    Session 10: Overview of SMART on FHIR

    • Functional overview of SMART on FHIR

    • Reading Material

  • 12

    Session 11: HL7 FHIR (R4) Proficiency Certificate Exam Review

    • Overview of certificate exam, study guide, Enrollment process,fees, how to prepare, Details around Mock test

    • Reading Material

Pre-requisite & Target Audience


  • Must have good knowledge of either XML or Json. Anyone is fine.
  • Basic knowledge of Restful API.

Target Audience

  • All staff who wants to be proficient in HL7 FHIR standard. 
  • This is especially useful for engineers, Business analysts, and system designers. 
  • Clinical SMEs and HL7 integration team dealing with HL7 standards in their project work. 

What you will learn?

By the end of the course, participants will achieve the following

  • Proficient knowledge

    Thorough understanding of HL7 FHIR standard.

  • Resource understanding

    Learning Resource concepts in depth, writing resources.

  • REST API & Querying

    Hands on learning on FHIR REST API & advance FHIR querying.

  • Bundles

    learning Bundle to create transaction, message, document.

  • Conformance & Profiling

    learning SD concept, creating profiles, operations, terminology.

  • Certification preparation

    learn certification concepts and better prepare for exam.

Salient Features

What you can expect from the Course?

  • It is self paced, tutor assisted training program. It is hybrid in nature with both recorded lectures and live sessions will be part of training.

  • Program is combination of recorded lectures teaching all concepts in depth + weekly live question-answer sessions on Saturday morning + self reading through chapter's reading material + Subjective assignments + Mock test

  • Training includes all the concepts of HL7 FHIR standard and suits anyone having even zero knowledge about HL7 or FHIR standard

  • Complete and comprehensive study material

  • Online support even after completion of training. Participants can mail their queries to related to training or general FHIR issues

  • Quizzes to engage participants and to prepare for the actual certification exam

  • Full length Online mock test to test your preparation for actual certification exam

Online course set up

How course will be done in online mode?

Online platform for conducting course
  • The course content will be hosted on an online E-Learning platform. 
  • Course platform will host all reading material, quizzes, allow students to submit subjective assignment and ask any question/doubts.  
  • Each chapter will have detailed recorded webinars to teach concepts in detail. 
  •  There will also be live Question-Answer session as and when needed to resolve participant's queries.
Duration and structure
  • The course is around 60 hours or 7 days when compared to an in-person classroom training.
  • Ideal duration to complete the course is 6-8 weeks where each week participant should devote 7-10 hours.
  • Once enrolled in the course, entire course will be available to go over but it is advisable to complete each chapter in the sequence they are provided.
  • Each chapter includes multiple recorded lectures teaching FHIR concepts in depth followed by presentation, detailed reading material in pdf format, quizzes or subjective assignments. 
Assessments (Quizzes & subjective assignments)
  • There will be assignments for most of the sessions.
  • Participants can complete assignments in their own time and submit it on the course platform.
  • Each assignment will be graded manually by the tutor. It can be rejected with feedback so that participant can rework on it and can learn better.
  • For some sessions, there will be quizzes (objective assessments).
Course Completion Certificate
  • Participant is required to score a minimum of 60% score to complete the course.
  • Successful candidates to get course completion certificate. 


Your FHIR Tutor

HL7 SME & Trainer

Aditya Joshi

Aditya Joshi is Senior tutor at HL7.org elearning courses. He is chair, Education committee at HL7 India and Member, Education Advisory council at HL7 International. He is HL7 V2.x & FHIR certified. He has conducted several classroom and online training programs in HL7 standards including V2, V3, CDA and FHIR. Trained more than 1500+ participants across globe in last 8 years. He has 12 years of experience in various healthcare and HL7 projects. He has in depth knowledge of all HL7 standards. He has hands on project experience in using all HL7 standards (V2, V3, CDA, CCDA, FHIR).


  • 1. Can you please indicate what time the live Q&A training sessions will be conducted?

    Question-Answer live sessions will be on each Saturday 10 am to 11:30 am IST.

  • 2. How long will the online platform be accessible? Is it only during training period or after that also?

    You will be able to access the online course platform for another 2 months from the end date of the course.

  • 3. Will the reading material downloadable?

    PDF reading material would be downloadable. Reading material is quite good, written thoroughly and in easy language. This is important as you should have content to revise FHIR concepts anytime in future.

  • 4. How to enroll?

    Please mail to support@curizent.com if you are interested to enroll in the course. We will enroll you in the course.

  • 5. What is the fee for the course? How to pay for enrolling in course?

    Please mail to support@curizent.com for more details on fees and further process.

  • 6. Where is the online platform to login and view the course?

    Participants sign up for the course will be enrolled in the course by admin and will be notified through email.

  • 7. Does course cover HL7 International FHIR Proficiency Exam certificate cost?

    NO. You have to register directly at HL7.org for taking FHIR R4 Proficiency exam. Course does prepare you covers all the concepts required to learn for FHIR certificate exam.

  • 8. Will there be any certificate provided to participants?

    Yes, you will be awarded “FHIR Advance Certification Training Program” course completion certificate from Curizent Pvt Ltd (OPC).

  • 9. Will there be any coding/programming assignments in course?

    No. FHIR is platform independent and can be implemented with any technology stack. It is up to the implementer to chose their own programming languages to implement FHIR.