NUR 520: Nursing Informatics

Discipline: Nursing

Credit Hours: 3

This course extends and integrates the nurse's knowledge of nursing science, nursing interventions and evidenced based practice with computer science, informatics science and technology. Students examine and critique a variety of healthcare information sources and technologies focused on improving patient care outcomes by navigating and evaluating their reliability and validity. Patient care is considered relative to technology teaching tools, particularly as it aims to improve standards of care. The utilization and management of various information and communication technologies will be evaluated with attention to the ethical and legal ramifications. Those technologies that are most appropriate to enhance the delivery of patient care and to improve patient outcomes will be identified.

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