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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Jan 19, 2018
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NU 501 - Nursing Informatics

Builds knowledge and skills essential for the use of computerized systems as tools in nursing and health care. Course content includes application of information technology in nursing practice, education, and administration with emphasis on accessing and evaluating available resources, computer use in organizing and manipulating information, and use of technology in teaching-learning environments.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Analyze current and emerging technologies to support safe practice environments, and to optimize patient safety, cost-effectiveness, and health outcomes.
  • Evaluate outcome data using current communication technologies, information systems, and statistical principles to develop strategies to reduce risks and improve health outcomes.
  • Promote policies that incorporate ethical principles and standards for the use of health and information technologies.
  • Provide oversight and guidance in the integration of technologies to document patient care and improve patient outcomes.
  • Use information and communication technologies, resources, and principles of learning to teach patients and others.
  • Use current and emerging technologies in the care environment to support lifelong learning for self and others.

Credits: 3

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