NURS-483: Principles and Application of Nursing Technologies

3 credit hours

This course examines the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic information concepts, and health information management systems. The use of technology to help make decisions and to improve the health status of the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Students will apply informatics concepts to a current clinical practice setting. In the set up they will be encouraged to suggest methods that use technology to improve patient safety and work effectiveness.