2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) 
    
    Nov 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 8210 - Transforming Nursing and Healthcare Through Technology


(5 cr.) When used effectively, information technology can support generation of new knowledge and emerging information technologies. In this course, students examine the critical appraisal and use of information technology in advanced nursing practice. Students work toward gaining the skills and knowledge to process and manage information systems/technology resources in consumer, clinical, and public health settings. Students engage in a variety of discussions and assignments designed to provide practical application of content on topics including retrieval and critical analysis of digital data to support healthcare quality improvement; electronic health records integration and evaluation; and Web-based learning and intervention tools to support and improve patient care. They also explore ethical, regulatory, and legal issues as well as the healthcare standards and principles for selecting and evaluating information systems and patient care technology.



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