2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Sep 28, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6421 - Supporting Workflow in Healthcare Systems


(5 cr.) Effective knowledge and information flow is critical in the coordination of patient care. Nurses are at the center of care coordination for patients, and informatics nurses are central to the design and development of information systems that support workflow in nursing practice. Students in this course examine the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of electronic information systems in healthcare systems. They compare, contrast, and critique methods of system design. Students also focus on workflow modeling, including assessment of current state workflow and the design of future state workflow, and they examine workflow design best practices to support the implementation and optimization of electronic health records.  Note: Microsoft Visio 2010 is required for this course.



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