2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (September 2019) 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2019–2020 Walden University Catalog (September 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6051 - Transforming Nursing and Healthcare Through Technology


(5 cr.) Nursing informatics is essential to the provision of effective and efficient care. This course examines nursing informatics as a nursing competency and a nursing specialty. Students examine the role of the nurse informaticist in current practices related to the collection, access, and use of health information and knowledge, as well as the implementation of clinical systems. Through this course, students gain an understanding of how informatics is used to improve advanced nursing practice and healthcare outcomes across organizations, public health, and consumer health settings.



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