2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Nov 28, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [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 to gain the skills and knowledge needed to research, develop, process, integrate, and manage data, communication and information systems, and programs through 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 and emerging technology 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 that effects positive social change. They engage in course assessments focused on the practical application of scholarly writing, critical-thinking skills, and the requirements for successful participation in an online curriculum. Students also explore the essentials of being a Walden doctoral student, relevant professional and specialty standards of doctoral-level nursing practice, intra- and interprofessional collaboration, and the process of the DNP Doctoral Project/dissertation.
Prerequisites
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • NURS 8002 or NURS 8002A or NURS 8002C or NURS 8002F or NURS 8002S or NURS 8006 or NURS 8006A or NURS 8006C or NURS 8006F or NURS 8006S

PhD in Nursing

  • NURS 8110N or NURS 8003

♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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