Courses

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HCS NURSP 2075 3 Introduction to Health Informatics

This course focuses on a conceptual foundation for understanding nursing informatics and includes analysis of various applications of information systems within the context of the health care system. Elements covered include theoretical models of nursing informatics; healthcare computing; information processing and data management; data acquisition and data representation; nursing vocabularies and nursing knowledge representation; managing organizational change; ethical and social issues in healthcare informatics; and consumer informatics.

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HCS NURSP 2075D 3 Introduction to Health Informatics

This  distance education (synchronous) course focuses on a conceptual foundation for understanding nursing informatics and includes analysis of various applications of information systems within the context of the health care system. This course introduces theoretical models of nursing informatics; healthcare computing; and systems design and analysis. Other topics include nursing vocabularies, nursing knowledge generation; ethical and social issues in healthcare informatics; and the impact of consumer health informatics.