September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 29, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NF 420 - Nursing X


This course will focus on healthcare information systems, database management, data quality, workload, quality improvement, resource utilization, and system design. General computer office applications and healthcare-specific technology applications are presented. Technology that supports patient care and the benefits of healthcare technology are emphasized. Students will learn about emerging information sources and communication technology and their impact on healthcare. Emphasis will be placed on trends and issues in clinical technology as well as security and the use of databases. Students collaborate with a faculty mentor to create a portfolio demonstrating the progress made toward individual and program goals and outcomes. The portfolio includes evidence of ability to conduct integral health assessments and to develop and implement service-learning projects. When completed, the portfolio will contain examples of papers, evaluations from faculty and self, and a reflective summary of the learning that occurred. The portfolio is designed to demonstrate evidence of mastery of program and course learning outcomes and serves as an assessment of student learning. Semester Credit Hours 5.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 75.00 Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: None.