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NURS 811 - Health Informatics

Prerequisite (Advisory): Epidemiology, Grad level Statistics

Prerequisite (Enforced):

Credits: 3.00

Health Informatics --- This course will familiarize students with the understanding of health informatics used across settings as well as in operations and evaluations of various outcomes.  Course uses examples from current clinical informatics challenges, such as optimizing workflow through information technology, streamlining clinical documentation practices, embedding evidence-based practice standards in the frontline, and improving patient safety through point-of-care decision support. Critical analysis of published research utilizing principles of design, instrumentation, and data analysis will serve as a forum for applying knowledge. Students will identify health/healthcare related problems and critically analyze potential health informatics methods or approaches to enhance patient and operational outcomes.

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