Course: NURS 502. Information Management for Advanced Practice Nursing (2)
Prerequisite: Admission to MSN program. This course provides advanced practice nursing students an overview of the management of information and data through application of computer, information and nursing practice concepts. The focus is on how information technology is employed within clinical practice, administration, education and research settings to disseminate healthcare knowledge and promote interprofessional communication that would optimize care delivery and outcomes. The course enhances knowledge and understanding of the ethical and legal considerations associated with application of informatics in the healthcare and education settings. Selected software programs/applications are presented and used.