NUR 3870 - Informatics for the Health Professional
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the RN to BSN Program. Current valid, unencumbered, and unrestricted Florida RN license.
This course focuses on information technology and systems that support healthcare decision making and contemporary professional nursing practice. Information technology topics covered include nursing informatics competencies, web-based applications for healthcare, professional and consumer healthcare web resources, use of internet based research databases, evaluation of healthcare web sites, electronic health records, and protection of healthcare and personal data. Emphasis is placed on the integration of information technologies into professional practice based on research and evidence.
This course should be taken within the first nine (9) credits in the program.
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