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MSN 598: Health Informatics for the Advanced Practice Nurse

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MSN 598: Health Informatics for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Delivery Modality: Distance (Online Didactic Instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic Only)
Contact Hours: 45 (Didactic Contact)
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour.
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course examines a variety of informatic theories, models, and issues within complex healthcare systems. Graduate learners will examine complementary roles of master’s level-prepared nursing information technology professionals, informaticists and quality officers. Content is directed toward assisting the student to understand system planning, analysis, implementation, and evaluation. Learners will analyze current and emerging technologies; data management; ethical legal and regulatory best-practice evidence; and bio-health informatics using decision-making support systems at the point of care. This course will emphasize the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in clinical area such as telehealth and mobile health.
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