South University Administrative Course Outline NSG3039 Information Management and Technology Original Creation Date : February 2014 Current Revision Date : January 2016 COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with knowledge and skills to use information management and patient care technologies to deliver safe, efficient and effective care. Nursing’s role in decision-making, product testing, asset acquisition, project management and change management will be addressed. (4 credits) PREREQUISITES: Admission to RN to BSN Program COREQUISITES: None BASIC INFORMATION College/School, Department, Program: College of Nursing and Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Quarter Credit Hours: 4 Course Classification: Lecture Lab Lecture/Lab Practicum (No faculty site visits conducted) Clinical (Faculty site visits conducted) Externship/Internshi p Total Course Hours: 40 Course is offered in 5 and 11 week formats. TEXTS AND MATERIALS: McGonigle, D. & Garver Mastrian, K. (2015). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (3 rd ed.) Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN 9781284043518 Perrin, R. (2015). Pocket guide to APA style (5 th ed.) Stamford, CT: Cengage learning. eBook COURSE OBJECTIVES/EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES: Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to achieve the following course objectives/education outcomes as mapped to the related program outcomes. 1. Discuss the application of technology and information systems in practice settings. 2. Demonstrate comprehension of technical skills and information technology systems. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of various technological resources and information management systems. 4. Examine human factors including resistance to change into the expanded use of informatics. 5. Analyze the benefits and challenges of electronic health record and clinical informatics, physician order entry, and Telenursing in improving healthcare outcomes. 6. Identify informatics tools for promoting community and population health. 7. Incorporate use of electronic resources for personal and professional development. NSG3039 Information Management and Technology ACO – Page 1
IDEA COURSE OBJECTIVES : At the end of the course, students will be asked to evaluate the following course objectives using the IDEA survey. ESSENTIAL OR IMPORTANT Objective 1 : Gaining factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends) IMPORTANT Objective 2 : Learning fundamental principles, generalizations, or theories Objective 3 : Learning to apply course material (to improve thinking, problem solving, and decisions) IMPORTANT Objective 4 : Developing specific skills, competencies, and points of view needed by professionals in the field most closely related to this course Objective 5 : Acquiring skills in working with others as a member of a team Objective 6 : Developing creative capacities (writing, inventing, designing, performing in art, music, drama, etc.) Objective 7 : Gaining a broader understanding and appreciation of intellectual/cultural activity (music, science, literature, etc.) Objective 8
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