Nursing Informatics (NURS375)


Prerequisite Courses

Co-Requisite Courses

Course Memo

This course introduces students to informatics as it applies to healthcare and nursing practice. The course consists of modules in which students learn about the theoretical perspectives related to the flow of information and evidence-based practice in healthcare; concepts of data, information, and knowledge; language models and concepts; technologies and their applications to nursing care; and the electronic health record. The course introduces and discusses public and institutional policies important to healthcare technology, communication, and documentation of healthcare interventions, with an emphasis on ethical, confidential, and security issues related to the electronic health record. The course will also address technology issues important to the future of nursing and healthcare. This course includes two credit hours of theory (30 clock hours).