Nursing Informatics: Introduction

NURSE-GN 2231, 3 Credits, (Spring, Summer, Fall)

This course focuses on the theoretical basis of nursing and health care informatics. The model of data, information, and knowledge is used to explore the basis of nursing informatics within health care. Nursing classifications and taxonomies and the computerized patient record (CPR) are introduced. Strategies are examined for dissemination, access, retrieval, and evaluation of information for professionals and consumers of health care, with an emphasis on reducing health care disparities.