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Course Code: NURS504 Course ID: 4791 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Rapidly changing healthcare systems demand that advanced degree nurses possess knowledge of the effective use of informatics and technology to enhance patient care in a variety of settings. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve patient outcomes through effective use of these technological resources. Topics include electronic medical records, data analysis, safe management of patient care technology, health literacy, and related ethical issues. (Prerequisite: NURS502)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

The following objectives are aligned with the MSN Program Outcomes (PO):

  1. Analyze healthcare outcome data for the purpose of identifying and reducing risks and improving healthcare outcomes. (PO 5)
  2. Analyze the ethical issues related to the use of patient care technology. (PO 1, PO 4)
  3. Evaluate the impact of electronic medical records on the delivery of safe and effective patient care. (PO4, PO 5)
  4. Assess the effects of emerging healthcare technologies and their impact on advanced nursing practice and health outcomes. (PO 4, PO 5, PO 6)
  5. Critique the effects of the emergence of technology on the health literacy of patients and families. (PO 1, PO 4)

Module Learning Objectives are located within the course.

Masters Essentials covered in this course include III, V, VIII, & IX.

The following objectives are aligned with the MSN Program Outcomes (PO):

  1. Analyze healthcare outcome data for the purpose of identifying and reducing risks and improving healthcare outcomes. (PO 5)
  2. Analyze the ethical issues related to the use of patient care technology. (PO 1, PO 4)
  3. Evaluate the impact of electronic medical records on the delivery of safe and effective patient care. (PO4, PO 5)
  4. Assess the effects of emerging healthcare technologies and their impact on advanced nursing practice and health outcomes. (PO 4, PO 5, PO 6)
  5. Critique the effects of the emergence of technology on the health literacy of patients and families. (PO 1, PO 4)

Module Learning Objectives are located within the course.

Masters Essentials covered in this course include III, V, VIII, & IX.

Book Title:Driving Quality in Informatics: Fulfilling the Promise - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781614994879
Publication Info:IOS Press Lib
Author:Courtney, Kuo and Shabestari
 
Book Title:Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780826169631
Publication Info:Springer Lib
Author:Gordon and McGonigle
Unit Cost:$75.00
 
Book Title:Mastering Informatics: A Healthcare Handbook for Success - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781938835667
Publication Info:Sigma Theta Tau International. Lib
Author:Sengstack and Boicey
Unit Cost:$59.95
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.