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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6771

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-06-01
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1540 2009-03-02
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HSC 006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Fran D'Avanzo-Schrader 69978 fdavanzo@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6771 Concepts in Information Management

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Concpts in Information Mgmt
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6770C

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Concepts essential to examine health information technologies that promote safety, improve quality, and foster consumer centered care and efficiency.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Updated CNL Competencies

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Replaces NGR 6771L and is a required course in the CNL concentration and certificate program.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, once.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D or educational preparation in the specialty course work.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Examine the use of health information and communication technologies to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care.

    2. Explicate the relationships among acquiring and manipulating data, applying information for clinical decision making and the generation of knowledge for evidence based practice.

    3. Evaluate patient care technologies that enhance the health care delivery to diverse populations and communities.

    4. Analyze and communicate critical elements necessary for the selection and implementation of clinical systems.

    5. Provide leadership in the examination of ethical, legal, social and public policy issues associated with the use of current and emerging health information technologies.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Examine the use of health information and communication technologies to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care.

    2. Explicate the relationships among acquiring and manipulating data, applying information for clinical decision making and the generation of knowledge for evidence based practice.

    3. Evaluate patient care technologies that enhance the health care delivery to diverse populations and communities.

    4. Analyze and communicate critical elements necessary for the selection and implementation of clinical systems.

    5. Provide leadership in the examination of ethical, legal, social and public policy issues associated with the use of current and emerging health information technologies.

    C. Major Topics

    1. Core Concepts

    a. Defining Informatics

    b. The Tipping Point

    c. Informatics promise

    2. Core Skills and Tools

    a. Clinical information management

    b. Capturing high quality clinical data

    c. Clinical decision support & quality improvement

    3. Beyond Traditional Settings, Transformation of Health Care

    a. Personal health records

    b. Access to health information

    c. E-Care management

    d. Emerging technologies

    e. Health 2.0

    4. Professional Issues

    a. Unintended consequences

    b. Privacy and security

    c. Organizational determinants of success

    d. Critical success factors for HIT systems

    D. Textbooks

    Saba, V. & McCormick, K. (2005). Essentials of Nursing Informatics. (4th Ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

    Current articles posted throughout the semester.

    American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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