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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6781

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-05-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1800 2005-11-08
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6210-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6781 Implementation of Information Systems in Healthcare

    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
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Imp of Infor Sys in Hlthcare
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 5871 Informatics in Nursing and Helathcare

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course will focus on the implementation of a information system for clinical practice, healthcare administration, nursing education, or clinical research. Emphasis on the change process that enables a successful implementation.


  3. Justification

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

    Required coursework for Nursing Informatics Certification

    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?

    Part of the Nursing Informatics Certificate program

    other MS students would be also be interested in this course

    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. nursing faculty with Infomatics background


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Identify the components of the system lifecycle from system selection to project formation to customizing and training for the system to deployment and evaluation.

    2. Identify various implementation strategies and the reason to use one vs. another.

    3. Verbalize the role and value of the informatics nurse in the implementation process.

    4. Assess an information system implementation using tools such as a time line, budget, user satisfaction, and project plan.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify the components of the system lifecycle from system selection to project formation to customizing and training for the system to deployment and evaluation.

    2. Identify various implementation strategies and the reason to use one vs. another.

    3. Verbalize the role and value of the informatics nurse in the implementation process.

    4. Assess an information system implementation using tools such as a time line, budget, user satisfaction, and project plan.

    C. Major Topics

    Module I: Implementation Overview

    Module II: Nursing Informatics Overview – The role of the informatics nurse in

    system implementation

    Module III: System Selection

    Module IV: Project Scope, Time Line, and Budget

    Module V: Politics and Risk

    Module VI: Product Customization

    Module VII: Training

    Module VIII: System Deployment

    Module IX: System Evaluation

    Module X: System Maintenance

    Module XI: Organizational Project Planning and Change Theory

    Module XII: Software Development

    Module XIII: Data Security and Legal Considerations

    D. Textbooks

    1. Hunt, E.C. Sproat, S.B., & Kitzmiller, R.R. (2004). The nursing informatics implementation guide. New York: Springer-Verlag.

    2. Lorenzi, N. & Riley, R. (200x) Managing Technological Change:

    Organizational Aspects of Health Informatics. New York: Springer-Verlag.

    3. Moody, LE: Slocumb, E; Berg, B; Jackson, D. (2004). Electronic health records documentation in nursing: nurses’ perceptions, attitudes, and preferences. Comput Inform Nurs, 22 (6) pp. 337 – 44.

    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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