Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6872C
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Approved by SCNS
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 4/2/12; MS in Nursing; Question on online percentages - Online and 15% - should it be "Both? Faculty emailed 4/11/12. Cleared Sys 4/13; Cleared GC; to SCNS 4/18. Existing course; changed action to "Change" 5/15/15. SCNS appd eff 6/1/12
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2814 2012-02-29 Department College Budget Account Number Nursing NR 620100020 Contact Person Phone Dewel Lindsey 8133969978 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title NGR 6872C 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 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Concpts in Information Mgmt Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 0
Emphasis on health information technologies that puts knowledge at the point of care to promote safe and high quality healthcare outcomes. Clinical component focuses on data that support decision making.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for accreditation
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?
Required as part of concentration.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
- Other Course Information
1. Appraise information technologies for application in clinical decision making and the generation of knowledge for evidence based practice.
2. Communicate the critical elements of information technologies necessary to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care.
B. Learning Outcomes
Incorporate information technology for clinical decision support, plan and implementation of the process for improvement of an identified problem at the microsystem.
C. Major Topics
. 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. Quality and safety issues
Saba, V. & McCormick, K. (2011). Essentials of nursing informatics. (5th Ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).
Washington, DC: Author.
Informatics/Technology Policies, Procedures and Guidelines of your organization.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
- Course Concurrence Information