HAH 100C - Informatics Essentials

Course Description

This course will introduce students to informatics in health care and, in particular, nursing. Students will enhance their ability to use modern informatics such as computer and Internet resources as well as Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, in the health care environment. This course will be offered in a hybrid online and face-to-face format. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

Admission to ADN, PN, or LPN Completion nursing programs

Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

HNR 102 may be taken concurrently

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Define Nursing Informatics and how it is used within the healthcare setting.
  • Review how to locate health-related resources on the web and in online databases.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use PowerChart to document patient care.
  • Evaluate the credibility and professional quality of web and online database resources.
Human Dimension:
  • Collaborate with peers online to offer feedback.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Appraise social media and nursing practice.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Discern if the sources located on the Internet are credible based on given criteria.