NURS 446

Nursing Informatics

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective December 12, 2016 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course expands on foundational knowledge of nursing informatics with emphasis on how technology can be used as a tool to improve client care in a variety of settings. The role of the baccalaureate prepared nurse in evaluating information systems in a variety of practice settings is examined. The issues of ethics, ergonomics, and nursing workflow as they relate to nursing informatics are explored.

Special information

Prerequisite: Admitted to the MANE-BSN program AND NURS 406 AND NURS 416 OR Admission to the Nursing RN to BSN program.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Apply concepts related to safety, ergonomics, ethics, laws, and regulations related to the use of technology for patient care.
  • Define the nursing informatics role of a baccalaureate prepared nurse.
  • Demonstrate knowledge about technology that promotes patient safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge about using technology for nursing workload measurement and management.
  • Relate informatics activities in the workplace to the Minnesota E-Health project.
  • Utilize computer literacy skills.
  • Utilize information literacy skills.

Summer 2019

Section Title Instructor
50 Nursing Informatics Hushbeck, Ha Books Course details
51 Nursing Informatics Eardley, De Books Course details

Fall 2019

Section Title Instructor
50 Nursing Informatics Bredesen, Jo Books Course details
51 Nursing Informatics Knudtson, Ba/Bredesen, Jo Books Course details
52 Nursing Informatics Hushbeck, Ha Books Course details
53 Nursing Informatics Bredesen, Jo Books Course details

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Nursing Informatics Staff Books Course details
51 Nursing Informatics Eardley, De/Staff Books Course details
52 Nursing Informatics Staff Books Course details
53 Nursing Informatics Staff Books Course details

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Nursing Informatics Staff Books Course details
51 Nursing Informatics Eardley, De Books Course details