NUR-711 Nursing Informatics: Consumer Informatics and Communication Technologies

Open only to RNs with a BSN degree or higher.

In this course, students explore communication technologies and their use in meeting consumer needs. Emphasis is placed on empowering patients and consumers to safely obtain information, services and emotional support through effective use of these technologies as well as supporting healthcare providers in providing the needed consumer resources. Topics include communication technologies, Web 2.0 and healthcare related groups, resources and services on the Web, personal health records, and developing policies and guidelines for providers and patients.

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Semester Hours: 3

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