NRSG 365 Nursing Informatics for RNs (2 cr.)
Pre-requisite or Concurrent: NRSG 315
Nursing Informatics is the combination of nursing science, informational
science, and computer science, integrated in a manner that facilitates practice through
technological structures supportive of evidence-based decision making. The course introduces
the student to a broad scope of information management in the health care setting and emerging
roles and functions of nurses who use computer technology as aids to their practice; clinical,
legal, and ethical standards behind documentation and methodology will be examined. Emphasis
is on quality and safety concerns in health care delivery as they relate to nursing informatics
practice. The nurse’s workflow is examined and professional documentation expected.
This is a 7-week 2-credit course (30 clock hours) with scheduled voluntary syncsessions with
peers and the professor.