Course Description for Healthcare Informatics for Advanced Practice
Healthcare Informatics for Advanced Practice
Prerequisites: Admission to DNP Program or Permission of Instructor
This course provides students with an overview of informatics and the theoretical foundation for information management within the health care setting. The impact of automated data management through advances in information technology, health care information systems, and tele-health are explored. During the course students explore informatics theory and practices as a foundation for the development of databases for evidence based practices. Related ethical, regulatory, and legal issues are explored.