2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 335 - Health Care Policy and Information Management


3 Semester Hours
Prerequisite: NUR 300 , NUR 301 , NUR 304 , NUR 310 , and completion of all general education requirements.
This course will allow nursing students an opportunity to explore, synthesize and apply new knowledge related to the formulation of healthcare policy. Examines and investigates the process of policy development and discusses the roles played by various members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the selection and assessment of policy placement. The course will prepare the nursing student to analyze policy development and engage in politically competent care. This course will also provide an introduction to nursing informatics as an integration of nursing, technology and information management in support of advancing nursing practice and improving patient outcomes. It will build upon existing knowledge regarding computer and information science to facilitate effective utilization of technology and its applications throughout the healthcare delivery spectrum.