Prerequisite: Admission to the BSN program or permission of the instructor (Second semester/3 credits)
This course introduces the student to information technology in health care. The foundations of information management and the use of technology for decision making, patient safety, documentation, and data management will be investigated. Regulatory requirements, legal and ethical issues, and privacy and confidentiality issues will be examined. Finally, the students will explore and the future of technology in health care and nursing practice.