|1.||Review healthcare information systems, electronic health records and Telehealth, and examine their use in the delivery of nursing care;|
|2.||Debate issues related to evidenced-based nursing data capture and standards, retrieval and reuse into nursing practice in a selected domain of nursing;|
|3.||Explore relevant databases and find analytical solutions to the presentation of nurse-sensitive data in a selected domain of nursing;|
|4.||Adapt and deliberate informatics concepts and approaches as they relate to specific biomedical and healthcare problems; and|
|5.||Investigate the utility of social media within the contexts of consumer health information, client education and professional practice.|
|Assignment||Health Care Information Systems (500 words)||10%|
|Assignment||Health informatics for nursing workflow, patient safety and information needs (2000 words)||40%|
|Case Study||Clinical decision support systems for a vulnerable patient (2500 words)||50%|
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