This subject introduces students to the uses of information technology (IT) in health care. The application of IT to clinical record keeping, data retrieval, research, communication, decision support, and financial management will be examined. This subject facilitates the development of basic skills necessary for the use of information technology in the health care setting through various teaching-learning activities including electronic mailing lists (listservers), discussion forums and the World Wide Web.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
Health informatics infrastructure (Module 1) computer hardware; computer software; files, databases and information; computer networks; workplace issues. Telesupport (Module 2) communication; obtaining and disseminating information; research; learning and teaching; administration and management. Telehealth (Module 3) health promotion; diagnosis and treatment; patient support services. Health care information systems (Module 4) intranets; electronic health records; decision support; health care management; health information science.
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.