NURS9130-A Evidence Based Prac/Info Syst    (Fall 2012 Doctoral)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 12 (08/20/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: MTWRF

Time: 08:00 - 12:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 210

Seats Available: 9 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides the student with an opportunity to examine the value of information systems technology to support the development of evidence based practice guidelines and/ or policy. Units of content will explore methods for critically appraising and synthesizing evidence and choosing systems to facilitate information literacy for evidence-based practice, quality improvement and outcomes evaluation. Standards and principles for selecting and evaluating information systems will be discussed, along with ethical and legal issues. Use of outcomes data to shape health care policy; measurement of cost-effectiveness; and the development of new practice guidelines based on outcomes research will be emphasized. The student will gain practice in using information systems in order to make decisions, and will participate in developing a project in his/her own work setting.

Prerequisites: NURS8140

About The Instructor

Robert R. Calabrisi, D.S.
Part-Time Faculty
 Computer and Information Systems

calabrisi@rmu.edu
Wheatley Center 142

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