NR 557 Strategic Planning and Practice Applications in Nursing Informatics 6 Cr.
Building on the theoretical foundations addressed in NR547, this seminar examines the practice applications related to strategic planning and implementation of an informatics system in a healthcare organization. Topics include an overview of data analytics, facilitating and assessing learning in non-academic healthcare settings. Students examine a number of factors that impact the success of a system implementation while considering technical standards, system analysis concepts and data management. Students participate in a mentored practicum of 100 hours during which the student completes the seminar’s experiential learning assignments which is their Nursing Informatics project. This practicum experience introduces the student to specialized roles in that support improved patient outcomes and the opportunity to develop reflective practices and appreciative inquiry.