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School of Nursing  :  Academic Programs   :  Graduate   :  Master of Science  :  Nursing Informatics

Master of Science in Nursing

Leadership Specialty: Nursing Informatics

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Center for Health Informatics

Nurses in informatics have skills in analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of information systems that support a full range of clinical and patient care functions. Working as a translation specialist, the graduate will be prepared for entry and mid-level positions with IT departments, advanced nursing departments and as consultants and/or staff in organizations that specialize in computer operations and knowledge management.

In addition to a foundation in information technology, special skills will be acquired in organizational change, project management and impact evaluation. The Nursing Informatics specialization is 37 credit hours. All required courses for the program are offered online.

Summary of Course Requirements

Common Core

Credit hrs.

NRSG 748

Theories for Practice and Research: Individual, Family, Community

3

NRSG 754

Health care Research

3

NRSG 755

Health care Professionalism: Issues and Roles

3

NRSG 898

Research Project

2

Sub total

 

11

Leadership Core

NRSG 880

Organizational Foundations for Leading Change

3

NRSG 820

Organizational Communication and Program Planning

2

NRSG 808

The Social Context for Health Care Policy

2

NRSG 885

Evaluation and Analysis for Health Care Effectiveness

2

NRSG 826

Global Perspectives and Diversity in Health Care

2

Sub total

 

11

Nursing Informatics Specialization

NRSG 858

Health Data: Theory and Practice

3

NRSG 853

Abstraction and Modeling of Health Care Information

3

NRSG 854

Knowledge Management in Health Care

3

NRSG 856

Health Informatics Practicum

3

NRSG 857

Transforming Healthcare: Information Systems and Technology

3

Sub total

15

Total Credits Required:

37

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