Students learn advanced practice nursing competencies related to computer skills, informatics skill, and informatics knowledge. Application of information theory and computer technology skills is directed towards improving the organization and delivery of healthcare to multicultural populations receiving primary, secondary, and tertiary health care. Health Informatics deals with using technology tools for optimizing the collection, verification and utilization of data that relates to generating knowledge to inform best practices and leadership in both public and private health systems. Students are directed to investigate ways in which information systems can address disparities in health services.
Prerequisite(s): Department permission required.