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NRSG 957 Health Informatics, Human Factors, and Ergonomics as Applied to Patient Safety
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy,
http://www.ku.edu/academics/catalogs/

 

Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: DNP

IPE: Yes - Course offered by CON/SON that allows interprofessional students from the teaching institution

Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:University of Kansas

Pre-requisites: Admission to doctoral program, Transforming of Health Care through Use of Information Systems and Technology, OR consent of instructor. Completed a graduate level research course prior to enrollment.

Course Description: The use of information systems including medical devices is paramount in achieving patient safety. Students will attain an inclusive understanding of how human factors and ergonomic principles can be used to improve patient safety in the design, implementation, and evaluation of information systems and medical devices. Additionally, health care professionals will acquire skills to appropriately apply error reduction strategies developed in high reliability organizations.

 

Method of Instruction: Online - some synchronous activities involved

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Katharine Agnew

email: kagnew@kumc.edu

 

Tuition: NEXus Common Price

 

Other considerations: .

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2018

Section:
Instructor:LaVerne Manos
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Semester

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SPRING 2019

Section:
Instructor:LaVerne Manos
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Semester



SPRING 2016

Section: 59627
Instructor:LaVerne Manos
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Semester

No Classes: January 18th - MLK Day March 14-March 20th - Spring Break



SPRING 2017

Section:
Instructor:LaVerne Manos
Seats:3
Credits: 3 / Semester



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