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11 chapters in Nursing 301: Nursing Informatics

Ch 1. Informatics & Information Systems in Healthcare {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[370775].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Nursing Informatics in Healthcare Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Popular Databases & Online Information for Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is an Information System? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hospital Information Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Data Quality in Healthcare Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Nursing Systems & Health Administration Informatics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Point of Care Technology in Healthcare Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Computer Hardware? - Components, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Computer System Components: Computer Parts & Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Computer Memory and Processing Devices: Functions & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Computer Input Devices: Keyboards, Mice, Audio & Video Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Computer Output Devices: Monitors, Speakers, & Printers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Touchscreen Technology: Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows & Novell Net Ware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Computer Software in Healthcare: Components & Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Enterprise Software for Business Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1770].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1770].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Systems Software: Utility Software, Device Drivers and Firmware Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Application Software? - Definition, Examples & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6119].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6119].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Presentation Software and Graphic Suites: Illustrator, PowerPoint & CorelDraw Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Database and Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Access, dBase & Lotus 1-2-3 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Communication Software: Terminal Emulator, Chat & FTP Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Workgroup Application Software for Business Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Systems Security: Firewalls, Encryption, Passwords & Biometrics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Search Engines for Online Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1752].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1752].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Intranet and Extranet: Comparing Information and Data Dissemination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is a Security Policy? - Definition, Examples & Framework Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Data Breaches in Healthcare Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Role of HIPAA & PHI When Using Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What are Electronic Health Records? - Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Benefits & Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8620].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8620].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Database Security Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS): Purpose & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - OMAHA System in Nursing: Purpose & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Patient Care Data Set (PCDS): Purpose & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Data Interchange Standards in Healthcare Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Informatics for Patient Safety & Evidence-Based Practice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Patient-Centered Internet Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Patient-Centered Mobile Health Care Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Information Technology: Home Telehealth Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Information Technology: Clinical Practice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Public Policy Issues: Using IT for Disease Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Informatics-Enabled Evidence-Based Care Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ethical Considerations Related to Patient-Centered IT Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - History of Nursing Informatics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evolution of Definitions for Nursing Informatics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Nursing Process vs. Nursing Informatics Standards of Practice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Roles of Informatics Nurses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evolution of Nursing Informatics Practice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - TIGER Initiative Foundation: History & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Educational Informatics in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - SEEDS & Curriculum for Electronic Healthcare Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Information Literacy in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are Specialized Information Systems? - Decision Support Systems for Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS): Improving the Group-Decision-Making Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Expert Systems to Solve Complex Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Impact of Informatics on Evidence & Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Impact of Informatics on Health Industry Challenges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Challenges in Implementing Health Informatics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[370851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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