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NURS 6274 Semantic Representation
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Advanced Nursing Practice,


Course Level: Masters

Course Type:


Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: Not applicable.

Course Description: Introduces the concept of classifying nursing phenomena to facilitate data management and retrieval. Topics include: minimum data sets, nursing language, classification systems and vocabularies, and relates each topic to nursing practice, administration, and research.


Method of Instruction: Canvas is our learning management system as of fall 2013.

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: Not Applicable

Course Contact: Nanda Vargas



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: Summarize the importance to practice, administration, and research of formalizing nursing language. Formulate strategies for fostering the use of nursing terminologies and minimum data sets in organizations. Formulate strategies for contributing to the evaluation and development of emerging terminology standards. Create an international research agenda for nursing terminology. Open to PhD and DNP students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 5IN
Credits: 3 / Semester

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