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NURS 6289 IT Systems Life Cycle
Credit hours: 4 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: background in informatics (school or career) required.

Course Description: This course focuses on a structured approach to information system development and implementation. The course addresses the five phases of the life cycle: planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation. The role of the informatics specialists is also highlighted.


Method of Instruction: Canvas is our learning management system as of fall of 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: Create a comprehensive information system planning document that identifies a problem in a health care setting. Assess the information requirements of a system as it relates to client care and organizational operations. Develop design specifications for an information system. Produce an implementation and training plan for an information system that involves multiple stakeholders and a variety of strategies. Create a systematic plan for the evaluation of an information system. Use team building skills to accomplish group tasks in the course. Open to PhD and DNP students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: 5IN
Instructor:Diane Skiba
Credits: 4 / Semester

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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