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NURS 6284 Digital Health Tools
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: This course examines the use of digital tools to foster engagement of patients, families and consumers in their health care. This course examines the evidence and the legal, ethical, social and policy issues within the context of connected health.


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: Critique the use of e-health applications for the delivery of cost-effective quality care. Create a plan to implement an e-health application to support advance nursing practice. Evaluate the impact of e-health applications on patient and cost-quality outcomes and the relationship between providers and patient. Assess the legal, ethical, infrastructure and policy issues related to the implementation of e-health applications. Open to PhD and DNP students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: 5IN
Instructor:Diane Skiba
Credits: 3 / Semester

FALL 2016

Section: 5IN
Credits: 3 / 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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