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NURS 6274 Semantic Representation
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Systems, Leadership, Informatics and Policy,


Course Level: Masters Intermediate

Course Type: Masters


Course Open to: all

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: none

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: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: China Hutchins



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
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-20
End Date: 05-15-20

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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