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NURS 6293 Database Management Systems
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: some informatics foundation

Course Description: This interdisciplinary course focuses on historical, theoretical, and application issues in the design and administration of a database management system. Theories and concepts of file and database structures are explored. Students apply database concepts to nursing problems and solutions.


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: Defend a selected database structure for a selected clinical or administrative database related to nursing and healthcare systems. Discriminate between a true relational database and other types of database structures through the application of a set of formal rules. Coordinate the design of data collection instruments with database requirements and structures. Create and normalize relational data tables. Use a database design language (DBDL) to create the structure for an enterprise or departmental database. Use a query language to extract information from a database management system through a complex query. 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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