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Digital Literacy for Healthcare

Course Number: 10501107
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-501-107 DIGITAL LITERACY FOR HEALTHCARE...the course will explore the use of the electronic health record, the role of social media in health care communication, the uses of wearable technologies that monitor activity and heart rate, the use of data to manage population health and the impact of new developments on the healthcare workforce.

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

Credit for Prior Learning

Course Competencies

  1. Use word processing software to generate professional healthcare documents
  2. Use presentation software to convey healthcare related information
  3. Use spreadsheet software to summarize and report healthcare data
  4. Utilize a database
  5. Communicate using technology in the healthcare setting (virtual meetings, interoffice communication, email, fax)
  6. Examine the security considerations of the electronic health record
  7. Demonstrate entry level skills for using the electronic health record
  8. Examine the role of social media in healthcare
  9. Evaluate the reliability of digital healthcare resources