Health Care and Nursing

Nursing Informatics

Lecture, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

Students understand the importance of IT in connection with the nursing processes of documentation and interdisciplinary teamwork. They know the theoretical basics (word processing, presentation, statistics and database programmes), are familiar with different nursing documentation systems, electronic patient records, IT systems in intensive care, documentation systems in mobile care, tele-monitoring and e-health applications.

Learning outcomes

Students understand the fundamental principles of a comprehensive public health approach and its value in various health care models. They can organise nursing interventions in various settings. They understand the benefits of IT tools in the implementation and documentation of nursing interventions and can use these efficiently.

Acquisition of competence is based on FH-GuK-AV.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Schär, W., Laux, H., (2003) Pflegeinformatik in der klinischen Praxis. Urban&Fischer, Elsevier. München. most recent edition
Schwartz, F.W., Walter, U., Siegrist, J., Kolip, P., Leidl, R., Dierks, M.-L., Busse, R., Schneider, N. (2012) Public Health: Gesundheit und Gesundheitswesen, Urban&Fischer Verlag, Elsevier. most recent edition
Klemperer, D., (2015) Sozialmedizin - Oublich Health - Gesundheitswissenschaften: Lehrbuch für Gesundheits- und Sozialberufe, Verlag Hand Huber. most recent edition

Further literature will be recommended by the lecturer.
Journals: current literature

Mode of delivery

1 SWS lecture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Modules 3, 6, 7

Assessment methods and criteria

Module examination