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Introduction to Computers for Healthcare ProfessionalsAuthors: Irene Joos, Ramona Nelson, Debra Wolf
Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals, Seventh Edition is an integral computer literacy text for nursing and healthcare students. An ideal resource for introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals, the text provides a comprehensive approach to digital literacy with the incorporation of social media tools. The Seventh Edition features an extensive revision of each chapter to reflect Microsoft Office® 2010 and Windows® 7 updates, as well as computer-assisted communication.
Digital literacy is an increasingly important body of knowledge for anyone interested in pursuing a career in nursing or healthcare. Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals, Sixth Edition is a must-have text for ADN and BSN programs featuring Computer Literacy and Introduction to Computer courses.
Features and Benefits
Coverage of cloud storage and mobile devices, telecommunications, patient engagement, big data, and data analytics
A new chapter on privacy, confidentiality, security, and integrity of electronic data
Screenshots and icons reflecting the newest technology, operating systems, and functionalities
Updated exercises and assignments at the end of each chapter
Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including online lab exercises
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 On the Way to Computer and Information Literacy
Chapter 2 Information Systems
Chapter 3 Operating Systems
Chapter 4 Software Applications: Common Tasks
Chapter 5 Introduction to Word Processing
Chapter 6 Introduction to Presentation Graphics
Chapter 7 Introduction to Spreadsheets
Chapter 8 Introduction to Databases
Chapter 9 The Internet
Chapter 10 Technology-Assisted Communication and Collaboration
Chapter 11 Information: Access, Evaluation, and Use
Chapter 12 Privacy, Confidentiality, Security, and Integrity of Electronic Data
Chapter 13 Health Care Informatics and Information Systems