Introduction to computers for healthcare professionals / Irene Joos, Debra Wolf and Ramona Nelson

By: Joos, IreneContributor(s): Wolf, Debra | Nelson, RamonaMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: United States of America : Jones and Bartlett Learning, c2021Edition: Seventh editionDescription: x, 560 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmISBN: 9781284194708Subject(s): Computer Literacy | Computer User Training -- methodsDDC classification: 610.285 Summary: "Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals serves as an introductory computer literacy text geared towards nurses and other healthcare students. The current edition is written in a "how to" format for developing computer technology-related skills, coupling brief descriptions of major concepts with detailed directions on "how to" go about using a given feature and a focus on understanding theoretical underpinnings and mastering practical skills. The text uses health care models throughout, a design that allows the content to be easily adapted for use in both introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals and courses in nursing fundamentals and administration. In addition, the authors promote a problem-solving approach in explaining various skills so students can transfer this knowledge to other related applications outside the classroom. All three authors also have clinical healthcare backgrounds, so there is great sensitivity to and understanding of how healthcare providers use information technology in everyday situations. OUTSTANDING FEATURES Real world examples demonstrating how health professionals can use computer-related knowledge and skills most effectively Resource links for accessing advanced concepts and information Added resources to help students maximize their use of Office 365 and Google Docs Exercises at the end of each chapter that encourage active learning and skills mastery"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals serves as an introductory computer literacy text geared towards nurses and other healthcare students. The current edition is written in a "how to" format for developing computer technology-related skills, coupling brief descriptions of major concepts with detailed directions on "how to" go about using a given feature and a focus on understanding theoretical underpinnings and mastering practical skills. The text uses health care models throughout, a design that allows the content to be easily adapted for use in both introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals and courses in nursing fundamentals and administration. In addition, the authors promote a problem-solving approach in explaining various skills so students can transfer this knowledge to other related applications outside the classroom. All three authors also have clinical healthcare backgrounds, so there is great sensitivity to and understanding of how healthcare providers use information technology in everyday situations. OUTSTANDING FEATURES Real world examples demonstrating how health professionals can use computer-related knowledge and skills most effectively Resource links for accessing advanced concepts and information Added resources to help students maximize their use of Office 365 and Google Docs Exercises at the end of each chapter that encourage active learning and skills mastery"--

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