Module 4: Information and Communication Technology

This module provides an introduction to different types of information and communication technologies (ICTs), and explores how ICTs can be used to support nursing practice and patient safety. Emerging technologies are described, and the role of nurses in this context and considered.

Upon completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Define and describe different types of ICT used for health care
  • Describe how nurses can use ICT to help facilitate clinical documentation, administrative tasks, and patient safety
  • Better understand how ICT can be used to support elements of nurse-client relationship, now and into the future





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