Informatics in Nursing Care


Social Sciences



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Contact hours – clinical exercises:


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Holder of subject:

Dr Uroš Rajkovič, Assistant Professor

Education providers:

  • Dr Uroš Rajkovič, Assistant Professor

Level of study:

First Bologna cycle professional education study program





Subject specific competences:

The student:

  • learns the current trends and approaches in using informatics in nursing;
  • learns the factors influencing information support construction in work processes;
  • becomes familiar with the importance of informatics for clinical work;
  • learns about the trends in development of informatics in the postmodern society;
  • learns about informatics as a tool significantly influencing health care process outcomes;
  • learns the importance of protecting data confidentiality in health care;
  • is capable of actively participating in the development and integration of information systems;
  • is capable of using modern information technology in the educational process.

Mandatory and recommended references:

Mandatory references:

  • Revija Obzornik ZN, Organizacija, Bilten – članki s področja informatike v zdravstvu kot del gradiva za seminar.
  • Nursing Informatics: Where Caring and Technology Meet, New York: Springer science; 2000.
  • Hebda TL, Czar P, Mascara CM. Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River : Pearson Prentice Hall; cop. 2005.
  • Thede LQ. Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, cop. 2003.
  • Burke L, Weill B. Information Technology for the Health Professions. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River : Pearson Prentice Hall; cop. 2005.
  • Hebda T. et all. Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals. 4th ed. / Prentice Hall, 2008.
  • Turban E, et al. Introduction to Information Technology. 3rd ed./ Wiley; 2005.
  • American Nurses Association. Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice, American Nurses Association, 2007.
  • Mcgonigle D. Nursing Informatics: A Foundation of Knowledge. Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 2008.

Recommended references:

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Study obligations:

  • 100% obligatory attendance at the seminars
  • seminar work

Assessment methods:

  • written examination (80%)
  • seminar work (20%)