Computer Technology for Health Professionals
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Topics include legal issues for computer users in health-related fields, hardware, software, malware, electronic spreadsheets, data visualization, and relational database management using Microsoft Office. The book also addresses health-related literature research using literature databases, as well as web search engines, with a focus on assessing the scientific validity of health information found online.
Readers will also learn about Boolean Logic as it is applied to relational databases and online literature searches, organizational decision-making for the selection and purchase of software, as well as Geographic Information Systems. Each chapter features an “Apply Your Knowledge” section with hands-on exercises that allow readers to immediately implement concepts and skills.
Computer Technology for Health Professionals is a common sense approach to using both hardware and software. The book is written for introductory courses in computer proficiency in the fields of the health sciences and public health. Practicing professionals can use the text as a refresher or to bolster skills in specific computer applications.
Active Learning ISBN: 978-1-5165-1432-8
Cognella Active Learning is available for this title! Adopting instructors can provide students with dynamic online learning activities that reinforce key concepts from the text, provide engaging educational experiences, support various learning styles, and make coursework fun. Please note: students must purchase the Cognella Active Learning component to access the course activities online.
Cognella Active Learning activities for this title include:
- 10 decks of digital flashcards designed to cover main terms and concepts in the text
- 12 assignments, including written activities and hands-on demonstrations that give students first-hand experience using the software and tools covered in the textbook
- 10 quizzes, one for each Cognella Active Learning module, totaling 100 questions
- A list of clear objectives for each of the 10 modules that can be used to map out student learning objectives See a preview of the content
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