Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-501-107 060667 Digital Literacy for Healthcare
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description
The focus of this course is the use of technology in healthcare. Learners use common business software applications, including word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and databases. Communication methods using technology are addressed. Learners gain experience with using the electronic health record (EHR). Healthcare EHR security issues, social media use, and digital healthcare resources are examined.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Portfolio
Course Competencies
  1. Use word processing software to generate professional healthcare documents
  2. Use presentation software to convey healthcare related information
  3. Use spreadsheet software to summarize and report healthcare data
  4. Utilize a database
  5. Communicate using technology in the healthcare setting (interoffice, email, fax)
  6. Examine the security considerations of the electronic health record
  7. Demonstrate entry level skills for using the electronic health record
  8. Examine the role of social media in healthcare
  9. Evaluate the quality of digital healthcare resources