Introduction To Computers For Healthcare Professionals / Edition 5

Introduction To Computers For Healthcare Professionals / Edition 5

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by Irene Joos, Ramona Nelson, Marjorie J. Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763761133

ISBN-13: 9780763761134

Pub. Date: 09/03/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

An introductory computer literacy text for nurses and other healthcare students, Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals explains hardware, popular software programs, operating systems, and computer assisted communication. The Fifth Edition of this best-selling text has been revised and now includes content on on online storage, communication and

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An introductory computer literacy text for nurses and other healthcare students, Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals explains hardware, popular software programs, operating systems, and computer assisted communication. The Fifth Edition of this best-selling text has been revised and now includes content on on online storage, communication and online learning including info on PDA's, iPhones, IM, and other media formats, and another chapter on distance learning including video conferencing and streaming video.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763761134
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/03/2009
Edition description:
5E
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xvii

1 On the Way to Computer and Information Literacy 1

2 Information Systems: Hardware, Software, and Connectivity 53

3 The Computer and Its Operating System Environment 115

4 Software Applications: Common Tasks 179

5 Introduction to Word Processing 215

6 Introduction to Presentation Graphics 273

7 Introduction to Spreadsheets 325

8 Introduction to Databases 373

9 The Internet 413

10 Technology-Assisted Communication and Collaboration 465

11 Distance Education: A Student Perspective 495

12 Information: Access, Evaluation, and Use 525

13 Privacy, Confidentiality, Security, and Integrity of Electronic Data 567

14 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics and Health Information Technology 609

Glossary 645

Index 677

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