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    Review: Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals, Sixth Edition is a "comprehensive guide to computers for healthcare professionals"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 13, 2013 4:32:06 PM

    Doody's Review Service just reviewed Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals, Sixth Edition by Irene Joos, Ramona Nelson, and Marjorie J. Smith. According to reviewer, Samantha Paige Robichaud, BHSA, AAS, from William Beaumont Hospitals, it is " an easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide to computers for healthcare professionals" with a variety of topics that make it "a staple for healthcare students as well as established professionals."

    Read more excerpts from the review:

    "The sixth edition of this book covers all aspects of computer literacy for healthcare professionals -- word processing, digital presentations, databases, and charts. New activities, algorithms, and charts throughout offer greater opportunities for students to comprehend and retain information.

    The purpose is to train healthcare professionals to be computer literate in order to improve patient safety and care. With the ongoing changes in healthcare, a book like this is needed. Electronic medical records are becoming the standard and healthcare professionals must know how to use this software effectively.

    The book thoroughly covers presentations, spreadsheets, databases, charts, technology-based communication, and distance education to name just a few topics. Beyond the excellent delivery, the activities in this book are what take it up a notch."

    Want to learn more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Review, Irene Joos, Marjorie J. Smith, Ramona Nelson

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