Computer Lab Hospital I | St. Clair College
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Hospital computer system architecture will be discussed to provide an understanding of information flow through the various hospital departments and report generation capabilities of the system. Practical aspects will include the creation of a database of a simulated hospital with emphasis on ward stock, patient and physician databases, prescription entry from physician orders. The student will incorporate pharmaceutical knowledge into order entry decisions and learn to monitor for common prescription process errors. The application of clinical/safety policies and drug distribution systems will be explained.