We at the College of Nursing are committed to helping students be successful during their time at the college. Below are some tips on how to be successful at learning online.
What it means to be “online”
This course is fully online. There are no on-campus meetings (although you may meet virtually with your team or instructor). If this is your ﬁrst online course, there are a few things to be aware of:
If you find yourself falling behind or struggling to focus in your online class, try these tricks!
Online classes are taught by the same outstanding faculty members who teach at the brick and mortar campuses. An online student is no different from a student taking classes on campus. Your diploma and transcripts look the same whether you take your program in an online, hybrid, web-enhanced, or face-to-face format. You also apply to college the same way.
There are various ways to take classes other than in-person. These are referred to as modalities or modes of instruction. Some common definitions are below.
Learning online provides a bit of flexibility in how you engage with the course. The apps listed below are helpful if you use a tablet or other mobile device as your primary computer.
It’s important to not use identifiable patient data as part of an assignment or student submission so that Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) compliance is maintained. A key thing to keep is in is that Canvas is not HIPAA compliant. Thus protected health information (PHI) cannot be stored there.
There are steps, you can take to make sure protected health information (PHI) is not used in assignments.
If you are not certain about proper use and/or storage of Protected Health Information (PHI), contact your instructor.