ntc361 | undergraduate

Network And Telecommunications Concepts

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This course provides an overview of telecommunication systems in a business environment. Topics covered include voice communications, standards, transmission, networks, and internetworking.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Technology, Applications, and Voice Communication

    • Identify how emerging technologies support organizational strategy and systems architecture in health care information management.
    • Identify telecommunication trends in the health care industry.
    • Identify basic concepts of networking technology and applications used in health care information management.

    Network Design

    • Explain network topology.
    • Differentiate among cable modems, DSL modems, and terminal adapters.
    • Identify network design essentials.
    • Identify types of networks.

    Network Models

    • Identify the regulations that govern specific network infrastructure within a health care organization.
    • Explain the need for health care management activities that are supported by the network infrastructure.
    • Describe the difference between LAN, WAN, MAN, and PAN.

    OSI Model and Protocols

    • Explain how the open systems interconnection (OSI) model relates to networking hardware and software.
    • Describe network protocols.

    Network Security

    • Identify factors that contribute to a health care provider’s ability to maintain privacy and security of data.
    • Explain the importance of privacy and security audits.
    • Identify the components of a network security plan for a health care environment.
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