Hardware components of the PC. Von Neumann machine. Main memory, CPU, IO devices and mass storage. Operating system and applications. File System.
Types and topology of computer networks. ISO-OSI stack, the Internet, intranets, and extranets. TCP-IP protocol. Links of medical and veterinary interest. Binary encoding in multiple bases and ascii.
Definitions and algorithms built using flowcharts. Telemedicine and examples of recent applications. Search engines. Law and information security. EHR. Examples of applications of electronic medical records and databases. Word Processing using Microsoft Word. Using the spreadsheet using Microsoft Excell. Relational database theory and applications Access.