The Use of Ict

What is ICT?
  * ICT is stand for information and communications technology – or technologies
  * It is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: ratio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on.
  * Also including the various services and applications associated with them, such as videoconferencing and distance learning.
  * ICTs are often spoken of in a particular context, such as ICTs in education, health care, or libraries.
  * The Information technology system has been implemented and has helped the nurses, doctors, consultants and clients on the ward.
What is Software?
  * A set of instructions given to the computer to perform a specific tasks, is called software.
  * Software is also called computer program.
  * Software tells the computer what to do and how to do.
  * A computer performs different operations according to the instructions of software.
  * Software is developed in computer programming language.
Types of software

Application Software
System Software

  * System Software
A program or set of programs that is especially designed to control different operations of computer system is called system software. It controls the working of different components of the computer.
  * Application Software
A program or set of programs that is specially designed to solve the specific problems of users, are called application software. It is also known as software package.
What is hardware?
  * Hardware is the physical parts of the computer system - the parts that you can touch and see.
  * A motherboard, a CPU, a keyboard and a monitor are all items of hardware.
  * A computer would not work if there was no hardware for the software to run on.
Access and use standard ICT packages to support work in health and social care
  * The Health and Social Care sector has adopted the Computer Information Systems since quite a long time and is...