Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-09-29
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

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A clear and concise approach to learning nursing informatics

Derived from the newly-revised 6th Edition of Saba and McCormick’s best-selling textbook, Essentials of Nursing Informatics, this unique study guide offers a clear and concise path to understanding the fundmental concepts of nursing informatics. Based on chapters in the 6th Edition written by leaders in nursing informatics education and industry, this companion text helps students learn and apply the latest concepts, technologies, policies, and skills in nursing informatics.

Edited by experienced educators Julianne and Jack Brixey, along with Virginia K. Saba and Kathleen A. McCormick, the Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide gives you concise teaching and learning modules that include chapter outlines, teaching tips, class preparation ideas, learning objectives, review questions, and answer explanations to supplement the 6th Edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics. The Study Guide is ideal for use by instructors to enhance classroom teaching, as well as for students to use for self-study and review both in and out of the classroom.

Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide is logically divided into nine sections covering all areas of nursing informatics theory and practice:

  • Nursing Informatics Technologies
  • System Life Cycle
  • Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing Informatics Leadership
  • Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice
  • Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications
  • Educational Applications
  • Research Applications
  • Big Data Initiatives

Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide is an essential resource for learning how technology can make the nursing experience as rewarding and successful as possible.

The Study Guide also includes an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching (available at MHProfessional.com/Nursing), which includes chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables.

Table of Contents

Case 1. Systems Life Cycle: Planning and Analysis
Case 2. System Life Cycle: Implementation and Evaluation
Case 3. Healthcare Project Management
Case 4: Framework for Human Factors Evaluation in Nursing
Case 5: Open Source and Free Software: Veterans Health Information System & Technology (VISTA)
Case 6: Mobile Computing Platforms: Integration of Information Technology into Clinical Practice
Case 7: Advanced Terminology Systems in Clinical Practice
Case 8: Nursing Minimum Data Set Systems
Case 9: Clinical Care Classification Systems
Case 10. Health Data Standards
Case 11. Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Policy
Case 12. Trustworthy Systems for Safe and Private Healthcare
Case 13. Shaping Nursing Informatics through the Public Policy Process
Case 14. HER Use in Home Healthcare Delivery
Case 15. Computerized Provider Order Entry
Case 16. Electronic Health Record Vendor Applications
Case 17. The Role of Technology in the Medication-Use Process
Case 18. Planning, Design, and Implementation of IT in Complex Healthcare Systems
Case 19. Integration of Complex Systems Theory into Six Sigma Methods of Performance Improvement
Case 20. Workflow and Healthcare Process Management
Case 21. Incorporating Evidence: Use of Computer-based Clinical Decision Support Systems for Health Professionals
Case 22. The Magnet Model
Case 23. Internet Tools for Patient Care in Advanced Practice Nursing
Case 24. IT for the Rural Healthcare Market
Case 25. Ambulatory Care Information Systems
Case 26. Public Health Practice Applications: Immunization Registries and Emergency Response after Hurricane Katrina
Case 27. Informatics Solutions for Emergency Planning and Response: Informatics and 2009 H1N1
Case 28. Informatics Applications for Healthcare EducationCase 29. Initiation and Management of Accessible, Effective Online Learning
Case 30. Consumer and Patient Use of Computers for Health
Case 31. Informatics and Medical Simulation: Experiential Learning
Case 32. Informatics Applications in Nursing Research
Case 33. Information Literacy and Computerized Information Resources

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