Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-07-24
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For courses in nursing informatics.

A practical guide to applying healthcare IT and nursing informatics
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals
is a complete, up-¿to-¿date overview of key issues related to adopting and applying healthcare IT and nursing informatics. It provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with a much-needed practical guide to using computer applications and healthcare information systems. The authors cover the concepts, skills, and tasks needed to achieve national IT goals to help transform healthcare delivery. The 6th edition reflects rapid changes in healthcare IT and informatics, and builds upon the expertise of contributors involved in day-to-day informatics practice, education, and research.

Author Biography

Toni Hebda, PhD, RN-C, CNE, is a professor with the Chamberlain College of Nursing MSN Program teaching in the nursing informatics track. She has held several academic and clinical positions over the years and worked as a system analyst. Her interest in informatics provided a focus for her dissertation, and subsequently led her to help establish a regional nursing informatics group, obtain a graduate degree in information science, and conduct research related to informatics. She is a reviewer for the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. She is a member of informatics groups and has presented and published in the field.

Kathy Hunter, PhD, FAAN, RN-BC, CNE
, is a professor with the Chamberlain College of Nursing MSN Program, teaching in the nursing informatics track. She has more than 40 years of experience in the fields of nursing informatics, healthcare informatics, and nursing education. After conducting clinical practice in critical care and trauma nursing for several years, she began practicing nursing informatics (NI), and working with end users and with information systems design, development, testing, implementation, and evaluation. She has presented nursing-informatics research in national and international meetings as well as publishing numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. Collaborating in a community of practice with nursing-informatics faculty at Chamberlain, Dr. Hunter led the work resulting in the development of the TIGER-based Assessment of Nursing Informatics Competencies (TANIC) tool.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of Informatics in Healthcare
2. Informatics Theory and Practice
3. Effective and Ethical Use of Data and Information
4. Electronic Resources for Healthcare Professionals
5. Using Informatics to Support Evidence-Based Practice and Research
6. Policy, Legislation, and Regulation Issues for Informatics Practice
7. Electronic Health Record Systems
8. Healthcare Information Systems
9. Strategic Planning, Project Management, and Health Information Technology (IT) Selection
10. Improving the Usability of Health Informatics Applications
11. System Implementation, Maintenance, and Evaluation
12. Workforce Development
13. Information Security and Confidentiality
14. Information Networks and Information Exchange
15. The Role of Standardized Terminology and Language in Informatics
16. Continuity Planning and Management (Disaster Recovery)
17. Using Informatics to Educate
18. Consumer Health Informatics
19. Connected Healthcare (Telehealth and Technology-Enabled Healthcare)
20. Public Health Informatics

A. Hardware and Software
B. The Internet and the Worldwide Web
C. An Overview of Tools for the Informatics Nurse

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