Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-31
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Nursing Informatics And The Foundation of Knowledge covers the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. With comprehensive introductory chapters that explain the core sciences of nursing informatics, students will understand Information Systems and incorporate their own knowledge for further comprehension. Based on the Foundation of Knowledge Modelcopy; 2007, this text explains how nursing informatics relates to knowledge acquisition, knowledge processing, knowledge generation, knowledge dissemination and feedback, all of which build the science of nursing. Key Features include: Key terms Case studies Best practice examples Critical thinking exercises Web resources Varied perspectives from Nursing Informatics experts Download the Instructor's Resources! Visit the Fully Interactive Companion Web site! COMING SOON! A complete companion Web site with instructor's materials, student exercises, and updates on ever-changing informatics information! for Students: crossword puzzles an interactive glossary learning objectives animated flashcards detailed PowerPoint slides critical thinking exercises podcasts updates on ever-changing informatics information for Instructors: Instructorrs"s Manual PowerPoint slides TestBank Instructor Podcasts Suggested teaching activities

Table of Contents

Nursing Science and the Foundation of Knowledgep. 5
Introduction to Information, Information Science, and Information Systemsp. 15
Computer Science and the Foundation of Knowledge Modelp. 29
Introduction to Cognitive Sciencep. 53
Improving the Human-Technology Interfacep. 61
Overview of Nursing Informaticsp. 83
Developing Standardized Terminologies in Nursing Informaticsp. 97
Nursing Informatics Roles, Competencies, and Skillsp. 107
Information and Knowledge Needs of Nurses in the 21st Centuryp. 133
Ethical Applications of Informaticsp. 151
Overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996p. 169
Securing Information in a Networkp. 183
An Insider's View of the Utility of a Clinical Information Systemp. 193
Administrative and Clinical Health Information Systemsp. 205
The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informaticsp. 219
Supporting Consumer Information and Education Needsp. 239
Using Informatics to Promote Community/Population Healthp. 251
Overview of Home Telehealthp. 265
Telenursing and Remote Access Telehealthp. 283
Nursing Research: Data Collection, Processing, and Analysisp. 315
Translational Research: Generating Evidence for Practicep. 325
Nursing Informatics and Nursing Educationp. 339
E-Portfolios: Processing and Dissemination of Professional Accomplishmentsp. 385
Emerging Technologies and the Generation of Knowledgep. 397
Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledgep. 421
Abbreviationsp. 431
Glossaryp. 437
Indexp. 483
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