The purpose of this assignment is explore the assigned topic related to information systems in healthcare, research and analyze the topic, and describe how you will apply your new found knowledge to your nursing practice.
This assignment enables the student to meet one or more of the following Course Outcomes depending on the topic selected.
CO1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO1)
CO2: Analyze data from all relevant sources, including technology, to inform the delivery of care. (PO2)
CO3: Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO3)
CO4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers. (PO4)
CO5: Identify patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice. (PO5)
CO 6: Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO6)
CO7: Examine the use of information systems to document interventions related to achieving nurse sensitive outcomes. (PO7)
CO8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO8)