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Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges / Edition 4
     

Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges / Edition 4

by Jeanne Sewell
 

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ISBN-10: 1609136950

ISBN-13: 9781609136956

Pub. Date: 02/01/2012

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges is a comprehensive informatics text focused on helping the nursing student learn the basics of informatics.  The contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. The text provides the

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Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges is a comprehensive informatics text focused on helping the nursing student learn the basics of informatics.  The contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. The text provides the foundational knowledge to understand technology and use informatics to discover and manipulate information and access, manage, retrieve, and present clinical data. This text was designed to capture cutting-edge advancement in nursing informatics core competencies and applications and to present the theories, tools, and skills that every nurse should know. The new edition has been updated for currency and has had chapters reorganized and consolidated to help students focus on important information. In addition, the book is now full color, has QSEN boxes, as well as additional supplements such as case studies and activities. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609136956
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


UNIT I: Informatics Basics
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Managing Healthcare Information
CHAPTER 2 Essential Computer and Software Concepts
CHAPTER 3 Basic Computer Networking Concepts
CHAPTER 4 Social and Professional Networking  

UNIT II: Computers Applications for Your Professional Career
CHAPTER 5 Authoring Scholarly Word Documents
CHAPTER 6 Authoring Scholarly Slide Presentations
CHAPTER 7 Mastering Spreadsheet Software to Assess Quality Outcomes Using Numbers
CHAPTER 8 Databases: Creating Information From Data  

UNIT III: Information Competency
CHAPTER 9 Information Literacy: A Road to Evidence-Based Practice
CHAPTER 10 Finding Knowledge in the Digital Library Haystack
CHAPTER 11 Mobile Computing  

UNIT IV: The Evolving Healthcare Paradigm
CHAPTER 12 Informatics Benefits for the Consumer
CHAPTER 13 The Empowered Consumer
CHAPTER 14 Interoperability at the National and the International Levels
CHAPTER 15 Nursing Documentation in the Age of the Electronic Health Record  

UNIT V: Healthcare Informatics
CHAPTER 16 Nursing Informatics: Theoretical Basis, Education Program, and Profession
CHAPTER 17 Electronic Healthcare Information Systems, Electronic Health Records, and Meaningful Use
CHAPTER 18 Design Considerations for Healthcare Information Systems
CHAPTER 19 Quality Measures and Specialized Electronic Healthcare Information Systems
CHAPTER 20 Electronic Healthcare System Issues
CHAPTER 21 Evolving Trends in Telehealth  

UNIT VI: Computer Uses in Healthcare Beyond Clinical Informatics
CHAPTER 22 Educational Informatics: e-Learning
CHAPTER 23 Informatics in Management and Quality Improvement
CHAPTER 24 Informatics and Research
CHAPTER 25 Legal and Ethical Issues  

Appendix A   Computer Hardware Overview Glossary
 

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