Introduction to Nursing Informatics / Edition 3

Introduction to Nursing Informatics / Edition 3

by Kathryn J. Hannah
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Introduction to Nursing Informatics / Edition 3

This bestselling book covers virtually every aspect of computers, information technology, and information management systems used by nurses — from general information management requirements to clinical practice applications and implementation concerns. This revised edition is updated and expanded to reflect the vast technological advances achieved in healthcare in recent years, including Internet usage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901441920828
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Health Informatics Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 3rd ed. 2006
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nurses and Informatics
Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Computers
Chapter 3: History of Health Care Computing
Chapter 4: Telecommunications and Informatics

Nursing Use of Information Systems
Chapter 5: Enterprise Health Information Systems
Chapter 6: Nursing Aspects of Health Information Systems

Application of Nursing Informatics
Chapter 7: Clinical Practice Applications--Facility-based
Chapter 8: Clinical Practice Applications--Community-based
Chapter 9: Administration Applications
Chapter 10: Education Applications
Chapter 11: Research Applications

Infrastructure Elements of the Informatics Environment
Chapter 12: Defining Data Management Requirements
Chapter 13: Selection of Software/Hardware
Chapter 14: Data Protection
Chapter 15: Ergonomics
Chapter 16: Usability
Chapter 17: Disaster Recovery Planning
Chapter 18: Implementation Concerns

Professional Nursing Informatics
Chapter 19: Nursing Informatics Education: Mapping to the 21st Century
Chapter 20: The Future for Nurses in Health Informatics

Appendix A: Generic Request for Proposal
Appendix B: Addresses for Professional Societies
Appendix C: Sources of Additional Informatics and Health Care Information
Appendix D: Research Databases of Interest to Nurses


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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a must for classes in Nursing Informatics. It begins with detailed descriptions of roles in informatics and continues to explain in detail how computers and the internet work. Great for beginners!