Ryan Gibson Long Island University Brooklyn 211 Informatics
What is Nursing Informatics
Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice.
Nursing informatics has improved patient care by Allowing for speedy transmission of medical records. Easily accessible medication information for patients. Facilitate the job of nurses so can better care for patients Safeguard patients information. Obstacles in Nursing Informatics include Older nurses not adhering to new technology System shutdown Hackers
Time and Money efficient Data storage and accessibility Reduced medication error of Dr. handwriting Patients more involved
New roles provided by informatics include Consulting: Hospitals are now beginning to hire nurse consultants to design and implement phases and selction of computers. Researcher:Uses EBP to enhance and provide adequate patient care Superuser:help nurses with troubleshooting and other informatics issues. Informatic Nurse Specialist: Vital role in electronic health records and patient information safety. collaborate with members of interdisciplinary team
REFERENCES Sewell Jeanne (2016) Informaticsand Nursing: opportunities and Challenges. 5th edition Ball Marion (1988) Nursing Informatics: Where Caring andTechnology Meet. 3rd edition Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2ndEdition, ANA 2015