Introduction to Nursing Informatics by Kathryn J. HannahIntroduction to Nursing Informatics by Kathryn J. Hannah

Introduction to Nursing Informatics

EditorKathryn J. Hannah, Marion J. Ball, Margaret J.A. Edwards

Paperback | November 25, 2010

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Like the previous editions, this book is a primer for those new to nursing informatics. It provides a thorough introduction to basic terms and concepts, as well as an in-depth exploration of the most prevalent applications in nursing practice, education, administration, and research. Expanded and updated to reflect the remarkable technical advances achieved in health care in recent years, this new edition offers the reader illustrative examples and valuable information resources. Topics include: Telecommunications and Informatics; Nursing Aspects of Health Information Systems; Clinical Practice Applications of Nursing Informatics; Infrastructure Elements of the Health Informatics Environment; and Future Opportunities for Nurses in Health Informatics. This primer guides reader who want basic information on how to select and use information systems and information management in all aspects of nursing practice, education, management, and research.
Title:Introduction to Nursing InformaticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:November 25, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:144192082X

ISBN - 13:9781441920829

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FOUNDATION OF NURSING INFORMATICS: 1. Nurses and Informatics 2. Anatomy and Physiology of Computers 3. History of Health Care Computing 4. Telecommunications and Informatics; NURSING USE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS: 5. Enterprise Health Information Systems 6. Nursing Aspects of Health Information Systems; APPLICATIONS OF NURSING INFORMATICS: 7. Clinical Practice Applications - Facility-based 8. Clinical Practice Applications - Community-based 9. Administration Applications 10. Education Applications 11. Research Applications INFRASTRUCTURE ELEMENTS OF THE INFORMATICS ENVIRONMENT 12. Nursing Data Standards 13. Selection of Software and Hardware 14. Data Protection 15. Ergonomics 16. Usability 17. Disaster Recovery Planning 18. Implementation Concerns PROFESSIONAL NURSING INFORMATICS: 19. A Process Redesign Approach to Successful IT Implementation 20. Nursing Informatics Education: Past, Present, Future 21. The Future for Nurses in Health Informatics; Appendix A: Generic Request for Proposal; Appendix B: Nursing Informatics Special Interest Groups; Appendix C: Sources of Additional Informatics and Health Care Information; Appendix D: Professional Societies; Appendix E: Academic Informatics Programs Worldwide; Appendix F: Transforming Clinical Documentation: Preparing Nurses for Change; Appendix G: Research Databases of Interest to Nurses