nursing informatics


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nurs·ing in·for·mat·ics

(nŭrs'ing in'fōr-mat'iks)
1. Nursing specialty surrounding the use of computer technology to support nursing practice, management, research, and education. It is informed by both computer science and nursing science.
2. Integration of data to support patient care, nurses, and other providers.

nursing informatics

Informatics applied to nursing science to manage, process, and analyze nursing data, information, and knowledge to support the practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care.
See also: informatics
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She is an engaged member of the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community and has provided a series of presentations on polarity management, and as a participant in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase.
says the chief nursing informatics officer (CNIO) needs to be prepared and have the experience to lead the care transformation by redesigning a culture and workflows, as well as understanding the impact this has on all the disciplines.
They must have completed 30 hours of continuing education in nursing informatics within the past three years, and they will need to meet one of the following practice hour requirements.
In 1991, following a conference entitled Nursing informatics in New Zealand: An impetus for learning, organising committee chair Jan Hausman sought a mandate to form a group to continue sharing knowledge and ideas engendered by the conference.
Shortly after this monograph was published, the term nursing informatics started to appear in the literature.
A workgroup of twenty-nine members and three ANA staff were involved in updating the 2007 draft for the scope and standards for nursing informatics.
The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) is a collaboration of organizations that represent a unified voice for nursing informatics.
Nursing informatics is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information and knowledge to support nursing practice.
In January, the American Nurses Association's Expert Panel released its draft statement on the Scope of Practice of Nursing Informatics (NI), and the Standards of Practice and Professional Performance for the Informatics Nurse Specialist.
Many nursing programs are experimenting with problem-based learning and, at the University of Calgary, for example, faculty are advocating that nursing informatics be taught to both faculty and students (Hannah, 1988).
Chamberlain College of Nursing is launching graduate certificates in nursing education and nursing informatics to prepare nurses to apply for certification in these critical focus areas.
The Southern California chapter of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) is sponsoring the event.

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