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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In addition to learning about the exciting field of Nursing Informatics the attendees also enjoyed many networking opportunities and a reception hosted by ANIA-CARING.
She defines nursing informatics as making the best of ICT to support nursing practice, whatever that practice happens to be--her masters thesis looked at practice nurses' use of and attitudes towards computers.
Research has demonstrated that students at all levels of nursing education are not adequately prepared in nursing informatics competencies.
CNIOs and nursing informatics leaders are using emerging technologies to aid in safe staffing (Garcia & Nell, 2013).
In conclusion, nursing informatics has evolved over the past twenty-five years as a crucial member of the healthcare team (Remus & Kennedy, 2012).
The digital journal will be published quarterly and will include a wide variety of research studies, continuing nursing education articles, and other topics relevant to nursing informatics practice.
As defined in 2015 American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice, Second Edition Nursing informatics is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice.
Up to date information on the Nursing Informatics scene in NB and Canada
We want a successful tele- consultation facility that uses nurses to attend queries from patients," Dr Deepak Agrawal of the Nursing Informatics programme, AIIMS, said.
The necessity for nursing informatics leadership has never been more clear and present, driven by a variety of healthcare reform-related initiatives, some of them mandatory and some voluntary.
In support of this new vision and challenge, the Arizona Nurses Association has responded by developing Chapter 8, whose objective will be to promote the advancement of nursing informatics within health care across both the clinical and the educational settings.
Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge, 2d ed.

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