The purpose of this assignment is to select a topic related to
information systems in healthcare from the list provided, research and
analyze the topic, and describe how you will apply your newfound
knowledge to your nursing practice.
This assignment enables the student to meet one or more of the following Course Outcomes depending upon the topic selected:
CO#1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO#1)
CO#2: Analyze data from all relevant sources, including technology, to inform the delivery of care. (PO#2)
CO#3: Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO#3)
CO#4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools
embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support
a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers.
CO#5: Identify patient care technologies, information systems, and
communication devices that support safe nursing practice. (PO#5)
CO#6: Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics,
and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory
requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO#6)
CO#7: Examine the use of information systems to document interventions related to achieving nurse sensitive outcomes. (PO#7)
CO#8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO#8)
This assignment is worth a total of 200 points.
Your completed paper is due at the end of Week 4. Submit by Sunday at
11:59 p.m. MT. Post your questions to the Q & A Forum. Contact your
instructor if you need additional assistance. See the Course Policies
regarding late assignments and academic integrity. Failure to submit
your paper on time will result in a deduction of points.
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Select ONE of these topics for the focus of your paper: