Posted: September 7th, 2017
Information Systems in Healthcare Paper Guidelines Purpose 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. Course Outcomes 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. (PO#4) 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) Points This assignment is worth a total of 200 points. Due Date Your completed paper is due at the end of Week 4. Submit it to the Dropbox by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT. Post your questions to the weekly 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 to the Dropbox on time will result in a deduction of points.
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