Informatics in nursing education april 2013


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Informatics in nursing education april 2013

  1. 1. Informatics in Nursing Education Glynda Doyle, RN, MSN April 15, 2013
  2. 2. People TechnologyInformation Biomedical Informatics • the optimal use of information, often aided by technology, to improve health, healthcare, public health and biomedical research (Hersh, 2009) (SUNY Buffalo)
  3. 3. Goal of Informatics is: And not: The Fundamental Theorem of Informatics (Friedman, 2009)
  4. 4. The Emerging Field….. “In all types of health care organizations, nursing is the hub of the information flow. Developing the science and technology of nursing informatics will enhance the information available to nurses for clinical practice, management, education, and research and will facilitate the role of nurses as communicators." Patricia F. Brennan(1996) Nursing Informatics
  5. 5. “the culture and expectations of schools of nursing embrace nursing informatics and appropriate use of information and communication technology in teaching and learning” (p. 30). Recommendation by CNIA(2003): Website:
  6. 6. Nursing Informatics  The intersection of nursing science computer science, and information science (also medicine, dental, public health, genomics) Nursing Science Computer Science Information- Communication Science  The application of information technology to facilitate the creation and use of health related data, information and knowledge. (Infoway) Other names: Biomedical Informatics, eHealth, Health Informatics (Currie, 2012)
  7. 7. Scope of the field of informatics  Information literacy  Information retrieval  Electronic health record (EHR)  decision support  computerized provider order entry (CPOE)  nursing documentation  Telehealth  Telephone advice lines  Wound management  Personal Health Record (PHR)  Patient portal  Personalized medicine  Genomic data
  8. 8. CASN Over-Arching Competency  Students use information and communication technologies to support information synthesis in accordance with professional and regulatory standards in the delivery of patient/client care.
  9. 9. CASN Competencies  Competency 1: Information and Knowledge Management  Uses relevant information and knowledge to support the delivery of evidence- informed patient care.  Competency 2: Professional and Regulatory Accountability  Uses ICTs in accordance with professional and regulatory standards and workplace policies.  Competency 3: Information and Communication Technologies  Uses information and communication technologies in the delivery of patient/ client care.
  10. 10. Mobile computing has the power to make nursing practice safer, more efficient, evidence informed, and of a higher quality. (Patillo et al., 2007; Thede & Sewell, 2010; Thompson, 2005)
  11. 11. What type of mobile device are you using right now? 1 2 3 4 5 20% 20% 20%20%20% 1.Apple 2.Blackberry 3.Android 4.Laptop 5.Other
  12. 12. M_B_L_T_? 1 2 3 4 25% 25%25%25% 1.O H O A 2.A H A E 3.Y I O I 4.E J I I
  13. 13. Do you have uCentral or Nursing Central on your mobile device? 1 2 50%50% 1.Yes 2.No
  14. 14. Which answer best describes the social network sites you frequent? 1.Facebook 2.Twitter 3.Linked In 4.Facebook and Twitter 5.Facebook & Linked In 6.Facebook, Twitter & Linked In 7.None
  15. 15. SOCIAL MEDIA: an opportunity for learning, conversations, sharing BUT…… • Ensure privacy settings in place • Consider everything you post as permanent and traceable • ‘Pause before you post’ (CNA, 2012) • Maintain professional boundaries • Ensure patient confidentiality
  16. 16. Supercourse • a repository of lectures on global health and prevention designed to improve the teaching of preventative healthcare. • Uses a network of over 56000 scientists in 174 countries who are sharing for free a library of 5300 lectures in 31 languages.
  17. 17. • free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy. • leading edge, user-centered, collection of peer reviewed higher education, online learning materials
  18. 18. Thank You