Nursing Informatics week 2
This activity will highlight the functional areas of nursing informatics while applying the roles/competencies of nursing informatics specialist.
Consider the 4 roles that nursing takes on as a knowledge worker: data gather, information user, knowledge user, and knowledge builder.
Select one of the functional areas of Nursing Informatics and reflect on how a nurse in that role would transition from data gatherer to knowledge builder. Discuss each role as it applies to the functional area you selected and provide an example to illustrate the role. What specific skills are required of the nurse to use this informatics/technology?
Consult the Discussion Posting Guide for information about writing your discussion posts. Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you post it. When you are ready to post, click on the “Create Thread” button for a new thread or “Reply” to respond to a previous post. Then, copy/paste the text from your document into the message field, and click “Submit.”
Please refer to the BSN Discussion Rubric [PDF, file size 182KB] for more information on how you will be graded for this activity.