Informatics and Nursing Competencies and Applications

ISBN-10: 0781795974

ISBN-13: 9780781795975

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Linda Q. Thede, Jeanne Sewell, Linda Q. Thede

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Thoroughly updated to reflect current technologies, the Third Edition of this comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics. Starting with an introduction to nursing informatics, the contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. Other units review the effects that the Internet is having on healthcare, the ins and outs of using personal productivity software, and informatics in the clinical area.
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List price: $54.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Informatics Basics
Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Managing Healthcare Information
Meet the Computer
Software: Information Management
Understanding Computer Concepts: Common Features
Computers and Networking
Computers and Your Professional Career
Professional Networking
Word Processing
Presentation Software: Looking Professional in the Spotlight
Spreadsheets: Making Numbers Talk
Databases: Creating Information From Data
Information Competency
The Internet: One Road to Health and Evidence-Based Practice Information
Finding Knowledge in the Digital Library Haystack
Mobile Computing: Finding Knowledge in the Palm of Your Hand
The New Healthcare Paradigm
The Consumer and the Electronic Health Record
The Empowered Consumer
Interoperability at the International and National Level
Nursing Documentation: Is It Valuable?
Healthcare Informatics
The Informatics Discipline
Basic Electronic Healthcare Information Systems
Specialized Electronic Healthcare Information Systems
Electronic Healthcare System Issues
Carrying Healthcare to the Client
Computer Uses in Healthcare Beyond Clinical Informatics
Educational Informatics: e-Learning
Administration Tools for Efficiency
Informatics and Research
Legal and Ethical Issues
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