Information Technology, Safety, and Patient Outcomes
Information and technology skills are essential for all nurses to have, but especially for nurse informaticists. This assignment requires you to consider how information and technology connect to patient care outcomes and a safe care environment.
Explain why information and technology skills are essential for safe patient care.
Identify the baccalaureate nurse’s role in championing the use of information and technology to improve safety and patient outcomes.
Provide examples of how nurses use technology to make health care-related decisions.
Analyze relationship between the quality and integrity of data entered into a database and the resulting effect on the quality of patient care.
Format your assignment as one of the following:
- 18- to 20-slide presentation with Speaker notes of 50-250 words per slide
- 3- to 4-minute podcast
- 15- to 20-minute oral presentation
- 875-word paper
- another format approved by your instructor
Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources, and develop an APA-formatted reference page.