Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Information Expert

Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Information Expert.

DISCUSS THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A NURSING INFORMATION EXPERT. Communicate your understanding of the importance of quality information in everyday nursing practice;
Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Information Expert

Question
Interview with a Nursing Information Expert:

Guidelines and Grading Rubric

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to

· Communicate your understanding of the importance of quality information in everyday nursing practice;

· Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Information Expert; and

· Articulate how the professional nurse uses information or data in everyday practice to improve outcomes.

Course Outcomes

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.

CO #1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO #1)

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 #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 250 points.

Due Date

This assignment, Interview with a Nursing Information Expert, is due at the end of Week 6. Submit your completed Interview, using the Interview Form, to the basket in the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. mountain time. Post questions to the weekly Q & A Forum. Contact your instructor if you need additional assistance.See the Course Policies regarding late assignments. Failure to submit your paper to the Dropbox on time will result in a deduction of points.

Directions

1. Download the NR361 Interview Form from Doc Sharing. It is found under the Week 6 Interview link.

2. Select your interviewee and schedule an interview. This individual must be a registered nurse. Job titles of RNs who may be considered include but, are not limited to, Nursing Clinical Information Manager; Super User, Director/Manger Clinical Education; Chief Information Officer; Quality Assurance or Performance Improvement Nurse; Nurse Informaticist; Telenursing Specialist; Nurse Abstractor; Case Manager; Compliance Nurse. If you have any concerns about whether the RN is suitable for this assignment, contact your instructor BEFORE you schedule the interview.

3. Review all questions (areas of inquiry) on the Interview Form located in Doc Sharing PRIOR to conducting the interview. You may print the form and take it with you to the interview.

4. Note that there are five (5) Required Questions to ask the RN.

5. Note that there are four (4) Optional Questions. You need to select only ONE of them to ask the RN.

Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Information Expert

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