NR512 Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics Full Course
NR512 Week 1 Discussion
Integration of Nursing Informatics Skills and Competencies (graded)
Reflect on your own practice. Discuss how informatics is used in your practice. What is your primary area where you would use informatics?
NR512 Week 2 Discussion
Wisdom Versus Judgment (graded)
How does the concept of wisdom in nursing informatics compare to the concept of professional nursing judgment? What is DIKW and how do you “use” it in your practice?
NR512 Week 3 Discussion
Reflections on Second Life Experiences (graded)
You are working in Second Life now completing a number of activities. What do you see as a benefit to augmenting course assignments through the use of a virtual learning environment (VLE)?
NR512 Week 4 Discussion
Informatics Skills (graded)
How do the informatics skills you are now developing/expanding upon and validating help you meet current informatics skills levels? Did the TANIC self-assessment change your impression of your current informatics skill levels?
NR512 Week 5 Discussion
Knowledge Generation Through Nursing Informatics (graded)
In one of the reading assignments this week you reviewed advance nurse practitioner (APN) roles and the application of project management concepts, one of the major elements of NI, but new to most nurses. Does this have an application to your practice? Why or why not?
NR512 Week 6 Discussion
HealthIT Hot Topic of the Week and Impact on Practice (graded)
What was the HealthIT Hot Topic you selected related to your specialty? Why did you select it? How will this impact your practice?
NR512 Week 7 Discussion
Safeguarding Health Information and Systems (graded)
A new concept for some organizations is to allow nurses to bring in their own devices known as bring your own devices (BYOD) to use at work. What are some of the security issues you might encounter if this were allowed? How would you address these issues?