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.
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.
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.
CO #8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care.