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Essentials of Nursing Informatics : 6th Edition - Virginia K. Saba

Essentials of Nursing Informatics

6th Edition

Paperback Published: 24th April 2015
ISBN: 9780071829557
Number Of Pages: 886

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Discover how technology can improve patient care -- and enhance every aspect of a nurse’s job performance, education, and career

Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive up-to-date text helps you understand how informatics can enhance every aspect of the nursing profession. This edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics is highlighted by an outstanding team of international contributors and content that reflects the very latest concepts, technologies, policies, and required skills. Numerous case studies take the book beyond theory and add real-world relevance to the material.

Essentials of Nursing Informatics is logically divided into ten sections edited by leading nurse informaticists:

  • Nursing Informatics Technologies (Jacqueline Ann Moss)
  • System Life Cycle (Virginia K. Saba)
  • Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics (Virginia K. Saba)
  • Nursing Informatics Leadership (Kathleen Smith)
  • Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice (Gail E. Latimer)
  • Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications (Kathleen A. McCormick)
  • Educational Applications (Diane J. Skiba)
  • Research Applications (Virginia K. Saba)
  • Big Data Initiatives (Kathleen A. McCormick)
  • International Perspectives (Susan K. Newbold)
Essentials of Nursing Informatics is the best single resource for learning how technology can make the nursing experience as rewarding and successful as possible.

New Feature! The 6th Edition introduces an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching (available at http://MHProfessional.com/Nursing), offering instructors concise chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables.

Also, for the first time, a companion study guide for the 6th Edition is available separately from McGraw-Hill Education (Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide edited by Julianne Brixey, Jack Brixey, Virginia K. Saba, and Kathleen A. McCormick), presenting teaching modules for all major chapters, with content outlines, teaching tips, class preparation ideas, review questions, answer explanations, and online PowerPoint slides to aid understanding and retention of all major concepts covered in Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 6th Edition.

I. Computers and Nursing 1 Overview of Computers and Nursing 2 Historical Perspectives ofNursing Informatics 3 Electronic Health Records from a Historical Perspective II. Computer Systems 4 Computer System Basics 5 Systems Life Cycle: Planning and Analysis 6 Implementation and Evaluation 7 Healthcare Project Management 8 Human Factors 9 Open Source and Free Software 10 Mobile Computing Platforms III. Informatics Theory 11 The Practice Specialty of Nursing Informatics 12 Advanced Terminological Approaches in Nursing 13 Nursing Minimum Data Set Systems 14 Overview of the Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System: A National Nursing Standard Coded Terminology IV. Current Issues in Informatics 15 Health Data Standards Development, Harmonization and Interoperability 16Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Policy 17 Trustworthy Systems for Safe and Private Health Care 18 ShapingNursing Informatics through the Public Policy Process 19 Home Health: The Missing Ingredient in Healthcare Reform V. Continuum of Care Information Technology Systems 20 Computerized Provider Order Entry 21 Electronic Health Record Vendor Applications 22 The Role of Technology in the Medication-Use Process 23 Planning, Design and Implementation of Information Technology in Complex Healthcare Systems 24 The Integration of Complex Systems Theory into Six Sigma Methods of Performance Improvement; A Case Study 25 Workflow and Healthcare Process Management 26 Translation of Evidence into Nursing Practice 27 Evidence-Based Practice 28 Incorporating Evidence: Use of Computer-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) for Health Professionals 29 The Magnet Model 30 Internet Tools for Patient Care in Advanced Practice 31 IT for the Rural Healthcare Market 32 Ambulatory Care Information Systems 33 Overview of Post-Acute Services 34 Public Health Practice Applications 35 Informatics Solutions for Emergency Planning and Response VI. Educational Applications 36 Web 2.0 and Its Impact on Health Care Education and Practice 37 Initiation and Management of Accessible, Effective Online Learning 38 Innovations in e-Health 39 Consumer and Patient Use of Computers for Health 40 Nursing Curriculum Reform and Healthcare Information Technology 41 A Paradigm Shift in Simulation: Experiential Learning in Second Life 42 The TIGER Intiative VII. Research Applications 43 Computer Use in Nursing Research 44 Information Literacy and Computerized Information Resources VIII. International Perspectives 45Nursing Informatics in Canada 46Nursing Informatics in Europe 47 Pacific Rim Perspectives 48 Asian Perspectives 49Nursing Informatics in South America 50Nursing Informatics in South Africa IX. The Future of Informatics 51 Future Directions Appendix A Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System Version 2.0

ISBN: 9780071829557
ISBN-10: 0071829555
Series: Nursing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 886
Published: 24th April 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.8  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 1.38
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised

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