This assignment is designed to help students develop an appreciation for informatics, basic skills and knowledge required in practice settings. Students will select a “hot” or popular topic of particular interest to their practice to discuss (mental health ). The topic will be selected from the website using the link provided in the course Assignments section
***Students will login to FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT using the link provided in the reading assignment module for Week 5 and select a “current/popular” topic of the week that may impact their practice. Students, in a professionally developed paper, will discuss the rationale for choosing the topic, how it will impact practice in a positive or negative manner, citing pros and cons. Include a discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment. In the conclusion, provide recommendations for the future. Submit completed FierceHealthIT
Visit the following site http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/it (Links to an external site.) (explore healthcare technology news on CPOE, EMRs, E-prescribing, HIE, PHRs, HIT stimulus, and other health IT news)
HealthIT Topic of Week Assignment
Research Fiercehealthcare website for a HealthIT topic that pertains to NI (Nursing Informatics) and your practice or advanced practice role. NB: a topic talking about mental health is better because I am psychiatric mental health nurse.
****Please follow this guideline:******
******Introduction: Introduction presents a brief overview of the parts of the paper.
******Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for selecting topic Provides convincing rationale for topic selection. Please select a topic about mental health nurse.
********Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons.
********Discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment
********Conclusion and recommendations. Concluding statements summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the assignment. Recommendations for the future are provided
*********APA Style Text, title page, body of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format.
*******Citations. Ideas and information from sources are cited correctly. There are a minimum of three scholarly, current (5 years or less) references.
Writing Mechanics. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work.
Research Fiercehealthcare website for a HealthIT topic that pertains to NI (Nursing Informatics) and your practice or advanced practice role.