Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges provides students with the core knowledge to understand technology while using informatics to discover and manipulate information. With this text, students are able to access, manage, and present clinical data. The Sixth Edition is designed to capture cutting-edge advancement in nursing informatics core competencies and to teach students how informatics should be integrated into practice while continuing to emphasize important areas such as computing software and consumer informatics. This text enhances students’ communication skills with the use of technology, computer fluency, and information literacy skills, which will translate into shaping nursing practice by improving patient outcomes and contributing to the scholarship of nursing.
Student friendly features such as learning objectives, key terms, QSEN mapping, Application and Competencies activities as well as the four-color design to foster engagement with the text. For instructors, a full ancillary package which includes a revamped test generator, presentation materials, case studies, competency maps help facilitate course development.