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NURS 3010 Information Management in Nursing & Healthcare: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

NURS 3010 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bokur, D. (2012). To ‘EACH’ its own incentive payment: New CCHIT program rewards groups with EHR systems. MGMA Connexion, 12(2), 33–34.

Bolla, Y. (2011). Meaningful use 101. Nursing Management, 42(8), 18–22.

Early, C., Riha, C., Martin, J., Lowdon, K. W., & Harvey, E. M. (2011). Scanning for safety: an integrated approach to improved bar-code medication administration. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(3), 157-164.

Egelstaff, R., & Wells, M. (2013). Data governance frameworks and change management. Studies In Health Technology And Informatics, 193, 108-119.

Hebda, Toni, RN,PhD., M.S.I.S., & Patton, Carol, DrPH, RN, FNP-BC,C.R.N.P., C.N.E. (2012). Application of the relationship-based care model to improve health outcomes via the electronic personal health record. Creative Nursing, 18(1), 30-3.

HIMSS Nursing Informatics Awareness Task Force. (2007). An emerging giant: Nursing informatics. Nursing Management, 38(3), 38–42.

Hunter, K. M., McGonigle, D. M., & Hebda, T. L. (2013). TIGER-based measurement of nursing informatics competencies: The development and implementation of an online tool for self-assessment. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(12), p70.  

Huryk, L.A. (2011). Interview with an informaticist. Nursing Management, 42(11), 44–48.

Jones, S. S., Rudin, R. S., Perry, T., & Shekelle, P. G. (2014). Health Information Technology: An Updated Systematic Review With a Focus on Meaningful Use. Annals Of Internal Medicine, 160(1), 48-54.

Kiel, J. M., Thede, L. Q. (2012). HIPAA and its effect on informatics. Computers, Informatics, Nursing Volume, 30(1) 1-5.

Levy, S., & Heyes, B. (2012). Information systems that support effective clinical decision making. Nursing Management - UK, 19(7), 20-22.

Liu, W. (2014). Clinical knowledge management: Using Extensible Markup Language to characterize clinical decision support.American Journal Of Health-System Pharmacy, 71(12), 994-997.

Matney, S., Brewster, P. J., Sward, K. A., Cloyes, K. G., & Staggers, N. (2011). Philosophical approaches to the nursing informatics data-information-knowledge-wisdom framework. Advances in Nursing Science, 34(1), 6-18.

McGonigle, D., Hunter, K., Sipes, C., & Hebda, T. (2014). Why nurses need to understand nursing informatics. Association of Operating Room Nurses.AORN Journal, 100(3), 324-327. doi:

Mitchell, J. K. (2011). Nursing informatics 101: Using technology to improve patient care. ONS Connect, 26(4), 8–12.

Murphy, J. (2010). Nursing informatics: the intersection of nursing, computer, and information sciences. Nursing Economic$, 28(3), 204-207.

Murphy, J. (2011). The nursing informatics workforce: Who are they and what do they do? Nursing Economic$, 29(3), 150–153.

O'Sullivan, D., Fraccaro, P., Carson, E., & Weller, P. (2014). Decision time for clinical decision support systems. Clinical Medicine, 14(4), 338-341. 

Penoyer, D. A., Cortelyou-Ward, K. H., Noblin, A. M., Bullard, T., Talbert, S., Wilson, J., ... & Briscoe, J. G. (2013). Use of electronic health record documentation by healthcare workers in an acute care hospital system. Journal of healthcare management/American College of Healthcare Executives, 59(2), 130-144.

Preheim, G. J., Armstrong, G. E., & Barton, A. J. (2009). The new fundamentals in nursing: Introducing beginning quality and safety education for nurses' competencies. The Journal of Nursing Education, 48(12), 694–697.

Rice, S., & Tahir, D. (2014). The Human Factor. Modern Healthcare, 44(33), 12-15.

Scherffius, J. A. (2009). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge. AORN Journal, 89(4), 777–778.

Seibert, H. H., Maddox, R. R., Flynn, E. A., & Williams, C. K. (2014). Effect of barcode technology with electronic medication administration record on medication accuracy rates. American Journal Of Health-System Pharmacy, 71(3), 209-218.

Sherwood, G., & Zomorodi, M. (2014). A New Mindset for Quality and Safety: The QSEN Competencies Redefine Nurses' Roles in Practice. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 41(1), 15-72.

Staggers, N. (2012). Improving the User Experience for EHRs: How to Begin?. Online Journal Of Nursing Informatics, 16(2), 15-17.

Wilkowska, W., & Ziefle, M. (2012). Privacy and data security in E-health: Requirements from the user’s perspective. Health Informatics Journal, 18(3), 191-201.


Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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