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NURS 6400 Informatics in Nursing & Healthcare: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

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 6400 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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Curtin, L. L. (2005, Oct.–Dec.) Ethics in nursing administration. Ethics in informatics: The intersection of nursing, ethics, and information technology. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 29(4), 349–352.

Fairbrook, D. (2007, December). The winding road to EMR adoption. Health Management Technology, 28(12), 34–36.

Hammond, W. E. (2005, September/October). The making and adoption of health data standards. Health Affairs (Project Hope) 24(5), 1205–1213.

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

Pritchard, P. (2004). Professional values and informatics: What is the connection? Informatics in Primary Care, 12(2), 91–96.

Simpson R. L. (2002). Eyeing IT trends and challenges. To predict healthcare's future, look at the industry's current business environment. Nursing Management, 33(12), 46–47. 

Simpson, R. L. (2005). Nursing informatics. From tele-ed to telehealth: The need for IT ubiquity in nursing. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 29(4), 344–348.

Skiba, D. J. (2005, September/October). Emerging technologies center. Preparing for evidence-based practice: Revisiting information literacy. Nursing Education Perspectives, 26(5), 310–311.

Timmons, S. (2003, December). Nurses resisting information technology. Nursing Inquiry, 10(4), 257–269.

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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