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NURS 6411 Information & Knowledge Management: 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 6411 Required Course Readings


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Chute, C. G., Beck, S. A., Fisk, T. B., & Mohr, D. N. (2010). The Enterprise Data Trust at Mayo Clinic: A semantically integrated warehouse of biomedical data. Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, 17(2), 131–135.

Corrao, S., Arcoraci, V., Anorne, S., Calvo, L., Scaglione, R., Di Bernardo, C. , …Licata, R. (2009). Evidence-based knowledge management: An approach to effectively promote good health-care decision-making in the Information Era. Internal and Emergency Medicine, 4(2), 99–106.

Dontje, K., & Coenen, A. (2011). Mapping evidence-based guidelines to standardized nursing terminologies. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(12), 698–705.

Eessaar, E., & Soobik, M. (2012). A decision support method for evaluating database designs. Computer Science & Information Systems, 9(1), 81–106.

Ensuring data integrity. (2009). Nature Neuroscience,12(10), 1205.

Forrest, M., Maclean, D., Towers, H. K., & Younes, H. (2012). The accuracy of real-time procedure coding by theatre nurses: A comparison with the central national system. Health Informatics Journal, 18(1), 3–11.

Frisher, M., Short, D., & Bashford, J. (2010). Determining patient characteristics for decision analysis support systems using anonymized electronic patient records. Health Informatics Journal, 16(1), 49–57.

Gaff, B. M., Smedinghoff, T. J., & Sor, S. (2012). Privacy and data security. Computer, 45(3), 8–10.

Hayrinen, K., Lammintakanen, J., & Saranto, K. (2009). Evaluation of electronic nursing documentation—nursing process model and standardized terminologies as keys to visible and transparent nursing. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 79(8), 554–564.

Hey, T. (2010). The big idea: The next scientific revolution. Harvard Business Review, 88(11), 56–63.

Huryk, L. A. (2012). Information systems and decision support systems. American Journal of Nursing, 112(1), 62–65.

Imran, S.,& Hyder, I. (2009). Security issues in databases. Future Information Technology and Management Engineering, 2009. FITME '09. Second International Conference, 541–545.

Jukic, N., & Nicholas, J. (2010). A framework for collecting and defining requirements for data warehousing projects. Journal of Computing & Information Technology, 18(4), 377–384.

Kristianson, K. J., Ljunggren, H., & Gustafsson, L. L. (2009). Data extraction from a semi-structured electronic medical record system for outpatients: A model to facilitate the access and use of data for quality control and research. Health Informatics Journal, 15(4), 305–319.

Kulkarni, M. (2010). A case-based data warehousing courseware. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), 245–248.

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.

Murray, M. C. (2010). Database security: What students need to know. Journal of Information Technology Education, 9, IIP61–IIP77.

Roberts, A. L., & Sewell, J. P. (2011). Data aggregation: A case study. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(1), 3–7.

Roshanov, P. S., Misra, S., Gerstein, H. C., Garg, A. X., Sebaldt, R. J., Mackay, J. A., …& Haynes, R. B. (2011). Can computerized clinical decision support systems improve practitioners' diagnostic test ordering behavior? A decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review. Implementation Science, 6(88), 1–12.

Rux, E., & Borchert, T. (2010). You have how many spreadsheets? Computers in Libraries, 30(8), 21–25.

Schraml, T. (2011). Success is an attitude. Database Trends & Applications, 25(3), 28.

Souza, N. M., Sebaldt, R. J., Mackay, J. A., Prorok, J. C., Weise-Kelly, L., Navarro, …& Haynes, R. B. (2011). Computerized clinical decision support systems for primary preventive care: A decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review of effects on process of care and patient outcomes. Implementation Science, 6(1), 87–100.

Thompson, T. L., & Warren, J. J. (2009). Are they all data? Understanding the work of organizational knowledge. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 23(4), 185–186.

Thoroddsen, A., Ehnfors, M., & Ehrenberg, A. (2011). Content and completeness of care plans after implementation of standardized nursing terminologies and computerized records. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(10), 599–607.

Westra, B. L., Subramanian, A., Hart, C. M., Matney, S. A., Wilsom, P. S., Huff, S., Huber, D. L., & Delaney, C. W. (2010). Achieving “meaningful use” of electronic health records through the integration of the nursing management minimum data set. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 40(7/8), 336–343.

Wright, A., Sittig, D. F., Ash, J. S., Feblowitz, J., Meltzer, S., McMullen, C., …& Middleton, B. (2011). Development and evaluation of a comprehensive clinical decision support taxonomy: Comparison of front-end tools in commercial and internally developed electronic health record systems. Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, 18(3), 232–242.

Other Readings

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