Write a 4-5 page evidence-based
proposal to support the need for a nurse informaticist in an
organization who would focus on improving health care outcomes.
As you begin to prepare this assessment, you are encouraged to
complete the Team Perspectives of the Nurse Informaticist activity.
Completion of this will help you succeed with the assessment as you
explore the nurse informaticist’s role from the different perspectives
of the health care team. Completing activities is also a way to
Nurses at the baccalaureate level in all practice areas are involved
in nursing informatics through interaction with information management
and patient care technologies. Nurses must not only demonstrate
knowledge of and skills in health information and patient care
technologies, but also how to use these tools at the bedside and
organizational levels. Moreover, nurses need to recognize how
information gathered from various health information sources can impact
decision making at the national and state regulatory levels.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your
proficiency in the course competencies through the following assessment
scoring guide criteria:
For this assessment, assume you are a nurse attending a meeting of
your state’s nurses’ association. A nurse informaticist conducted a
presentation on her role and its impact on positive patient and
organizational outcomes in her workplace. You realize that your
organization is undergoing many technological changes. You believe this
type of role could provide many benefits to your organization.
You decide to pursue proposing a nurse informaticist role in your
organization. You speak to your chief nursing officer (CNO) and human
resources (HR) manager. These individuals ask you to prepare a 4–5 page
evidence-based proposal to support the new role. In this way, they can
make an informed decision as to whether the addition of such a role
could justify the return on investment (ROI). They need your proposal
before an upcoming fiscal meeting.
To successfully prepare for this assessment, you will need to complete these preparatory activities:
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Human Resources (HR) manager have
asked you to include the following headings in your proposal and to be
sure to address the bullets underneath each heading:
Portfolio Prompt: Save your presentation to your ePortfolio. Submissions to the ePortfolio will be part of your final capstone course.