Nursing Informatics Competencies: Self - Assessmenthttp://nursing-informatics.com/niassess/competencies.html ★ use information & communication technologies to enter, retrieve and manipulate data;
★ interpret and organize data into information to affect nursing practice; and
★ combine information to contribute to knowledge development in nursing"
To Err is Human: Building A Safer Health Systemhttp://iom.edu/Reports/1999/To-Err-is-Human-Building-A-Safer-Health-System.aspx
The report brings out the need for a reduction in medical errors and improvement on on the safety of the patient by using a better means of medical record reporting and creating a safer health care system.
"deaths due to medical errors exceed the number attributable to the 8th-leading cause of death"
Nursing Informatics Competencies & LiteracyThe book presents the core informatics competencies that every nurse needs to practice in the electronic age
Beginning Nurses, Experienced Nurses, Nurse Specialist & Informatics innovator - each has their level a competency and literacy - each growing and gaining with experince. (Thede, p16) * http://dlthede.net/informatics/Chap01IntroNI/chap1.html
Health Professions Education: A Bridge to QualityFive core competencies are proposed that all medical personnel should have. Habitual and judicous use of communication, knowledge, technical skills, clinical reasoning, emotions, values and reflection in daily practice.
The TIGER Initiative - Safer Healthcarehttp://www.tigersummit.com/Competencies_New_B949.html
Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform
Using informatics by nurses to make healthcare safer, effective, efficient, patient-centered, timely and equitable. Use of HIT.
the TIGER Nursing Informatics Competencies Model consists of three parts:
Computer Competencies, Information Literacy, Information Management
QSEN Quality and Safety in Nursing Pre licensure Informatics Competencieshttp://qsen.org/competencies/pre-licensure-ksas/#informatics
The project is meet the demands of current day nursing - preparing the pre-licenced nurse with the competency using their knowledge, skills and attitudes to improve the quality and safety of healthcare.
Teamwork and Collaboration
Evidence-based Practice (EBP)
Quality Improvement (QI)
Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care"If implemented appropriately, health IT can help improve health care providers' performance, better communication between patients and providers, and enhance patient safety, which ultimately may lead to better care for Americans. Health IT is designed to help improve the performance of health professionals, reduce costs, and enhance patient safety."