Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

Author: Toni Hebda
Publisher: Pearson Educacion
ISBN: 0132959542
Release Date: 2012-01-20
Genre: Medical informatics

HANDBOOK OF INFORMATICS FOR NURSES & HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, 5/e is a complete and up-to-date overview of the key issues related to adoption and use of health information technology and nursing informatics, with detailed practical information to support students and professionals in the field. Intended to address all the concepts, skills, and tasks professionals need to achieve the nation's healthcare information technology goals, it contains three major sections: General Computer Information, Health Care Information Systems, and Specialty Applications. Major themes of privacy, confidentiality, and information security are woven throughout; project management is introduced in the context of strategic planning, and addressed in many other chapters. This edition contains extensive new coverage throughout, along with eight new chapters addressing issues such as Personal Health Records (PHRs), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), usability, and consumer education.

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals

Author: Toni Hebda
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135043948
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

This useful handbook introduces nurses and other health care professionals to the most current application of computer-related technology in the health care environment. Included are the various forms of electronic communication and ways to use it more effectively. New coverage of web-based technology, search tools, and evaluation criteria for online material are presented along with regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as HIPAA. Completely updated, the fourth edition offers a clearly written overview of informatics, as well as practical applications of computer-based education for day-to-day use.

Health Informatics Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals Sixth Edition

Author: Robert E. Hoyt
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781304791108
Release Date: 2014-02
Genre: Computers

Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of Information Technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references.

Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Irene Joos
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763761134
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Genre: Computers

An introductory computer literacy text for nurses and other healthcare students, Introduction to Computers for Healthcare Professionals explains hardware, popular software programs, operating systems, and computer assisted communication. The Fifth Edition of this best-selling text has been revised and now includes content on on online storage, communication and online learning including info on PDA's, iPhones, IM, and other media formats, and another chapter on distance learning including video conferencing and streaming video.

Essentials of Nursing Informatics 6th Edition

Author: Kathleen McCormick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 0071829555
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Medical

Discover how technology can improve patient care -- and enhance every aspect of a nurse’s job performance, education, and career Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive up-to-date text helps you understand how informatics can enhance every aspect of the nursing profession. This edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics is highlighted by an outstanding team of international contributors and content that reflects the very latest concepts, technologies, policies, and required skills. Numerous case studies take the book beyond theory and add real-world relevance to the material. Essentials of Nursing Informatics is logically divided into ten sections edited by leading nurse informaticists: Nursing Informatics Technologies (Jacqueline Ann Moss) System Life Cycle (Virginia K. Saba) Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics (Virginia K. Saba) Nursing Informatics Leadership (Kathleen Smith) Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice (Gail E. Latimer) Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications (Kathleen A. McCormick) Educational Applications (Diane J. Skiba) Research Applications (Virginia K. Saba) Big Data Initiatives (Kathleen A. McCormick) International Perspectives (Susan K. Newbold) Essentials of Nursing Informatics is the best single resource for learning how technology can make the nursing experience as rewarding and successful as possible. New Feature! The 6th Edition introduces an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching (available at http://MHProfessional.com/Nursing), offering instructors concise chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables. Also, for the first time, a companion study guide for the 6th Edition is available separately from McGraw-Hill Education (Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide/ISBN: 978-007-184-5892; edited by Julianne Brixey, Jack Brixey, Virginia K. Saba, and Kathleen A. McCormick), presenting teaching modules for all major chapters, with content outlines, teaching tips, class preparation ideas, review questions, answer explanations, and online PowerPoint slides to aid understanding and retention of all major concepts covered in Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 6th Edition.

Informatics for Health Professionals

Author: Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Nursing Pennsylvania State University Shenango Kathleen Mastrian
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284102635
Release Date: 2016-04-08
Genre: Medical

Informatics For Health Professionals Is An Excellent Resource To Provide Healthcare Students And Professionals With The Foundational Knowledge To Integrate Informatics Principles Into Practice. The Theoretical Underpinning Of This Text Is The Foundation Of Knowledge Model, Which Explains How Informatics Relates To Knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Processing, Knowledge Generation, Knowledge Dissemination, And Feedback. Once Readers Understand Informatics And The Way In Which It Supports Practice, Education, Administration, And Research, They Can Apply These Principles To Improve Patient Care At All Levels. Key Content Focuses On Current Informatics Research And Practice Including But Not Limited To: •Technology Trends •Information Security Advances •Health Information Exchanges •Care Coordination •Transition Technologies •Ethical And Legislative Aspects •Social Media Use •Mobile Health •Bioinformatics •Knowledge Management •Data Mining, And More Helpful Learning Tools Include: Case Studies, Provoking Discussion Questions, Research Briefs, And Call Outs On Cutting-Edge Innovations, Meaningful Use, And Patient Safety. INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: Instructor’S Manual, Slides In Powerpoint Format, And A Test Bank. STUDENT RESOURCES: Each New Print Copy Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access That Unlocks An Interactive Ebook, Student Practice Activities And Assessments, And A Dashboard That Reports Actionable Data. Some Ebook And Electronic Versions Do Not Include Navigate 2 Advantage Access.

Writing for the Health Professions

Author: Karl J. Terryberry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401841929
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness

Writing for the Health Professions teaches the principles of writing, writing for academic purposes and writing to help healthcare professionals in practice. Designed for those with a firm grasp of basic grammar, it leads the reader through the fundamentals of writing papers, documentation and writing research grants. This book can be used in a writing class for health care students, a reference for the student to use during their academic years or as reference for the practicing professional.

Health Policy and Politics

Author: Milstead
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284154832
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Medical

Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide, Sixth Edition encompasses the entire health policy process from agenda setting through policy and program evaluation.

Information Technology for the Health Professions

Author: Lillian Burke
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133100495
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Genre: Medical

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Now significantly expanded and fully updated, IN FORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 4/e is the ideal information technology primer for readers working in any healthcare field, including allied health, nursing, medical/dental/pharmaceutical assisting, or medical administration. It fully addresses each key issue in contemporary healthcare IT, including the accelerating migration towards electronic health records. New coverage includes: smartphones, tablets, and their healthcare applications; the role of healthcare reform in promoting health IT; EHR meaningful use criteria; new practice management scheduling software; the growth of telemedicine; new problems in public health; interventional radiology; surgery-related nanotechnology; information-related biotech and pharmaceutical trends; expanded applications in psychiatry and rehabilitation; genetic privacy; and much more.

Conceptual Foundations

Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323036597
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

By focusing on the role and concepts of professional nursing, Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 4th Edition provides an in-depth look at nursing in the real world. Written specifically for students who are already RNs, it acknowledges the education and experience they already have while introducing new and exciting topics. The text covers everything from the history of nursing to modern issues in nursing, all of which will benefit students in the field. Current professional practice topics are covered such as political, economic, and legal issues. Discusses the role of the professional nurse and the socialization of the nurse into a professional role. Profile in Practice boxes feature real nurses sharing their experiences related to the content in the chapter. Research findings, integrated throughout, reinforce the importance of research to practice. Encourage analysis and synthesis of the material with Critical Thinking Exercises. Key Points in every chapter allow students to focus on important information. Four new chapters: Communication Skills and Techniques; Rural Health Considerations; Violence as a Health Care Problem; and Vulnerable Populations, provide an even more thorough look at nursing and health care. An expanded and revised chapter on Critical Thinking, Clinical Judgment, and the Nursing Process helps students gain a better understanding of the role of critical thinking in clinical judgment and the nursing process. An expanded Challenges in Teaching and Learning chapter compares major theories, practices, and principles of effective experiences, the role of technology in nursing, and design in teaching and learning for groups and individuals.

Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge

Author: Dee McGonigle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284143058
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Genre: Medical

Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition teaches nursing students the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. This comprehensive text includes the building blocks of informatics through complicated topics such as data mining, bioinformatics, and system development.