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Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics

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Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Applications serves as a valuable asset for nurses, administrators and practitioners who want to improve their understanding of nursing informatics. Critiquing fundamental concepts such as evidence based practice, and examining possible applications of such concepts in the contemporary context of nursing informatics, this text offers chapter and case studies focusing on technology’s contributions to nursing theory and practice, nursing systems management, and decision-support in nursing.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Epistemology and Current Nursing Assumption
    1. Chapter 1: Nursing Knowledge
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Some Significant Features of Nursing Practice at Present
      4. The Philosophical Provenance of Technical Rationality
      5. Closing Remarks
    2. Chapter 2: Word Power and Linguistic Constructs in Nursing
      1. Abstract
    3. Chapter 3: Communication and Nursing Relationships
      1. Abstract
      2. Importance of Interpersonal Communication and Relationship in Nursing
      3. Definition of Interpersonal Communication
      4. Communication Model
      5. Characteristics of Communication
      6. Type of Communication
      7. Associated Factors of Communication
      8. Key Elements of Communication for Interpersonal Nursing Care
      9. Therapeutic Communication
      10. Non-Therapeutic (Inefficient) Communication
    4. Chapter 4: Praxis
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Information Explosion
      4. Praxis
      5. Information and Knowing
      6. Practice Knowledge
      7. Régimes of Truth
      8. A Culture of Inquiry
      9. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 5: The Nature of Nursing Work
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Reflections on my Experience of the Nature of Nursing Work
      4. Nature of the Work
      5. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 6: Translation of Evidence into Practice
      1. Abstract
      2. Prologue
      3. Change
      4. Translation of Evidence into Practice with a Team at its Core
      5. The New Patient Journey plan
      6. Clinical Practice Guidelines
      7. Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines
      8. Translating the Evidence from a Clinical Guideline into Practice with an Organisation as the Focus
      9. Other Approaches
      10. Type 2 Translational Research
      11. Conclusion
  9. Section 2: Nursing Informatics
    1. Chapter 7: Nursing Informatics History and its Contributions to Nursing Knowledge
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction and Overview
      3. Defining Nursing Informatics
      4. Drivers for Change in Nursing and Nursing Informatics
      5. Nursing Informatics' Contribution to Direct Patient Care
      6. Nursing Informatics and Communication: Sharing Information
      7. Nursing Informatics and Knowledge Management
      8. The ‘Future Direction’ of Nursing Informatics: Lessons Learned and Recommendations
    2. Chapter 8: Are Nurses Prepared for Engagement to Evidence-Based Practice with New Technologies?
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Defining Nursing Informatics Knowledge and Skills Needed in Practice
      4. Recommendations for Enhancing Nursing Informatics Education
      5. Nursing Informatics Infrastructure for Evidence-Based Practice
      6. Implementation of the Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in Health Care
      7. The Use of Social Media for Professional Purposes
      8. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 9: Implications for Nursing Research and Generation of Evidence
      1. Abstract
      2. Research Trends
      3. ICT Infrastructure and Informatics Processes
    4. Chapter 10: Ethical Considerations of Nursing Informatics
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Ethics and the Essence of Nursing
      4. About Health Information Technology
      5. Defining Nursing Informatics
      6. The Electronic Patient Record
      7. Access to Patient Records
      8. Confidentiality
      9. Disclosure
      10. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 11: Nursing, Information Technology and the Humanization of Health Care
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Why Adopt a Troubling/Troublesome Stance to Nursing Informatics?
      4. Society, the Self and Information Communication Technology
      5. Nursing and Information Technology
      6. Information Technology and Humanized Health Care
      7. Nursing, Information Technology and Health Reform
      8. Summary
    6. Chapter 12: Telenursing
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Telenursing and Workforce Issues
      4. Telehealth
      5. Telenursing Applications
      6. Engaging Nurses with Technology
      7. Conclusion
  10. Section 3: Praxis in Practice
    1. Chapter 13: Case Study
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Mental Health Information in NZ
      4. Mental Health Nursing and Information
      5. National Information Collections: PRIMHD
      6. Clinical Utility
      7. Individual and Aggregated Data
      8. Feedback Scenarios
      9. Test Project: Aggregated Data
      10. Tools for Utility
      11. Future Pathways
      12. Information Use: Beyond the Noise of Manufacturing
      13. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 14: Case Study
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Project Background
      4. Organizing the Project
      5. Assembling the Right Team
      6. Identifying the Team Members
      7. Preparing for KBNI Design
      8. Making it Easy for Nurses to Do the Right Thing
      9. Process for Phenomena Development between Teams
      10. Integrating Design Work into Nursing Governance Structures and Processes
      11. Promoting Adoption with Education and Competency Testing
      12. Learning from the Go-Live
      13. Summarizing the Key Learnings
    3. Chapter 15: Case Study
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Service Design
      4. Service Implementation
      5. Service Performance
      6. Discussion
    4. Chapter 16: Case Study
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Lecturer - Student Dialogue: Issues, Controversies and Problems
      5. Reflections on the Dialogue
      6. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 17: Case Study
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Review of the Literature
      4. Health Paradigms
      5. The Problem
      6. Current Barriers to Community-Centered Research
      7. RM’s Technology
      8. How Research Matchmaker will Work
      9. Implementation Strategy
      10. Benefits
  11. Section 4: The Future
    1. Chapter 18: A Glimpse of the Future
      1. Abstract
      2. The Current State
      3. The Future
      4. Building for the Future
      5. The Person and their Contribution to Evidence Based Practice
      6. Emerging Technologies
      7. Sensor Technologies
      8. Implications for Nursing
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors
  14. Index