Importance Of Nursing Informatics

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Abstract Information is the main to operative decision making and vital to excellence nursing practice. Considerably what nurses do encompasses information such as caring for patients and also having effective communication skills with patients, patient families and also other health care professionals. The goal of nursing informatics is to improve the health of populations, communities, families, and individuals by optimizing information, management and communication. This includes the use of information technology in the direct provision of care in establishing effective administration systems, in managing and delivering educational experiences, in supporting lifelong learning and in supporting nursing research. (Staggers and Bagley Thompson,…show more content…
This support is accomplished through the use of information structures, information processes, and information technology. The nurse’s competence is the ability to use his/her knowledge, skills, judgment, attitudes, values and beliefs to perform in a specified roles or circumstances and in a specific practice setting. This continuing competence ensures that the nurse is able to perform in a changing environment. This also contributes to quality nursing practice and upturns public confidence in the nursing…show more content…
This could be recognized to the fact that many nursing faculty members have inadequate Nursing Informatics knowledge. On the other hand, the College of Science, Technology, Applied Arts Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) the basic level of nursing Informatics at the Undergraduate Nursing programme has proficiency based training and testing in simulated clinical settings which allowed the users to acquire and then validate their skills and scrutinize their knowledge and

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