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NURS 6051N-29: TransformingNursing & HCInitial Week 2 DiscussionDecember 7, 2016Nursing Informatic CompetenciesIn the past 18 years, I have worked as a Clinical Associate and Registered Nurse at the same hospital. When I started at the hospital, it was all paper charting and then after 13 years we transitioned to electronic charting. It was a major change for some nurses who hadn’t worked on computers as much, and many decided to retire during this time. I however have two younger children, so learning computer skills was necessary in my household, or they would have left me behind with their technological skills. Relevant Key Functional AreasWorking at the HVI of WVUH has been an exciting experience for me. I have worked as a bedside nurse and a charge nurse for the past 8 years. With the need for compliance with medications and discharge instructions, and the need for less re-admissions due to CHF or COPDexacerbation, the need for education is a high priority. Charting this education electronically is a