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NURSE LEADER AS KNOWLEDGE WORKER AND STDS IN THE ELDERLYASSIGNMENT WEEK 2NURS 6051
KNOWLEDGE WORKERKnowledge can be defined as both the facts and experiences known by a person.Knowledge workers are those who work with information and generate information as a product.Drucker defined knowledge workers as high-level workers who apply theoretical and analytical knowledge, acquired through formal training to develop products and services.
NURSING INFORMATICSCan be defined as a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice (McGonigle & Mastrian, 2017).Nurses need information to care for patients safely. This information is used to make decisions efficiently to improve patient care outcomes.Is essentially applied science versus a practical sense.
STDS IN THE ELDERLY POPULATIONThe CDC has shown the number of HIV cases is growing faster in individuals over 50 than in people 40 years and under (Boskey and Olender, 2018).