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The Nurse as Knowledge WorkerWilliam LaPalmeWalden UniversityN6051-43 - Transforming Nursing and Healthcare Through TechnologyModule 1, Week 2 AssignmentDr. Jennie De Gagne6/13/19
What is a “Knowledge Worker”?Knowledge workers have a high degree of expertise, education, or experience, and the primary purpose of their jobs involve the creation, distribution, or application of knowledge.-Thomas DavenportCredit Unknown Photographer,
Define and Explain What is Nursing Informatics?Unknown AuthorNursing informatics is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, and knowledge in nursing practice; facilitating the integration of data, information, and knowledge to support patients, nurses, and other providers in their decision making
What is the Role of the Nurse Leader as a Knowledge Worker?The nurse leader should leverage expertise in best practices for nursing information systems by providing a mechanism for collecting, posting, and housing clinical documentation workflows, clinical decision system support tools, maps of nursing documentation and terminologies to national standards, and data queries and reports. Nurse leaders should sponsor, support, and require nursing informaticians doing clinical system builds and maintenance to have the knowledge and skills to integrate standard terminologies