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Midterm SG1.General principles of Nursing InformaticsoInformatics: Turns data into informationFocuses on HIT & involves computer, cognitive and social sciencesScience of how to use data, information and knowledge to improve human health & delivery NI:specialty integrating nursing science, computer science, information science and cognitive science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Building blocks of NI: Nursing, information, computer and cognitive science2.KnowledgeoInformation is a key building block of knowledgeoAwareness and understanding of a set of information and ways that information can be made useful to support a specific task or arrive at a decisionoInformation that is synthesized so that relationships are identified and formedoInformation that has judgment applied to it or meaning extracted from itoProcessed information that helps to clarify or explain some portion of our environment or world that we can use as a basis for action or upon which we can act.oInternal process of thinking (cognition)oExternal process of testing, sense, observation, and interactingKnowledge that is patterned for use in reasoning is known as knowledge representationoEpistemology: study of the nature and origin of knowledge (what it means 2 know)oSources of knowledge: instinct, reason and intuition3.Wisdomo“Foundation of the art of nursing”o“Highest form of common sense” result from accumulated knowledge or deep learning (erudition) orenlightenmentoApplication of knowledge to an appropriate situation.oActions are directed by wisdomoUses knowledge and experience to heighten common sense and insight to exercise sound judgment in practical mattersoIts developed through knowledge, experience, insight, and reflection. oTransparent wisdom:applying knowledge in a practical way or translating knowledge into actions without conscious thoughtKnowledge abounds with others’ thoughts and information, whereas wisdomis focused on one’s own mind andthe synthesis of experience, insight, understanding, and knowledge.4.The Foundation of Knowledge ModelBase:bits, bytes (quantify data) data and informationADGP Cones: aspects of knowledge1.Knowledge Acquisition: the act of getting knowledge2.