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(McGonigle & Mastrian, 2018). By developing nursing informatics, competencies will help me continue to keep up with the advancement in technology. It will give me the flexibly needed to continue to progress in the ever-changing healthcare environment. The rapid advancement of healthcare technology accelerates the need to ensure that all healthcare providers obtain the competencies needed to work with health information technology, including basic computer skills, information literacy, and an understanding of informatics and information management capabilities. Technology by itself will not transform healthcare (Cheeseman, 2011). By continually striving for continuous education and seek out new opportunities, it will increase and maintain competencies for nurses in the workforce. References American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing informatics: Scope & standards of practice (2nd ed.). Silver Springs, MD: Author.
Cheeseman, S. E. (2011). Are you prepared for the digital era? Neonatal Network, 30(4), 263– 266. McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2018). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. The TIGER Initiative. (2009). Informatics competencies for every practicing nurse: Recommendations from the TIGER collaborative. Retrieved from Wakefield, M. K. (2008). The quality chasm series: Implications for nursing. Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses (Vol. 1, pp. 47-66). Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health Human Services.

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