A nurse informatics specialist who is key to developing the infrastructure of

A nurse informatics specialist who is key to

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A nurse informatics specialist who is key to developing the infrastructure of health policy. Policy development on the local, national, and international levels is an integral part of this role. Certification System for validating that a nurse possesses certain skills and knowledge or is competent to complete a task. Competence and skill level are determined by or based on an external review, assessment, examination, or education. Consultant A person hired to provide expert advice, opinions, and recommendations based on his or her area of expertise. Data Raw facts that lack meaning. Decision support/outcomes manager Person charged with reviewing the effects of interventions suggested by the computerized decision support system. Educator Sage, leader, and/or guide who assists in the process or practice of learning. Entrepreneur Person who assumes the risks of beginning an enterprise or business and accepts responsibility for organizing and managing the organization. Informatics A field that integrates a specialty’s science, computer science, cognitive science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in a specialty’s practice. Informatics innovator One who makes enhancements or improvements and creative, novel, and inventive solutions in the informatics specialty. Informatics nurse specialist A registered nurse with formal, graduate education in the field of informatics or a related field, who is considered a specialist in the field of nursing informatics. Knowledge worker Those who work with information and generate information and knowledge as a product. Medical informatics
A specialty that integrates medical science, computer science, cognitive science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in medical practice. Product developer One who designs, creates, and builds a product Project manager Person responsible for the success of a project, who manages the planning and enactment of the project. Researcher The one who researches TIGER initiative The work of the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform team. This team of nursing leaders developed a vision for utilizing information technology to transform nursing practice. Chapter 15 Adverse events Any undesirable experiences or outcomes in a patient related to the use of a medical treatment or product. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that supports health services research initiatives. Bar-code medication administration (BCMA) A system using bar-code technology affixed to the medication Clinical decision support (CDS) A computer-based program designed to assist clinicians in making clinical decisions by filtering or integrating vast amounts of information and providing suggestions for clinical intervention. Computerized physician order entry (CPOE)

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