Interview with a Nurse Information Expert Guidelines
The purpose of this assignment is to
communicate your understanding of the importance of quality information in everyday nursing practice;
discuss the roles and responsibilities of a nursing information expert; and
articulate how the professional nurse uses information and data in everyday practice to improve outcomes.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes.
CO1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO1)
CO4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers.
CO8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO8)
This assignment is worth a total of 225 points.
This assignment, Interview With a Nursing Information Expert, is due in Week 6. Post questions to the Q & A Forum. Contact your instructor if you need additional assistance. See the Policies regarding late assignments. Failure to submit your paper on time will result in a deduction of points. Be sure to submit your assignment.
Download the required NR361 Interview Form (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., which will be used to complete this assignment.
You are required to complete the form using the productivity tools required by University, which is Microsoft Office 2013 (or later version), or Windows and Office 2011 (or later version) for MAC. You must save the file in the “.docx” format. Do NOT save as Word Pad.
Select your interviewee and schedule an interview. This individual must be a Registered Nurse. Job titles of RNs who may be considered include, but are not limited to, nursing clinical information manager, super user, director/manager clinical education, chief information officer, quality assurance or performance improvement nurse, nurse informaticist, telenursing specialist, nurse abstractor, case manager, or compliance nurse. If you have any concerns about whether the RN is suitable for this assignment, contact your instructor before you schedule the interview.