In using information system technology, nurses are able to track and measure data to improve patient outcomes.


By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Describe the importance of effective scholarship and evidence-based information to advance the profession of nursing.
Describe how an information system used in nursing contributes to evidence-based nursing practices.
Competency 2: Identify strategies and best practices for using informatics in nursing and health care.
Describe how a nurse researcher uses information technology to define patient safety within the context of outcomes.

Describe how nurse leaders and nurse informaticists use technology and evidence-based practice to contribute to improved patient outcomes.
Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is consistent with the expectations of a nursing professional.
Write coherently to support a central idea in appropriate format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.