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

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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.