Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 6th Edition (Paperback)
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Discover how technology can improve patient care -- and enhance every aspect of a nurse's job performance, education, and careerA Doody's Core Title for 2017 Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive up-to-date text helps you understand how informatics can enhance every aspect of the nursing profession. This edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics is highlighted by an outstanding team of international contributors and content that reflects the very latest concepts, technologies, policies, and required skills. Numerous case studies take the book beyond theory and add real-world relevance to the material.Essentials of Nursing Informatics is logically divided into ten sections edited by leading nurse informaticists:
- Nursing Informatics Technologies (Jacqueline Ann Moss) System Life Cycle (Virginia K. Saba) Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics (Virginia K. Saba) Nursing Informatics Leadership (Kathleen Smith) Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice (Gail E. Latimer) Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications (Kathleen A. McCormick) Educational Applications (Diane J. Skiba) Research Applications (Virginia K. Saba) Big Data Initiatives (Kathleen A. McCormick)
About the Author
Virginia K. Saba, EdD, RN, FACMI, FAAN, LL has been a pioneer in the integration of computer technology into the practice of nursing for more than 30 years, and spearheaded the nursing informatics movement. Her resume includes a 15-year tenure at Georgetown University, where she taught and integrated computer technology into both the graduate and undergraduate programs. She is still heavily involved in the advance of informatics in nursing, and speaks and consults extensively throughout the world. Kathleen A. McCormick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FHIMSS (North Potomac, MD) has impressive experience in both the private and public sectors, including a 30-year tenure in the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, where she served on various boards, as well as teaching clinical courses at the University of Wisconsin and Johns Hopkins University, and University of Maryland. She is presently Principal/Owner SciMind, LLC. She speaks at informatics and research conferences throughout the world.