Unit 2 Discussion – Key Functions and Competencies

Respond to the questions in 1300 words total and 200 words per question. use at lest 3 refence and the textbook below. Due 7/19/22

1. Identify the key functional area(s) of nursing informatics relevant to home hospice nursing.

2. Identify the informatics competencies you selected as essential to your functional area(s) in which you need improvement (refer to the informatics competencies in your readings and support lesson links).

3. Describe why these competencies are necessary, and outline a plan for developing these competencies.

4. Explain how developing nursing informatics competencies would increase your effectiveness as a nurse.

5. Describe the various types of information systems used in healthcare settings.

6. Identify how nurses can use databases and information systems to store and retrieve information.

7. Explain the use of information systems to support decision making by nurses.

McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. (2022). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (5th ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 9781284220469.