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Informatics Literacy & Obstacles in Nursing Flashcards

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Artificial Intelligence: Components

Data

Knowledge

Hardware

Software

People

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Information Literacy

This form of literacy refers to a person's ability to locate a potential information source and to determine if this source can be trusted.

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Information Literacy Process: Step One

During this part of the information literacy process, a nurse realizes that he or she will require additional information.

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Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

A way to provide healthcare that asserts that patients are more confident when they have good research findings and that the decision process is influenced by the values of the patient.

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Healthcare Informatics: Foundational Sciences

Computer science

Artificial intelligence

Cognitive science

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Healthcare Informatics / Biomedical Informatics

This focuses on improving healthcare by utilizing technology to collect data that can then be applied to a given situation.

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Group Decision Support Systems: Decision Room

This can improve the productivity of face-to-face meetings by incorporating technology and in-person discussions.

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Group Decision Support Systems: The Nominal Group Technique

You use this group technique when you come up with several possible solutions and then vote to rank these possibilities.

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Group Decision Support Systems: Examples

Nominal group technique

Group consensus approach

Delphi approach

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Group Decision Support Systems: Characteristics

Automated record keeping

Flexible

Use of parallel communication

Simple to use

Supportive of communication and creative thinking

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Flashcard Content Overview

You can use this set of flashcards as a tool to review group decision support systems and the uses of decision rooms. You'll also be able to focus on healthcare informatics, evidence-based practice, artificial intelligence and information literacy. Additionally, these cards cover the following specialized information systems:

  • Decision support
  • Business intelligence support
  • Statistical analysis
  • Management information
  • Executive information
  • Expert
  • Geographical information
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Group Decision Support Systems: Characteristics

Automated record keeping

Flexible

Use of parallel communication

Simple to use

Supportive of communication and creative thinking

Group Decision Support Systems: Examples

Nominal group technique

Group consensus approach

Delphi approach

Group Decision Support Systems: The Nominal Group Technique

You use this group technique when you come up with several possible solutions and then vote to rank these possibilities.

Group Decision Support Systems: Decision Room

This can improve the productivity of face-to-face meetings by incorporating technology and in-person discussions.

Healthcare Informatics / Biomedical Informatics

This focuses on improving healthcare by utilizing technology to collect data that can then be applied to a given situation.

Healthcare Informatics: Foundational Sciences

Computer science

Artificial intelligence

Cognitive science

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

A way to provide healthcare that asserts that patients are more confident when they have good research findings and that the decision process is influenced by the values of the patient.

Information Literacy Process: Step One

During this part of the information literacy process, a nurse realizes that he or she will require additional information.

Information Literacy

This form of literacy refers to a person's ability to locate a potential information source and to determine if this source can be trusted.

Artificial Intelligence: Components

Data

Knowledge

Hardware

Software

People

Specialized Information Systems: Expert System

A system that mimics the way an expert would reason and come to a decision. This kind of system can help a novice perform far above his or her level.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

A computer system that shows qualities that we associate with actions that are intelligent.

Expert Systems: Inference Engine

The part of an expert system that searches the knowledge base to find information that can then be used to come up with answers or possible solutions to a problem.

Specialized Information Systems: Management Information System (MIS)

A specialized information system that can help you run a department. It can provide information about orders, sales and even complaints by customers.

Specialized Information Systems: Decision Support System (DSS)

This specialized information system can help when choices need to be made. It is useful in unpredictable times and when dealing with issues that lack structure.

Specialized Information Systems: Executive Information System (EIS)

Executives and upper management typically make use of this specialized information system. It may be designed as an executive dashboard.

Specialized Information Systems: Business Intelligence System (BIS)

You can use this specialized information system to improve competitively in the market. It can allow you to predict how a decision would affect trends in the future.

Specialized Information Systems: Geographic Information System (GIS)

Individuals can use this specialized information system to map important features and to assess relationships between different areas.

Specialized Information Systems: Statistical Analysis System

A specialized information system designed to be used when analyzing and interpreting different types of data.

Information System

A system for collecting, handling and sharing data. It utilizes data, computer networks, procedures, software and hardware to accomplish this.

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