Ch 9: The Future of Nursing Informatics

About This Chapter

Access this nursing informatics chapter at any time to evaluate future technologies and trends in the field. These engaging lessons and self-assessment quizzes are designed to improve your nursing informatics knowledge for upcoming exams, projects and homework assignments.

The Future of Nursing Informatics - Chapter Summary

This chapter examines the future of nursing informatics through a series of bite-sized lessons. As you progress through the chapter, you'll become familiar with emerging nursing technologies, telenursing applications, future trends in electronic health records and much more. The chapter comes with interactive self-assessments to help you reinforce your understanding of these nursing informatics topics. If you get stuck or need any clarification, simply reach out to our expert instructors online. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Identify healthcare informatics regulatory requirements
  • Explain legal and ethical issues surrounding healthcare informatics
  • Understand how telemedicine helps patient care
  • Evaluate the applications of telenursing
  • Describe future trends in electronic health records
  • Recognize emerging nursing technologies

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: The Future of Nursing Informatics
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Regulatory Requirements for Healthcare Informatics

1. Regulatory Requirements for Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare has been impacted by laws that have been enacted to protect patients and staff. In this lesson, you'll find out more about the regulatory requirements for healthcare informatics.

Ethical & Legal Issues in Healthcare Informatics

2. Ethical & Legal Issues in Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare informatics has opened a whole new dimension of patient care using technology across many healthcare departments. This lesson will explore the dynamics of ethical and legal issues surrounding technology in healthcare.

Patient Care through Telemedicine

3. Patient Care through Telemedicine

Telemedicine is the use of technology to better connect patients with their healthcare providers for the management of their health conditions. In this lesson, learn more about the process of telemedicine and how it is already being used today.

Applications of Telenursing

4. Applications of Telenursing

Telenursing is the use of technology to provide a multitude of health care and support services to patients and nurses. Read this lesson to learn how telenursing positively impacts the delivery of health care both clinically and nonclinically.

Electronic Health Records: Future Trends

5. Electronic Health Records: Future Trends

How will the discipline of medicine embrace the age of informational globalization? In this lesson, we'll explore four future applications of electronic health records.

Emerging Technologies in Nursing

6. Emerging Technologies in Nursing

Nursing as a profession is constantly changing, and emerging technologies are contributing to this change at a lightning-fast speed. Read on to learn about several new technologies that are changing the face of nursing.

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