Hood (2014) stated “in professional nursing, informatics plays a critical role in how nurses access, enter, manage, and store key knowledge essential for professional practice and client care” (p. 380). Think about your workplace, the incorporation of information technology and how you use it on a daily basis plus the potential ethical issues surrounding data security and confidentiality. Answer the three questions below with your thoughts supported by the lesson OR assigned readings and a scholarly article. (minimum a full paragraph per question). APA citation and reference required; at least one internal citation/reference and one external.
For internal references and for information to support the discussion, see attached docs named:
Hood, L. J. (2014).docx and EVERYDAY INFORMATICS.pdf
- How do you use informatics and technology in your nursing practice? ( for details regarding my current nursing practice see attached doc named: my current position)
- How do you see that use changing in the future?
- What ethical issues have arisen or might arise from use of technology and informatics in professional nursing?