Nursing Informatics.

Assignment descriptions:  

Adopting technology is inevitable and constantly improving. Write a report that addresses the following:

  • Think about where nursing informatics will be 5 years from now. Summarize your findings and add any ideas you have based on your experience as a nurse.
  • Research and explain how Meaningful Use guidelines are affecting electronic documentation processes in the acute care setting.
  • What phase of Meaningful Use is your current employer in?  What evidence supports your decision? If you’re not currently employed, what phase is your personal physician in, and what evidence brings you to this decision? Incorporate at least 2 resources on Meaningful Use for this part.

Ensure your report cites at least 4 peer-reviewed references published within the past 5 years.

Grading rubric: See attachment below

Additional information:

My practice background is mainly in medical-surgical cardiac nursing unit and 2 years in an outpatient clinic at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. My facility uses electronic medical records for order entry, medication orders, and patient information from patient allergies to patient demographics.

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Assignment : NRSG615-U3IP- Task 2_Meaningful Use
Level of AchievementExemplary – exceeds expectationsProficient – meets expectationsFair – needs improvementPoor – does not meet expectationsScore:
Total points possible:17590-100%80-89%73-79%72 or less%
Criteriapercent of score
Provide an introduction to include where you believe nursing informatics will be in five years supported by experiences from your practice background. (Max 35 points)20%Introduction clearly describes the student’s beliefs regarding informatics within the next five years supported by background experiences. (31-35 points)Is lacking clarity in describing beliefs on the future of informatics within the next five years yet is supported by background experiences. (28-30 points)Is lacking clarity in describing beliefs on the future of informatics within the next five years and does not support these thoughts using background experiences. (25-27 points)Does not describe beliefs on the future of informatics and does not include support thoughts from background experiences. (24 or less points)
Identify the main tenets of Meaningful Use Guidelines affecting electronic documentation processes in your practice setting. (Max 35 points)20%Clearly describes how Meaningful Use is being applied to your practice setting, including at least two peer reviewed resources within the last 5 years as evidence to support this description. (31-35 points)Discusses Meaningful Use yet lacking the detail to reflect how the guidelines affect electronic documentation processes in your practice setting. (28-30 points)Minimal discussion of Meaningful Use and how the guidelines affect electronic documentation in your practice setting. (25-27 points)Does not discuss how Meaningful Use Guidelines affect electronic documentation in your practice setting. (24 or less points)
Describe how Meaningful Use is taking place in your practice setting (current phase). Include at least two resources as evidence to support your statements. (Must be from a peer reviewed reference published within the last five years). (Max 78.75 points)45%Clearly describes how Meaningful Use is being applied to your practice setting, including at least two peer reviewed resources within the last 5 years as evidence to support this description. (70-78.75 points)Description of how Meaningful Use is being applied to your practice setting is lacking structure and clarity, yet two peer reviewed references within the last 5 years were included to support the description. (63-69 points)Description of how Meaningful Use is being applied to your practice setting is acceptable, yet two peer reviewed references within the last 5 years are not included to support the discussion. (57-62 points)Presents neither a description of Meaningful Use application to your practice setting nor are two peer reviewed references within the last 5 years are included. (56 or less points)
Spelling, Grammar, APA format; 3-5 pages, not including title page and reference page. (Max 26.25 points)15%No spelling or grammatical errors. Less than 2 errors in APA formatting. (23-26.25 points)1-2 spelling or grammatical errors. Less than 4 errors in APA formatting. (21-22 points)4-5 spelling or grammatical errors. 4-6 errors in APA formatting. (19-20 points)More than 5 spelling or grammatical errors. More than 6 errors in APA formatting. (18 or less points)
100%Total score:0