Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses, Second Edition employs a contextually based teaching approach to promote clinical decision making, ethical conduct, and problem solving. The text is designed to assist educators in creating significant and practical learning experiences for nursing students in clinical informatics. Its real-world approach makes it a practical handbook for both faculty and students. The Second Edition features updated and expanded content on a variety of important topics that have been identified as strategic priorities by the National Institute for Nursing Research and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Another important focus is on the interaction between patients and computers and how such interactions can affect the quality of data collected by informatics applications. Key Features: Real-world application such as fall prevention Explores bar coding and pharmacy management Chapter objectives and chapter summaries Navigate 2 Advantage Access Instructor Resources: Instructor''s Manual HTML: Test Bank PowerPoint Slides
Susan Alexander, DNP, ANP-BC, ADM-BC? is a Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She has a 20 year history in nursing, with experience in a variety of both inpatient and outpatient settings, having earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2009. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, she is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Health Nurse practitioner and in Advanced Diabetes Management. She is a member of a research team that is studying the use of mobile applications to facilitate networking, transfer of information, and ease of patient care among healthcare providers in the field of organ donation and transplantation. Dr. Alexander serves as a reviewer for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, McMaster Online Rating of Evidence, and Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) Health Sciences. She has authored articles on topics including implementation of software applications for health professionals and the use of online teaching strategies and mobile applications for healthcare providers in transplant. In addition, she is a contributed to an upcoming textbook entitled Distance Education in Nursing (3rd Edition). Dr. Alexander was the recipient of a 2013 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence.
Haley Hoy, PhD, ACNP is an acute care nurse practitioner and Interim Associate Dean, at the University of Alabama, Huntsville. She has been a nurse practitioner for more than fifteen years and a leader in technology and transplant nursing. Her current research interests include the role of technology and web- and mobile-based applications for the transplant community, in addition to nurse- and wider-community attitudes to organ donation. She has research grants from the North American Transplant Coordinators Organization (NATCO) and from the University of Alabama, Huntsville (Faculty Distinguished Research grant recipient). She is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the North American Transplant Coordinators Organization, and the Medical Automation Organization. She was the recipient of the 2011 State award for excellence in Nurse practitioner practice and the Advanced Transplant Provider Award. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and continues to practice as a nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt Medical Center.