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Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access

Author(s): Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF, Director, Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE), Professor, Graduate Programs, Chamberlain College of Nursing
Kathleen Mastrian, PhD, RN, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, Shenango
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284121247
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     606 pages      © 2018
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Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition teaches nursing students the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. The text addresses basic through complex concepts to target the needs of the novice through innovator. The text takes the reader from the building blocks of informatics through complicated topics such as data mining, bioinformatics, and system development. The content is enhanced through its grounding in the Foundation of Knowledge Model founded by the authors.

The purpose of this text is to provide a set of practical and powerful tools to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of Nursing Informatics and is able to move from information through knowledge to wisdom. The field of Informatics is a rapidly growing and ever-changing. In accordance with industry changes the Fourth Edition has been update to include two competency based assessment tools: TANIC and NICA L3/L4.

New to the Fourth Edition

  • Coverage of change theory
  • Updates on EHR systems and their increased use
  • Information on SMART technologies and patient safety
  • New tools including wearables, connectivity, virtual patient tools, apps
  • Simulated clinical experiences
  • Emerging technologies
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Nursing Informatics
Healthcare Informatics
Clinical Informatics
Health Information Systems

Section  I  Building Blocks of Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  1  Nursing Science and the Foundation of Knowledge
  Chapter  2  Introduction to Information, Information Science, and Information Systems
  Chapter  3  Computer Science and the Foundation of Knowledge Model
  Chapter  4  Introduction to Cognitive Science and Cognitive Informatics
  Chapter  5  Ethical Applications of Informatics
Section  II  Perspectives on Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  6  History and Evolution of Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  7  Nursing Informatics as a specialty
  Chapter  8  Legislative Aspects of Nursing Informatics: HITECH and HIPAA
Section  III  Nursing Informatics Administrative Applications: Precare and Care Support
  Chapter  9  Systems Development Life Cycle: NI and Organizational Decision Making
  Chapter  10  Administrative Information Systems
  Chapter  11  The Human–Technology Interface
  Chapter  12  Electronic Security
  Chapter  13  Workflow and Meaningful Use
Section  IV  Nursing Informatics Practice Applications: Care Delivery
  Chapter  14  The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics
  Chapter  15  Informatics Tools to Promote Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes
  Chapter  16  Patient Engagement and Connected Health
  Chapter  17  Using Informatics to Promote Community/Population Health
  Chapter  18  Telenursing and Remote Access Telehealth
Section  V  Education Applications of Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  19  Nursing Informatics and Nursing Education
  Chapter  20  Simulation, Gaming Mechanics and Virtual Worlds in Nursing Informatics Education
Section  VI  Research Applications of Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  21  Nursing Research: Data Collection, Processing, and Analysis
  Chapter  22  Data Mining as a Research Tool
  Chapter  23  Translational Research: Generating Evidence for Practice
  Chapter  24  Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, and Computational Biology
Section  VII  Imagining the Future of Nursing Informatics
  Chapter  25  The Art of Caring in Technology Laden Environments
  Chapter  26  Nursing Informatics and Knowledge Management

Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF-Director, Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE), Professor, Graduate Programs, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Dr. McGonigle brings more than 40 years of experience in nursing and nursing informatics to this position. She is a Certified Distance Education Instructor and a Certified Nurse Educator.

After being introduced to computers enhancing nursing education while working towards her master’s degree, Dr. McGonigle defined informatics in 1991. She co-founded the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), a professional, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal in 1996 for which she was the Editor in Chief for 17 years through 2013. OJNI is currently published by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). In 2014, Dr. McGonigle was the first one honored as a Platinum Award recipient from the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. She developed the Foundation of Knowledge Model and the ETHICAL Model used to handle ethical challenges brought about by the volatile information age.

Dr. McGonigle has received over $870,000.00 in funding, presented internationally and nationally, authored workbooks, book chapters and more than 130 publications. She led the development of an online self-assessment tool for level 3 and level 4 nursing informatics competencies, NICA L3/L4, which was cited in ANIA’s Nursing Informatics Today in 2014 and ANA’s NI Scope and Standards document. Dr. McGonigle was a research team member for the development of an online self-assessment tool, TANIC, for basic level 1 and level 2 nursing informatics competencies based on the TIGER initiatives.

Dr. McGonigle has co-authored three text books. The nursing informatics text, Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge is in its 3rd edition and took second place as AJN’s 2014 Information Technology/Social Media Book of the Year. The text written for nurse educators to help them assimilate technology to enhance teaching and learning, Integrating Technology into Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era, was AJN’s 2010 first place Technology Book of the Year. This text, Informatics for Health Professionals, released in 2016. She is a member of the Expert Panel on Informatics and Technology for the American Academy of Nursing, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a Fellow in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education. She is also a member of the Serious Gaming and Virtual Environments Special Interest Group for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 

Kathleen Mastrian, PhD, RN-Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, Shenango

Dr. Kathleen Mastrian is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Program Coordinator for the Shenango Campus of Penn State.  She has a PhD in Sociology with an emphasis on Medical Sociology, A Master’s degree in Nursing from Pitt and a BS in Nursing from Penn State.  She has been involved in the education of non-traditional aged students for 36 years in the RN to BS nursing program.  She is one of the founding proposers to place the RN to BS program online for the Penn State’s World Campus, has developed five of the courses for that curriculum, and teaches at least one section per semester for the World Campus RN to BS program.  She has extensive experience teaching informatics, research and sociology for the Shenango campus and has taught online for the World Campus for over 10 years.   She is SR. managing Editor of the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, now a publication of HIMSS. 

Dr. Mastrian has presented at numerous national,conferences , co-authored two text books and written more than 30 articles. An additional book written for nurse educators to help them integrate technology to enhance teaching and learning, Integrating Technology into Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era, was AJN’s 2010 Technology Book of the Year, and this text won second place in the AJN's Technology Division in 2015.  Drs. Mastrian and McGonigle were each named to the "15 Leading Professors of Nursing Informatics" 2015 list compiled by Medical Technology Schools.  

Dr. Mastrian won the 2012 Shirley Novosel Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award and was recently nominated for an Athena Leadership Award. 

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