This module addresses the use of information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.
Note: The learning objectives are those proposed by the the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project for the knowledge domain of the Informatics competency. For more information please visit: http://www.qsen.org/about_qsen.php
At the end of this module you should be able to:
Explain why information and technology skills are essential for safe patient care.
Identify essential information that must be available in a common database to support patient care.
Contrast benefits and limitations of different communication technologies and their impact on safety and quality
Describe examples of how technology and information management are related to the quality and safety of patient care.