Nursing Informatics: The Present and the Future
In this assignment you are asked to write a briefing note to a ?decision-maker? about an issue you feel would improve health care delivery and /or health outcomes. You can develop your issue using Nursing and Health Care Informatics topic.
For example, as a nurse in a health unit that is moving to implementation of a population health model. You have noted that you and your colleagues have all been educated using an individual-focus model of nursing. You feel that educational resources are needed to assist the team to effectively improve the specific knowledge and skills needed to practice population-based nursing care.
An Issue Briefing summarizes, in plain language, research findings on topics of current interest to decision makers in organizations. Where appropriate, it also explores the policy implications of the research. An Issue Briefing is designed to give the reader a quick overview of key findings on a topic, and to stimulate a continuing conversation on the issues. While they do not attempt to be systematic or comprehensive in their review of all the relevant literature, they do pay attention to the quality of the research.
Your Issue Briefing should be in APA (6th ed.) format; the word limit for this assignment is 1800 Words.
Your paper should include:
Guidance Provided by the Literature
Policy Implications / Recommendations