Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment
THE ASSIGNMENT: (4 PAGES, AND COMPLETED NURSING INFORMATICS COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT SURVEY)
· Explain what competencies are most important and beneficial for your success as a leader in your practice. Be specific and provide examples.
· Appraise the leadership strategies addressed in Standard 11 that you might employ to establish a culture that supports new information technology initiatives. Be specific.
· Analyze whether or not you currently have these skills. Then, explain approaches you might recommend implementing to become competent or more proficient in this skill.
Review the “Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice” learning resource to explore competencies related to nursing practice.
Consider the role of competencies in nursing practice. Which competencies may be the most beneficial for project management and nursing informatics?
Reflect on which skills you might currently possess and how you might become competent in others.
Complete the “Advanced Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment L3/L4 (NICA) Survey” in this week’s Learning Resources to assist you in evaluating the competencies.
American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing informatics links to an external site.: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.).
“Informatics Competencies: Spanning Careers and Roles” (pp. 41–47)
“Standard 6: “Evaluation” (pp. 78).
“Standard 12: “Leadership” (pp. 87–88)
Document: Advanced Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment L3/L4 (NICA) Survey Download Advanced Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment L3/L4 (NICA) Survey(Word document)
· American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2021). The Essentials: Core competencies for professional Nursing education Links to an external site.. https://www.aacnnursing.org/Portals/42/AcademicNursing/pdf/Essentials-2021.pdf
· Domain 5, “Quality and Safety” (pp. 11)
· Domain 7, “Systems-Based Practice” (pp. 11)
· Domain 8: “Informatics and Healthcare Technologies” (pp. 11)
· “Advanced-Level Practicum Experiences” (p. 22)
· Advanced Level Competencies: Domain 5: “Quality and Safety” (pp. 39–41)
· Advanced Level Competencies: Domain 7: “Systems-Based Practice” (44–45)
· Advanced Level Competencies: Domain 8: “Informatics and Healthcare Technologies” (pp. 46–48)
· Hübner, U., Thye, J., Shaw, T., Elias, B., Egbert, N., Saranto, K., Babitsch, B., Procter, P., & Ball, M. J. (2019). Towards the TIGER international framework for recommendations of core competencies in health informatics 2.0: Extending the scope and the roles Links to an external site. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 264, 1218–1222. doi:10.3233/SHTI190420
· Kinnunen, U.-M., Heponiemi, T., Rajalahti, E., Ahonen, O., Korhonen, T., & Hyppönen, H. (2019). Factors related to health informatics competencies for nurses—results of a national electronic health record survey Links to an external site. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 37(8), 420–429. doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000511
· Klein, M., Chauvette, A., Furlong, K., Nagle, L., Slater, L., & McCloskey, R. (2021). Approaches for defining and assessing nursing informatics competencies: A scoping review Links to an external site.. JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19(4), 794–841. doi:10.11124/JBIES-20-00100
· Monsen, K. A., Bush, R., Jones, J., Manos, L. E., Skiba, D., & Johnson. S. (2019). Alignment of American Association of Colleges of Nursing graduate-level nursing informatics competencies with American Medical Informatics Association health informatics core competencies Links to an external site.. CIN: Computers, Informatics Nursing, 37(8), 396–404. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CIN.0000000000000537
· Strudwick, G., Nagle, L., Kassam, I., Pahwa, M., & Sequeira, L. (2019). Informatics competencies for nurse leaders: A scoping review Links to an external site. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(6), 323–330. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000760