A comparison of Australian and Canadian informatics competencies for undergraduate nurses

Borycki, Elizabeth M. & Foster, Joanne (2014) A comparison of Australian and Canadian informatics competencies for undergraduate nurses. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 201, pp. 349-355.

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Abstract

Health information technologies (HIT) have changed healthcare delivery. Yet, there are few opportunities for student nurses in their undergraduate studies to develop nursing informatics competencies. More importantly, many countries around the world have not fully specified nursing informatics competencies that will be expected of student nurses prior to their graduation from undergraduate nursing programs. In this paper the authors compare and contrast the undergraduate nursing informatics competencies that were developed by two countries: Australia and Canada. They also identify some of the challenges and future research directions in the area.

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ID Code: 77800
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Nursing Informatics , Nursing Informatics Competencies
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-415-2-349
ISSN: 1879-8365
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The authors and IOS Press
Copyright Statement: This article is published online with Open Access by IOS Press and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License.
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2014 22:17
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2014 22:50

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