About this Assignment
In this course, you learned that rapidly-evolving technology has had and will continue to have a drastic impact on nursing and healthcare. For this assignment, you will be writing a 2,000 to 2,500-word paper that analyzes and evaluates the importance of nursing informatics and its future in healthcare. Be sure address the following questions in your paper:
What is informatics in nursing? What is the significance of informatics in healthcare? How has it changed the healthcare industry?
How has information technology improved or hindered patient care?
How is informatics creating new roles for nurses within the healthcare field? What changes will we see in the role that informatics nurses play?
You may refer to the course material for supporting evidence, but you must also use at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles and cite them using APA format. If you use any Study.com lessons as sources, please also cite them in APA (including the lesson title and instructor’s name).
Formatting & Sources
Please write your paper in the APA format. As part of your research, you may refer to the course material for supporting evidence, but you must also use at least two credible, outside sources and cite them using APA format as well. Please include a mix of both primary and secondary sources, with at least one source from a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. If you use any Study.com lessons as sources, please also cite them in APA (including the lesson title and instructor’s name).
Primary sources are first-hand accounts such as interviews, advertisements, speeches, company documents, statements, and press releases published by the company in question.
Secondary sources come from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, such as the Journal of Management. You may use like JSTOR, Google Scholar, and Social Science Research Network to find articles from these journals. Secondary sources may also come from reputable websites with .gov, .edu, or .org in the domain. (Wikipedia is not a reputable source, though the sources listed in Wikipedia articles may be acceptable.)