How can the use of the nurses personal communication device(s) impact patient care positively andor or negatively?
This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO). • CO6 Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO 6)
This week, we will discuss personal communication devices and their use in healthcare. As we focus on this topic, please address the questions below in the discussion. • How can the use of the nurse’s personal communication device(s) impact patient care positively and/or negatively? • What are the ethical and legal implications? • What does the professional literature say about how communication devices can support safe nursing practice? Reading Hebda, T., Hunter, K., & Czar, P. (2019). Handbook of informatics for nurses & healthcare professionals (6st ed.). New York, NY: Pearson. • Chapter 5: Using Informatics to Support Evidence-Based Practice and Research (pp. 83-84) • Chapter 7: Electronic Health Record Systems (pp. 126-128) • Chapter 12: Workforce Development (pp. 214-217) • Chapter 13: Information Security and Confidentiality (pp. 239-258) • Chapter 16: Continuity Planning and Management (Disaster Recovery) (pp. 338-339) • Chapter 17: Using Informatics to Educate (pp. 349-350) • Chapter 18: Consumer Health Informatics (pp. 382-383)