Thursday, 16 July 2009: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
Description/Overview: This symposium will include a thorough discussion of informatics roles and the use of expert nurses within these roles. The session will provide information about the roles and the impact on acute care delivery, staff, physician and patient satisfaction, and possible financial gains by the implementing informatics roles. There will be an interactive discussion using simulation and dialogue to provide an educational platform for new and sustained learning on the topic. The symposium will be developed into three parts. The first part of the session will be a PowerPoint presentation of ideas. The second part of thee discussion will be a round table discussion of current uses of informatics positions and nurse experts. The third part will include an interactive use of simulation to show the roles and advantages of the roles in action. The participants will leave will new knowledge and potential action plans to develop and implement informatics roles and improved care delivery information system processes. This session will provide innovative information, networking and idea generation.
Learner Objective #1: describe multiple informatics roles and job descriptions
Learner Objective #2: to understand how to implement informatics roles using nurse experts
Lydia L. Forsythe, PhD, MA, MSN, Perioperative Services and Administration, Oklahoma University Medical Centers, Oklahoma City, OK
Kimberly A. Mitchell, Nursing, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL
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