Leaders in Nursing Informatics are leveraged to lead and collaborate innovative designs and the implementation of technology that provide a supportive framework for surviving change in the variable environment of healthcare. A review of informatics solutions and innovations in healthcare technology are discussed.
Do you have a mentor? Are you mentoring? Why should you have a mentor or be a mentor? We will identify and reflect on potential and real reasons for, roles of, and values of mentoring relationships during a real-time concept map activity.
Nurses play a significant role facilitating safe patient transitions between care settings. Care transitions represent points where medication errors can occur due to lapses in communication or errors in medication documentation transcription.
Transitional Shock is defined as an acute and dramatic change in the process of professional role adaptation by the newly licensed RN and is the experience of moving from the familiar role of nursing student to the professional registered nurse. It is a major reason that new graduate nurses leave their job or leave nursing altogether in their first year of practice.
Traditional fall risk assessment tools do not identify risk factors specific to the psychiatric population. The proposed project was an evidence-based practice intervention that implemented the Edmonson’s Psychiatric Fall Assessment Tool to address the PICOT question: “among patients in the inpatient behavioral health setting will implementation of a fall risk assessment tool specific to behavioral health decrease falls and falls with injury compared to the current tool.