NURS675L All Weeks Discussions Latest 2018 September NURS 675L-B Health Informatics Practicum

NURS675L All Weeks Discussions Latest 2018 September NURS 675L-B Health Informatics Practicum

Week 1 Discussion

Will you need to update your learning contract for this
practicum session? What different types of projects/activities will you be
working on? List and discuss at least three specific learning objectives
associated with these particular projects/activities.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 2 Discussion

We have learned how important information technology is.
What type of data is your organization collecting? Is any of this considered
big data? What are their processes and what tools are used for data mining and
data analysis? Discuss specific examples and whether or not you feel there are
more opportunities for tools or strategies to create even better knowledge and
efficiency.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 3 Discussion

What types of clinical devices and equipment does your
preceptor and his/her coworkers use that he/she is responsible to manage (e.g.,
electronic beds, IV pumps, physiological monitoring devices, barcode scanners,
and automatic dispensing cabinets, biometrics)? Explain the available end-user
training that is associated with these devices and equipment. Is it sufficient?
Why or why not? If not, what are your suggestions for improvement?

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 4 Discussion

Seek out your facility’s EHR downtime plan and read about
what work-around strategies they have set in place for this situation. Does the
plan make sense to you? Why or why not? If there is no downtime plan, create an
outline describing the components/strategies it should include.

 

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 5 Discussion

Interoperability is a big focus with current healthcare
system implementation. Why do you feel interoperability is so important? Does
it affect patient safety outcomes? Why or why not? Talk to your preceptor or
another team member at your facility about the current interoperability status
they have between their systems. Have them expand on future opportunities they
see and share your findings with your peers.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 6 Discussion

How does your facility support end-users when a new system
is implemented? Besides initial training, are the following provided: a user
manual, a help desk or ticketing system for issues, feedback surveys, etc.?
Review the specific items that are provided, discuss their value with your
peers, and list any suggestions you might have for improvement.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 7Discussion

Team building is an important skill when leading a project.
Talk to your preceptor about how he/she establishes a team to work on a new
project. Ask questions about leading teams, selecting team members, overall
facilitation, coaching, team member participation, assigning roles,
communication, and promoting accountability. Discuss your findings with your
peers.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 8Discussion

Reflect on your second session of the health informatics
practicum. What are you most excited about having learned/experienced in the
field? What have you not yet had the opportunity to apply from your previously
learned coursework? Give specific examples and strategies for gaining this
experience in the future (e.g., professional development opportunities beyond
your degree).

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 1 Discussion

Will you need to update your learning contract for this
practicum session? What different types of projects/activities will you be
working on? List and discuss at least three specific learning objectives
associated with these particular projects/activities.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 2 Discussion

We have learned how important information technology is.
What type of data is your organization collecting? Is any of this considered
big data? What are their processes and what tools are used for data mining and
data analysis? Discuss specific examples and whether or not you feel there are
more opportunities for tools or strategies to create even better knowledge and
efficiency.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 3 Discussion

What types of clinical devices and equipment does your
preceptor and his/her coworkers use that he/she is responsible to manage (e.g.,
electronic beds, IV pumps, physiological monitoring devices, barcode scanners,
and automatic dispensing cabinets, biometrics)? Explain the available end-user
training that is associated with these devices and equipment. Is it sufficient?
Why or why not? If not, what are your suggestions for improvement?

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 4 Discussion

Seek out your facility’s EHR downtime plan and read about
what work-around strategies they have set in place for this situation. Does the
plan make sense to you? Why or why not? If there is no downtime plan, create an
outline describing the components/strategies it should include.

 

 

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 5 Discussion

Interoperability is a big focus with current healthcare
system implementation. Why do you feel interoperability is so important? Does
it affect patient safety outcomes? Why or why not? Talk to your preceptor or
another team member at your facility about the current interoperability status
they have between their systems. Have them expand on future opportunities they
see and share your findings with your peers.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 6 Discussion

How does your facility support end-users when a new system
is implemented? Besides initial training, are the following provided: a user
manual, a help desk or ticketing system for issues, feedback surveys, etc.?
Review the specific items that are provided, discuss their value with your
peers, and list any suggestions you might have for improvement.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 7Discussion

Team building is an important skill when leading a project.
Talk to your preceptor about how he/she establishes a team to work on a new
project. Ask questions about leading teams, selecting team members, overall
facilitation, coaching, team member participation, assigning roles,
communication, and promoting accountability. Discuss your findings with your
peers.

NURS 675L-B Health Informatics
Practicum

Week 8Discussion

Reflect on your second session of the health informatics
practicum. What are you most excited about having learned/experienced in the
field? What have you not yet had the opportunity to apply from your previously
learned coursework? Give specific examples and strategies for gaining this
experience in the future (e.g., professional development opportunities beyond
your degree).

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