Walden NURS6051 Week 5 Assignment

Question: Walden NURS6051 Week 5 Assignment
NURS6051 Transforming Nursing and Healthcare through Technology
Week 5 Assignment
Assignment: The Impact
of Standardized Nursing Terminology
Among the Resources in
this module is the Rutherford (2008) article Standardized Nursing Language: What
Does It Mean for Nursing Practice? In this article, the author recounts a visit
to a local hospital to view the recent implementation of a new coding system.
During the visit, one
of the nurses commented to her, “We document our care using standardized nursing
languages but we don’t fully understand why we do” (Rutherford, 2008, para. 1).
How would you respond
to a comment such as this one?
To Prepare:
Review the concepts of
informatics as presented in the Resources, particularly Rutherford, M. (2008)
Standardized Nursing Language: What Does It Mean for Nursing Practice?
Reflect on the role of
a nurse leader as a knowledge worker.
Consider how knowledge
may be informed by data that is collected/accessed.
The Assignment:
In a 2- to 3-page
paper, address the following:
Explain how you would
inform this nurse (and others) of the importance of standardized nursing
Describe the benefits
and challenges of implementing standardized nursing terminologies in nursing
practice. Be specific and provide examples.
Be sure to support
your paper with peer-reviewed research on standardized nursing terminologies
that you consulted from the Walden Library.
By Day 7 of Week 5
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