Week 5 discussion healthcare informatics


NSG 3150 Healthcare Informatics

Week 5 Discussion

For this discussion, consider the ways in which technology and informatics are used to support evidence-based practice. Please address each of the following questions in your discussion response for this week:

1. Choose a specific evidence-based practice (examples: CAUTI reduction, sepsis protocol, SCIP protocol, bedside shift report, etc.).

· Describe how technology and informatics are used to support the interventions used in practice?

· Describe how employing evidence-based practice guidelines improve patient outcomes?

2. What benefits and challenges have you experienced with (the integration of) information technology in your practice?

3. What strategies did you, or could you, use to overcome these challenges?

Please be sure to provide appropriate APA-formatted in-text citations and references to support your response.


Approximately 250 words