"An ideal resource for introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals, the text provides a comprehensive approach to digital literacy with the incorporation of social media tools. The Sixth Edition features an extensive revision of each chapter to reflect Microsoft Office® 2010 and Windows® 7 updates, as well as computer-assisted communication"--Back cover.
"[T]he authors recognize the role the nurse has in empowering patients to take charge of their health by using social media responsibly... the information presented in this book can be useful to nurses in a variety of settings and with different levels of understanding regarding social media. The authors masterfully present information on Web 2.0 and Health 2.0 applications for nurses at the point of care, educators, advanced practice practitioners, administrators, and nursing students." -- Michelle E. Block, RN, PhD, Nursing Science Quarterly This book clearly and comprehensively presents the knowledge and skills nurses and health professionals need in order to effectively use the Internet ...
The lessons in this valuable workbook provide a foundation for understanding the computer world & reflect the changes essential to being literate in computers & information use. Employing healthcare models, this book is as easily adaptable to introductory computer courses for health professionals as to classes in nursing fundamentals or administration. Computers in Small Bytes explains hardware, popular software programs, operating systems, research applications, & computer assisted communication, including sections on information access, evaluation and use, & the Worldwide Web.
The classic text on how nurses can use technology to improve patient care -- and every aspect of their job performance, education, and career Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive, up-to-date text explores the ever-growing role technology plays in the field of nursing. Offering theoretical background to help you understand how informatics serves many aspects of the profession, Essential of Nursing Informatics also gives you practical help in unlocking computing’s benefits -- both now and into the future. Numerous case studies and examples add real-world relevance to the material. An internationally recognized contributor team provides information and insights not found in any other text on essential topics such as the application of computers to nursing administration, education, and research; electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs); coding; and government, clinical, and private sector system requirements. NEW! A companion Teacher's Edition, which will include chapter summaries with key teaching points, lesson plans, and review questions/answers for classroom use