Question:This week, we are going to discuss trends seen in informatics, including consumer eHealth. Select one of the following trends and discuss your understanding of this trend in healthcare and its potential impact on your practice as a nurse. What are the legal, privacy, and ethical considerations of this trend?
Consumer health informatics (CHI)
Telehealth (or telenursing)/virtual healthcare
Social media healthcare applications
Health-focused wearable technology
We will cover the following Course Outcomes.
CO 6: Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO 6)
CO 7: Examine the use of information systems to document interventions related to achieving nurse sensitive outcomes. (PO 7)
This is RN-BSN program. Course NR361: RN Information Systems in Healthcare.