Purpose: · communicate your understanding of the importance of quality information in everyday…

Purpose:
· communicate your understanding of the importance of quality information in everyday nursing practice;
· discuss the roles and responsibilities of a nursing information expert; and
· articulate how the professional nurse uses information and data in everyday practice to improve outcomes.
Directions
1. Download the required Interview form. See attached, fill out answers directly on attachment.
2. Select your interviewee and schedule an interview. This individual must be a Registered Nurse. Job titles of RNs who may be considered include, but are not limited to, nursing clinical information manager, super user, director/manager clinical education, chief information officer, quality assurance or performance improvement nurse, nurse informaticist, telenursing specialist, nurse abstractor, case manager, or compliance nurse. If you have any concerns about whether the RN is suitable for this assignment, contact your instructor before you schedule the interview.
3. Review all questions (areas of inquiry) on the Interview Form prior to conducting the interview. You may print the form and take it with you to the interview.
4. Note that there are five required questions to ask the RN.
5. Note that there are four optional questions. You need to select only one of these to ask the RN.
6. Note that there are two follow-up questions you must answer.
7. Prior to conducting your interview, review two scholarly resources. These resources should guide your understanding of the RN’s role and responsibilities or make you more knowledgeable about GIGO, interprofessional communication, or other key concepts in the questions that you may not fully understand. For example, if your interviewee is a telenurse, you would want to review information on this specialty. If you do not know what GIGO means, look it up.
8. Answers must be written in 3rd person, and using APA format.
Textbook to be used:
Hebda, T., Hunter, K., & Czar, P. (2019). Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals (6th ed.). NY, NY: Pearson.
And 2 Scholarly sources
 

 
Interview with a Nursing Information Expert
Interviewer Form
 
Your Name:                                                               Date:
Your Instructor’s Name:
Directions: You must use this form for this assignment. Use the Submit tab on the assignment page to upload it .You may usethe form to capture information as you conduct your interview, or fill it in later. s. Do not rely only on this form for everything you must include! Read the assignment guidelines for more details.
 
Criteria
Fill in the answers in this column.
Demographics: Provide initials of the RN, officialjob title of interviewee that includes the type of nursing information roleand the date the interview was conducted.
Types of nursing information expert may be considered include, but are not limited to, Nursing Clinical Information Manager; Super User, Director/Manger Clinical Education; Chief Information Officer; Quality Assurance or Performance Improvement Nurse; Nurse Informaticist; Telenursing Specialist; Nurse Abstractor; Case Manager; Compliance Nurse.

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Required Questions
(answer EVERY question in this section)
1.       Describe your career path to your current position. Include information about education and experiences.

2.       Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force in delivery of nursing care at your facility.

3.       What safeguards and decision-making support tools are embedded in patient care technologies and information systems that support safe practice at your facility?

4.       Names/lists four or more technologies that improved patient care.

5.       Names/lists three or more groups that rely on information/data AND describes in detail how information is utilized.

Optional Questions
(answer only ONE question from the choices below)
1.       Please tell me what challenges you have faced in dealing with other disciplines who may not “understand the needs of nurses/nursing?”

2.       Please share an example of how garbage in/garbage out (GIGO) impacted a decision related to your information/data collection.

3.       Please give me an example of how the lack of interprofessional collaboration impacted your role.

4.       Please describe what a typical day on the job is like for you?

Follow-up Questions
(Answer all of these. Please do not ask them during the interview.
Instead, reflect and answer them afterward.)
1.       How will completing this interview impact your practice as a BSN-prepared nurse? Give specific examples.

2.       Resources:
List scholarly articles or texts that were used prior to the interview to prepare. Write resource in APA format. (The references should be within the last five years).
 
**Clearly states how each resource helped prepare for the interview.
Resource #1:
 
 
How did this resource prepare you for the interview?
 
 
 
Resource # 2:
 
 
How did this resource prepare you for the interview?