Nursing: Documentation in the Electronic Age for Nurses
23.95
Online
Elective
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About this Course 

The purpose of this course is to identify various methodologies of electronic nursing documentation, explore dependency on standardized nomenclature to provide trending and analyzable data and outcomes for both the patient population and healthcare at large, as well as future innovations. 

Learning Outcomes
  • Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the major advantages and disadvantages of performing the appropriate method of documentation based on data composition. 
  • Demonstrate how value-added documentation can result in incentive reimbursement as a by-product of electronic documentation.
  • Realize benefits and best practices of using electronic nursing documentation while minimizing challenges.
  • Discuss measures that protect privacy, confidentiality, security, and authenticity with the use of electronic documentation. 
  • Adopt future initiatives in electronic documentation to further facilitate quality, efficiency, and safety. 


About the Author

Catherine N. Turner, MBA, BSN, RN-BC

Early in her career, Catherine Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC recognized the value that technology could bring to patients, care teams, and healthcare organizations.  As an advocate of maximizing technology to provide safer care, she has lent her passion and expertise to the implementation, development, and marketing of MEDITECH's Electronic Health Record (EHR). Ms. Turner is well-known as a leader in the nursing informatics community. She is the Director of MEDITECH’s Nurse Informatics Program and spearheads the annual Nurse Conference. She is an active member and current co-chair of the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable Summit, served previously on the Corporate Advisory Board for the American Nurses Foundation, is a current member of the Healthcare Information Management System Society (HIMSS) ??and the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA), ?and represents MEDITECH's Nursing Informatics Program for the Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI). Ms. Turner has been a reviewer for a number of publications as well as a popular presenter at nationwide conferences and past content expert for AHIMA publications.  She is a lecturer at the Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Informatics Program and worked previously at the School of Nursing, having taught both programs in the classroom and online, as well as having taught and developed the course “Introduction to Health Informatics” at the University of Miami, FL for their Master’s in Health Informatics Program. 

About the Reviewer
Jennifer Tucker, MA, RN

Jennifer Tucker, MA, RN, is a masters prepared nurse educator who graduated from Viterbo University in 2006 and St. Catherine’s University in 2010.  Currently she is serving as a telephone triage nurse for patients from age 1 day to 101 years.   She also works in a Level 3 NICU in a large urban county hospital.  She has a background in simulation education, holds a faculty position in a nursing program, and provides dialysis education and education leadership for a large rural health system.  

Course ID: 49171
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Documentation in the Electronic Age for Nurses

23.95
About this Course 

The purpose of this course is to identify various methodologies of electronic nursing documentation, explore dependency on standardized nomenclature to provide trending and analyzable data and outcomes for both the patient population and healthcare at large, as well as future innovations. 

Learning Outcomes
  • Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the major advantages and disadvantages of performing the appropriate method of documentation based on data composition. 
  • Demonstrate how value-added documentation can result in incentive reimbursement as a by-product of electronic documentation.
  • Realize benefits and best practices of using electronic nursing documentation while minimizing challenges.
  • Discuss measures that protect privacy, confidentiality, security, and authenticity with the use of electronic documentation. 
  • Adopt future initiatives in electronic documentation to further facilitate quality, efficiency, and safety. 


About the Author

Catherine N. Turner, MBA, BSN, RN-BC

Early in her career, Catherine Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC recognized the value that technology could bring to patients, care teams, and healthcare organizations.  As an advocate of maximizing technology to provide safer care, she has lent her passion and expertise to the implementation, development, and marketing of MEDITECH's Electronic Health Record (EHR). Ms. Turner is well-known as a leader in the nursing informatics community. She is the Director of MEDITECH’s Nurse Informatics Program and spearheads the annual Nurse Conference. She is an active member and current co-chair of the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable Summit, served previously on the Corporate Advisory Board for the American Nurses Foundation, is a current member of the Healthcare Information Management System Society (HIMSS) ??and the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA), ?and represents MEDITECH's Nursing Informatics Program for the Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI). Ms. Turner has been a reviewer for a number of publications as well as a popular presenter at nationwide conferences and past content expert for AHIMA publications.  She is a lecturer at the Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Informatics Program and worked previously at the School of Nursing, having taught both programs in the classroom and online, as well as having taught and developed the course “Introduction to Health Informatics” at the University of Miami, FL for their Master’s in Health Informatics Program. 

About the Reviewer
Jennifer Tucker, MA, RN

Jennifer Tucker, MA, RN, is a masters prepared nurse educator who graduated from Viterbo University in 2006 and St. Catherine’s University in 2010.  Currently she is serving as a telephone triage nurse for patients from age 1 day to 101 years.   She also works in a Level 3 NICU in a large urban county hospital.  She has a background in simulation education, holds a faculty position in a nursing program, and provides dialysis education and education leadership for a large rural health system.  

Course ID: 49171