Technology in Nursing
Technology in nursing is constantly evolving, and nurses must evolve with it. Technology can help nurses in a variety of ways, from improving patient care to making their workflow more efficient. One of the most important pieces of technology for nurses is the electronic health record (EHR). EHRs contain all of a patient’s important health information in one place, and they can be accessed by any healthcare provider that the patient sees. This gives nurses a complete picture of the patient’s health history, which allows them to provide better care. Other forms of technology applied in nursing include telehealth and applications, centralized command centers, databases, and artificial intelligence. The use of technology in nursing can help nurses to be more efficient and effective in their work. For example, nurses can use technology to communicate with other members of the healthcare team, order supplies, document patient care, and more. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the application of technology in nursing and the impacts on the clinical side of healthcare.
Fotis, T. (2022). Digital nursing and health care innovation. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 37(1), 3-4. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2020.10.007
In this article, Fotis discusses how digital nursing is changing the landscape of health care and offers ways in which nurses can effectively utilize technology to improve patient outcomes. The author provides a comprehensive literature review on the impact of technology on nursing practice and argues that nurses must be prepared to adopt new technologies in order to provide quality care in a rapidly changing health care environment. Fotis also provides an annotated bibliography of key resources that explore the role of technology in nursing practices.
Wilson, C. M., & Mooney, K. (2020, December). Advancing Oncology Nursing Practice Through the Adoption of Patient Monitoring Digital Tools. In Seminars in oncology nursing (Vol. 36, No. 6, p. 151087). WB Saunders. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151087
This article reviews the use of patient monitoring devices in oncology nursing practice with a focus on their potential to improve patient outcomes. The authors conducted a systematic review of the literature to identify studies that addressed the use of patient monitoring devices in oncology nursing and analyzed the data from these studies to determine the impact of these devices on patients’ care. The results of this study indicated that patient monitoring devices have the potential to improve oncology nursing practice by helping nurses to more accurately assess patients suffering from different conditions.
Setyowati, S., Arruum, D., Handiyani, H., & Koestoer, R. A. (2022). Digital Nursing Technology to Achieve Job Satisfaction: A Systematic Review. Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(F), 104-112. https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/8289
According to the article, digital nursing technology can help nurses achieve job satisfaction in a number of ways. By automating tasks that are currently manual and error-prone, nurses can spend more time on direct patient care activities. The authors also elaborate that digital technologies can improve communication and collaboration among nurses, leading to greater satisfaction with their work. Additionally, digital nursing technologies can provide real-time feedback to nurses about the quality of care they are providing, which can help them feel more satisfied with their work. Finally, digital nursing technologies can help nurses better manage their time and workload, leading to greater efficiency and satisfaction.
Seibert, K., Domhoff, D., Bruch, D., Schulte-Althoff, M., Fürstenau, D., Biessmann, F., & Wolf-Ostermann, K. (2020). A rapid review on application scenarios for artificial intelligence in nursing care. JMIR Preprints, 16(12), 2020. 10.2196/26522
Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely seen as having the potential to transform healthcare, including nursing. However, there has been relatively little research on how AI can be used in nursing specifically. In a recent review article, Seibert et al. (2020) explore some of the potential applications of AI in nursing care. They identify four main areas where AI could be used: (1) decision support; (2) clinical workflow optimization; (3) patient modification of behaviour; and (4) communications enhancement. The article further elaborates on the decision support systems which are already used in many different professions and they have the potential to greatly assist nurses in making clinical decisions.
Booth, R. G., Strudwick, G., McBride, S., O’Connor, S., & López, A. L. S. (2021). How the nursing profession should adapt for a digital future. bmj, 373. https://www.bmj.com/content/373/bmj.n1190.full
In this article, the authors discuss how technology is changing the nursing profession and offer ways that nurses can adapt to ensure they are providing the best possible care for their patients. Nurses have always been at the forefront of adapting to new medical technologies and staying up-to-date on the latest treatments. As we move into a more digital future, it is important that we continue to lead the way in using technology to improve patient care. That is why the article “How the Nursing Profession Should Adapt for a Digital Future” by Booth et al., is so important. In it, the authors discuss how nurses can use technology to our advantage in order to provide better care for our patients. They also identify some potential challenges that we may face as we embrace new digital technologies. This article is essential reading for anyone who wants to stay ahead of the curve in nursing care.
Ali, S., Kleib, M., Paul, P., Petrovskaya, O., & Kennedy, M. (2021). Compassionate nursing care and the use of digital health technologies: A scoping review. International journal of nursing studies, 104161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104161
Based on the article by Ali, S. et al., (2021), it is evident that compassionate nursing care and the use of digital health technologies are vital in improving the quality of life for patients. The article discusses various ways in which nurses can provide compassionate care, as well as how digital health technologies can be used to support this care. According to the authors, compassionate nursing care should be individualized, evidence-based, and enable patients to participate in their own care. Digital health technologies can play a role in supporting this care by providing information and tools that patients can use to manage their own health. By implementing these recommendations, nurses can improve the quality of life for their patients.
Mohammed, H. M. (2018). New technology in nursing education and practice. Zagazig Nursing Journal, 14(1), 233 239.https://journals.ekb.eg/article_37992_b1c461e890620071aec85a5b50931802.pdf
This article discusses the use of new technology in nursing education and practice. It reviews the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in these settings, with a focus on how it can improve patient care. The article provides a comprehensive overview of the current use of technology in nursing education and practice, and offers insights into its future potential. Overall, this article provides a useful overview of the current use of technology in nursing education and practice. It offers insights into the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in these settings, and highlights its some of the factors that ought to be considered in the application of technology in nursing practices.
Buchanan, C., Howitt, M. L., Wilson, R., Booth, R. G., Risling, T., & Bamford, M. (2020). Nursing in the age of artificial intelligence: protocol for a scoping review. JMIR research protocols, 9(4), e17490. doi:10.2196/17490
According to this article, it is no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the healthcare landscape. Currently, AI is being used for a variety of tasks in healthcare, ranging from diagnostics to disease prevention. However, one area that has not been explored in depth is its potential impact on nursing. Buchanan et al. (2020) set out to fill this gap in the literature. The authors begin by discussing the history of AI and its current applications in healthcare. They point out that while AI has great potential to improve patient outcomes and efficiency, there are also some risks associated with its use.
Booth, R., Strudwick, G., McMurray, J., Chan, R., Cotton, K., & Cooke, S. (2021). The future of nursing informatics in a digitally-enabled world. In Introduction to nursing informatics (pp. 395-417). Springer, Cham. 10.1007/978-3-030-58740-6_16
In this article, Booth et al. explore the future of nursing informatics in a digitally-enabled world. They posit that as technology advances and patients become more engaged in their own care, nurses will need to be equipped with the latest tools and information systems to provide quality care. The authors review existing literature on nursing informatics and identify key areas where innovation is needed in order to meet the needs of patients and nurses.
Module 5 Assignment
Professional Development Assignment Description:
Prepare an annotated bibliography on your topic. You should have a minimum of six sources. At least four sources should be scholarly papers and at least two sources should be from credible websites. Your annotated bibliography will be added after the reference section with the tile of, “Annotated Bibliography”. Submit the entire document. However, only the annotated bibliography will be graded in this module.
Reminder of Proper Format: The annotated bibliography starts with the reference in APA format, with hanging paragraph indentation. Following the reference, you will need a paragraph describing the contents of the source. This entire paragraph should be indented .5 inches. The entire bibliography should be double-spaced, per APA format. Do not add extra space between references.