The definitive text for nursing informatics courses is back with Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Third Edition by Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian. Grounded in the Foundation of Knowledge Model, it is an outstanding student resource and guide to the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. This comprehensive text includes the building blocks of informatics through complicated topics such as data mining, bioinformatics, and system development.
The Third Edition has been expanded to include informatics coverage for all levels of nursing practice from a Bachelor's Degree through a DNP degree. New to this edition is a chapter on Data Mining as a Research Tool and The Art of Caring in Technology Laden Environments.
Updates to the Third Edition include:
- Research briefs present access to current research
- Informatics-related content for the Essentials of Master’s Education and QSEN Competencies
- Enhanced Education section including smartphone use in education, enhanced mentoring, and simulated documentation
- Cutting-edge innovations, nursing aspects of meaningful use, patient safety, wearable technology, cloud computing, smart devices, and social media
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