By convention, the field of healthcare research was entirely occupied by physicians and doctors. They were the ones who came up with new methods to treat diseases and get better results from diagnostic tests. Technology, on the other hand, was always looked at as a way to solve problems that we faced that didn’t pertain to the medical sector. It was employed to enhance the quality of life and make day to day work easier. But as technology progressed, so did the areas of application. The structural
analysis, ethics, patient care, decision support systems, human-computer interactions, information systems, imaging informatics, computer science, electronic patient records, e-learning, and telenursing to create the field of informatics for the modern nurse (Kelly, Brandon, & Docherty, 2011). The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society defines
Today’s healthcare is changing and more hospitals are switching over to go paperless using computers for both charting and medical records. Computers are widely accepted in personal and professional settings. It is an essential requirement for computer literacy for computers to stay in use. Numerous advances in technology during the past ten years require that nurses not only be knowledgeable in nursing skills, but also to become educated in computer technology (Hensen, 2008).
access to secret files, a lab testing radioactive substances, or, possibly a health insurance plan. In the modern world we live in today, technology has been simplifying our lives for as long as we can remember. Smart cards are an example of such a technology. This technology was "invented and patented in the 1970's" (Wikipedia, 2006). France, Japan, and Germany all played crucial roles during this time, as a result, "there are some disputes regarding the actual inventor'" (Wikipedia, 2006).
of times in their life. In this paper, we will inform the reader of the meticulous role of the surgical nurse, salary range and job availability, pros and cons, and how the patient takes number one priority in order for them to receive the best care possible within the Surgical Nurse’s scope of practice. Role and Job Responsibilities Medical surgical nursing is the framework for all nursing practice. Prior to modern day nursing, almost all nurses were medical or surgical; that is where all nurses
Physical resources in client care is effective and make work easier. The vital sign monitor is very efficient and cuts down on time to complete task. Physical resources that help to alleviate DVT or embolism like the Intermittent Pneumatic Compression is very effective. Hydro lift and other mechanical lifts makes it much safer for client and workers alike if used properly. The use of computer is excellent in gathering information and data. If physical resources are used correctly and are properly
important role within the hospital organization by providing instruction to hospital personal, including doctors and other ancillary staff. They also develop and teach curriculum and theory and provide continuing education programs for all of the hospital's nurses. When new products are introduced to the origination, they educate all healthcare professionals within that organization (Dorin Michelle, 2010). For these reason, I chose staff development specialist as my preferred nurse educator role. Defining
Quality Healthcare Includes Empathy A man walks into an emergency room with an intense pain in his abdomen. He is hoping to find a doctor who knows how to treat him. The doctor enters his room and begins robotically palpating his abdomen, showing no hint of recognition for the pain he is in. The man begins to ask himself, “Does this doctor care that I am in extreme pain?” He then wonders, “If he doesn’t care that I am in pain, how motivated can he be to ease my pain?” This might seem like a
As a future nurse, I believe informatics will play a key role in my work area. After graduation, I plan to work for a few years as a Pediatric Nurse and then return to school to further my education. I want to become a Family Nurse Practitioner and eventually open my own clinic. Once William Shakespeare said
shown that incorporating technology in a classroom setting can vastly benefit the learning process of students. Technology has contributed to the development of mankind because it improves the way we live. Technology in communication, education, healthcare, transportation, banking, and households is very helpful and convenient because it makes our lives easier. Today, technology has vastly changed how we communicate in so many different ways. “Communication Technology is a subject that has the possibility