The ________________ has advanced, graduate education in nursing informatics or a related field and may hold
Correct Answer: Informatics Nurse Specialist (INS)
Rationale : The INS has advanced, graduate education in nursing informatics or a related field and may hold
ANCC certification. The INS needs to play an active role in research and theory development and in the design
and testing of information systems and the human-computer interface; he or she also needs to help shape policy
and serve as an advocate for the design and use of informatics to serve other health care professionals and the
public. Other facets of the INS role include responsibilities in administration, telehealth, education and
professional development, compliance issues, and discovery in databases and analysis. The INS is prepared to
assess work processes and subsequently design, select, implement, and evaluate data structures and suggested
technology intended to improve productivity and contribute to the body of nursing knowledge.
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub:
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Teaching and Learning
Hebda, Handbook of Informatics, 5/e Test Bank
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