Analyze current and emerging technologies to support safe practice environments, and to optimize patient safety, cost-effectiveness, and health outcomes.

Objectives to be addressed are

  1. Analyze current and emerging technologies to support safe practice environments, and to optimize patient safety, cost-effectiveness, and health outcomes.
  2. Evaluate outcome data using current communication technologies, information systems, and statistical principles to develop strategies to reduce risks and improve health outcomes.
  3. Examine policies that incorporate ethical principles and standards for the use of health and information technologies.
  4. Apply knowledge of nursing informatics and technology to develop a proposal that will improve patient safety and/or the quality of care in a practice setting.
  5. Use information and communication technologies,
    resources, and principles of learning to teach others.
  6. Analyze nursing history to expand thinking and provide a sense of professional heritage and identity.
  7. Understand other health professions’ scopes of practice to maximize contributions within the healthcare team.
  8. Use leadership skills to teach, coach, and mentor other members of the healthcare team.
    9.. Articulate a personal philosophy and framework acknowledging professional and accrediting agency competencies relating to the role and scope of practice of the advanced practice nurse.