Informatics in healthcare

 IM3001A Module 2 Pre-Assessment (PDF) Module Pre-Assessments are your opportunity to practice applying module content before final submission of your Competency Assessment. For your final Competency Assessment, you will address scenarios related to the importance of nursing informatics in healthcare. For your Module 2 Pre-Assessment, respond to the following prompts. These prompts match those in your final Assessment. Be sure to support your responses with evidence from scholarly literature. Prompts: Write a 1- to 2-page information sheet that addresses the following scenario: You are responsible for orienting several new graduates to your nursing unit. The new hires are scheduled to begin an orientation session with the health informatics department. Prior to the orientation, the new hires need to gain a baseline understanding of the history and evolution of nursing informatics. To assist with their understanding, create a new-hire information sheet that addresses the following topics (1–2 pages): Describe the key components that contribute to the definition of nursing informatics. Provide a brief explanation of the historical evolution of health informatics in general. Describe the aspects of healthcare that the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act sought to improve when it was signed into law. Explain the concept of meaningful use.