(Answered) NR361 Week 2 Discussion: Experiences with Healthcare Information Systems

This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcomes (CO).

  • CO3: Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO #3)
  • CO4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers. (PO #4)

Due Date

  • Answer post due by Wednesday 11:59 PM MT in Week 2
  • Two replies to classmates and/or instructor due by Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 2


  • Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
    • Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
    • Integrate scholarly resources
    • Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
    • Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
  • Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.


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