(Answered) NR360 Week 5 Discussion: From Data to Knowledge and Wisdom!


NR360 Information Systems in Healthcare


How does data become knowledge and finally wisdom? Explain the relationship between knowledge acquisition, knowledge processing, knowledge generation, knowledge dissemination, and wisdom. Then provide examples from your clinical practice (or past work experiences) according to the following:

  1. Examples of knowledge acquisition
  2. Examples of knowledge generation
  3. Examples of knowledge processing
  4. Examples of knowledge dissemination
  5. Examples of the use of feedback


As a nurse, we receive and interpret patient information on a day-to-day basis.  Data provides a wide array of vital information that allows nurses and other health members of the team to treat patients.  Data becomes knowledge by interconnecting the information given. Knowledge becomes wisdom when the information has been implemented  (Mc Gonigle & Mastrain, 2018). This allows for experiences to build due to a nursing action or clinical decision made due to knowledge interpreted from data. Knowledge acquisition is information received from a patient. ……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5