(Solution) NR361 Week 1 Discussion: AACN Essentials Informatics Self-Assessment (graded)

Discussion Question

Download and open the AACN Essentials Self-AssessmentLinks to an external site.. Complete the self-assessment of your current comfort levels and total your score. If you are willing, please share your results with your classmates in your discussion post. (Remember, this is the starting point for our course and the start of the knowledge we will learn over 8 weeks).

As you reflect on your score, identify areas where your knowledge could use improvement. Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned nurse, it is important to keep in mind that all professional nurses are knowledge workers. Utilizing the readings from your textbook, describe your current knowledge base in informatics and how you can improve your knowledge as they relate to nursing informatics and AACN essential. What additional questions do you have as they relate to nursing informatics and the AACN essentials?


Good afternoon,

When I think about the use of nursing informatics in my role, I mainly think of our Electronic Health Record, EPIC. We use EPIC every day, all day, to care for our patients. In each patient’s chart, we can find information such as current medications, current diagnosis, past medical and surgical history, documentation from other health care providers, insurance, and demographic information. When the patient comes in for an appointment, we use their chart to document current vitals, medications, and anything new they wish to report in their medical history. ……please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5