The Path to Wellness& Healthiness
Chamberlain College of Nursing
NR-361: Information System in Healthcare
On the Path to Wellness& Healthiness
Advances in technology greatly influence our lives in ways we never imagined possible. This advances have not only made our lives easier, but can help people live better and healthier lives. Part of the core competencies of nurses of the future,focuses on informatics and technology, and the ability of new graduate nurses to integrate the technologies to their nursing care, to make decisions and developed positive patient outcomes(Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, 2010, p. 26) But these technologies don’t end just in the patient care setting. Now these technologies also extend topatient education, and their ability to actively get involved in their health. From mobile applications, to personal health records (PHR), to activity trackers, patient education is greatly influenced by technology. Diversifying the delivery of content is where advanced patient education starts.
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