Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals, 7th edition

  • Toni L. Hebda, 
  • Melody Rose, 
  • Kathleen Hunter, 
  • Patricia Czar

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Hallmark features of this title

Applications of healthcare IT

  • Students learn to use advanced technologies such as Web 2.0 solutions, virtual training, integrated “smart technologies” and robotics.
  • IT in new healthcare delivery systems is covered in the context of magnet hospitals, patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations.
  • HIPAA coverage helps students use patient-related IT tools without compromising patient privacy.

Exam prep and industry insight

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recommends this title as a review resource for the ANCC nursing informatics certification exam.
  • Future Directions sections at the end of each chapter forecast the evolution of chapter topics.
  • Case Study exercises at the end of each chapter discuss real applications of concepts.

Published by Pearson (August 8th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138105792

Subject: Upper-Level Nursing

Category: Nursing Informatics

Table of contents

  1. An Overview of Informatics in Healthcare
  2. Informatics Theory and Practice
  3. The Challenges of Technology in Healthcare
  4. Electronic Resources for Healthcare Professionals
  5. Using Informatics to Support Evidence-Based Practice and Research
  6. Policy, Legislation, and Regulation Issues for Informatics Practice
  7. Electronic Health Information and Record Systems
  8. Strategic Planning and Project Management Concepts for HIT and Quality Improvement Initiatives
  9. Healthcare Information Technology: Implementation, Maintenance, and Evaluation
  10. Improving the Usability of Health Informatics Applications
  11. Information Networks and Information Exchange
  12. Workforce Development
  13. Information Security and Confidentiality
  14. Continuity Planning and Management and Disaster Recovery
  15. The Role of Standardized Terminology and Language in Informatics
  16. Using Informatics to Educate
  17. Consumer Health Informatics
  18. Connected Healthcare (Telehealth and Technology-Enabled Healthcare)
  19. Public Health Informatics
  20. A Glimpse into the Future of Nursing Informatics


  1. Hardware and Software
  2. Networks, Network Security
  3. An Overview of Tools for the Informatics Nurse


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