What Is Informatics and What Does It Mean for Nursing?
Today, nurses around the world are rapidly increasing the extent to which they use computers and information sciences to assist them in the performance of their increasingly sophisticated and complex duties. Consequently, the field of nursing informatics is developing quickly.
KeywordsNursing Practice Medical Informatics Nursing Education Direct Patient Care American Medical College
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