NU525 Technology and Nursing Informatics in Advanced Practice Unit 2 Discussion Key Functions and Competencies Identify the key functional area(s) of nursing informatics relevant to your current position or to a position you recently held, and briefly describe why this area(s) is relevant. Identify the informatics competencies you selected as essential to your functional area(s) in which you need improvement (refer to the informatics competencies in your readings and support lesson links). Describe why these competencies are necessary, and outline a plan for developing these competencies. Explain how developing nursing informatics competencies would increase your effectiveness as a nurse. Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format. Purchase this Tutorial.