Depending on the topic chosen, this assignment allows the student to meet one or more of the following Course Outcomes.

CO1: Explain how patient-care technologies can be used to meet the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO1)

CO2: Analyze data from all relevant sources, including technology, in order to improve care delivery. (PO2)

CO3: Establish standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s distinct contribution to patient outcomes. (PO3)

CO4: Look into safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to promote a safe practice environment for patients and healthcare workers. (PO4)

CO5: Recognize patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that aid in safe nursing practice. (PO5)

CO 6: Discuss data integrity principles, professional ethics, and legal requirements pertaining to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and the client’s right to privacy. (PO6)

CO7: Investigate the use of information systems to record interventions aimed at achieving nurse-sensitive outcomes. (PO7)

CO8: Discuss the importance of best evidence as a motivator for change in nursing care delivery. (PO8)