1. Describe cognitive science.
2. Assess how our minds process and generate information and knowledge.
3. Explore cognitive informatics.
4. Examine artificial intelligence (AI) and its relationship to cognitive science and computer science.
Chapter Five: Improving the Human–Technology Interface
Judith A. Effken
1. Describe human–technology interface.
2. Explore human–technology interface problems.
3. Reflect on the future of the human–technology interface.
Chapter Six: Overview of Nursing Informatics
Nancy Staggers and Ramona Nelson
1. Define nursing informatics (NI) and key terminology
2. Explore NI metastructures, concepts, and tools
3. Reflect on the sciences underpinning NI
4. Describe phenomena of nursing
Chapter Seven: Developing Standardized Terminologies in Nursing Informatics
1. Explore the need and motivation behind the development of standardized terminologies for nursing.
2. Describe the different approaches to terminology development.
3. Assess initiatives seeking to exploit commonalities among terminologies and to ensure appropriate implementation and consistent use.
Chapter Eight: Nursing Informatics Roles, Competencies, and Skills
Julie A. Kenney and Ida Androwich
1. Provide an overview of nursing informatics’ historical development.
2. Explore the concept of nurses as knowledge workers.
3. Discuss the evolving roles and competencies of nursing informatics practice.
Chapter Nine: Information and Knowledge Needs of Nurses in the 21st Century
Lynn M. Nagle
1. Describe the goal of nursing informatics.
2. Assess the nurse as knowledge worker.