Week 4 Discussion
Health Policy: Reimbursement of NPs
This week we will discuss either APN benefits to practice or the role of the Nurse Informaticist. Choose one of the two questions to address. Be sure to respond to both questions in your response to peers.
Discussion Question 1: For this question, using the South University Library do a search and find at least one research article (study design must be discussed) addressing one or more of the concepts noted.
How does APN practice demonstrate cost-effectiveness, reduction in errors and misuse or overuse of services?
Discussion Question 2: For this question, using the South University Library do a search (include specialty organizations) and address the following questions relative to the Nurse Informaticists:
- When would you consult with the nurse informaticists?
- What role does the nurse informaticists play in primary care?
- What qualifications and credentialing are held by nurse informaticists?
Suggested URLs to assist you in answering this DQ:
- American Nursing Informatics Association, the NI Community of HIMSS , the Alliance for Nursing Informatics or the Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Support your responses with scholarly academic references using APA style format. Assigned course readings and online library resources are