Book: Hebda, T., Hunter, K., & Czar, P. (2019). Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals (6th ed.). NY, NY: Pearson.
(BOOK, READING MUST BE USED AND CITED)
This week, we will discuss personal communication devices and their use in healthcare. As we focus on this topic, please address the questions below in the discussion.
How can the use of the nurse’s personal communication device(s) impact patient care positively and/or negatively?
What are the ethical and legal implications of the use of personal devices?
What does the professional literature say about how communication devices can support safe nursing practice?