Advancing Nursing Informatics

ANS: Advances in Nursing Science Blog

Our current featured article, available at no cost while it is featured, addresses a theoretical model that advances the independent development of nursing informatics.  The article is titled “The Evolution of Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom in Nursing Informatics.” by Charlene Ronquillo, MSN, RN; Leanne M. Currie, PhD, RN; and Paddy Rodney, PhD, RN. Here is their message about this important work  for ANS readers:

Setting out to question one of the foundational theories in nursing informatics was a task we approached with much caution, care and respect, in the paper we have contributed to this journal. The theoretical framework we are

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referring to is the data-information-knowledge-wisdom framework, often referred to as DIKW. Exploration of DIKW brought us on a very interesting journey: We delved into the literature from the early years when nursing informatics was first beginning to be established as a field of inquiry and we ended up exploring fields that included management…

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