In this Assignment, you will consider the evolving role of the nurse leader and how this evolution has led nurse leaders to assume the role of knowledge worker. You will prepare a presentation with an infographic for each slide to educate others on the role of nurse as knowledge worker.
Reference: Drucker, P. (1959). The landmarks of tomorrow. New York. NY: HarperCollins Publishers.
To Prepare: • Review the concepts of informatics as presented in the Resources. • Reflect on the role of a nurse leader as a knowledge worker. • Consider how knowledge may be informed by data that is collected/accessed.
The Assignment: • Explain the concept of a knowledge worker. • Define and explain nursing informatics and highlight the role of a nurse leader as a knowledge worker.
• Develop a simple info-graphic to help explain these concepts.
• Write a hypothetical scenario to be shared in the Discussion Forum. Include your examination of the data that you could use, how the data might be accessed/collected, and what knowledge might be derived from that data.