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Informatics Nurse Specialist


Hello everyone..I am current taking the BSN course Information Systems in healthcare. One of my assignments to interview a Informatics Nurse expert...If someone can kindly answer a few questions for me to complete my assignment I would greatly appreciate it!




  1. Describe your career path to your current position. Include information about education and experiences.
  2. Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force in delivery of nursing care at your facility.
  3. What safeguards and decision-making support tools are embedded in patient care technologies and information systems that support safe practice at your facility?
  4. Tell me about patient care technologies that have improved patient care at your facility.
  5. What groups of healthcare workers rely on you to collect high quality information/data and how is that information utilized?
  6. Please share an example of how garbage in/garbage out (GIGO) impacted a decision related to your information/data collection.
  7. Please describe what a typical day on the job is like for you?


Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in OR, education. Has 16 years experience.

Have you tried reaching out to facilities in your area? There are several reasons I highly recommend that approach over turning to the internet: you never know when the person you interview can become a networking contact when it comes to finding that first job and you can verify the person truly has the credentials you're looking for. As someone who has done interviews for students in the past (in person), it is much easier for me to simply talk while they took notes. As someone who has been a student seeking the interview, doing so in person allowed for a lot of going off tangent and learning far than would have been possible without that immediate back and forth.