[Answered] NR 361 Week 7: Use of Personal Communication Devices..


NR 361 Information Systems In Healthcare


  • CO6 Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO 6)

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?
  • What does the professional literature say about how communication devices can support safe nursing practice?


Neft & Greenier (2013) review the revision and development of new materials for the Professional Practice Manual for the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Position 2:18 position statement relates to mobile device use. This position statement purpose is to review the risks and benefits of such devices. “The position statement acknowledges that mobile device use is becoming more integrated into the delivery of patient care and has the potential to positively affect patient care by increasing productivity, increasing communication, reducing medical errors, and readily providing clinical resources” (Neft & Greenier, 2013). Neft & Greenier further discuss the risks and benefits of mobile devices (2013). …please click the purchase button below to access the entire solution at $5