Posted: October 27th, 2022

Portfolio Assignment: The Role of the Nurse Informaticist in Systems Development and Implementation

Assume you are a nurse manager on a unit where a new nursing documentation system is to be implemented. You want to ensure that the system will be usable and acceptable for the nurses impacted. You realize a nurse leader must be on the implementation team.

To Prepare:

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  • Review the steps of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and reflect on the scenario presented.
  • Consider the benefits and challenges associated with involving a nurse leader on an implementation team for health information technology.

The Assignment: (3 pages not including the title and reference page)

In preparation of filling this role, develop a  3-page role description for a graduate-level nurse to guide his/her participation on the implementation team. The role description should be based on the SDLC stages and tasks and should clearly define how this individual will participate in and impact each of the following steps:

  • Planning and requirements definition
  • Analysis
  • Design of the new system
  • Implementation
  • Post-implementation support
  • Use APA format and include a title page and reference page.
  • Use the Safe Assign Drafts to check your match percentage before submitting your work.

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Develop a 2- to 3-page role description for a graduate-level nurse to guide his/her participation on the implementation team. The role description should be based on the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) stages and tasks and should clearly define how this individual will participate in and impact each of the following steps:

·   Planning and requirements definition
·   Analysis
·   Design of the new system
·   Implementation
·   Post-implementation support

77 (77%) – 85 (85%)

An accurate and fully developed role description is provided for the Assignment and fully supports the guidance of a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
The responses accurately and thoroughly define in detail a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
The responses accurately and thoroughly explain in detail the impacts of a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
Includes: 3 or more peer-reviewed sources and 2 or more course resources.

68 (68%) – 76 (76%)

A role description is provided for the Assignment and supports the guidance of a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
The responses define a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
The responses explain the impact of the graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
Includes: 2 peer-reviewed sources and 2 course resources.

60 (60%) – 67 (67%)

A vague or inaccurate role description is provided for the Assignment and vaguely or inaccurately provides guidance to a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC.
The responses defining the graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC are vague or inaccurate.
The responses explaining the impact of the graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC are vague or inaccurate.
Includes: 1 peer-reviewed source and 1 course resource.

0 (0%) – 59 (59%)

A vague and inaccurate role description is provided for the Assignment which does not provide guidance to a graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC, or are missing.
The responses defining the graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC are vague and inaccurate, or are missing.
The responses explaining the impact of the graduate-level nurse’s participation in the steps of the SDLC are vague and inaccurate, or are missing.
Includes: 1 or fewer resources.

Written Expression and Formatting – Paragraph Development and Organization:
Paragraphs make clear points that support well developed ideas, flow logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused–neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance.

5 (5%) – 5 (5%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity.

4 (4%) – 4 (4%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 80% of the time.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 60%- 79% of the time.

0 (0%) – 3 (3%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity < 60% of the time.

Written Expression and Formatting – English writing standards:
Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation

5 (5%) – 5 (5%)

Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.

4 (4%) – 4 (4%)

Contains a few (1-2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains several (3-4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

0 (0%) – 3 (3%)

Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding.

Written Expression and Formatting – The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, running head, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list.

5 (5%) – 5 (5%)

Uses correct APA format with no errors.

4 (4%) – 4 (4%)

Contains a few (1-2) APA format errors.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains several (3-4) APA format errors.

0 (0%) – 3 (3%)

Contains many (≥ 5) APA format errors.

Total Points: 100

Learning Resources

Required Readings

McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2017). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

· Chapter 9, “Systems Development Life Cycle: Nursing Informatics and Organizational Decision Making” (pp. 175–187)

· Chapter 12, “Electronic Security” (pp. 229–242)

· Chapter 13, “Workflow and Beyond Meaningful Use” (pp. 245–261)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (n.d.a). Health IT evaluation toolkit and evaluation measures quick reference guide. Retrieved September 27, 2018, from

https://healthit.ahrq.gov/health-it-tools-and-resources/evaluation-resources/health-it-evaluation-toolkit-and-evaluation-measures-quick-reference

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (n.d.b). Workflow assessment for health IT toolkit. Retrieved September 27, 2018, from https://healthit.ahrq.gov/health-it-tools-and-resources/evaluation-resources/workflow-assessment-health-it-toolkit

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