Demographics: Provide initials of the RN, official job title of interviewee that includes the type of nursing information role and the date the interview was conducted.Types of nursing information expert may be considered include, but are not limited to, Nursing Clinical Information Manager; Super User, Director/Manger Clinical Education; Chief Information Officer; Quality Assurance or Performance Improvement Nurse; Nurse Informaticist; Telenursing Specialist; Nurse Abstractor; Case Manager; Compliance Nurse.
Required Questions(answer EVERY question in this section)
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?
Optional Questions(answer only ONE question from the choices below)
1. Please tell me what challenges you have faced in dealing with other disciplines who may not “understand the needs of nurses/nursing?”
2. Please share an example of how garbage in/garbage out (GIGO) impacted a decision related to your information/data collection.
3. Please give me an example of how the lack of interprofessional collaboration impacted your role.
4. Please describe what a typical day on the job is like for you?
Follow-up Questions(Answer all of these. Please do not ask them during the interview.
Instead, reflect and answer them afterwards.)