Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge 

Required Readings

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

· Chapter 1, “Nursing Science and the Foundation of Knowledge” (pp. 7–19)

· Chapter 2, “Introduction to Information, Information Science, and Information Systems” (pp. 21–33)

· Chapter 3, “Computer Science and the Foundation of Knowledge Model” (pp. 35–62)

Nagle, L., Sermeus, W., & Junger, A. (2017).  Evolving Role of the Nursing Informatics Specialist. In J. Murphy, W. Goosen, &  P. Weber  (Eds.), Forecasting Competencies for Nurses in the Future of Connected Health (212-221). Clifton, VA: IMIA and IOS Press. Retrieved from

Sweeney, J. (2017). Healthcare informatics. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 21(1).

Public Health Informatics Institute. (2017). Public Health Informatics: “translating” knowledge for health [Video file]. Retrieved from


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