The status of training and education in information and communication technology of Chinese nurses: a hospital survey

Su, Ying and Soar, Jeffrey (2010) The status of training and education in information and communication technology of Chinese nurses: a hospital survey. In: ICSSSM 2010: 7th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management , 28-30 Jun 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

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Abstract

The role of the modern clinical nurse is intertwined with information and communication technology (ICT) and adoption of such technology forms an important component of national strategies in health. A study was undertaken of the current knowledge and future training requirements of nurses in ICT to inform policy to meet national goals of healthcare informationization. A 68-item questionnaire was distributed to 500 Chinese nurses in a hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Response rate was 86%. Computers were used by 89.1% of respondents as part of their work-related activities. For the considerable benefits of ICT to be incorporated fully into the health system, hospitals must pay more attention to the training and education of nurses who are the largest users of that technology.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy. Article number 5530182
Depositing User: Professor Jeffrey Soar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 05:06
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2014 04:54
Uncontrolled Keywords: information and communication technology; nursing; education; healthcare informationization; e-health
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1109/ICSSSM.2010.5530182
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18806

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