Standardized Terminology and Language in Informatics
CO3 Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO 3) CO8 Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO 8)
What is the impact of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) payment denial on the healthcare system? What are the implications for our nursing practice related to use of standardized terminology for documentation? How do evidence-based practice guidelines impact patient outcomes and necessitate improved practice care?