Use Of Nursing Terminologies In Nursing

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Applying Standardized Terminologies in Practice Standardized nursing terminologies provide many benefits to patients, facilities and nursing professions. Health Information Technology (HIT) assist facilities and team members to improve the quality of healthcare by communicating and coordinating the efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of patient care. Thede and Sewell (2010) stated that three tasks are involved in standardizing nursing terminology so that it can be used in electronic databases: identifying the necessary data elements, developing the terminology, and classifying the terminology and assigning codes. The use of standard terminologies within the Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) validates nursing care by communicating their
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