As HIMSS defined, Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Information technologies play a key role for health benefits and in supporting citizens’ healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
In line with the theme of the month in April on Nursing Informatics, this webinar discusses briefly how to make use of Nursing Informatics for elderly services training and caring. With the Successful implementation of Electronic Health Records in HK lately, this webinar will also review the acceptance & integration of information systems into the regular workflow of nursing process & patient care.
Key Learning Outcomes:
Learn how to use Nursing Informatics for elderly services training and caring
Obtain an overview of Hong Kong’s successful implementation of Electronic Health Records
Understand the acceptance and integration of information systems into the regular workflow of nursing process as well as patient care
About the Speaker:
Dr. Poon Wai Kwong has been serving as local undergraduate tutor for foreign universities in Hong Kong since 1996 with great recognition and has been appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine, Accident and Emergency Medicine Academy Unit since 2005.Now he is also being as Lecturer for Department of Applied Science, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kwai Chung). His expert areas are on emergency, disaster nursing, infection control prevention and hospital quality management along with nursing informatics.
Prior to entering academia, Dr. Poon served in various Hospitals at Clinical Specialist and Administration Management level. He lasted served as Director of Nursing for Hong Kong Adventist Hospital. He is one of the informatics pioneers on promoting Mobility Nursing by the use of PDA and iPad system in private Hospitals.
By 2007, Dr. Poon achieved his Fellow status on Health Services Executives from both Hong Kong College of Health Services Executives (FCHSE)and Australasian College of Health Service Management(FCHSM);also granted Fellow Status for the College of Nursing & Health Care Management under Hong Kong Nursing Academy on May 2012.
On striving for informatics development in Hong Kong, he was the Council Members for Hong Kong NursInfo since 2005 and now being as the Chairman of the Association since 2012; and served as Council Member for Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), (Asia Pacific)till 2014in promoting that in Asia Pacific Region.