Resource Library and Sponsored Content

 

Informatics Recommended Reading


 

Featured Article:

Nurses’ Perception of Challenges in the Use of an Electronic Nursing Documentation System

CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing


Abstract

This qualitative study was based on the Technology Acceptance Model and conducted through directed content analysis to explore perceptions of nurses in Iran of the challenges of using an electronic documentation system. Participants were selected through purposive sampling via interview from a teaching hospital in western Iran. Data were analyzed using MAXQDA 10. Data consistency was ensured through validation methods and by the researcher’s prolonged engagement in the subject. Twelve codes, four subcategories, and two main categories (“perceived usefulness” and “perceived difficulty”) emerged from the analysis of the data based on the Technology Acceptance Model. “Perceived usefulness” consisted of the subcategories “subjective norms” and “experienced benefits”; and “perceived difficulty” contained the subcategories “rationalization” as well as “challenges in accepting change.” According to the Technology Acceptance Model, to promote acceptance of this system, the benefits of usage should be highlighted. The biggest hurdle to acceptance is familiarity and comfort with previous methods.

View full article

The content and information contained on this site is being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. The posting of sponsored content on this site should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation of the sponsor's products, services, policies, or procedures by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The information and opinions expressed on this page are those of the paid sponsors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the AANP. AANP is not responsible for the content of third-party websites linked from this page; moreover, any links on this page to third-party websites where goods or services are advertised are not endorsements or recommendations by AANP of the third-party sites, goods, or services.

Loading