This is a guide to research, resources, theory, and practice in nursing informatics and healthy policy domains. It is designed to help students in NURS 424 as they develop wikis on current and emerging trends in informatics.
As you know by now, informatics is an enormous discipline with a host of underlying subdisciplines. This can present a challenge when determining where to focus, and what language to use when conducting research. However, it also means there is a lot of research available across subdisciplines.
In order to best make use of your time, it is recommended that you:
conduct background research in different subject areas
identify a subject area where you want to focus your work
find search terms that correlate specifically with that area
As you start, here is a list of MeSH terms that are generalizable to informatics fields: