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Nursing Informatics Competencies of Public Health Nurses in Chungcheongnam-do
Hyun Kim, Mi Young Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2013;24(1):20-28.   Published online March 31, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2013.24.1.20
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PURPOSE
The aim of the study was to identify nursing informatics competencies of nurses working for public health centers in Chungcheongnam-do.
METHODS
Data were collected from June 10 to July 25, 2012 using the Nursing Informatics Competencies Questionnaire (NICQ). Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, chi2-test, ANOVA and Pearson's correlation coefficient.
RESULTS
Nursing informatics competencies of the subjects showed a mean score of 3.3+/-1.0 out of 5. As for scores of individual categories, the score for computer skills competencies was 3.3+/-1.0, informatics knowledge competencies 3.4+/-0.9, and informatics skills competencies 3.0+/-0.9. Nursing informatics competencies were positively correlated with the subjects' ages (r=.65, p<.001), computer usage hours (r=.23, p = .015), levels of demand for informatics knowledge (r=.51, p<.001), and informatics skills education (r=.78, p<.001).
CONCLUSION
Nursing informatics is required to be connected with job training or in-service education on account of its growing necessity for public health nurses. It is also essential to develop programs for strengthening informatics competencies reflecting sub-categories of educational needs.

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