Electronic Health Records In Care Coordination: Connecting School Nurses to EHRs
February 19, 2017 — 08:00AM EST - 05:00PM EST
Orange County Convention Center
Despite the wide use of electronic health records in hospitals and outpatient settings, EHR use in school health has been slow to adopt. School nurses rarely have access to a hospital's EHR for their students health records despite their importance in care coordination.
Identify the barriers to school nurse communication with healthcare providers so that effective interventions can occur
Outline the legal considerations in regard to HIPAA and FERPA in school nurse access to EHRs
Identify how the nurse informaticist can be an important champion to initiating EHR access to school nurses