PRACTICUM SYNTHESIS PAPER 2AbstractThis paper summarizes and analyzes the practicum experience completed during the springsemester, 2013. The clinical practicum is an opportunity for submersion into the role whichallows for learning and understanding through experience. According to the ANA, within theinformatics nurse specialist (INS) role the key responsibility is often implementation. Kurt
Lewin‟s change theory and the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
technology adoption framework were utilized as a framework for this experience. A clinical project was also performed and a brief description of this project is also included in this paper.An evaluation of the experience performed by the student and preceptor is also included.
: practicum, informatics nurse specialist