Nursing informatics is the combination of sciences inclusive of computer, nursing and information intended to aid in the effective management and processing of nursing data, information and knowledge which supports nursing practice in providing nursing care.
(Graves & Corcoran, 1989).
As the nursing profession continue to evolve in a technology advanced environment, the need for informatics competency is deemed vital in order for nurses to execute their daily roles and functions effectively. It is necessary for all nurses to continue to upgrade their knowledge and skills to provide quality nursing care to all their clients. The benefits of possessing these skills allows