This descriptive cross-sectional study explored the most and least frequently occurring unintended consequences experienced by nurses with the electronic health record. Findings show that system design and sociotechnical impact were the most frequently occurring unintended consequences of the electronic health record.
Contact hours available until 6/30/2023.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The author(s), editor, content reviewers, and director of education reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5387.
This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Education Director, Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Learning Outcome: After completing the education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the importance of mitigating EHR implementation issues by focusing on the most frequently occurring unintended consequences of the EHR (UCE) events experienced by nurses in an organization.