This open access textbook is intended to guide best practices of documentation in the nursing profession. This resource is designed for students in undergraduate nursing programs, and addresses principles of documentation, legislation associated with documentation, methods and systems of documentation, and key trends in the future of documentation. Incorporated into this resource is legislation and practice standards specific to the province of Ontario, Canada.

 

 

About the Authors

Jennifer Lapum, PhD, MN, BScN, RN, Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Oona St-Amant, PhD, MScN, BScN, RN, Associate Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Charlene Ronquillo, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michelle Hughes, MEd, BScN, RN, Professor, School of Community and Health Studies, Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joy Garmaise-Yee, DNP, MN, RN, Professor, Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing, George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

Contact person

Dr. Jennifer L. Lapum

jlapum@ryerson.ca, 416-979-5000 ex. 556316

350 Victoria St., Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3

Ryerson University

@7024thpatient

 

Note to Educators Using this Resource

We encourage you to use this resource and would love to hear if you have integrated some or all of it into your curriculum. If you are using it in your course, please consider notifying Dr. Lapum and include the course/program and the number of students.

 

 

Acknowledgments

Linn Clark, Editor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Frances Dimaranan, BScN student, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ann Ludbrook, Copyright and Scholarly Engagement Librarian, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mahidhar Pemasani, BScN student, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nada Savicevic, Interactive Design, Educational Developer, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sally Wilson, Web Services Librarian, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

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Documentation in Nursing: 1st Canadian edition by Jennifer Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Charlene Ronquillo, Michelle Hughes, and Joy Garmaise-Yee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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