Information Security in Nursing: A Concept Analysis

Jiwon Kang, Gyeongae Seomun

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The concept of information security in nursing can improve the basic understanding of security issues in nursing. This study aimed to report on information security in nursing that considers the technical, physical, and administrative aspects of information. We used a hybrid model to analyze the concept and conducted on-site interviews. The analysis revealed 7 attributes: physical aspect: environmental control, facility stability; technical aspect: information accessibility, taking advantage of features; and administrative aspect: systematicity of work, execution of education, professional responsibility. Our model could help identify the physical, technical, and administrative attributes and definitions of information security in nursing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-30
Number of pages15
JournalAdvances in Nursing Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Jan

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  • administrative
  • information security
  • nurse
  • physical
  • technical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing


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