With the advancement of technology, the occupational health nurse (OHN) is in a key position to stimulate change through the use of “Big Data Analytics.” By requesting and using multiple data sets, already being managed by organizations, OHNs can begin to analyze relationships to further support better decision- making. This session will introduce OHNs to big data and how basic analytics can be used to improve the health and safety of the employee.
Outline the history of nurses using data.
Discuss the concept of “Big Data Analytics” in relation to health and wellness.
Discuss the role of an occupational health nurse in using the guiding principles of "Big Data Analytics."