A difficult challenge for nurse educators is ensuring that students understand the importance of accurately documenting assessments in the age of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Nursing students may observe nurses who have grown accustomed to documenting assessment results in electronic health records (EHRs), rapidly clicking responses to assessment checklist questions. However, it is important that students understand the importance of completing the documentation accurately. Failing to properly document nursing assessments can put nurses and patients at risk. This article is an excellent resource to help students understand the importance of documenting assessments in the EHR.