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Using the definitions of Nursing Informatics in this chapter or from other resources, create your own nursing informatics definition that applies to clinical practice.Discuss essential informatics skills every nurse should have. Be prepared to discuss which skill(s) you believe is most important and why.Investigate forces outside healthcare that are driving a move toward greater use of healthcare informatics. Be prepared to discuss which force(s) are having the greatest impact.Conduct an internet search for examples of software piracy. Write up the talking points of the findings.Investigate one type of informatics used in healthcare and analyze its effect on nurses and patients. Be prepared to discuss the positive and/or negative effects.