Join the HIMSS Iowa Chapter on November 18 at 8 am CT for an intensive two-day course that focuses on current informatics trends and issues in health. This program includes content for nurses interested in becoming certified informatics nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics. The registration deadline is November 4, 2021.
- Discuss the scope and standards of nursing informatics practice
- Describe professional practice, trends and issues within the informatics nurse role
- Explore management and leadership issues affecting informatics in healthcare settings
- Identify key concepts in informatics, information technology, information management, knowledge generation and data security
- Consider human factors in relation to information technology systems
- Describe models and theories associated with informatics
- Delineate steps of the system life cycle as it applies to information technology in the health setting
This program is approved for up to 14.5 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Susan K. Newbold PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, FAMIA
Newbold is a healthcare informatics consultant based in Franklin, TN. She is uniquely qualified to teach this course as she has experience in the vendor, consulting, academic and hospital worlds. Newbold is board certified in nursing informatics and initiated the first review course in nursing informatics in 1995 and has written numerous publications in nursing informatics. She is the HIMSS 2015 Chapter Leader of the Year and recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2019 Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award.
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