Theories and frameworks are an important part of applying nursing informatics to practice, education, leadership, and research.

The short 3 credit hour courses in this series introduce various significant theories and frameworks that are relevant to nursing informatics knowledge, skills, and applications. This particular course focuses on the Novice to Expert Theory.

The short 3 credit hour courses in this series introduce various significant theories and frameworks that are relevant to nursing informatics knowledge, skills, and applications. This particular course focuses on the Diffusion of Innovation Theory.

The short 3 credit hour courses in this series introduce various significant theories and frameworks that are relevant to nursing informatics knowledge, skills, and applications. This particular course focuses on the Lewin Change Management Theory.

This 1 module (3 CE credit) course introduces nurses to David Cooperrider's inspirational theory for organizational motivation and planning applied to informatics implementation. .

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a capacity building approach that selectively seeks to locate, highlight, and illuminate the life-giving forces within an organization or community. AI seeks out the best of "what is" to help ignite the collective imagination of "what might be".

This online course consists of a lesson, assigned readings and supportive media, and is evaluated by completing a multiple choice final examination