june

Nursing and Cyber Security Awareness

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief   EDITORIAL October is recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month in several countries, including Canada. “Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security. This campaign is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being… Read more →

Fall sale

NILC Autumn Sale Starts Today!

Come and Check Out Our Autumn Sale! Autumn is the perfect time to buckle down and earn your required CE credits for license renewal plus increase your knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm of nursing informatics! Each day, selected courses will be offered for 20% to 40% off the usual low tuition fee. Remember to check back often to see what’s new! To… Read more →

Promoting Interoperability

Exploring the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap from a Nursing perspective

By June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c), OJNI Editor in Chief   CITATION: Kaminski, J. (July 2018). Exploring the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap from a Nursing perspective. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2).  Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni   In 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a critical guiding document that continues to affect all health… Read more →

Collaborative Qualitative Research as a Learning Tool in Nursing Education

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief   Introduction Most BSN nursing programs include a course in nursing research. In the program I teach in, two courses are offered: one in qualitative research and the other in quantitative research. The students who come into this program already have a degree in some other discipline ranging from kinesiology… Read more →

A Phenomenological Analysis of the Experience of Nursing Students’ Usage of Various Technologies Within a Hybrid Degree Program

This research study was done by 29 of my students and I as a collaborative assignment in a BSN qualitative research class. The focus is on the use of technologies within a hybrid degree program. Each student worked on one aspect of the research process as part of a team to complete this study within one semester. Background and Philosophy… Read more →

Holistic Personal Development for Meaningful Engagement

Holistic Personal Development for Meaningful Engagement

by © 2018 ~ June Kaminski, MSN PhD(c) Workshop presented at Festival of Learning, BCCampus in Vancouver, B.C. on May 30, 2018 Abstract Personal development is one of the best ways to protect health and promote wellbeing. It is also one of the essential ingredients for developing the ability to cultivate deep relational engagement with other people. Holistic personal development… Read more →

Summer Sale

Nursing Informatics Course Summer Sale Begins!

Take advantage of our Annual NILC course Summer Sale! Summer can be the perfect time to earn your required CE credits for license renewal or certification,  plus increase your knowledge and skills in the fascinating realm of nursing informatics! Each week through the summer, the various courses will be offered for 20% to 40% off the usual low tuition fee.… Read more →

New Usability Theory course added to the NILC roster!

We are happy to announce a new 3 CE credit course has been added to the Nursing Informatics Learning Center. This 1 module (3 CE credit) course introduces nurses to Usability Theory which is an important topic in nursing informatics and nursing in general, since Usability is a key consideration when using technology and equipment in health care. Usability is… Read more →