Tag Archive for editorial

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 →

Pinterest – A Positively Perfect Web Curation Tool!

Pinterest – A Positively Perfect Web Curation Tool!

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Although there are a multitude of social media software available, Pinterest has been slowly climbing to the top of the heap since late 2009 when first launched by founder Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. With 200 million users, Pinterest ranks 19th for sheer popularity, but achieves eighth place worldwide for general purpose… Read more →

Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark for User-Friendly Web Creations

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Adobe software has been an industry leader in the creative and publishing fields for years. Due to the quality and high standing, access to their software is considered quite expensive and beyond the range of many users, especially when used for education or personal purposes. Creative and professional designers do invest in the Creative… Read more →

Nursing Informatics Summer Reading Suggestions

By June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)   Summer is often viewed as a time for more leisure, perhaps due to longer warm days, balmy evenings, and for some – vacation time. It is often a season where people look for good books to read to help to wile away the summer hours in a productive way. 2017 has been a… Read more →

CJNI Journal

Call for Submissions to the CJNI

The Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics (CJNI) is looking for papers, presentations, book/web site/software/resource reviews, and other digital works related to Nursing Informatics in Practice, Education, Research and Administration. Please join us in showcasing how Nursing Informatics is being shaped in Canada and globally. Please do not think that your work is not “good enough”! If it pertains to nursing… Read more →

Nurses as authors

Why all Nurses Can/Should be Authors

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief EDITORIAL As a nurse, editor, writer, educator and researcher I naturally support the notion of nurses as authors. This notion is one that seems logical: nurses are the most trusted profession, according to the most recent Gallup poll and have been for the past fifteen years (Gallup 2016). “ANA encourages nurses… Read more →

Celebrating National Health IT Week through Publishing

Source: OJNI Volume 19, Fall 2015 by June Kaminski, PhD(c), MSN RN, Editor in Chief November 2, 2015   October is a busy month for the editorial staff at OJNI since it is the time we prepare our final edition of the year. October is also the month the health information technology industry celebrates National Health IT week in the… Read more →

Mahara gallery

Mahara – a Versatile Open-source ePortfolio

Mahara is an open source eportfolio system first designed in 2006 in New Zealand – hence its name, which comes from the Maori verb “mah-hah-rah” meaning “to think, thinking, or give thought”. Mahara is software that I have personally become very familiar with over the past two years – a relationship that has fostered a deep appreciation and respect for… Read more →

Twitter Tips

Twitter and Nurses: Tips for Tweeting

Twitter is considered one of the most popular social media platforms and offers an unusual micro-blogging approach to sharing with friends, colleagues, and other followers. The most unique aspect of Twitter is that it allows only 140 character posts. Thus, the writer needs to learn to share a thought, idea, event, resource, and so on in a concise yet meaningful… Read more →