Tag Archive for mobile health

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief Introduction From June 19 to 22nd, I had the pleasure of experiencing the Canadian Nurses’ Association Biennium Convention in Saint John, New Brunswick that focused on the theme, Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care. As both a presenter and a participant, I felt right at home with these… Read more →

The Year of Global Understanding

The Year of Global Understanding: How Informatics Fits

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) jointly declared that 2016 would be the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) – which officially began on February 2nd. “The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) addresses the ways in which… Read more →

mHealth is important

mHealth is significant for Nursing Informatics!

There are literally thousands of apps currently available that relate to health, wellness, and potentially, healthcare. Many are designed to be used by individuals to boost, track, or provide guidance for better health. Nurses and other health professionals can play a key role in ensuring that people develop literacy in assessing the utility and reliability of these apps and know to seek guidance if they have questions about the integrity of health-related apps they are using on their own mobile devices. Read more →

Introducing our Newest CE Course at NILC!

Over the next few months, NILC will be offering even more nursing informatics continuing courses. We currently have several in the works – this month we launched our newest course, NRPR 103.   NRPR 103: mHealth for Continuity of Care   This 5 module (15 CE credit) course introduces the learner to the evolving phenomena of mobile health (mHealth) in… Read more →