February 3, 4 & 5, 2012 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The inaugural National Institute in Nursing Informatics will be led by Dr. Lynn Nagle from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto and supported by a number of guest faculty from across Canada. This 3 day institute will provide a focused educational opportunity for nurses interested in learning more about informatics. The program will be of particular interest to nurse educators responsible for the integration of informatics into entry level nursing programs, nursing practice leaders, or nurses currently working in or considering a future career in informatics. Participants will be equipped with sufficient foundational knowledge to be able to effectively participate in informatics related operational and educational discussions and activities in their work settings.
Participants will benefit from the extensive practical, academic, and research knowledge and experience of the faculty who will teach in the institute. The curriculum will cover a broad range of topics with content being covered through a combination of didactic presentations, small and large group discussions, and independent study.
Topics to be covered will include:
- History and evolution of informatics in nursing
- Structure and function of clinical information systems
- Nursing data standards
- Human factors considerations
- Organizational transformation
- Clinician engagement
- Evaluating information and communication technologies
- Informatics in nursing education
- Consumer informatics
- Current issues and considerations for nurse leaders
Throughout the 3 day institute, participants will have the opportunity to interact and network with other attendees. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion.
Book early to secure your spot, as registration will be limited to ensure a focused experience for all learners.
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