The Promise of PebblePad for Dynamic Learning

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) ePortfolios are versatile platforms that support nursing education in a variety of ways. ePortfolios can be used as assessment, credential, learning and showcase spaces where artifacts can be collected to produce an impressive body of work by the time students finish their degree. These artifacts can include aesthetic creative work, practice journals, case study analyses,… Read more →

New Course! NRBU 104: Harnessing HIPPA for Optimal Care

This 5 module course (15 CE credits) introduces the learner to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and how it supports optimal care. Learners will further their knowledge about how HIPPA protects privacy and security of health data, provides protection against data breaches and supports client access to their own health information. The course is assessed… Read more →

New Course! NRPR 104: The Rise of Telehealth

This 5 module course (15 CE credits) introduces the learner to the phenomenal growth and potential of telehealth. Learners will further their knowledge about how telehealth can support value-based, client-centered care in a variety of settings. The course is assessed using practical applications of principles and theory and an exploration of telehealth. Throughout the course, nurses are encouraged to explore… Read more →

AI

New course! NRBU 103: The Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare

Introducing our newest course focused on AI in healthcare. Overview This 5 module course (15 CE credits) introduces the learner to the current and future promise of artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of healthcare. The promise of AI is just beginning to be realized in health informatics which brings new ways to personalize healthcare, analyze trends, reinforce cybersecurity, and… Read more →

Support for Nursing Education during COVID-19

Support for Nursing Education during COVID-19

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has impacted nursing in many ways, including nursing education. Innovative ways to deliver practice, lab and theory within nursing programs has been championed by faculty and encouraged by licensing and accreditation organizations. All voice the same message: Let us support our students to continue to succeed… Read more →

Key Principles of 21st Century Change Management

Introduction The 21st century is an age of perpetual or continuous change, a fact that can daunt the most progressive leader. To meet the challenge of on-going change successfully, insight and strategies that support change management initiatives at all organizational levels are needed. A myriad of change management models, theories, tactics, and processes exist to help leaders plan and implement… Read more →

Informatics in the time of COVID-19

2020 has proven to be an unprecedented year in modern history, and it has barely begun! The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major impacts on global society, including huge challenges for health care. No one on this planet is immune to these sweeping changes, as many join in the efforts to contain this virus. Informatics teams are a… Read more →