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NRPR 101: Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics

Learn about the Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics

Overview If you want to learn more about the ever-growing field of nursing informatics, consider taking NRPR 101: Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics. This approved course (California Board of Nursing) can be used to meet certification and renewal requirements as well as State CE requirements. This 13 module (39 CE credit) course introduces nurses or other health professionals to nursing informatics… Read more →

Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap

Highlights of the Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap

Citation: Kaminski, J. (2023). Editorial. Highlights of the Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(2).  https://cjni.net/journal/?p=11560 Interoperability is a critical goal of virtually all healthcare systems, a literal cornerstone of coordinated client care and effective electronic health records. This spring, Canada Health Infoway introduced a new 100-page document, a Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap (2023) that provides concrete… Read more →

Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies

Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editorial Citation: Kaminski, J. (2023). Editorial. Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(1).  https://cjni.net/journal/?p=10851 The continual evolution of digital technologies has transformed the way we work, live, and play. This persistent growth often linked to positive environmental effects was strongly illustrated during the Covid-19 pandemic when most people… Read more →

Theory applied to informatics: The McKinsey 7-S Framework

Theory applied to informatics: The McKinsey 7-S Framework

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief CJNI was initiated by June Kaminski in 2006 when she was President-Elect of CNIA. She is currently Faculty and Curriculum Coordinator of a BSN Advanced Entry nursing program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Communications Officer, Webmaster, and former President of the Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment and Editor in Chief… Read more →

Reimagine Health

ReImagine Health: Creating space for Nursing Informatics in the Vision

The theme for this year’s HIMSS22 coming up on March 14 – 18 in Orlando, Florida and online is “ReImagine Health”.  In an interview done for Healthcare Finance, HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf explained why this theme was selected. “HIMSS looked at what has fundamentally changed,” said CEO Hal Wolf. “When we think about Reimagine Health, it’s creative, inspirational and transformational. There’s not a single part of healthcare that’s not been impacted by COVID-19. We’re still establishing new normals” (Morse, 2022, p. 1). Read more →

heory applied to informatics: The DIKW Theory

Theory applied to informatics: DIKW Theory

Theory is an important aspect of nursing informatics – one that is often neglected due to time and context. The DIKW theory, short for Data – Information – Knowledge – Wisdom has evolved over the years across a variety of disciplines and is one of the most embraced in nursing informatics and “considered by some as the canon of information science and knowledge management” (Gackowski, 2012, p. 93) and one of the most widely recognized theories in informatics (McDowell, 2021). Read more →

Using Virtual Resources to Predict Heat Wave Outcomes and Support Resilience

Using Virtual Resources to Predict Heat Wave Outcomes and Support Resilience

The health risks of extreme heat are well documented but not well known to the general public. Healthcare professionals at all levels from public health to acute care can be instrumental in shifting the public misperceptions about heat and health risks, and in linking people to tools that can help them self-manage their susceptibility to these risks. Read more →