$550 – $600

Nursing Informatics Bootcamp

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2775 Mosside Boulevard

Monroeville, PA 15146

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This intensive two day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues in health. It includes content for registered nurses who are interested in becoming American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified Informatics Nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics. Registration includes BOTH dates.

Course is led by Susan K. Newbold PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS and Gwen G Holder, MSN, RN-BC. It follows the test content outline of the ANCC and beyond to cover current informatics issues and trends.

Axxess Consult Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. 14.0 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this offering. Full attendance at the program is required. This program is approved for up to 14.5 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the scope and standards of nursing informatics practice

  2. Describe professional practice, trends and issues within the informatics nurse role

  3. Explore management and leadership issues affecting informatics in healthcare settings

  4. Identify key concepts in informatics, information technology, information management, knowledge generation and data security.

  5. Consider human factors in relation to information technology systems

  6. Describe models and theories associated with informatics.

  7. Delineate steps of the system life cycle as it applies to information technology in the health setting

Conference Topics:

These topics from the ANCC outline will be presented in addition to current topics.

I. Foundations of Practice

II. System Design Life Cycle

III. Data Management and Health Care Technology

Early bird registration ends on March 31, 2017 and all registration ends on May 1, 2017.

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Places to eat in and around Monroeville

Monroeville Restaurants

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available in the UPMC East garage. The conference center is located on the ground floor to the right after you enter from the garage.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email at morousek@upmc.edu or kathleen.morouse@gmail.com

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available if requested before the end of the registration period on May 1, 2017. No refunds after that date.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes you can update your registration inforatmion at any time.

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