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Nursing Informatics Certification Review Intensive CE Series (Dec. 2012)

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Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EST)

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The Intensive CE Series is a blended learning model that combines weekly online CE course readings, weekly live webinar presentations, and an online forum for information exchange and networking with peers. Each series lasts 4 – 7 weeks, and is structured around live, interactive webinars with nationally known cli
nical experts on specific topic areas from the comfort of your home or office.

92% of participants agreed the overall teaching method/format was effective in their learning experience.

90% of participants agreed that the information delivered added to their knowledge and will cause them to change their professional practice.

The Intensive CE Series provides a "virtual classroom" environment for in-depth study of key topics.

Ready for your certification in Nursing Informatics? New to NI and would like to have a stronger grasp of the specialty?

The Nursing Informatics Certification Review Intensive CE Series is a comprehensive learning experience that provides an extensive review of the Nursing Informatics board certification exam. Learn key concepts of NI including design, maintenance and support. Also, discover how quality improvement is vital to patient and staff satisfaction from experts in the NI field. This six-week self-paced program combines online education with live webinars to provide you with a study choice that will fit your schedule and is aligned with the core elements of the exam.  Complete the online examination and earn 19.0 contact hours.


Nursing Informatics Certification Review Online Print Courses: This series of modules specifically created to align with the current Nursing Informatics certification test. The content within each module will help you prepare for your RN-BC certification exam. 

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  • Knowledge Generation: Models and Theories of Nursing Informatics:  We know about nursing models and theories, but how do these and other theories help NI specialists? This webinar will discuss the foundational theories used within nursing informatics, models of care, and why this is important for nursing practice. This webinar will also discuss regulatory requirements of systems, information processing, patterns of knowledge, benchmarking, and decision-making issues.
  • Professional Practice, Trends, Education, and HIT:  Professional practice is vital to the understanding of how to integrate NI into nursing practice. This webinar will discuss the role of the nursing informatics specialist, trends and challenges within the specialty, and how ethics plays a role in health information technology.
  • Nursing Informatics System Life Cycle (Part 1):  What is system life cycle? Why is this important to NI and integration? This webinar will discuss system planning, analysis and design to ensure a successful implementation.
  • Nursing Informatics Review: System Life Cycle (Part 2): So now you know what system life cycle is… now what? This second part of the system life cycle webinars will discuss training and implementation methods, as well as the ongoing maintenance and support required for a system.
  • Information Technology: Integrating into NI:  How is HIPAA incorporated into an EMR system? What other aspects of security and support is vital to the understanding of how to integrate NI into nursing practice?  This webinar will discuss hardware, software, and the standards related to communication security and confidentiality.
  • Board Examination Strategies: What to Do and What NOT to Do:  How many times have you said to yourself "I know this material, I just have anxiety taking tests." This webinar will help curb test anxiety by reviewing strategies specific to nursing certification exams and how you can use your expertise to navigate through the exam with ease.

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    Knowledge Generation Slide Sample   System Slide Sample

    If you missed any webinars, you will have a chance to view the recording until January 30, 2013.


    • Increase your knowledge of Nursing Informatics.
    • Strengthen your chances of passing the Nursing Informatics certification exam.
    • Attend live interactive discussions with Nursing Informatics board certified experts.
    • Receive unlimited access to more than 900 contact hours of review materials in over 70 different certification examinations in addition to a 587 contact hour nursing digital textbook. The nursing textbook topics compliments our specialty certification review courses by offering additional, more detailed, information on 587 disorders, diseases, or conditions. Access to these certification review exams will be accessible until June 3, 2013. 

  • Network with your peers and form your own study group within the online classroom.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Nurses who are preparing for the Nursing Informatics board certification exam and nurses who are new to Nursing Informatics and would like to increase their knowledge in this specialty area.

Goal and Objectives for the Nursing Informatics Certification Review:
The goal of the Informatics Intensive CE Series is to provide healthcare providers with information on nursing informatics and a review for those preparing to sit for the NI national exam. Upon completion of this series, attendees will be able to do the following:

·Identify theories and models which have application to healthcare informatics..

·Discuss the stages of system life cycle

·Identify key resources for system design

·Name educational concerns during implementation

·Discuss collaborative tools, standards, and types of telecommunication technologies.

·Discuss the scope and standards of nursing informatics practice.


Cost of the 6-week program: $399 (discounted group rate of 3 or more: $370)

Early Bird Rate: $375 (available until November 12, 2012)


Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Phone cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Cancellations received four weeks prior to the start date of the series will receive a full refund of the registration fee. Cancellations received after four weeks and up to seven days prior to the start of the series will be assessed a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received seven days prior or “no shows” will not receive a refund. In the event that the program is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.

If you missed any webinars, you will have a chance to view the recording until January 30, 2013.


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Sarah E. Fletcher, RN-BC, BS, began her career in technology, obtaining a degree in computer science from the University of South Dakota.  She spent over 10 years providing technical support and training at the University of South Dakota Help Desk, Gateway, Inc., and as a consultant. In 2004, Ms. Fletcher returned to school to obtain an Associate's degree in nursing from the University of South Dakota.  In 2006, she began working for Georgetown University Hospital's Medical Intensive Care Unit as a new graduate nurse. As Georgetown began its transition to electronic documentation in 2008, Ms. Fletcher transitioned to the Nursing Informatics Department where she supported the design, testing, training, and implementation for the Hospital's new electronic medical record.  In 2010, she became the Nursing Informatics Educator for Georgetown. 

Susan Newbold, RN-BC, PhD, FAAN, FHIMSS,
 is a pioneer in nursing informatics (NI) known for her lifetime of exceptional leadership.  Dr. Newbold is the Director of the Nursing Informatics Boot Camp and a healthcare informatics consultant, Franklin, TN. Susan is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). Her PhD is in Nursing Informatics from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Newbold founded CARING (now ANIA-CARING), a national nursing informatics organization advancing the delivery of quality healthcare through education and networking. Susan is a prolific author and speaker, having co-edited five books and written numerous articles and book chapters. Susan was a keynote speaker in the first NI conferences held in Taiwan and Singapore and has consulted in informatics in the US, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Slovenia and Taiwan. She is the US liaison between the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and the International Medical Informatics Association. She is Chair, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) Information Technology Task Force and won the STTI International Technology Award for Knowledge Advancement. Susan was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Nurse Educator of the Year by the Maryland Nurses Association. In 2010 she won the HIT MEN-HIT WOMEN award for improving patient care through health information technology.

Sarah Tupper, RN-BC, MSN, earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 1991 and entered into her first formal “informatics” position as an Associate Installation Coordinator with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in 1993. Sarah formalized her experience and knowledge of Health Informatics by obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing/Health Systems Administration with a Minor in Health Informatics and she studied Informatics as part of the International Partnership for Health Informatics Education (IPHIE) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Sarah’s graduate work was centered on the role, credentials, salary, and value to the organization of the Nurse Informaticist, using the ANA Scope & Standards of Nursing Informatics Practice as a guide to develop her research questionnaire. She has had the opportunity to study and present informatics topics internationally as well as locally. Sarah is currently board-certified in Nursing Informatics through ANCC. She has served as System Director of Nursing Informatics in a large, multi-facility hospital system where she started and co-led a Health Informatics department. Sarah has served on the Competencies Workgroup of the TIGER Initiative (Phase I) and currently serves as Board Member and Secretary/Data Administrator of the Minnesota Nursing Informatics Group (MINING).  Sarah currently serves as a part-time HIT Consultant with REACH in helping clients to meet Meaningful Use. The other half of her time is spent completing coursework for the Leadership in Health IT certificate program at the University of MN. Her diverse clinical nursing background includes ICU, CCU, Public Health, and most recently Labor & Delivery nursing..



Contact Holly Daymude | 703-241-3334

"Finally! A certification review course that meets the needs of all types of learners! No need to take days off of work to learn key concepts of nursing informatics to prepare. Be confident in this self-paced course that combines chapter readings with live webinars and provides you the advantage in passing the NI certification exam." - Jennifer Chaikin, RN-BC, MSN/MHA, CCRN 



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Online Module:
Nursing Informatics Certification Review Online Print Courses - December 3, 2012.


LECTURE TITLE                                           DATE PRESENTERS
Orientation Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 Holly Daymude
Knowledge Generation: Models and Theories of Nursing Informatics                                             

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
7:00 PM ET

Sarah Tupper, RN-BC, MS, LHIT-HP
Nursing Informatics Review: System Life Cycle (Part 1)

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 
7:00 PM ET

Sarah Fletcher, RN, BS, BC-IN
Nursing Informatics Review: System Life Cycle (Part 2)

Thursday Dec. 20, 2012
7:00 PM ET

Sarah Fletcher, RN, BS, BC-IN

Information Technology: Integrating into NI

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012
7:00 PM ET

Sarah Tupper, RN-BC, MS, LHIT-HP

Professional Practice, Trends, Education, and HIT

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
7:00 PM ET

Susan Newbold, RN-BC, PhD, FAAN, FHIMSS
Board Examination Strategies: What to Do and What NOT To Do Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
7:00 PM ET
Sarah Fletcher, RN, BS, BC-IN

Continuing Education (CE)

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The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

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Accreditation educational events are provided by Gannett Education.

Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).


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