Nursing Informatics Boot Camp

New Orleans - TBA


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Early Bird deadline is September 3, 2016
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Presented by:
Susan K. Newbold, PhD RN-BC FAAN FHIMSS
Gwen G. Holder, MSN, RN-BC

Course Description
This intensive two-day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues. 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.

Axxess Consult Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. 14 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

Day 1 Agenda, Monday, October 3, 2016
7:30am - 8:00am      Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 9:00am     Welcome, Introductions, Set Objectives
9:00am – 10am         Foundations of Practice – Professional Practice
10:00am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:30am Professional Practice (continued)
11:30am – 12noon  System Design Life Cycle
Planning and Analysis
Designing and Building
Implementing and Testing
Evaluating, Maintaining, and Supporting
12:00 – 1:00pm        Lunch (provided) Invited Speaker
1:00pm - 2:30pm      System Design Life Cycle (continued)
2:30pm – 2:45pm     Break
2:45pm – 3:30pm     System Design Life Cycle (continued)
3:30pm –4:30pm      Introduction to Case Studies and time to work in groups
Day 2 Agenda, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
7:30am - 8:00am      Sign in and Continental Breakfast
8:00am-10:00am      Foundations of Practice (continued)
                                                Models and Theories
                                                Rules, Regulations, and Requirements
10:00am - 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:00am Foundations of Practice (continued)
11:00am – 12:00      Data Management and Health Care Technology
                                                Data Standards
                                                Data Management
                                                Data Transformation
                                                Hardware, Software, and Peripherals
12:00   – 1:00pm      Lunch (provided)
1:00pm – 1:30pm     Data Management and Health Care Technology (continued)
1:30pm – 2:45pm     Presentation of Case Studies by Attendees and Discussion
2:45pm – 3:00pm     Break
3:00pm – 3:30pm     Presentation of Case Studies by Attendees and Discussion
3:30pm – 4:30pm     Certification Exam Preparation
                                    Final Questions, Course evaluation, Raffle, Adjourn