Nursing Informatics Bootcamp

University Medical Center
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112


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The Louisiana Chapter of HIMSS brings another nursing informatics bootcamp to New Orleans.

Led by Susan Newbold

Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN,, is the Course Director and Consultant in Healthcare Informatics, Franklin, TN. She is uniquely qualified to teach this course as she has experience in the vendor, consulting, academic and hospital world. Dr. Newbold is ANCC Board Certified in Nursing Informatics and initiated the first review course in nursing informatics in 1995. She organized the first hospital based conference in Nursing Informatics in the US. In 2001 she won the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Technology Award for Knowledge Advancement for this course.

Dr. Newbold earned her PhD and MS in Nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is a Founder of CARING (now ANIA). She is on the Board of the Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS. She is a Fellow in both the American Academy of Nursing and HIMSS. Identified as a pioneer in nursing informatics, Susan co-edited five books and has written numerous articles on informatics topics. Susan was a keynote speaker in the first nursing informatics conferences held in Taiwan and Singapore and has consulted in informatics in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, and Taiwan. Susan was selected in the 2013 Class for “Women to Watch” by the Nashville Medical News and is the HIMSS 2015 Chapter Leader of the Year awarded in 2016.


Day 1 Agenda May 9, 2019

7:30am – 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am – 9:00am Welcome, Introductions, Set Objectives

9:00am – 10:00am Foundations of Practice – Professional Practice

10:00am –10:15am Break

10:15am –11:30am Professional Practice (continued)

11:30am –12:00noon System Design Life Cycle

Planning and Analysis

Designing and Building

Implementing and Testing

Evaluating, Maintaining, and Supporting

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch (provided)

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 May 10, 2019

7:30am - 8:00am Sign in and Continental Breakfast

8:00am-10:00am Foundations of Practice (continued)

Methodologies and Theories

Rules, Regulations, and Requirements

10:00am - 10:15am Break

10:15am – 11:00am Foundations of Practice

Human Factors (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