Conference Objectives & Overview

Conference Objectives

At the completion of the conference, participants will be able to:

  1. Examine theories, models, and frameworks that could be used in healthcare and nursing informatics practice, education, administration and research domains.
  2. Analyze the human factors and human-computer interactions that affect nursing informatics
  3. Discuss the assessment components of the system life cycle and the role of project management in a successful implementation of an electronic health record.
  4. Discuss the problem and issue identification components of the system life cycle and the role of project management in a successful implementation of an electronic health record.
  5. Describe available hardware, software, and communications components for a healthcare information management solution.
  6. Discuss the planning components of the system life cycle and the role of project management in a successful implementation of an electronic health record.
  7. Discuss the implementation, training testing and coordination activity components of the system life cycle and the role of project management in a successful implementation of an electronic health record.
  8. Discuss the evaluation components of the system life cycle and the role of project management in a successful implementation of an electronic health record.
  9. Describe the professional performance activities of an informatics nurse in the life long learning cycle.
  10. Review key test-taking strategies to facilitate success in taking the ANCC Certification Exam

Conference Overview

  • Welcome, Introductions and Course Overview
  • Theories Used in Nursing Informatics
  • Human Factors in Nursing Informatics
  • Case Studies and Group Work
  • Standard I Assessment
  • Standard 2 Problems and Issues Identification
  • Standard 3 Outcomes Identification
  • Standard 4 Planning
  • Standard 5 Implementation
  • Standard 6 Evaluation
  • Standard 7-16 Professional Performance, Trends and Issues
  • Certification Process: Are you Ready for the ANCC NI Certification Exam?
  • Course Evaluation, Certificate of Completion Award

For information about Nursing Informatics Certification — application process, and requirements for certification — please visit the American Nurses Credentialing Center: www.nursecredentialing.org

Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Director, Center for Continuing Education

Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
After being in the Air Force reserves, I came out of retirement to pursue further education. I would like to teach, and the Post Master's work supports that. Nursing truly is a life-long opportunity, both in what you want to do and the fact that you can take your career anywhere in the country

—Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner