Nursing Informatics Boot Camp

This boot camp will be on September 28-30 in O’Fallon, Illinois. This intensive two day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues in health. It includes content for nurses who are interested in becoming Board Certified Informatics Nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics Location: Memorial Education Building 800 East Highway 50 O’Fallon, Illinois 62269 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. The nursing informatics boot Camp is not associated with the ANCC. TOPICS: Information Management and Knowledge Generation Professional Practice System Lifecycle Information Technology Current Issues Case Studies 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 SPEAKERS: Susan K Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS Susan K. Newbold is a Healthcare Informatics Consultant, Franklin, TN. Most recently she was the Education Lead for the implementation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) at the Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN. She is uniquely qualified to teach this course as she has experience in the vendor, consulting, academic and hospital world. Dr. Newbold is Board Certified in Nursing Informatics and initiated the first review course in nursing informatics in 1995 which she taught over 50 times. In 2001 she won the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Technology Award for Knowledge Advancement for this course. The second speaker is selected based on availability from a pool of candidates with recent informatics experience SCHEDULE: Day 1, September 28, 2012 Friday 1:30 pm – 5:00pm Registration 6:00 pm Optional Dinner (self paid) at local restaurant Welcome, Introductions, Set Personal Objectives, Professional Practice Day 2, September 29, 2012 Saturday 7:30am – 5pm Sign in and Breakfast Information Management and Knowledge Generation, Model and Theories, Human Computer Interactions Lunch System Life Cycle Begin Case Studies Dinner on your own Day 3 September 30, 2012 Sunday 7:30am -12:00 noon Sign in and Breakfast Information Technology Case Studies Certification Exam Preparation Course Evaluation, Contact Hours Awarded  

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