2016 Nursing Informatics Bootcamp | Northern California Chapter of HIMSS

May 5 - 6, 2016 CDT
Esquire Building | Sacramento, CA

On May 5th and 6th, the Northern California Chapter of HIMSS, in affiliation with Healthcare Informatics Education, is sponsoring the Nursing Informatics Boot Camp, a 2-day course designed for Nursing Informatics professionals in Northern California. 

This intensive two day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues in health. It includes content for nurses interested in becoming Certified Informatics Nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics.  

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