Nursing & Health Informatics in Finland


Jan 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am CST
TIGER Virtual Learning Environment

The development of nursing informatics (NI) both in practice, industry and education has become gradually relevant as the role of information technology has developed since 1970’s and 80’s. The main supporting actors have been the Finnish Nurses Association (FNA) and the National Development Center for Welfare and Health as well as the International Medical Informatics Association Special Interest Group of Nursing Informatics (IMIA-SIGNI) with their various initiatives and conferences.  Leveraging the work began under TIGER’s international competency synthesis project, this webinar will identify how nursing and health informatics competencies are integrated into curricula at varying levels of health care education in Finland and will share experiences on how to conduct health informatics research to develop enhances informatics competencies.  Presented by Elina Rajalahti, PhD, MHSc, RN, Principal Lecturer of Health Informatics, Laurea University of Applied Sciences & Kaija Saranto, PhD, RNT, RN, FACMI, FAAN, Professor of Health and Human Services Informatics, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health and Social Management. Moderated by Toria Shaw, MSWHIMSS TIGER Staff Liaison, Manager of Clinical Informatics.

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Event Contact Information

Toria Shaw
Clinical Informatics
Virtual Event, webinar