HIMSS joins the American Nurses Association and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics and numerous other partners in celebrating National Nurses Week, held May 6-12, 2018.
The purpose of this week-long celebration is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the healthcare needs of Americans. Join us in celebrating the nurses of our nation, who are at the forefront of improving patient care and transforming healthcare.
6 Ways to Stay Involved After National Nurses Week
The celebration of our nurses do not end after National Nurses Week! With a number of infographics, videos, blogs, and more shared during the weeklong celebration, learn how you can stay involved to ensure that nurses are maintaining their recognition in healthcare.
Nursing Informatics 101: Developing an Engaged Nursing Informatics Culture
Tuesday, May 8 | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm CT
What are Informatics Nurses and why do they hold such importance in the healthcare setting? As the mediators between both patient care and health IT, these clinicians are vital for the successful delivery of care. Whether you are in the beginning stages of your nursing career or seasoned in the field, this webinar will demonstrate the value of a nurse informaticist in any care setting. In conjunction with National Nurses Week, learn about the foundations of nursing informatics, the value they hold in both health IT and the healthcare setting, and ways that healthcare organizations can use to develop an engaged nursing informatics culture.
Advancing Nursing Informatics: From Learner to Leader
Thursday, May 10 | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm CT
Nursing Informatics (NI) is the gateway between IT, patient care, and the interprofessional clinical team. As a broad specialty ranging from an NI Specialist to a chief nursing informatics officer, it is important that careers in this field are recognized and valued in any healthcare setting. Technology is constantly evolving and these nurses face healthcare IT issues head-on to ensure that consumers and patients alike are receiving the most quality care. In conjunction with National Nurses Week, this webinar focuses on the various roles of an NI, the value of nursing informatics, and how you identify yourself as nurse-whether you are new to nursing informatics or lead on an executive level.