She is an engaged member of the HIMSS Nursing Informatics
Community and has provided a series of presentations on polarity management, and as a participant in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase.
says the chief nursing informatics
officer (CNIO) needs to be prepared and have the experience to lead the care transformation by redesigning a culture and workflows, as well as understanding the impact this has on all the disciplines.
They must have completed 30 hours of continuing education in nursing informatics
within the past three years, and they will need to meet one of the following practice hour requirements.
In 1991, following a conference entitled Nursing informatics
in New Zealand: An impetus for learning, organising committee chair Jan Hausman sought a mandate to form a group to continue sharing knowledge and ideas engendered by the conference.
Shortly after this monograph was published, the term nursing informatics
started to appear in the literature.
A workgroup of twenty-nine members and three ANA staff were involved in updating the 2007 draft for the scope and standards for nursing informatics
The Alliance for Nursing Informatics
(ANI) is a collaboration of organizations that represent a unified voice for nursing informatics
is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information and knowledge to support nursing practice.
In January, the American Nurses Association's Expert Panel released its draft statement on the Scope of Practice of Nursing Informatics
(NI), and the Standards of Practice and Professional Performance for the Informatics Nurse Specialist.
Many nursing programs are experimenting with problem-based learning and, at the University of Calgary, for example, faculty are advocating that nursing informatics
be taught to both faculty and students (Hannah, 1988).
Chamberlain College of Nursing is launching graduate certificates in nursing education and nursing informatics
to prepare nurses to apply for certification in these critical focus areas.
The Southern California chapter of the American Nursing Informatics
Association (ANIA) is sponsoring the event.