Take your Master’s of Science in Nursing degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice to the next level by learning how to use medical information technology to improve patient care. Learn how to interpret health data, customize electronic health records and conduct research to strengthen healthcare delivery and public health efforts in just four 8-week courses - no prior experience required.
What You'll Learn
In this post graduate certificate program, you will learn how to develop, design and implement technology systems for easy entry, storage and access to patient records and medical information. You will find out how to manage, interpret and evaluate data to improve patient care and processes, and explore legal, ethical and public policy issues surrounding health informatics.
This knowledge will help you prepare for the Nursing Informatics Certification Exam, which is offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.
Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Keigwin School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Nursing Informatics specialists can obtain high-level, specialized work in hospitals and consulting firms. Positions include Project Manager, Director, Clinical Solutions Specialists and Health Informatics Director, among many others.
Time to Complete
Weeks per class
Years to Complete
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