Post Graduate Certificate: Nursing Informatics

Learn how you can use medical information and technology to improve patient care.

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Overview

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. You will experience a focused curriculum and practicum that are aligned with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Certification. You will be poised academically to pursue professional certification and employment options in healthcare informatics. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

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).

Careers

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.

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Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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