Healthcare providers are constantly refining the tools used to access patient information. Nurse Informatics specialists develop ways to collect, manage, retrieve and apply healthcare information. As a Nurse Informatics specialist, you will strengthen health efforts and advance the delivery of patient care.
What You'll Learn
In this MSN specialization program, you will learn how to create, design, and implement communication systems to improve community health. You will examine the legal, ethical, and public issues around health informatics, including regulatory, privacy, security, fraud and compliance issues, and help organizations create plans for continuous improvement.
You will also prepare for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Nursing Informatics Certification Exam. 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).
Nurses who’ve earned their MSN who specialize in Informatics take on crucial IT positions within healthcare organizations such as Chief Medical Information Officer, Informatics Coordinator, and Director of EHR Support, among many others.
Time to Complete
Weeks per class
Years to Complete
Get your BSN on your way to MSN
For nurses who are seeking their BSN degree and then wish to continue their education to obtain their MSN degree, the RN to BSN to MSN track gives students the opportunity to obtain their MSN Degree without interruption. This track gives students who are obtaining their BSN degree the opportunity to continue directly on to their MSN Degree without interruption.
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