The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’ knowledge about nursing informatics as a nursing specialty and to provide information to those interested in pursuing informatics as a career. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the specialty of nursing informatics.
- Discuss the relevance of this nursing specialty to healthcare reform initiatives and today’s high tech health information environment.
- Explain educational pathways, and identify healthcare organizations and businesses that employ nurse informaticians.