Nursing Informatics Boot Camp

Rancho Mirage, CA US
December 1, 2017 to December 2, 2017

This intensive two-day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues. It includes content for Registered Nurses who are interested in becoming American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified Informatics Nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics.
Participants will earn 14 contact hours of continuing education credits for attending this event. Please note that you must attend at least 50% of the course times and submit the evaluation to receive 7 contact hours. The Planning committee and speaker for this activity have no financial disclosures to provide.

Last day for registration is November 17th.

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Oct 27th through Nov 17th

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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the scope and standards of nursing informatics practice
  2. Describe professional practice, trends and issues within the informatics nurse role
  3. Explore management and leadership issues affecting informatics in healthcare settings
  4. Identify key concepts in informatics, information technology, information management, knowledge generation and data security.
  5. Consider human factors in relation to information technology systems
  6. Describe models and theories associated with informatics.
  7. Delineate steps of the system life cycle as it applies to information technology in the health setting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 Attendance
  • 14.00 CA-BRN
  • 14.00 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/01/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/02/2017 - 4:30pm
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, is the Course Director and Consultant in Healthcare Informatics, Franklin, TN. She is uniquely qualified to teach this course as she has experience in the vendor, consulting, academic and hospital world. Dr. Newbold is ANCC Board Certified in Nursing Informatics and initiated the first review course in nursing informatics in 1995. She organized the first hospital based conference in Nursing Informatics in the US. In 2001 she won the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Technology Award for Knowledge Advancement for this course.

Dr. Newbold earned her PhD and MS in Nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is a Founder of CARING (now ANIA). She is on the Board of the Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS. She is a Fellow in both the American Academy of Nursing and HIMSS. Identified as a pioneer in nursing informatics, Susan co-edited five books and has written numerous articles on informatics topics. Susan was a keynote speaker in the first nursing informatics conferences held in Taiwan and Singapore and has consulted in informatics in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore, Slovenia, and Taiwan. Susan was selected in the 2013 Class for “Women to Watch” by the Nashville Medical News and is the HIMSS 2015 Chapter Leader of the Year awarded in 2016.

John P. Lussier, MSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, has been a leader in healthcare information technology for 20 years in progressive roles. He is currently one of the EHR Implementation Project Managers at Eisenhower Medical Center, a not-for-profit Magnet hospital located in Rancho Mirage, CA. John’s interests reside in implementing new technology and optimizing existing technology, to improve the clinicians interface with automated solutions. John has also worked for Intermountain Health Care, where he was offered a nursing informatics position with the Salt Lake Olympic Organizing Committee.

John continually seeks opportunities to educate about and promote Nursing and Healthcare Informatics. As a volunteer, John was one of the founders of both the Utah HIMSS chapter and the Utah Nursing Informatics Network (UNIN). John has served as conference topic reviewer for HIMSS, AMIA, and InSight. Currently, John is the Membership Director of the ANIA SoCal Chapter and serves on the Philanthropic, Recognition, and Scholarship Committee of the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL).

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 14.00 Attendance
  • 14.00 CA-BRN
  • 14.00 ANCC


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