Nursing Informatics, Certificate
The Certificate of Graduate Study in Nursing Informatics (N.I.) is for students who hold a master’s degree in nursing and seek additional preparation in the management of information and technology to improve health care quality, patient safety, efficiency, and patient outcomes. Nursing informatics integrates nursing science, computer science, and informatics science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in nursing practice. Graduates of the program may be eligible to sit for certification examination in nursing informatics.
- Apply theoretical knowledge to the practice of advanced nursing roles.
- Utilize evidence to address population health problems.
- Demonstrate professionalism at the advanced nursing level in the clinical setting.
- Pursue quality, effectiveness, and innovation in shared leadership of interprofessional health teams.
Requirements for Earning the Certificate Include the Following
- completion of an approved program of study;
- a GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses attempted for graduate credit and all courses numbered 700 and above;
- a GPA of a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) on all courses on the approved program of study
(Total program 18 credit hours)
|ITEC 764||Project Management for Health Information||3|
|ITEC 770||Health IT Database Systems||3|
|NURS 734||Conceptual Basis of Health Systems||3|
|NURS 738||Financing of Health Care||3|
|NURS 775||Foundations in Nursing Informatics||3|
|NURS 777||Nursing Informatics Practicum *||3|
|*Indicates courses with practicum hours.|
|Total Credit Hours||18|