Nursing Informatics, M.S.N.
The Masters in Nursing Informatics (N.I.) prepares nurses 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.
- Completion of an approved program of study;
- Completion of an applied research course, NURS 791 (3), or a thesis, NURS 799 (6);
- 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;
- Passing a comprehensive assessment during the last semester of the program.
(Total program 33-36 credit hours)
|ITEC 764||Project Management for Health Information||3|
|ITEC 770||Health IT Database Systems||3|
|NURS 700||Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing||3|
|NURS 720||Clinical Application of Population Analysis||3|
|NURS 717||Application of Basic Statistics for Nursing Practice & Service Management||3|
|NURS 790||Research Methods for Nursing||3|
|NURS 791||Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research||3-6|
|or NURS 799||Thesis Preparation|
|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 1||3|
|Total Credit Hours||33-36|
Indicates courses with practicum hours.