Career Advice - page 2

This is sort of a follow up to a question in another thread, but I wanted to give more background so I thought i'd start anew. I graduated with a BBA in MIS in 1999, started working in IT... Read More

  1. by   treblet
    Quote from ksmith1963
    If you want a job in healthcare IT - join an organization like HIMSS http://www.himss.org
    There are also other organizations such as the American Medical Informatics Association which has a Nursing Informatics Working Group, where you can access to a significant number of nursing informatics professionals.

    AMIA also has a conference coming up in September, where they would be a jobs fair and you can have interviews and discussions with recruiters to find out exactly what skills they look for when hiring.
  2. by   rninformatics
    Speaking of NI events and networking, lets not forget the Medinfo 2004, Friday, September 10th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Nursing Informatics Symposium and Luncheon Global Perspectives in Nursing Informatics


    The Nursing Informatics Collaborative Task Force* will present the opportunity for learning and networking at a symposium and luncheon during Medinfo.

    For those who have attended the CARING luncheon at AMIA, the format will be similar.

    Speakers and topics to include: Computer Literacy: Is Nursing Ready? Annelle Tanner, RN, PhD Interagency Council on Computer Literacy in Nursing Dr. Tanner will share insights from her recently completed study for Council on Computer Literacy in Nursing. Terminology standards: An International Perspective Deb Konicek, RN, MS, BC & Nicholas Hardiker, RN, BSc, MSc SNOMED International, University of Salford, UK Session to provide an overview of SNOMED CT, including recent US & UK government EHR initiatives. Current international terminology standards efforts will also be highlighted.

    >From Bedside to Board Room - A Journey Aurelia Boyer, RN, MS CIO NY Presbyterian Hospital Ms. Boyer will share her experiences on her journey to her current position as CIO of a major healthcare delivery system and discuss the issues challenging her organization. Best Practices from the Real World Panel Presentation The use of standard nomenclature is highly recommended. Informatics nurses will share their real world experiences in implementing them. CEs will be offered (www.medinfo2004.org)


    Quote from treblet
    There are also other organizations such as the American Medical Informatics Association which has a Nursing Informatics Working Group, where you can access to a significant number of nursing informatics professionals.

    AMIA also has a conference coming up in September, where they would be a jobs fair and you can have interviews and discussions with recruiters to find out exactly what skills they look for when hiring.

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