good morning all
i've recently accepted a rn position as a clinical analyst for hms at my local hospital where i worked as a med-surg nurse the past three years, prior to that i had one year of experience as an icu nurse (i know i did everything backwards!) i've also stayed on per-diem on the med-surg floor, to keep up my skills..i'm enjoying the new job, getting to see the other side of the spectrum. at the hospital i work for, the clinical analysts reside in the it department, and we have one "informatics nurse" who works in nursing education but who is extremely
involved in the it department. honestly, i'm not sure why the two positions are separated.
any who, i am currently pursuing my bsn with chamberlain college of nursing (which i will complete next august
) and then am going to go right for my msn in informatics. was just wondering if anyone could recommend a good online program - i heard some good things about walden university.
husband is very supportive of my decision, especially since there was a huge raise in salary, but is concerned with the "stability" of the job. does anyone think nursing informatics is going to be phased out in the future? i told him it's projected to grow, and i really feel like i'm doing the right thing right now (i'm 6 months pregnant! it gets to be near impossible working the floor and being huge
but his thoughts really made me think...
just looking for input and opinions (and encouragement :d). thanks!