Nursing Informatics

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    Can anyone supply me with information on getting started in this intriguing field of nursing. I currently hold a RN BS and work in the field of Homecare.
    Thanks, OB
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    What is nursing informatics?
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    This is taken straght out of the last issue of "Nurse-zine" The Free Nursing Newsletter via e-mail. Subscribe here: wwnurse.com/Nurse-zine/

    Nursing Informatics? What is it?
    The term informatics was defined by Gorn (1983) as computer science plus information science. Used in conjunction with the name of a discipline, it denotes an application of computer science and information science to the management and processing of data, information and knowledge in the named discipline. Thus nursing informatics is a combination of computer science, information science and nursing science designed to assist in the management and processing of nursing data, information and knowledge to support the practice of nursing and the delivery of nursing care.

    The above clip is from a detailed article called AN OVERVIEW OF NURSING INFORMATICS written by J.R. Graves and S. Corcoran. TO read the full article, visit:
    www.ajn.org/treasures/NCNR/report/ov.html

    and for more info visit:

    For several links to Nursing Informatics sites visit:
    wwnurse.com/nursing/informatics.shtml

    Hope this helps :-)


    [This message has been edited by bshort (edited 08-08-98).]
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    Is there such a thing as a nurse informatics degree is if so where can you obtain it? I am also interested about this field of nursing. Thank you.
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    New York University in New York City has recently introduced a graduate degree in nursing informatics. They are on the Web so you should be able to get information on-line. The phone number for the nursing program is 212-998-5317
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    University of Maryland at Baltimore offers a Masters and Doctoral Program.

    University of Utah offers Graduate and Undergraduate Programs.

    Northeaster University offers Nsg. Admin. Specialization-Graduate Course in Nsg. Informatics.

    If you would like email or website addresses for the above, please let me know.




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