This is a discussion on Where to begin?? in Nursing Informatics, part of Nursing Specialties ... I just graduated last year from an ADN program. Even before I started nursing school, I was...
I just graduated last year from an ADN program. Even before I started nursing school, I was thinking about which speciality area I wanted to focus on in the future. For the longest time, it was midwifery and woman's health, then school nurse, then CRNA...
But just recently I realized my love for computers and electronic "gadgets" can make my nursing career much more fun for me. So, I think I'd like to look into becoming a nurse informaticist. I live in Oregon and I plan to start a distance learning through Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland to earn my BSN. I think I'd like to continue my education after the BSN by going into another distance learning program. I'd be thrilled if anyone can point me to any links that would give me information about any online programs for NI. Does anyone know which are the best online programs for NI? Would I just be better off moving and becoming a regular grad student somewhere out of state? I don't think OSHU has a Nursing Informatics program. :-/
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