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  1. Best degree to get into Nursing Informatics?
    Becoming a super user and getting experience in informatics is definitely the step in the right direction. Many have started as superusers and then they have gone on to gets jobs in informatics. ...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  2. Application Systems Analyst
    Does anyone work in this role? As someone who hopes to get into nursing informatics, is this something for me? I was also concerned that if it wasn't specifically nursing- does it make it difficult...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  3. MSN in Nursing Informatics vs Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration
    a degree in Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration includes Healthcare informatics courses. Could one still get a high-level/management position in informatics with this specialty Most...
    May 24
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. Are you a new informatics nurse?
    If you built your hospital's EMR, why didn't you apply for jobs using that experience? What led you to go get a master's degree?
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Texas Tech Informatics Program
    I would say, no. Obviously, if you're coming from Harvard, Yale, or any of those ivy league schools, I would say hiring managers would be impressed, but I can't say this enough. What plays a big part...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. Texas Tech Informatics Program
    How abt a nurse that decides- ok, am going to be a nurse but @ the same time get a second degree in BS computer science or computer engineering, then decides to do nursing informatics without the...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Texas Tech Informatics Program
    If you're working as a nurse and you want to get in the field, get involved in the field. Get some experience as a super user, get involved in committees dealing with applications in your floor/unit,...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Texas Tech Informatics Program
    Back when certification was more popular than a master's degree...I want to say that was in 2009, 2010, I saw a couple of hiring directors pretty much say, "and what the hell is this certification?" ...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Texas Tech Informatics Program
    Is the question, what's the difference in a certification and a master's degree? If so, some schools let you take some classes and give you a certificate saying you completed some informatics...
    May 10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  10. How do I get a job in the field?
    What do you do? You do a search and you read! There is a search box on this forum and there is also google.com Did you even bother to look at other posts in this forum? And yes, there are many...
    May 8
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  11. EPIC Assessment Test
    If you were to apply to get a job with the company Epic, they do give an epic assessment test which is like an SAT, but it also has some tricky logic questions. However, I have been in hospitals...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  12. Epic credentialed trainers
    I'll pile on with EMRLPN....yes, you made a mistake. No matter what it was non paid with no guarantees, you could have put that training on your resume and then you could have gotten interviews out...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  13. How Should I (A Regular Joe) Prepare for Nursing Informatics?
    Indeed it is a start, and this is stuff you can actually put on your resume later on when looking for informatics jobs. Excel is a great skill to have because like i said, many jobs require you to...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  14. How Should I (A Regular Joe) Prepare for Nursing Informatics?
    What can you do NOW? Are you working in a hospital that has an EMR? If so, I always say, get involved in informatics NOW. And what I mean by that is that if your hospital is doing an upgrade...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  15. A huge hurdle
    Of course you have a chance. Why wouldn't you? I would say get at least a year of clinical experience, but if you can, start trying to get involved with informatics any way you can, NOW! On this...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  16. Certification Exam Materials, I PASSED!
    Congratulations! My questions is, if you already have a job, are you getting a raise because now you have an informatics certification?
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  17. Why become an RN to do computer work?
    Many reasons as to why...I personally got burned out in the field, went back to school, got a computer science degree, and eventually landed in the informatics world. I have colleagues who were...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  18. Do you miss patient care?
    This is interesting, we were just having this conversation yesterday before a meeting. How many of us miss patient care or working on the floors? There were 6 nurses in the room and out of the 6...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  19. Gaining experience without hospital's support
    Just wanted to add that I have seen a couple of candidates with no masters being chosen over candidates with masters degrees, mainly because the non master's candidate had used a specific system...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  20. Help!!  Offered Clinical Analyst I position, need advice
    Any position is as respectable as you want it to be. If you're happy and proud of your job, it doesn't matter what others think of your position. But no matter what position you're in, there is...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  21. Help!!  Offered Clinical Analyst I position, need advice
    I would go the epic route, no doubt about it. Yes, the salary right now might not be so high, but with a couple of years of experience, you should be able to find a higher paying job. Why i...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  22. EPIC Application Analysis
    Look at the phases of a project and in any application analysis role, you will be involved in any of these phases doing whatever "duties" it takes to do them. Some will argue there are 5 phases,...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  23. MSN vs Masters in Health Informatics
    Mariafh gave a really good response and info(RN)matics also made a good point about getting in other areas of informatics. I will also add the following...in terms of going for an analyst job,...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  24. MSN vs Masters in Health Informatics
    Really? I'm very curious to know what limitations a MS in health informatics imposes on what you can do. Please enlighten me!
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  25. Bedside Oncology Nurse to Informatics
    There are LPN's working in informatics who don't have a BSN so clearly, you don't need a BSN, nor do you need an MSN to be working in the informatics field. If so, then how do you explain LPN's...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Informatics


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