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  1. Non-IT Background go into NI?
    You don't need a nursing informatics certificate to become an NI and function efficiently. You can read more on this question here. If you're interested in the profession the ever lasting advice is,...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  2. Worth it to get computer support certificate?
    Maybe intro computer science might be a helpful class, and maybe the commands and scripts class might be helpful but given the list of courses, I don't think that certificate would be that helpful....
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  3. Worth it to get computer support certificate?
    Do you know what classes are offered for that certificate and if so, what are they?
    Nov 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. Programming courses for NI
    As has been repeated over and over in this forum, best thing you can do is actually gain informatics experience through your current job. In fact, I personally would recommend that over wasting time...
    Sep 2, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Should I look into nursing informatics??
    This absolutely right. You don't need to have clinical experience to work in informatics. However, be aware that informatics departments are most likely run by nurses and when you go for an...
    Aug 31, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  6. Topic for Nursing Informatics Paper
    I work in the field and this just happened to my friend....he went to the doctor for his yearly checkup and when they pulled up his medical record on the computer, it had the wrong data. It said that...
    Aug 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Nursing informatics visa perspective
    Are the classes being taught in SQL, XML, Python, specific individual classes, or is it one class that covers these languages? My point is, usually master's programs give an overview, and don't...
    Aug 28, '14
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  8. Nursing informatics visa perspective
    I'm not a visa sponsored individual as I'm a US citizen, but I've worked with vendors and hospitals who have actually hired h1b candidates with informatics degrees. The pattern I have seen is that...
    Aug 27, '14
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  9. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  11. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  12. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  13. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. 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 Did you even bother to look at other posts in this forum? And yes, there are many...
    May 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  19. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  20. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  21. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  22. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  23. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  24. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  25. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Informatics

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