Bridge Technology and Patient Care
Improve the outcome of patients by developing and delivering user-friendly and patient-centric systems that enhance clinical workflows, inform decision making, and improve patient care.
Why Nursing Informatics?
Nursing informatics is a dynamic, interdisciplinary healthcare specialty with no end to new opportunities and challenges as clinical and health IT systems evolve.
Nurse Informaticists practice wherever you find health information! Our graduates work for healthcare systems, public health, EHR/decision support vendors, software and analytic companies….
An MS (Nursing Informatics) prepares you with analytic skills and knowledge to improve systems that support clinical decision making, bridge technology and patient care, and move into leadership roles that influence systems of care.
Leads to a well-paying job. List of potential job titles/roles:
- Nurse informaticist
- Clinical system analyst
- Chief clinical informatics officer
- Any management role that requires informatics expertise
Why Nursing Informatics at the U?
Nursing Informatics Conference Engagement Scholarship
Through a generous alumni donation, a scholarship is available to support College of Nursing students’ engagement in the Informatics community and covers up to $1,000 for expenses to attend and present at a conference. To be eligible, applicants must be a currently enrolled nursing student (either full-time or part-time) with an informatics focus, including (but not limited to) students in the MS Nursing Informatics program, Informatics certificate program, or the PhD program. Other eligibility criteria and details about the scholarship are available here. For more information, please contact Catherine Staes or Jia-Wen Guo.