msn informatics

Nursing Informatics Primer

This category includes information about nursing informatics, such as the definition of nursing informatics, what roles nurses can play in the nursing informatics field, and how a clinician can transition from the bedside into a nursing informatics role.

Skills Needed By an Informatics Nurse

Being successful in the field of Nursing Informatics takes a combination of different skills.  Clinicians already have many of these skills, but there are several that she or he will still need to develop as well.  Here is a run-down… (READ MORE)

Twelve Ways to Transition to Nursing Informatics

I’m often asked by friends, peers, and strangers how they can transition to the field of Nursing Informatics.  I initially turned to the web for some guidance about this topic because I wanted to give them a comprehensive answer that… (READ MORE)

What Roles Can You Play in Nursing Informatics?

The world of Nursing Informatics is deep and complex, and nurses can fill varied and multi-faceted roles in this arena. This new field is still very much in the process of growing and defining itself.  The roles listed below can… (READ MORE)

What is Nursing Informatics?

Ever since I started talking about transitioning to the field of Nursing Informatics back in 2006, I have been asked many, many questions about it by both nurses and non-nurses: What is nursing informatics? Is it a recognized nursing specialty?… (READ MORE)