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

One of the questions I have often been asked by friends wanting to become an Informatics Nurse is:  What skills do I need to have or develop if I want to take on a Nursing Informatics job? Being successful in… (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.  Which is why the roles… (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)