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For Nursing Informatics-related educational content, I scour through the large association websites such as HIMSS, ANIA, and AHIMA.
Some EHR vendors have a a ton of free educational materials, although access is often restricted to their clients’ employees.
Other resources include Udemy, Coursera, and Teachable – read the reviews since some of the courses are not as good as others. Or wait for deals – some courses that usually cost $99 or $199 sometimes go on sale for $20 or less.
And don’t forget https://www.mooc.org/ (Massive Open Online Courses), https://www.khanacademy.org/ and https://www.ted.com/.