The Stepping Stones to Clinical Informatics: A Three-Part Series - Clinical Informatics Certifications and Resources (3 of 3)

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 16:00

Cambia Grove

1800 9th Ave

 Seattle, WA 98101

The Stepping Stones to Clinical Informatics: A Three-Part Series

This series is a continuation of “Bridge to Informatics” from 2019 and will include presentations and panels related to clinical informatics education, job roles, and certifications. The series will also include networking opportunities while adding educational topics such as workflow, telehealth, digital health, clinical decision support. This series is open to anyone, including clinicians, who are interested in informatics, telehealth, digital health.

Part 1: Informatics Programs
Objective: To learn and inform attendees of various clinical informatics programs. Also discussed is how to differentiate between clinical informatics and nursing informatics programs and degrees.

Online programs:

  • University of Washington Clinical Informatics & Patient Centered Technologies Program (MS)
  • WGI Nursing Informatics (BSN-MS)
  • WGI Health Information Management (BS)
  • Vanderbilt Nursing - Nursing Informatics (MSN)
  • Vanderbilt - MS in Applied Clinical Informatics
  • Excelsior College- Nursing Informatics (MSN)

 

Part 2: Clinical Informatics 101: Understanding Specialty Areas at Various Organizations

Objective: To learn and inform about the various job roles within hospitals, health organizations within the clinical informatics world. Topics will include “day in the life” or our panelist of clinicians, workflow charts (tying in clinical informatics job roles) from each organization - UWMC, Seattle Children’s, MultiCare, Providence/Swedish, Overlake, CHI, etc.…

Job roles include:

  • Trainers
  • Analysts
  • Operations
  • Certified Epic Trainers
  • Health Tech Start-ups

 

Part 3: Clinical Informatics Certifications and Resources

Objective: To provide certification opportunities and education to those who are interested (ANCC, CPHIMS, CAHIMS)