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Healthcare Informatics at U of Colorado

Located in Denver, Colorado, this program is conceptualized within the new definition of nursing informatics. Two concentrations in decision support and health communications were selected because of the recognized need in the health care community. Health care informatics is used as a broad framework with a specific focus on nursing.Ranked as one of the top 10 Masters Programs in Nursing in the nation by US News and World Reports (2000).


Health Systems Nurse Specialist (HSNS) program at the U of Nebraska

The Informatics nurse specialist serves as a translator between nurse clinicians and computer services personnel (program analysts, programmers, data base managers, hardware/software vendor and others). HSNS provides the strong data/information modeling skills and project management skills needed for this role in acute care and community agencies.The BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The University of Nebraska is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Nursing Informatics at Duke

Duke is a private university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. This program is built on a philosophy that expert nurses, with solid clinical experience, are best able to analyze, design/develop, implement, and evaluate information systems that could improve both nursing practice and patient care. Duke's program permits busy nurses to complete specialized Informatics education from anywhere in the world.


Nursing Informatics at U of Maryland  

The goal of the Master of Science program in Nursing Informatics (40 credits) is to prepare graduates to analyze nursing information requirements, design system alternatives, manage information technology, identify and implement user training strategies and evaluate the effectiveness of clinical and/or management information systems in patient care. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Nursing are accredited by the National League for Nursing.