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The Nursing Informatics Certificate Program is designed for experienced RNs with a master’s in nursing in another area of nursing specialty who want to develop the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a Nursing Informatics Specialist in healthcare settings. The program includes four theory courses and two practicums for a total of 18 credits. The student will select a healthcare setting and preceptor for the practicums. The same facility will be used as the setting for both practicums.
On completion of the Nursing Informatics Certificate Program the graduate will be able to meet the following competencies:
|NUR-531: Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Issues*||(3)|
|NUR-701: Nursing Informatics: Databases and Knowledge Management||(3)|
|NUR-631: Nursing Informatics: Systems Life Cycle||(3)|
|NUR-711: Nursing Informatics: Consumer Informatics and Communications Technologies||(3)|
|NUR-721: Nursing Informatics: Seminar and Practicum I**||(3)|
|NUR-731: Nursing Informatics: Seminar and Practicum II**||(3)|
*If completed as part of degree requirements for the BSN or MSN at Thomas Edison State University, this course will not be required for certificate completion.
**Note: Completion of 150 on-ground, supervised hours is required in each Practicum course. Application for Practicum placement submitted six months in advance. The Practicums must be taken consecutively at the same facility.