About this Specialization

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Nurses and interprofessional healthcare clinicians and educators will learn principles of informatics leadership in clinical and academic settings, and apply their learning to real world scenarios in practice and training/education environments. Learners will understand the history and development of nursing informatics leadership to appreciate today’s leadership challenges, gain self-knowledge of one’s own nursing informatics leadership skills to influence the future of the nursing informatics specialty, describe principles of nursing informatics leadership and their applications in diverse settings to gain appreciation of tailoring leadership skills to optimize outcomes, and apply nursing informatics leadership skills in interprofessional teams to understand stakeholder perspectives and opportunities to promote collaboration and achieve mutual goals.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 7 months to complete

Suggested 4 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Shareable Certificate

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100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 7 months to complete

Suggested 4 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Skills for Nursing Informatics Leaders

4.7
stars
40 ratings
13 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Nursing Informatics Leaders

4.2
stars
13 ratings
3 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Nursing Informatics Leadership Theory and Practice

4.7
stars
12 ratings
2 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Nursing Informatics Training and Education

4.7
stars
21 ratings
8 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • There are five courses, each with five modules. You can go at your own pace, and if you complete one module per week, you'll finish in 25 weeks, or about 6 months.

  • Some background knowledge of or experience in nursing or healthcare, health information technology, and/or leadership is desirable. Any nurse who is interested in becoming a nursing informatics leader will benefit.

  • Yes, the courses are designed in sequence.

  • No, you will not earn university credit for completing the Specialization.

  • Understand and apply nursing informatics leadership skills to attain optimal outcomes across settings.

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