Education

Co-leaders

Marisa L Wilson, DNSc, MHSc, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAMIA, FAAN, Associate Professor, Specialty Track Coordinator Nursing Informatics Director, Nursing Health Services Leadership Pathway, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing 

LaVerne Manos, DNP, RN-BC, FAMIA, Director, KUMC Center for Interprofessional Health Informatics, Clinical Associate Professor, Kansas University Medical Center, School of Nursing

Purpose

To recognize and address the significant gaps  in faculty knowledge related to informatics processed and the use of information and communication technologies in care settings; significant gaps in competency and capability in students who are expected to use these technologies to move data to information to knowledge to improve outcomes and efficiencies;  faculty knowledge to advance  the uptake of the work done by the Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science Initiative into the classroom and out into the care environment; and need for  significant faculty  development in response to the AACN Re-Envisioning of the Essentials Domain 8, Informatics, Information and Communication Technology, with specific competency and measurable subcompetency expectations at the Entry to Practice and Advanced Nursing levels

Contact nursingbigdata@umn.edu to volunteer for this working group.