The Advancement of Nursing Informatics
The University of Illinois at Chicago presents the recording of the most recent Webinar in their series: The Advancement of Nursing Informatics. Shannon Pohl, RN, BSN, MS discussed the advancement of nursing informatics and answered questions including:
- How do you make the transition from nursing to health informatics?
- What career opportunities do you see for nurses who want to transition to health informatics?
- Why are nurses crtical to the successful immplementation of EMRs?
- How does an advanced education in health informatics provide a competitive advantage for nurses?
If you are interested in learning more about the field of nursing informatics, pull up a chair, get comfy, and follow this link for a chance to learn from an industry expert. Shannon Pohl, RN, BSN, MS is a clinical informaticist with a variety of direct patient care, administrative, and project management experience in hospital, ambulatory, and community healthcare settings. Her career focus is to integrate change management strategies, workflow assessments, quality data reporting, and best-practice guidelines to best serve users of electronic health records, healthcare organizations, and patients.
Currently, Shannon works as a Clinical Informatics/Implementation for the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, a health center-controlled network of community health center and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). She has a BSN from the University of Michigan, a MS in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and a Master’s Certificate in Nursing Administration from UIC.
For more information on how UIC can help you transition into nursing informatics, click here.