Clinicians at all levels of education use technology in their everyday practice by interacting with multiple medical devices and health information technologies and software. This presentation gives a brief history, current roles, educational trends and resources, and current and future trends in healthcare information technology.
Contact hours: 1.00 1.0 CE hour to meet the HIMSS requirement Contact hours available until 9/30/17
Requirements for successful completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Disclosures: Faculty, Planners, Author, and Speaker have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial support and sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
This program has been approved for continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Purpose: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand some of the history that had an impact on clinical informatics today, to understand the diversity of paths that can be taken to a career in this field, and to be exposed to some of the current and future trends in the field.
Describe some of the important events in the journey of clinical informatics and informaticians.
Discuss the current roles and educational offerings for clinical informaticians and resources that are available.
Identify current and future trends in healthcare information technology.