May 1, 2015
Robbins Health Learning Centre
City Centre Campus, MacEwan University

Advancing Nursing Practice through Informatics

Innovations and technologies continue to shape how we provide care and how we practice our professional roles. The inaugural Alberta Nursing Informatics Boot Camp will bring together an expert panel of speakers who will engage nurses from various practice settings to think about the role of health information technology and its potential to improve care delivery across the continuum of care.


  • Explore the scope of computer and information literacy in the context of health care.
  • Understand the driving forces behind health informatics development in Canada.
  • Recognize the difference between health informatics and nursing informatics.
  • Understand the relevance of informatics to work in various practice settings.
  • Become familiar with nursing informatics entry-to practice competencies for registered nurses.
  • Identify common health care information systems that could support clinical decision-making and enhance delivery of patient care.
  • Recognize benefits of computerized data in enhancing nursing visibility in health care.