Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI)


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Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI)

is a nursing informatics continuing education course that travels around the country to provide affordable, in-depth nursing informatics education. Approved by the Maryland Nurses Association,an approved provider of nursing continuing education, WINI focuses on basic competencies in nursing informatics. WINI and Informatics Insights are developed and presented by managing members, Carol J. Bickford, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN and Kathleen Smith, MScEd, RN-BC, FHIMSS. Both members are board certified in Nursing Informatics by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

 Join us at an upcoming WINI

Date 2015Host, LocationContact
June 05-6, 2015 (Fri – Sat)University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
More info here
Margarete L. Zalon Ph.D. RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Professor University of Scranton
Department of Nursing
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4595
June 12-13, 2015 (Fri – Sat)Denver Health Hospital, Denver CO
More info here
Elsa Nervik RN, BSN BC,
PMP Informatics Specialist
303.602.4223 / Voice
Sept 25-26, 2015 (Fri – Sat)Bay Area Hospital Coos Bay , ORTimothy D.K. Garner RN, BSN,
Clinical Informatics RN
Bay Area Hospital
1775 Thompson Road
Coos Bay, OR 97420


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Hosting a WINI
Bring a WINI to your hospital, school, or organization! Hosting a WINI at your location is an easy, low-cost way to deliver an intensive immersion into nursing informatics, provide 18 contact hours of nursing informatics education, and explore the new 2015 nursing informatics scope and standards of practice and new nursing informatics certification test content outline and requirements.
  • Provide continuing nursing education contact hours to your staff, members, or students
  • Create organizational brand recognition and a networking opportunity within your hospital, system, or community
  • Reduce travel costs
  • Kathleen Smith will partner with you to produce a successful workshop with ease. WINI will be scheduled for 2 days (Usually a Friday and Saturday, but other days may be scheduled with mutual agreement). WINI may be conducted exclusively for your nurses or opened to public registration. You may choose to co-host with other hospitals, schools of nursing, and organizations in your area to increase attendance.
  • Daily start and end times are 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • All public WINI workshops receive free advertising on ICCE’s website.
ICCE Provides
  • All course materials, including new Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards, Second Edition (2015) and the current edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics.
  • ANCC Board Certified Informatics Nurse faculty.
  • 0 contact hours of nursing informatics continuing education.
As the Host, Your Organization Provides
  • A Minimum of 20 registered participants (from your facility and/or the public). Maximum attendance is 50 participants.
  • Meeting space.
  • AV equipment and set up.
  • All meals and refreshment breaks.
  • Marketing announcements.
Learn More & Schedule Your 2015 WINI Event
Contact Kathleen Smith via phone at 352.610.9276 or via email at ksmith1963@verizon.net

Contact Carol

Contact Carol carol@icce.us

Contact Kathleen

Contact Kathleen kathleen@icce.us

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