Promotes the development and integration of informatics competences and lifelong learning skills.
We provide unique and valued lifelong learning and professional networking opportunities through continuing education and consulting programs.
Weekend/Weekday 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 events are developed and presented by faculty Carol J. Bickford, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAMIA, FAAN; Liberty Rovira, MSN, RN-BC; and Kathleen Smith, MScEd, RN-BC, FHIMSS. All faculty members are board certified in Nursing Informatics by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The revised WINI integrates 2019 ANCC NI test content for the NI certification exam with ANA’s nursing informatics scope and standards of practice.
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 2019 nursing informatics scope and standards of practice and nursing informatics certification test content outline and requirements.
Create organizational brand recognition and a networking opportunity within your hospital, system, or community
Provide continuing nursing informatics education contact hours (18) to your staff, members or students
Reduces travel costs by hosting on your location
All course materials ANCC Board Certified Informatics Nurse faculty 18 contact hours of nursing informatics continuing education
Carol Bickford will partner with you to produce a successful workshop with ease. WINI will be scheduled for 2 days.
WINI may be conducted exclusively for your nurses or open to the public. You may choose to co-host with other hospitals, schools of nursing, and local organizations to increase attendance.