Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics

This course has finished, but you can participate in the virtual re-run here:


Dr. Khatereh Seylani


Dr. Asieh Darvish


Dr. Nasrin Rasoulzadeh, Dr. Fatemeh Bahramnezhad


Dr. Tania Azadi

PhD, MSc, BSc

PhD in Health Information Management, Health Informationist and Lecturer of Health Informatics Courses

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran


Prof. Toni Hebda


Informatics Nursing board certification-ANCC, Certified Nurse Educator-NLN, With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare profesionals


Dr. Melody Rose


DNP of Nursing Informatics, MSc of Nursing Informatics, 
Adjunct Professor at Franklin University, USA
With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals


Prof. Carolyn Sipes


With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals, Expertise in project management

Dr. Asieh Darvish


School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Head of Nursing Informatics Department & adjunct faculty of VUMS

Introduction of the Program:

This is a short course designed to enhance your knowledge about the application of informatics to improve nursing care outcome.


Course Description:

It includes 8 hours lectures and 8-hours self-study in 4 weeks.  


Why join this program and study online?

If you want to know why nurses should know about nursing informatics, attend this program.

Completion of this program will be considered equal to one-credit of a Master degree in Nursing Informatics online program for future applicant of NI Master of Science at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.


What are the learning outcomes (What will a student learn)?

Definition of Nursing Informatics (NI)

Historical Context of Nursing Informatics

Introduction of Basic Concepts of Nursing Informatics

The Required Competencies of Nursing Informatics

NI Standardized Terminologies, NIC, NOC, NANDA, CCC

Applications, Opportunities and Challenges of NI

Preparing for the Future of NI

Future Perspectives

Trend of NI publications and prolific countries

Nursing Informatics Paradigm Shifting


What are the ambitious goals of this short course and what are the metrics to measure?

Goals: Introduction of basic concepts of Nursing Informatics, and the required competencies, applications, opportunities, challenges and future perspectives.

Metrics: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


Who are the most important target groups?

A) Nurses

B) Medical sciences related students


What are the details of the academic target?

Prospective students and graduated in BSc, MSc and PhD of Nursing

Health related programs graduated with some nursing background and medical sciences related field and other students graduated at least in BSc, who are interested



Certificate of Participation will be granted to participants with minimum 3-session attendance.

The certificate complition (for attendees with uploaded credentials) can be adapted as a credit toward your path to acquire M.Sc. of Nursing Informatics.

In the regards of the Certificate you may contact Educational Office via

LecturerTitleDateTime (GMT)
Dr. Tania Azadi

Nursing Informatics Principles

Saturday 20 Feb.15:30-17:30
Prof. Dr. Toni Hebda

Competencies of Nursing Informatics Specialists (Part 1, Part 2)

Saturday 27 Feb.15:30-17:30
Dr. Melody RoseNursing Informatics Standardized Terminologies (Part 1, Part 2)

Saturday 6 Mar.15:30-17:30
Prof. Dr. Carolyn SipesPreparing for The Future of Nursing Informatics (Part 1, Part 2)

Monday 15 Mar.15:30-17:00
Dr. Asieh Darvish

Nursing Informatics Paradigm Shifting

Monday 15 Mar.17:00-17:30

Day 1: Saturday, 20.02.2021



Day 2: Saturday, 27.02.2021



Day 3: Saturday, 06.03.2021



Day 4: Monday, 15.03.2021



Contact Information:

Tehran University of Medical Sciences                                                        

School of Nursing & Midwifery                                                                   

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing & Basic Sciences