The Second Short-Term and Online Training Course in the Field of Nursing Informatics is Held with an International Scope
This course has been organized with the efforts of Dr. Khatereh Seylani, the School’s Vice Dean for International Affairs and Dr. Asieh Darvish, a professor of the TUMS School of Nursing and Midwifery and the course moderator. The course is designed with the general aim of familiarizing nurses with the topics of design and development of information systems and clinical information systems in nursing.
The target audience of this course includes students, graduates and employees in the fields of nursing, midwifery, and other medical sciences and those interested in informatics in nursing. This event is the result of a close and joint collaboration between the School’s Vice Dean for International Affairs and the Department of Internal Surgery Nursing, and its purpose is to develop nursing informatics education at the international level and raise nurses' awareness about the competencies in nursing informatics to facilitate IT-based services, especially in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and respond to the needs of the nursing community and public.
In this course, Dr. Marisa Wilson and Dr. Melody Rose from the Universities of Alabama and Franklin, respectively, and Dr. Tania Azadi from TUMS will speak regarding artificial intelligence and nursing considerations, the role of nurses in the design and development of information systems and clinical information systems in nursing.
The topic of the first and second sessions of the course were “Artificial Intelligence and Nursing Leadership Considerations” and “Basic IT competencies for all nurses” taught by Dr. Marisa L. Wilson, PhD in Nursing and Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Alabama, Birmingham on May 15th, and 22nd 2021. Dr. Wilson is currently the Interim Department Chair for Family, Community and Health Systems and Coordinating Director of Nursing Informatics Specialty at the University of Alabama.
The first session of the event was well received with the registration of 317 audiences from 30 countries, 90% of whom were nurses. Registered audiences were from the United States, Australia, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Egypt, the United Kingdom, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Turkey, UAE and also Iran.
In the third session, which will be held on May 29th, 2021, Dr. Tania Azadi, PhD in Health Information Management and lecturer in the field of health informatics, will discuss the role of nurses in the design and development of information systems. And finally, in the last session of this course, which will be held on June 12, 2021, Dr. Melody Rose, PhD in Nursing Informatics and Professor at Franklin University, will discuss clinical information systems in nursing.
The duration of this short course is 8 weeks, including 4 weeks of lectures and 4 weeks of self-study by reviewing videos and slides, and the recorded videos and slides of each session are made available on the website. Registration for this course is free and those who are interested can participate in this educational event online from anywhere in the world and receive a certificate of participation in the course.
Participants will receive a full course certificate including 16 hours of training if they actively participate in three to four sessions; however, if the participants participate in less than three sessions, they will receive a certificate of the same session.
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