Nursing informatics is a nursing specialty that draws from computer science, information science, cognitive and decision sciences, and nursing science. Through our online program you will gain knowledge and skills to enhance patient-care delivery, promote consumer health, utilize nursing research, and provide education through information technology.
The Nursing Informatics program does not require completion of a certification exam for program completion nor upon graduation.
BSN-DNP students complete all MSN core, MSN specialty, DNP Core, DNP Project Planning & Development and Residency courses for a total of 64 credit hours. Both MSN and DNP degrees must be completed within seven years. The MSN portion must be completed within the first five years of the program.
MSN-DNP students adding a new specialty must complete the specialty courses to complete the Post-Graduate Certificate. The DNP core, DNP Project Planning & Development, and Residency courses are required for completion of the DNP degree. This program is a total of 64 credit hours. The Post-Graduate Certificate must be completed within two calendar years. The student has seven years to complete both the Post-Graduate Certificate and DNP degree for this program.
MSN-DNP for Advanced Practice Roles must only complete the DNP core, DNP Project Planning & Development, and Residency courses to complete the DNP degree. This is a total of 39 credit hours. The student has a total of five years to complete the degree requirements.
|Nursing Informatics Specialty Courses|
|ISC 550 - Health Data Security and Computers 3 credit hours|
|ISC 555 - Health Data Management and Decision Support Systems 3 credit hours|
|NU 553 Administrative Concepts 2 credit hours|
|NU 554 Resource Management Field Study – 60 Field Study Hours 1 credit hour|
|NU 556 - Informatics and Quality of Care Improvement 3 credit hours|
|NU 557 - Clinical Informatics Practicum I - 120 Clinical Hours 2 credit hours|
|NU 558 - Seminar in Nursing Informatics 3 credit hours|
|NU 559 - Clinical Informatics Practicum II - 120 Clinical Hours 2 credit hours|
|NU 565 - Nursing Administration Finance 3 credit hours|
|DNP Core Courses|
|NU 607 - Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice 3 credit hours|
|NU 608 - Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3 credit hours|
|NU 610 - Healthcare Policy and Finance 3 credit hours|
|NU 613 - Organizational & Systems Leadership 3 credit hours|
|NU 611 - Translating Evidence Into Practice Systems 3 credit hours|
|NU 612 - Clinical Prevention and Population Health 3 credit hours|
|NU 615 - Quality Improvement and Outcomes Assessment 3 credit hours|
|NU 616 - Data Management & Decision Making in Complex Healthcare Systems 3 credit hours|
|Nursing Informatics DNP Project Planning & Development and Residency|
|NU 656 - Nursing Informatics PP&D 3 credit hours|
|NU 657 - Informatics Residency I - 240 specialty clinical hours 4 credit hours|
|NU 658 - Informatics Residency II - 240 specialty clinical hours 4 credit hours|
|NU 659 - Informatics Residency III - 240 specialty clinical hours 4 credit hours|