CNE 121

Interprofessional Health Informatics

This online continuing education course examines the implications of informatics for practice, including nursing, public health, and health care in general. It will discuss electronic health record issues, relate ethical, legislative and political issues of informatics, and explore global and future informatics issues.

Target Audience

This course is intended for nursing and other healthcare professionals, health science majors or computer/engineering professionals with an interest in health informatics. A minimum of a baccalaureate degree required and preferably post-baccalaureate experience.


JA LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This course has been awarded 56.25 ANCC contact hours.

Other Health Professionals: It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the criteria for relicensure or recertification for their discipline. Each participant will receive an Evidence of Participation document. Please check with your accrediting organization for complete requirements.

Successful Completion of Course

Participants must have completed the following:

  • Accessed and completed all of the content in each module.
  • Passed each module quiz with at least 80%.
  • Completed each module evaluation.
  • Completed the course evaluation.


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Please note, you will need to complete a brief account set up for this, but do not need to be a part of AMIA to take this course.

Cancellation Policy: A course registration may be canceled by emailing the School of Nursing Office of Continuing Professional Development at No refunds will be granted once the Moodle course page has been accessed.

Course Information

Learning Objectives & Syllabus

Learning Objectives & Syllabus

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Examine theories and frameworks for nursing, public health, and healthcare informatics.
  • Analyze principles, theories, and informatics standards to select, implement, and evaluate te effectiveness of information systems.
  • Evaluate the impact of informatics on the roles of nursing, other healthcare professionals, and the consumer.
  • Describe policy ramifications of computerized information systems, including data integrity, ethical implications, legal requirements, and professional practice standards trends, and issues.
Course Syllabus

Course Modules

Course Modules

This course will cover the following areas:

  • The Evolution and Theory of Health Informatics
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Health Information Systems
  • Governance and Organizational Structures for Informatics
  • Home Health and Public Health
  • Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Education and Informatics
  • E-Patient, Social Networking, PHR and Telehealth
  • Quality, Usability and Standards in Informatics
  • International Informatics and Future of Health Informatics