South Carolina Healthcare Informatics School - SC
South Carolina has become a national model for its efforts to implement a sophisticated healthcare informatics system statewide. Both the public and private sectors have partnered to advance this initiative that aims to bring the latest research and best practice information to every hospital bed in the state. South Carolina’s largest research universities and largest health systems have crucial roles in this endeavor, and are proving indispensible to its success.
To lead this healthcare transformation, South Carolina nursing informatics programs and other state health informatics programs offer a wide range of educational options including: associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees, plus post-baccalaureate and graduate certificates. Complete degree programs from well-known schools nationally are also available online. National and state professional nursing associations host classes and workshops either in-person or via e-learning. And to ensure sufficient “hands on” experience, information technology is being integrated into South Carolina’s simulation centers. These state-of-the-art laboratories will provide a low-risk environment with myriad tools for students to learn how to apply clinical information to complex health care procedures.
From beginners to seasoned professionals, there is a certificate, degree, or seminar available to enhance your informatics skills and knowledge. A little investigation into coursework, costs, and program length can determine which school best matches your career goals.Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Nurses in Health Informatics in Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Roper Hospital, Palmetto Health, Providence Hospital and Medical University of South Carolina.