North Dakota Healthcare Informatics School - ND
While there are no nursing programs in North Dakota that offer a nurse informatics degree, there are options for those interested in a graduate degree in nurse informatics. The undergraduate degree needed for certification in nurse informatics can be earned at one of the states institutions, the graduate degree however can be earned from one of the several institutions around the nation that offer master’s degrees in nurse informatics or health informatics by distance learning. There are a variety of online North Dakota nursing informatics programs to choose from.
In these online programs, focus is placed on advanced technology and its use in healthcare. Along with this, coursework will also focus on the US healthcare system and the rules and regulations associated with treating patients, documenting and health care records, and working with insurance companies. These programs want students to be prepared to work in health/nurse informatics and teach them how to be more effective at their position. Many of these schools offer opportunities for its students to get real world experience, which help build the skills of the student and their resume. This work field experience is also a “hands on” approach to learning to put the information learned in the classroom and applying it, therefore helping the student to understand and retain that information.