Nurses can prepare for informatics career with new online program

March 26, 2012

Delivered online through the World Campus, this program will enable registered nurses to manage electronic health records and data for the benefit of patients.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As hospitals and health organizations move from paper to electronic health records, a new profession is emerging. Nursing informatics combines nursing, computer and information sciences for managing and communicating information to benefit patients. Registered nurses (RNs) who want to prepare for this new health care role can earn a Nursing Informatics certificate online through Penn State’s World Campus.

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