Here we are in February already, can you believe it?
I am writing this today on what is the coldest day of the year in Boston. It was bound to get cold up here in the Northeast. We've had a relatively mild winter but without fail, those chilly temps find their way to us.
Well, I entitled this post, Demystifying Nursing Informatics for a reason.
In my nearly 20 years within the speciality practice of Nursing Informatics, I continue to get asked by nurses (and non-nurses), "what exactly IS nursing informatics?
In fact one time, I was traveling to Duke University where I was teaching the Intro course to Nursing Informatics. I was trying to get to my hotel and there was a roadblock. I told the person that I was there to teach nursing informatics and his response was, "Info-what?!".
I laughed (and have never forgotten :)).
Well, for some time now, I have wanted to develop a program to help demystify this specialty practice that has brought me so many exciting...