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The Voice for Nursing Informatics in Canada

The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association (CNIA) exists to help nurses across Canada to learn, share, research, and create informatics-related projects and experiences that can help to boost the competencies, theory, and practice of informatics on a national level.

The mission of the CNIA is to be the voice for Nursing Informatics in Canada. Recognizing the importance of the work the CNIA is undertaking, the Canadian Nurses Association has granted Associate Group status to the CNIA. The CNIA is also affiliated with COACH and the IMIA-SIGNI.

Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership

June 22 2015

Call for Abstracts/Papers : Special Focus on Informatics in Nursing

CJNL invites abstract submissions to be considered for full papers focused on issues of informatics in nursing. Abstracts should describe the purpose of the paper (e.g., report of research, literature review, case study, perspective, technology innovation), primary concepts and issues to be addressed, significance and/or implications for nurse leaders. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and include the identification of 3-5 key words (e.g., data standards, systems design, implementation or evaluation, nursing education). Abstracts must be submitted for review no later than September 4, 2015). Submissions will be reviewed by Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lynn Nagle and a panel of guest editors; authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit a full manuscript for peer review no later than November 15, 2015.

Please direct all submissions and queries to: Dianne Foster-Kent, Editorial Director, Longwoods Publishing.

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Leadership in the Field of Health Informatics Award

June 15 2015

Dr. Kathryn J. Hannah wins prestigious Leadership in the Field of Health Informatics award at COACH- Canada's Health Informatics Association and ITAC Health CHIA Gala. Pictured here with presenters, Leon Salvail, President & CEO of Gevity Consulting, and Shelagh Maloney, Vice President, Communications at Canada Health Infoway.
Dr. Hannah is the President, HECS Inc; Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, University of Victoria; Informatics Nursing Advisor, Canadian Nurses Association & Executive Project Lead, C-HOBIC.

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CNIA Conference Day

May 31 2015

The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association and the Ontario Nursing Informatics Group co-hosted a 1-day conference on May 31, 2015 prior to ehealth 2015. This conference was attended by over 100 nursing informaticians from across Canada, United States and Ireland. From the opening keynote provided by Dr. Roy Simpson, CNO for Cerner Corporation to the closing keynote provided by Dr. Richard Booth, Assistant Professor at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University as well as the many concurrent sessions the conference theme of "Nursing Informaticians – Making Connections" resonated with attendees. Feedback from the attendees supported the value of connecting and engaging with peers and the opportunities to advance a nursing informatics agenda in Canada with the goal of improved quality patient care.
Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to the conference.

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Endorsed Initiatives

CHOBIC

C-HOBIC

The Canadian Nursing Informatics Association is pleased to announce the unanimous Board decision to recommend the inaugural CNIA Endorsement be awarded to the C-HOBIC Project as a model for documenting standardized clinical outcomes reflective of nursing practice in Canada. CHOBIC has made substantial contributions to Canadian nursing documentation and practice and CNIA recognizes this accomplishment […]

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Dr Kathryn J Hannah Nursing Informatics Scholarship

banner1-lrg-rectangleThe Kathryn J Hannah Scholarship was formally announced on June 2nd at the COACH- Canada’s Health Informatics Association and ITAC Health CHIA Gala. The scholarship was launched to support the next generation of nursing informatics leaders. A fund-raising campaign has been launched with the target of $150,000 to generate a self-sustaining scholarship capital fund, to be administered by the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF).  Annual scholarships in the amount of $5000 will support Canadian nurses in post-graduate studies related to the field of Nursing Informatics.  Please consider donating to support future nursing informaticians. Donations can be made via the CNF website at http://cnf-fiic.ca

Please read the attached letter to find out how you can honour Dr. Kathryn Hannah and demonstrate your support for nursing informatics.

 

Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership: Special Focus on Informatics in Nursing

Call for Abstracts/Papers : Special Focus on Informatics in Nursing CJNL invites abstract submissions to be considered for full papers focused on issues of informatics [ … ]

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2015 National Health Informatics e-Safety Summit

    October 27, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta Join COACH, Alberta Health Services and Alberta Health in this first conference focused on eSafety in Action: [ … ]

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CNIA Webinar Panel Presentation – Implementation Lessons Learned: Cross Sectoral Perspectives

Panel Presentation: Implementation Lessons Learned: Cross Sectoral Perspectives July 15, 2015 1200-1300 EST The purpose of this interactive session is to explore, through the eyes [ … ]

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