Big Ten Academic Alliance Nursing Informatics Collaborative Webinar Series

Big Ten Academic Alliance Nursing Informatics Collaborative Webinar Series

Free Online Course in Nursing Informatics

The Big Ten Academic Alliance Nursing Informatics Collaborative also offers a free course for faculty who are new to nursing informatics and who are interested in a broad overview of the discipline.

The course integrates various nursing informatics standards into the curriculum and provides examples of methods, tools, and learning resources to teach them. Subjects include:

  • knowledge complexity
  • informatics literacy
  • nursing knowledge work
  • data standards and standardized languages
  • clinical decision support
  • future trends.

The course is a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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Webinar No. 3:
Big Data in Small Places

Date and Time:
Thursday, Oct. 26, noon (EST)

Todd Papke, PhD
Technology Innovations Scientist
School of Nursing
University of Iowa


Third in a series of four, this free lunchtime webinar discusses mechanisms for acquiring and organizing large datasets; it covers opportunities and challenges in using big data, including:

  • broadening the research group using mobile applications
  • applying Electronic Health Record (EHR) system data to research
  • identifying available data types
  • understanding requirements for data acquisition.

Nurses attending may receive a certificate awarding 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit. The Big Ten Academic Alliance’s Nursing Informatics Collaborative is supporting the cost of these webinars and the CE.

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  1. Describe Research Kit as a foil for big data collection.
  2. Discuss hi resolution encounter data and what it means for nursing. 
  3. Identify challenges in current EMR environments for capturing/acquiring data.

Webinar Instructions

This webinar series is delivered using WebEx online meeting service.

  • A link to the WebEx and corresponding call-in number will be sent to the email address you provide when registering.
  • Please review the WebEx Participant Guide in advance of the webinar.
  • You will also receive an email reminder with the meeting link 10 minutes prior to the webinar.
  • Please log in 5-10 minutes early to test your audio connections.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Nurses who attend the entire webinar and complete the online webinar evaluation may request and receive a certificate awarding 1 CE. Partial CE is not provided. Request for CE with a completed evaluation must be submitted within 60 days of the event.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Planning committee members and faculty involved in this continuing education activity did not report any conflict of interest or financial relationship with a commercial interest that would bias the content of this presentation. This educational activity has not received any form of commercial support.

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