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Nursing Informatics Boot Camp

Led by Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, CHTS-CP, this intensive two day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues in health. It includes content for all clinical professionals working in informatics and nurses interested in becoming Certified Informatics Nurses.

Up to 14.5 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

Read the brochure here for more information!

Register for an Upcoming Event today:

COURSES SCHEDULED as of 03/21/17:

N Kansas City, MO, March 23-24, 2017 (Cerner Customers & Associates only)
Contact: Taylor Ferrill, (

Atlanta, GA., GA-HIMSS, April 8-9, 2017,
Contact: Ryan Spikes, (

Austin, TX., April 27-28, 2017; Scholarships available for St David’s Health Care employees!
Contact: Dr. Gail Acuna (

Madison, WI., May 5-6, 2017, University of WI-Madison, 
Contact: Melanie Schmidt (​)

Monroeville, PA., May 15-16, 2017; ANIA Western PA Chapter, 
Contact: Kathleen Morouse (​

Tacoma, WA., May 19-20, 2017, HIMSS, 
Contact: Brenda Bowles ( or Carrie Lane (

Nashville, TN., July 8-9, 2017, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 
Contact: Gwen Holder (

N Kansas City, MO., Aug 3-4, 2017 (Cerner Customers & Associates only), 
Contact: Taylor Ferrill (

Chapel Hill, NC., Aug 9-10, 2017, ANIA NC, 

Other sites are in the works— Arizona, California, Iowa, Texas, and Wisconsin, etc. The Austin, TX, Rancho Mirage, CA. Memphis, TN, May 2015 Nashville, TN., Spokane, WA., and San Francisco, CA. Boot Camps were sold out so don’t get shut out of the other events.

Both ANCC contact hours and CPHIMS/CAHIMS credits are issued. If you are already certified or up for re-licensure, you may need contact hours. We do encourage non-nurse attendees as well.

For more information on a Nursing Informatics Boot Camp or for information about hosting an event at your own location, please contact Susan Newbold at

Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, CHTS-CP, is a Healthcare Informatics Consultant, Franklin, TN. Most recently she was the Education Lead for the implementation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) at the Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN.  She is uniquely qualified to teach this course as she has experience in the vendor, consulting, academic and hospital world.  Dr. Newbold is Board Certified in Nursing Informatics and initiated the first review course in nursing informatics in 1995 which she taught over 100 times. In 2001 she won the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Technology Award for Knowledge Advancement for this course.