West Coast University's online Master of Science in Nursing Informatics program helps prepare students for a career in the development and management of healthcare information technology, incorporating the tools and skills to design and improve the use of informatics in practice, education, administration, and research.
At WCU, you are not alone. WCU offers you the support and guidance to help achieve your professional goals. Our Masters in Nursing Informatics online classes are energizing, engaging, and enriched with video content, simulations, adaptive quizzing, and on-the-go resources—to help you stay connected wherever you are. WCU's online Nursing Informatics program is simple to navigate and easy to use. At the same time, we support you with clear and continuous access to your instructors, peers, student services, and our 24/7 technical support.
The MSN Informatics—specific online courses will introduce the students to the nurse informaticist's various roles and responsibilities, including user involvement in information systems, electronic health records, system implementation, and liability issues. MSN Nursing Informatics students will learn about the ethical, legal, and social issues arising from computerized technology and information systems in delivering health care. The courses will also emphasize patient confidentiality and the privacy and safety of clinical data. The key to the future of nursing is becoming familiar with emerging insights and embracing successful innovation processes.
The Masters in Nursing Informatics online curriculum aligns with Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER), which focuses on education reform and interprofessional community development.
West Coast University supports its online students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our Masters in Nursing Informatics online graduates throughout their careers.
We provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our online MSN Nursing Informatics students and graduates through our Career Service Department. We partner with industry professionals and enhance the prospects for securing employment and obtaining professional success.