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Specialization
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Nursing Informatics Leadership

In this module we explore the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of nursing informatics leadership roles and opportunities to help you understand how you may develop your skills, networks, and connections as you embark upon your leadership journey....
Reading
3 videos (Total 16 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Introductory Nursing Informatics Leaders Video2m
The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Nursing Informatics Leadership8m
Reading7 readings
Introductory Nursing Informatics Leaders5m
The Law of Accelerating Returns10m
Informatics leadership: The role of the CNIO30m
American Organization of Nurse Executivess
Nursing informatics leadership: Helping craft the profession's future30m
Environmental scanning as information seeking and organizational learning30m
Leadership theory in clinical practice. Chinese Nursing Research30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Nursing Informatics Leadership30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Leadership Essentials

In this module we introduce the three leadership essentials that underlie our Nursing Informatics Leadership specialization. We’ll build on these concepts that will enable you to gain perspective on your own leadership skills and how best to use them in various nursing informatics scenarios....
Reading
1 video (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading4 readings
On becoming a leader30m
8 Principles of Purpose Driven Leadership30m
You’re never done finding purpose at work30m
If You’re Searching for Purpose, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Leadership Essentials30m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introducing the Competing Values Framework

In this module the third Leadership Essential, managing competing values is introduced. We will begin our exploration of the Competing Values Framework that will help us share a common language and understanding about these leadership concepts throughout the specialization. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Nursing Informatics Leaders and the Competing Values Framework3m
Reading3 readings
Nursing Informatics Leaders and the Competing Values Framework5m
An introduction to the competing values frameworks
A glance at the competing values framework of Quinn and the Miles & Snow strategic models: Case studies in health organizationss
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introducing the Competing Values Framework30m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Introducing the Minnesota Nursing Informatics Leadership Inventory

In this module, we introduce the Minnesota Nursing Informatics Leadership Inventory (MNILI). To help nursing informatics leaders understand and develop the variety of leadership skills needed for leadership success, Dr. Pesut and I collaborated on the creation of the MNILI based on the competing values framework. The MNILI examines preferred leadership cultures and behaviors of nursing informatics leaders relative to four different nursing informatics scenarios. You will learn about the (MNLI) and then complete the tool in order to gain self-knowledge of your nursing informatics leadership skills and how you would tailor them in the four scenarios. Results from your inventory are likely to influence your thinking about the requisite variety you need to develop to be more successful in your nursing informatics leadership roles. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 6 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Reading3 readings
Kurt Lewin’s Leadership Styles30m
Diagnosing and changing organizational culture: Based on the competing values framework.s
Complete MNILI Assignments
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introducing the Minnesota Nursing Informatics Leadership Inventory30m

Instructor

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Karen Monsen, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

About University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

About the Nursing Informatics Leadership Specialization

Nurses and interprofessional healthcare clinicians and educators will learn principles of informatics leadership in clinical and academic settings, and apply their learning to real world scenarios in practice and training/education environments. Learners will understand the history and development of nursing informatics leadership to appreciate today’s leadership challenges, gain self-knowledge of one’s own nursing informatics leadership skills to influence the future of the nursing informatics specialty, describe principles of nursing informatics leadership and their applications in diverse settings to gain appreciation of tailoring leadership skills to optimize outcomes, and apply nursing informatics leadership skills in interprofessional teams to understand stakeholder perspectives and opportunities to promote collaboration and achieve mutual goals....
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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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