WINI - Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics

April 5 & 6, 2013
8 AM – 5 PM - Friday
8 AM – 5:45 PM - Saturday
18 Contact Hours
Genesee Grande Hotel
Syracuse, New York

About WINI

WINI is a continuing education course that provides in-depth learning and guided discussions on nursing informatics as presented by expert faculty.
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This conference focuses on trends and practice issues facing the profession. WINI provides a comprehensive review of nursing informatics theories, impact of human factors, systems life cycle approach, methods for managing information databases and information technology overview. The content provides an opportunity to prepare for the ANCC Nursing Informatics Certification exam and gain nursing informatics specific contact hour continuing credit.


[Register Online] OR [Fill form, print/sign and mail with check]

The $550 Fee is due by March 12, 2013. Space is limited to first 50 registrants.
Registration fee is payable to FSA-Continuing Nursing Education.
Payment must be received with registration.
Refunds will be made only if requested in writing eight working days prior to the course and accompanied by a $25 processing fee. Full refunds will be made if the course is canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Registration fee provides light continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and course materials, which includes a syllabus notebook/handouts, a one year subscription to CIN, Computers, Informatics and Nursing, a copy of the Scope and Standards of Nursing Informatics, and a copy of the textbook Saba and McCormick, Essentials of Nursing Informatics, (5th Edition).

Contact Hours and Accreditation

18 contact hours will be provided by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Who Should Attend?

  • This conference is designed for nurses who want to expand or clarify their working knowledge of nursing informatics:
  • Experienced informatics nurses
  • New informatics nurses
  • Faculty and Nursing Educators
  • Staff Nurses
  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • Deans of Schools of Nursing
  • Non-nurses who support nurses using informatics systems when designing systems, programming software, or completing their systems analyst work

Conference Objectives & Overview

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Expert Faculty Lead the Conference

  • Carol J. Bickford PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS
    Managing Partner, Informatics Consulting & Continuing Education,
    L.L.C. Olney, Maryland
  • Kathleen Smith MScEd, RN-BC, FHIMSS
    Managing Partner, Informatics Consulting & Continuing Education,
    L.L.C. Gaithersburg, Maryland

Hotel rooms are being held at the Genesee Grande at the special rate of $94 a night until March 6, 2013. Please refer to the SUNY Upstate College of Nursing Informatics Course when making reservations:

For more information, check flyer -> OR call or email Barbara Black, RN, MS, MA, ANP at 315-464-3905

Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Director, Center for Continuing Education

Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
After being in the Air Force reserves, I came out of retirement to pursue further education. I would like to teach, and the Post Master's work supports that. Nursing truly is a life-long opportunity, both in what you want to do and the fact that you can take your career anywhere in the country

—Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner