CSU-Pueblo Nursing Department hosts Health Informatics Research Symposium

CSU - Pueblo Nursing Department hosts Health Informatics Research Symposium

PUEBLO –The Graduate Program in the Department of Nursing at Colorado State University-Pueblo,  in cooperation with the Regional Access to Graduate Education (RAGE) Program, will host the 2nd annual Health Informatics Research Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 14. Topics will include informatics in patient-centered primary care, databases and web health applications, new technologies in the health care setting from impacts upon nurse-patient relationship to tele-medication monitoring and e-prescribing.  

All events will be held in Chemistry 106 and are free and open to the public.  

Proposed schedule and topics include current insights and research into the following (subject to change):

·         INFORMATICS IN PATIENT-CENTERED PRIMARY CARE (8-9 a.m.) includes: the personal health record, the “medical home”, telemedicine and applications for chronic disease management

·         HUMAN FACTORS, DECISION SUPPORT AND DIFFUSION OF TECHNOLOGY (9-10 a.m.) includes: diffusion of new technologies in the healthcare setting, cognitive and other human factors in new technology design, technology and the nurse-patient relationship, and clinical decision support systems

Break -- 10-10:15 a.m. 

·         E-PRESCRIBING, MONITORING, AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION (10:15-11:15 am) including controlled substances monitoring, bar-code medication administration, computer provider order entry and e-prescribing

·         INFORMATICS INNOVATIONS IN THE ACUTE CARE /EMERGENCY SETTING (11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.) including surgical robotics, smart pumps, and point of care technologies and uses in the acute and emergency setting

Lunch on your own --12:15 -1:15 p.m.


 (1: 15 – 2:15 p.m.) including the transition from ICD 9 to ICD 10, disease registries, genomics, decision support, social media and health applications

·         TELE-HEALTH/TELE-MEDICINE: MANAGEMENT OF SELECTED HEALTH CONDITIONS AND POPULATIONS (2:15-3:15 p.m.) includes tele-psychiatry, tele-medicine in prison, and tele-cardiology

For more information, contact Cheryl in the Department of Nursing at  719-549-2871 or elizabeth.samaras@colostate-pueblo.edu

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