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Nursing and Big Data | July 26, 2018-September 20, 2018

Troy Garland

Regular Price: $450.00
ANA Member Price: $405.00
Online CE Expiration: 09/27/2018
21.58 Contact Hours
Presented by Ana

Date: July 26, 2018 - September 20, 2018

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Challenged by the volumes of data you are required to use in making clinical or leadership decisions? Do you want to better grasp how to manage data and leverage it to improve performance and patient outcomes?

This brain-based learning course is designed to engage you in the world of Big Data – join online interactions with your knowledge coach and peers to debate strategic concepts while sharpening your critical thinking skills. Experience the Big Data educational game to gain insights about opportunities to apply big data to nursing decisions. Take the Big Data self-assessment to pinpoint your strengths and then share your capabilities during a virtual session with your peers and knowledge coach.

The course includes contemporary information surrounding the big data explosion, predictive analytics, and how big data can be harnessed for healthcare. You will gain analytics skills through the application of concepts via a hands-on session using the IBM ® Watson Analytics platform - analyze data and make real world connections to your nursing practice. Course elements have been linked to competencies identified in ANA’s Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Engage with brain-based learning to apply big data to nursing decisions.
  • Gain insight on how big data and predictive analytics can be harnessed for health care.
  • Assess your strengths and share your experiences with peers and an expert knowledge coach.

Presented By

Troy Garland, MBA, BA, RN
With over 26 years of nursing and healthcare experience, Troy Garland has been a bedside nurse, hospital executive, Medicare, Medicaid, Marketplace, and ACO executive as well as a clinical consultant. He has experience in inpatient, outpatient, and ambulatory areas within commercial and governmental organizations (VA and DOD). Within these roles, Troy has expertise in operations, process development, group facilitation, speaking, patient engagement, and clinical application of technology.

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Virtual Session Dates & Times

Dates: July 26 and Aug 23, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM, ET (45 minute sessions)

Date: September 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, ET (1.5 hour session)


Schedule Overview

Week 1: July 26, 2018 – Aug 1, 2018 (Nursing and Big Data - Live Virtual Kickoff)
Week 2: Aug 2-8, 2018 (What is Big Data?)
Week 3: Aug 9-15, 2018 (Critical Thinking and Informatics)
Week 4: Aug 16-22, 2018 (Understanding Big Data)
Week 5: Aug 23-29, 2018 (Live Virtual Session-Big Data: Assessment of KPI's)
Week 6: Aug 30 – Sept 5, 2018 (Self-reflection on Mindfulness)
Week 7: Sept 6 -12, 2018 (The Big Data Game Journey)
Week 8: Sept 13-19, 2018 (Exploring Big Data - Preparation: Self-learning Activities)
Week 9: Sept 20, 2018 , 2018 (Virtual Hands on Experience Using IBM Watson)

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178

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