CASN - ACESI

Background

Advancing nursing curricula by furthering digital health content integration in classroom and clinical settings

The project builds upon the work of the two previous CASN-Infoway initiatives to further advance the integration of the digital health competencies into undergraduate nursing curricula. CASN held three regional workshops and a free webinar series aimed at nurse educators who want to build their capacity to integrate digital health content into their courses.

This phase of the project involves the continuation of the Digital Health Nursing Faculty Peer Network in order to leverage their expertise in support of the project outcomes:

  • Nursing faculty will have increased their understanding of digital health and the Entry-to-Practice Nursing Informatics Competencies;
  • There will be a greater readiness among faculty in Canadian schools of nursing to integrate the competencies into undergraduate curricula; and,
  • Nursing education programs in schools across Canada will have gained tools and support to include learning opportunities for students in consumer health and other areas related to digital health.

The reengaged Digital Health Nursing Faculty Peer Network will support the continued success of the CASN-Infoway Clinicians-in-Training project. Previous project outputs include: the Entry-to-Practice Nursing Informatics Competencies for Registered Nurses, Nursing Informatics Teaching Toolkit, and the Consumer Health Solutions: A Teaching and Learning Resource for Nursing Education.