1. Prepare MSN graduates for roles as informatics nurse specialist (INS).
  2. Prepare graduates for ANCCC Informatics Certification eligibility.
  3. Identify the concepts, science and theories that define nursing informatics.
  4. Identify leadership, management, and organizational concepts to support the role of the INS within a multdisciplinary milieu for various types of healthcare organizations.
  5. Apply nursing informatics science to nursing practice problems.
  6. Identififcation appropriate technology for use in nursing practice.
  7. Analysis and appraisal of the impact of technology on nursing efficiency and productivity.
  8. Analysis of the ethical issues pertaining to proposed application of information technology to nursing practice.