University of Southern Indiana

Continuing Education

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USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions  provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.

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2NDANNUAL Health Informatics Tri-state Summit

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The second Annual Health Informatics Tri-state Summit (HITS), whose overall theme is “Engaged Patients, Engaged Providers”, will focus on the cutting edge health information and innovative solutions needed to take healthcare delivery to the next level. National experts will share emerging health information technology trends and information to prepare health professionals to implement effective health informatics strategies in their individual professional practice and their organization.   

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, informaticists, technologists, and others whose practice utilizes or is related to health informatics, including professionals in information technology, management and students.


  •  Consumer perspective on healthcare consumer     
  •  Healthcare social media and professionalism
  •  Managing medications through informatics
  •  Ways to keep you, me, and the computer from becoming a crowd
  •  Patient engagement and remote care in the home
  •  The future of healthcare and where technology can take us

Plenary Speakers:

Pat Mastors, President and Co-Founder, Patient Voice Institute
Lee A. Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Minneapolis, MN
Brian Dixon, Assistant Professor at Indiana University's Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
Brian Norris, CEO & Cofounder of Social Health Insights LLC, Fishers, IN

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, University Center
Registration Fee: $125, $100 for HIMSS members, $15 for students, if registering by January 14; thereafter, $145; $15 for students. (Includes lunch)
Contact Hours: 6.25 for nurses, physicians, CPHIMS, and Indiana health professionals
Course Number: HPR870

Accreditation Statements:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Mary’s Medical Center CME Department, the University of Southern Indiana, and Indiana HIMSS.  St. Mary’s Medical Center is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 St. Mary’s Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 Category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 Request for approval for continuing education credits from CPHIMS has been made.

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