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101 Nursing Building
UI College of Nursing
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 7003
e-mail: bonnie-mcintosh@uiowa.edu

Release: May 13, 2002

Nursing classification and informatics conference to be held June 23-26

The University of Iowa College of Nursing will host the fourth annual Institute on Nursing Informatics and Classification June 23-26 in Iowa City. The institute will present the latest developments in the standardized nursing languages of Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) as well as cutting edge content in nursing informatics. The due date for early registration is May 28.

Institute content includes information on the interface of nursing informatics and classification. Emphasis will be placed on the actual use of standardized language in clinical and educational settings. Developments, implementation and clinical evaluation of NIC and NOC classification datasets will be discussed. Field visits to clinical implementation sites and dialogue with developers and users from various settings will be available. Keynote addresses will be given by John Ware, CEO of Quality Metric Incorporated, and Charles Inlander, president of People’s Medical Society.

Nurses and nursing administrators interested in designing, implementing and evaluating nursing information systems and those interested in learning more about standardized nursing language are encourage to attend. For more information, contact Jennifer Clougherty at
(319) 335-7119.