Strategic Plan

Mission Statement

The purpose of ANIA is to advance nursing informatics through education, research, and practice in all roles and settings.

Education

Goal: ANIA will provide quality informatics educational opportunities

Objectives:

  1. Deliver relevant and meaningful education using multiple venues and delivery methods
  2. Provide value to our members with Continuing Nursing Education opportunities
  3. Collaborate with affiliate organizations (ANA, AONE, AMIA, HIMSS, State Nursing Organizations, etc.) to provide informatics education

Strategies:

  1. Utilize member feedback to develop and deliver educational offerings
  2. Utilize the most current and appropriate technologies to meet learner needs
  3. Provide educational opportunities through the annual ANIA conference
  4. Conduct webinar educational sessions that are archived for later review by members
  5. Provide contact hours for the annual conference, webinar sessions and select articles published in the ANIA publication, Journal of Informatics Nursing
  6. Collaborate with others to offer nursing informatics education
  7. Expland nursing informatics educational materials
  8. Support ANIA Chapter educational activities

Tactics:

  1. Identify webinar topics, speakers and maintain webinar calendar quarterly
  2. Develop conference themes and other educational activities based on membership survey, feedback and emerging trends annually
  3. Sustain an annual scholarship program for nurses pursuing advanced education in the field of informatics
  4. Collaborate with management company to provide continuing education for the annual conference, webinars and in the ANIA publication, Journal of Informatics Nursing
  5. Conduct at least six Webinars annually
  6. Provide ongoing guidance to the ANIA Chapters for the delivery of relevant and meaningful education

Practice

Goal: ANIA will advance informatics through professional activities

Objectives:

  1. Monitor health IT initiatives to promptly identify and address key issues influencing nursing informatics
  2. Collaborate in discussions and policy-making that influence the nursing and informatics communities
  3. Provide leadership and development opportunities to prepare informatics nurses to be leaders in the association and the community

Strategies:

  1. Provide a voice for nursing informatics on relevant issues
  2. Facilitate methodologies for members to provide feedback on regulatory policy issues

Tactics:

  1. Develop a task force of volunteers to interpret and respond to informatics related issues as needed
  2. Maintain and develop mentoring tools and resources

Research

Goal: ANIA will promote and share informatics knowledge

Objectives:

  1. Disseminate nursing informatics knowledge
  2. Promote evidence-based practice for nursing informatics

Strategies:

  1. Encourage sharing of informatics knowledge
  2. Mentor members in the sharing of informatics knowledge

Tactics:

  1. Provide research articles (original or reviews) via the ANIA publication, Journal of Informatics Nursing
  2. Offer education on research techniques and methodologies