A descriptive survey design. The basis of the nursing informatics competencies are user-level competencies related to working knowledge of basic software programs and processes (Park, Murray & Delaney, 2006). Advanced nursing informatics practitioners must have a minimum set of competencies in nursing informatics (NI). Methods. Self-assessment of nursing informatics competencies TANIC tool, first presented in 2009, is an assessment instrument applied to evaluate the capacity of nursing personnel to competently navigate informatics concepts within their professional environment. Nursing informatics is a discipline which integrates computer and information science with nursing profession. Related Topics. Making informatics competency development explicit. Nursing Informatics Competencies: Self Assessment for Nurses 1. Data were collected from 289 nursing students using a 30‐item Self‐Assessment of Nursing Informatics Competencies Scale via an email sent to students using a LISTSERV mailing list. Nursing Informatics Competencies: Self Assessment for Nurses Concurrent Session Monday October 1, 2007 Canadian Nursing Informatics Conference Toronto, Ontario by June Kaminski, RN … Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 17(1), 31-32. The purpose of this project was to develop and review a new nursing informatics competency assessment tool designed to address the individual educational needs of newly hired nurses. However, studies on informatics competency assessment in these nursing students are scarce. The tool was designed to measure nurses’ competency in computer literacy, Nagle, L. (2013). National Advisory Council on Nurse Education Practice. Nursing workforce competency in informatics is crucial to providing safe patient care, improving quality, and reducing healthcare costs. Abstract. Design. Challenges facing the nurse workforce in a changing environment, Part I: Surge capacity: Educating the nursing workforce for emergency and disaster preparedness. Assurance of informatics competency in a workforce with increasingly diverse educational preparations, demographics, and informatics skills poses significant challenges. nursing informatics competency assessment tool relevant to bedside nursing. CONCLUSION This work can advance nursing practice to move beyond “on-the-job informatics training” to a more competency-based model of nursing informatics education and practice. Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment for the Nurse Leader: The Delphi Study. (2009). Informatics competencies are a must for every professional nurse nowadays. Online, reliable, and valid tools for self-assessment of one’s skill level with a set of NI competencies were lacking. Advanced nursing informatics practitioners must have a minimum set of competencies in nursing informatics (NI).