Wilson tapped for informatics board

Elected to two-year term leading accreditation standards for informatics, information management programs
Wilson Marisa headshotDr. Marisa Wilson
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing
 Associate Professor Marisa L. Wilson, DNSc, MHSc, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FAAN, has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Wilson, coordinator of the School’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Informatics Specialty Track, began serving on Jan. 1, 2018.

CAHIIM is an independent, non-profit organization that serves the public interest by establishing quality accreditation standards for health informatics and health information management educational programs, awards accreditation to programs that achieve these standards and provides effective and consistent quality monitoring while supporting innovation and diversity in higher education. CAHIIM is a recognized accreditation organization by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

The UAB School of Nursing is ranked 13th in overall graduate programs, among the top five public schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and two of its specialties were ranked on reputation - Nursing Administration is listed 6th and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 18th. The MSN program features more than 10 specialty tracks, including nurse practitioner options, clinical nurse leader, nursing education, nursing informatics, and nursing health administration. Two options, RN to MSN and the Accelerated Master's in Nursing Pathway, provide those with a bachelor's degree in another area an entry into the nursing profession. The MSN also prepares graduates for entry into doctoral studies in nursing in either the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) program.

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