Advances in Health Telematics Education: A Nightingale Perspective
The NIGHTINGALE Project, which started on the 1st of January, 1996, after the approval of the European Commission, and has a 36-month duration is essential in planning and implementation of strategy in Training the Nursing Profession in using and applying healthcare information systems.
The NIGHTINGALE Project is contributing towards the appropriate use of the developed Telematics infrastructure across Europe by educating and training nurses in a harmonising way across Europe in the upcoming field of Nursing Informatics. For achieving this objective the NIGHTINGALE Project established a series of European Conferences on Health Telematics Education, and workshops by experts (users, developers and policymakers).
NIGHTINGALE has already published under IOS Press the Proceedings of the 1st Year Conferences and Workshops. The book is entitled as “Health Telematics Education” and is published by IOS press under the series “Studies in Health Technology and Informatics”
ISBN 90 5199 329 3 (IOS Press)
ISBN 4 274 90157 2 C3047 (Ohmsha)
In this book the Proceedings of the 2nd Year conferences and Workshops are included. These Conferences and Workshops are:
? The 2nd European Conference on Health Telematics Education held on 6-8 November 1997, in Lisbon, Portugal.
? The 3rd Users and Policymakers Group Workshop held on 9-11 May 1997, in Lojt Kirkeby, Denmark.
? The 2nd Developers and Multimedia Group Workshop held on 30 May – 1 June 1997, in Marathon, Greece.
? The 4th Users and Policymakers Group Workshop held on 9 November 1997, in Lisbon, Portugal.