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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the present use of big data and explain how future big data use can help nurses and other healthcare providers improve care quality, optimize outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define big data and how it's currently used within EHRs.
  2. Identify important aspects of the 2014 Nursing Knowledge Big Data & Science for Transforming Health Care Conference.
  3. Summarize the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable Big Data Principles Workgroup recommendations.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 0.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: NM0415
Published: Apr 2015
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN