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Informatics Nurse Specialists

Tips for Entry

Get an internship or part-time job in the informatics department of a hospital or other types of medical facilities. Ask your school's career services office for assistance with the job search.

Attend conferences and events to meet and learn from informatics professionals. Find event listings at and

Read industry publications to keep up with the latest news and developments in the field. For example, find information about journals and other resources at the American Medical Informatics Association's Web site,

Conduct an information interview with an informatics nurse specialist to learn more about the job. Professional associations and your school's career services office may be able to refer you to informatics professionals who are interested in discussing their career.

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