Reasons for not including content were "no room in the curriculum" (17 percent), "faculty not prepared to teach informatics" (17 percent), "not a teaching priority" (12 percent), "taught in general education courses" (7 percent), "budget restraints" (7 percent), and "information systems not used in our clinical sites" (2 percent). A small number of respondents reported more direct integration of nursing informatics through activities such as electives, an informatics conference, student presentations, and use of a PDA or a clinical documentation system.\n The largest percentage (37 percent) rated themselves as competent, followed by advanced beginner (26 percent). Certificate programs named were often related to webbased or online teaching, such as courses offered through the NLN-Indiana University School of Nursing strategic alliance, WebCT training, educational technology certificates, and certificates in distance education.
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