October 2008-The American Association of Colleges of Nursing presented the "Innovations in Professional Nursing Education" award to The College of St. Scholastica and its School of Nursing.
December 2008-Health Data Management awarded the "IT Innovator of the Year Editor's Choice" award to the Health Professions faculty at The College of St. Scholastica for development of the Academic EHR.
The United States is advancing rapidly toward a healthcare system that demands certified electronic health records for every American. Tomorrow's healthcare professionals will need to navigate this new age of health information technology with confidence and competence.
Prepare your students today with the Academic Electronic Health Record (Academic EHR) subscription service. Developed by The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., and Cerner Corporation, the Academic EHR is an advanced higher educational tool unlike any other.
The Academic EHR system is a robust , commercially proven, real-world electronic health records system-enhanced and adapted for academic use.
This unique, interactive database includes more than 40 "real-world" clinical cases, developed from authentic records of consenting patients and obtained from actual healthcare settings.
Admission-to-discharge cases for active, problem-solving learning experiences
Patient health histories, including prior care, existing conditions, medications and more, for evidence-based decision-making
CCHIT-certified Cerner Millennium® PowerChart® provides live, dynamic electronic health records that enrich the learning environment
Point-of-care Reference Library
A rich online reference library offers comprehensive point-of-care resources to help students make informed clinical decisions, while saving money on textbooks.
In-depth glossary of medical terminology
Drug and lab diagnostic guides
Cultural competence guides
Up-to-date, evidence-based practice standards
Clinical decision guidelines
Ability To Build And Customize Cases
Easy-to-use templates allow you to build and customize clinical cases that support your teaching and learning objectives for the classroom, simulation and skills laboratory, and clinical scenarios.
Educationally Enhanced Assessment Forms
Specially designed assessment forms give you and your students the ability to view or input data in standard or educationally enhanced versions to guide and reinforce academic objectives.
Positions Your Students For Clinical Success
Provides hands-on experience with informatics tools applied to their professional disciplines
Amplifies visual learning opportunities
Builds knowledge and appreciation of working within interdisciplinary teams
Employs evidence-based practice applications
Encourages students to apply and synthesize knowledge
Allows faculty to track student progress
Enhances learning retention by making abstract ideas concrete
Offers high fidelity, simulated clinical settings with actual patient records and clinical charting systems
Developed "by faculty, for faculty," the Academic EHR system is integrated easily into health professions curricula to prepare healthcare students for clinical success.
"Live" electronic health record that can be applied by faculty to engage students' learning objectives at all levels with dozens of pristine cases and all components enhanced for an educational environment
Integrates healthcare theories associated with each healthcare discipline into a practice context for students and fosters the development of true clinical thinking through the use of "real-world" cases
Powered by the CCHIT-certified Cerner Millennium PowerChart electronic medical record, used in healthcare facilities across the country and ranked in the Top 3 acute-care EHR systems in the nation by Modern Healthcare
Provides Web-based, remote-hosted application, available any time to faculty and students using any computer with secured Internet access
The Academic EHR system is curriculum relevant and curriculum ready.
Applicable to all heathcare education programs
Health information Management
Advances Nationally Recognized Core Competencies
National League for Nursing Informatics Core Competencies NLN, 2006)
Informatics knowledge and skills
American Association of Colleges of Nursing Competency Standards, The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008)
Information management for patient safety
Technological resources for evidence-based practice
Electronic health record/physician order entry
Technology and information systems safeguards
Health Information Management and Informatics Core Competencies (AHIMA/AMIA, 2008)
Basic computer literacy skills
Health information literacy and skills
Health informatics skills using the electronic health record and personal health record
Privacy and confidentiality of health information skills
Health information/data technical security skills
24-hour access to the Academic EHR, powered by Cerner Millennium solution, featuring electronic health records of more than 40 real-world “pristine” clinical cases, medical vocabulary and drug databases, faculty-defined reference text, user guides and online help.
Exclusive, password-protected, customized Web-based software integrating your school/group programs
License to use Cerner Millennium and The College of St. Scholastica proprietary forms and templates
Telephone and e-mail technical support (live during business hours or within 24-hours of request)
Timely set-up for rapid implementation and secure access Training and education events, including periodic webinars
Subscription fees are based on student enrollment and are far more affordable than developing a new system of your own.
The Center for Healthcare Innovation at The College of St. Scholastica offers pedagogical consulting for faculty using the Academic EHR system. Faculty members have more than eight years of experience integrating the Academic EHR into Health Professions curricula at The College of St. Scholastica.
For more information contact:
Joe Janchar Coordinator of Marketing and Administrative Services (218) 723-7030 firstname.lastname@example.org
Genevieve Kysely, MS Academic EHR Coordinator/Educator (218) 625-4977
(218) 625-4977 Academic EHR Coordinator/Educator (218) 625-4974