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Nursing Informatics: An Online Course by Junction

Author(s): Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF, Director, Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE), Professor, Graduate Programs, Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • ISBN-13: 9781284189667
  • Kit    606 pages      © 2018
  • Will Publish: 6/1/2019
Price: $64.95 US List

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Nursing Informatics, an online course by Junction offers a new approach to teaching informatics through video-driven learning, real-time insights, assessments and seamless LMS integration. Interested in learning more? Check out the video.

What is Junction:
Junction is a complete adaptive courseware platform that blends publisher-developed content and Open Educational Resource (OER) videos to deliver a seamless online learning experience. Targeted course content is built around how today’s students learn with the ability to fully integrate with your institution’s LMS. Learn more about Junction at

Key Features:
Smart Design: The course is built around text chapters and each lesson within the chapter is aligned
to learning objectives found in the course.

OER Resources: Nursing Informatics features a video library consisting of 6 videos per lesson
carefully curated by subject matter experts. Each video is aligned to subchapter content and provides
practical, real-world application to foster learning.

Real-time Insights: The Insights dashboard allows instructors to track student performance and
engagement in real-time.

Customize It: This course is easy to customize – you can add or remove lessons, change titles or
swap out presentations slides. This is your course. You decide.

Assessments: The course features a variety of assessments from ‘safe zone’ assessments found in
practice activities and knowledge check questions to graded chapter quizzes, midterm and final
exams all intended to test student knowledge and comprehension of the content. Each assessment is
auto-graded, saving you time while providing students with real-time feedback on their progress.

LMS Integration: Junction integrates with all major Learning Management Systems and offers Single
Sign-On (SSO) as well as gradebook integration with these platforms.

WCAG 2.0 Compliant: The platform is designed to meet the WCAG 2.0 standard.

Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF-Director, Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE), Professor, Graduate Programs, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Dr. McGonigle brings more than 40 years of experience in nursing and nursing informatics to this position. She is a Certified Distance Education Instructor and a Certified Nurse Educator.

After being introduced to computers enhancing nursing education while working towards her master’s degree, Dr. McGonigle defined informatics in 1991. She co-founded the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), a professional, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal in 1996 for which she was the Editor in Chief for 17 years through 2013. OJNI is currently published by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). In 2014, Dr. McGonigle was the first one honored as a Platinum Award recipient from the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. She developed the Foundation of Knowledge Model and the ETHICAL Model used to handle ethical challenges brought about by the volatile information age.

Dr. McGonigle has received over $870,000.00 in funding, presented internationally and nationally, authored workbooks, book chapters and more than 130 publications. She led the development of an online self-assessment tool for level 3 and level 4 nursing informatics competencies, NICA L3/L4, which was cited in ANIA’s Nursing Informatics Today in 2014 and ANA’s NI Scope and Standards document. Dr. McGonigle was a research team member for the development of an online self-assessment tool, TANIC, for basic level 1 and level 2 nursing informatics competencies based on the TIGER initiatives.

Dr. McGonigle has co-authored three text books. The nursing informatics text, Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge is in its 3rd edition and took second place as AJN’s 2014 Information Technology/Social Media Book of the Year. The text written for nurse educators to help them assimilate technology to enhance teaching and learning, Integrating Technology into Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era, was AJN’s 2010 first place Technology Book of the Year. This text, Informatics for Health Professionals, released in 2016. She is a member of the Expert Panel on Informatics and Technology for the American Academy of Nursing, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a Fellow in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education. She is also a member of the Serious Gaming and Virtual Environments Special Interest Group for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 

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