0220 NSPE Chapter education day bundle


NSPE Chapter education day, presented by CHIMA, took place in May 2023. This bundle includes 5 of the recorded sessions to watch on demand.

A total of 5 CPE credits can be earned if you are a CHIMA professional member.



Session 1: 0208 Health Informatics – One Person, One Record

The OPOR program is a digital health transformation project that will improve healthcare and health outcomes for Nova Scotia. The implementation of a modern, single clinical information system will automate manual and paper processes, standardize clinical workflow, and will provide patients and providers seamless access to health information, when they need it, where they need it.

Heather LeBlanc, CHIM
Clinical Informatics Lead, One Person One Record Program
Nova Scotia Health Authority

Session 2: 0209 Privacy & Conf – who, what, where, why, and how

Join Karen Hornberger, Angela Currie, and Katie Smith, three Privacy leaders at Nova Scotia Health as they answer all your questions about “a day in the life” of a Privacy Professional and what it takes to build a successful Privacy career.

Karen Hornberger
Privacy Team
Nova Scotia Health Authority

Session 3: 0210 Data Integrity when it Matters Most

An account of the creation, development, and legacy of the Data Integrity Unit. An important partnership between Nova Scotia Health and Department of Health & Wellness for a Public Health Pandemic.

Julie Johnson RN, MN, BSc, DHSA, CPHIMS-CA
Team Lead
Nova Scotia Health

Session 4: 0211 HIM Career reflection

Getting outside your comfort zone – Coming full circle in my career

Narrative on her own educational and career journey, this session will highlight Crystal’s experiences with anxiety and uncertainty and how they ultimately lead to strengthened leadership and interview skills.

Crystal Hirtle, BSc, CHIM
Nova Scotia Community College

A tale of two countries: My career journey and the future of HIM

This presentation will focus on the importance of knowledge-sharing across health systems to tackle common problems and highlight the valuable contribution that immigrants bring to Atlantic Canada. Claire will also highlight the talent she sees in her current students and why she truly believes that exciting times are ahead as the program continues to attract highly motivated and diverse students who are the HIMs of tomorrow.

Claire Murdock
Nova Scotia Community College

Session 5: 0213 Relationship between privacy & records management

Privacy and RIM share common principles that can be leveraged to add value to a health care system. This session will explore that relationship and one example of this partnership in an org structure.

Jeanne Macdougall, BA
Director, Privacy and Information Management
Health PEI