2018 Research Conference

2018 Research Conference 2018-04-16T16:48:08+00:00

The Western Institute of Nursing will host its 51st Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Washington, on April 11-14, 2018. The theme of the conference is Transforming Health through Advances in Nursing Research, Practice, and Education.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Keynote Speaker:

Evidence-Guided Transformation: Choosing Well

Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Dean and Mary O’Neil Mundinger Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing
Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Distinguished Research Lectureship

An Upstream Exploration of Occupational and Environmental Health Disparities

Patricia Butterfield, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Washington State University
Spokane, WA

State of the Science Speakers:

STATE OF THE SCIENCE ON PRACTICE
Development of Evidence Based Policy in Washington State

The Honorable Eileen Cody, BSN, RN
Representative of the 34th Legislative District
Washington State Legislature
Neuro-rehab Nurse, Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA

STATE OF THE SCIENCE ON RESEARCH
Precision Health: Nursing’s Role in the Search for the Holy Grail

Usha Menon, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Global Advances
College of Nursing
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

STATE OF THE SCIENCE ON EDUCATION
What Would Florence Do? Survey Results of Selected Nursing Programs in Western States: Implications for the Future of Nursing Education

Carolyn Montoya, PhD, CPNP, FAANP, FAAN
Interim Dean
College of Nursing
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

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