WSU College of Nursing welcomes Diane J. Skiba, PhD, FAAN, FACMI, from the Univer­sity of Colorado College of Nursing, as our 19th visiting scholar for our Cleve­land Visiting Scholar presen­ta­tion. We invite nurses, faculty, and health profes­sionals to hear her presen­ta­tion, Connected Care: Technolo­gies to Support Inter­pro­fes­sional Educa­tion and Collab­o­ra­tive Care Models.” 

This annual endowed lecture will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at the Spokane Conven­tion Center. You can RSVP here and the cost to attend is $35. 1.0 nursing contact hour will be awarded.

The event schedule is: 5:00 – 6:00PM Cocktail recep­tion in the Confer­ence Theater lobby/​patio 6:00 – 7:00PM Lecture in the Confer­ence Theater About Dr. Skiba Dr. Skiba is an inter­na­tion­ally recog­nized medical and nursing infor­mati­cist, with exten­sive experi­ence leading major grants in health care technology and use of technology in educa­tion and patient care. She is the recip­ient of major awards from Sigma Theta Tau Inter­na­tional, American Medical Infor­matics Society, National League of Nursing and others for her innov­a­tive approaches to integrating data into health care and educa­tion. Dr. Skiba is a Professor and the Specialty Director for Health­care Infor­matics; the Director of the Online Health Care Infor­matics Program, and an editor for Emerging Technolo­gies for the journal, Nursing Educa­tion Perspectives.

This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion Approver of Contin­uing Nursing Educa­tion (A‑CNE) for approval to award contact hours. The Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion Approver of Contin­uing Nursing Educa­tion (A‑CNE) is accred­ited as an approver of contin­uing nursing educa­tion by the American Nurses Creden­tialing Center’s Commis­sion on Accreditation.