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.