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Geisinger Nursing Research Conference
"The New Health Care: A Collaborative approach"

When: October 11-12, 2012

Hosted by Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:00 - 8:30 P.M.
Darte Center, Wilkes University

Panel Discussion: "Health Care Reform: Where Are We Going?"

Moderated by Betsy Snook, RN MEd, BSN - CEO, Pennsylvania State Nursing Association.

Discussant include:

  • Eddie Day Pashinski, Pennsylvania State Representative, 121ST District
  • Arlene Smaldone, DNSc, CPNP, CDE; Assoc.Prof, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • Dianne Charsha, RN, MSN, NNP-BC- CNO and ACOO Cooper University Medical Center
  • Donna Smith, RN Director, Free Clinic, Mountain Top, PA
Friday, October 12, 2012 8:00 - 4:30 P.M.
Henry Student Center, Wilkes University

New Healthcare: A Colloborative Approach

Speakers:

  • Arlene Smaldone, DNSc, CPNP, CDE; Assoc.Prof, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • Christine M. Alichnie, PhD, RN - President, PSNA Board of Directors
  • Betsy Snook, RN MEd, BSN - CEO, Pennsylvania State Nursing Association

Conference objectives for continuing nursing education credits:

  • Recognize impacts of health care changes at the local/regional/national levels.
  • Identify methods to evaluate health care outcomes.
  • Discuss the importance of interprofessional teamwork across multiple health care settings.
  • Discern nursing’s role in the new health care paradigm.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We are soliciting abstracts for poster and podium presentations on creative nursing interventions, new models of services, quality programs, education programs or research projects. Topics should relate to conference objectives.

Deadline to submit an abstract is 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. To learn more about submitting an abstract, click here.