The National League for Nursing
Seventh Annual Technology Conference
Technology's Transformative Power
October 19-21, 2012
Washington State University College of Nursing
Experience state-of-the-art applications of simulation, e-learning,
informatics, and telehealth in presentations delivered by nationally
and internationally acclaimed speakers at the NLN’s Seventh
Annual Technology Conference, “Technology’s Transformative
Power”. Dr. Diane Skiba’s keynote presentation “There’s
an App for That!” focuses on new applications in mobile health.
Pam Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF will share what we are learning
about clinical experiences and simulation. A panel discussion will
highlight how technology is used to provide Interprofessional Education.
These plenary sessions, along with a variety of concurrent sessions
including tours of WSU’s simulation centers, an update on
the NCSBN simulation study and the NLN’s project to explore
the use of simulation for high stakes assessment, and our popular
open discussion forums or “unconferences,” will keep
you current and spark new ideas so you can better prepare your students
to function in today’s technology-rich health care environments.
Discuss collaborative use of mobile technology and telehealth
to manage client care and improve client outcomes.
Summarize new findings about the use and impact of simulation
as a teaching, learning, and assessment strategies.
Discuss nursing involvement in federal and state initiatives
in meaningful use of health care technology.
Plan strategies to promote the use of technology as a tool
for improving competencies in interprofessional education and collaborative
Discuss the goals and outcomes of the HRSA-funded HITS
collaborative (the schools of nursing at Kansas University, the
University of Colorado Denver, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins
University, and the NLN).
Incorporate best practices in the use of technology into
classroom and clinical experiences.