San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Barbara Brunt has functioned in various educational roles for 36 years, and has published extensively and presented on a variety of topics locally and nationally. She has been PI for 18 educational research studies and has received numerous grants for her research. Mrs. Brunt maintains certification in Nursing Professional Development, as well as a Nurse Executive. She received a Master’s degree in Community Health Education from Kent State University and a Master’s in Nursing from the University of Dundee in Scotland. She has been actively involved in numerous professional organizations.
Registration, Poster Viewing, and Continental Breakfast
Welcome - Dr. Linda Linc Dean of the School of Nursing
Keynote Speaker “Nurses Leading the Way”
Barbara Brunt, MA, MN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Magnet Program Director for Summa Akron City & St. Thomas Hospital
Break– Poster Viewing and Vendors
“Resource Nurses Implementing Education, Interventions, and Research to Improve Outcomes”
Jessica Atkinson BSN, RN (presenter); Cary Stefancik, BSN, RN (co-presenter) & Christine Vujanov, BSN, RN (co-presenter)
“Effectiveness of Mesko-Eliades Pain Area Locator Tool to Assess Pain Location in Children”
Phyllis J. Mesko, RN, CPN and Aris Eliades PhD, RN, CNS
Presentation of the Nursing Service Medal to Dr. Betty Neuman,
Presented by Dr. Laurence Bove, Provost, Walsh University
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Betty Neuman, PhD, RN, PLC, FAAN; Dr. Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Professor Sarah Beckman, MSN, RN
Dr. Betty Neuman is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the field of nursing as the developer of The Neuman Systems Model (1970). A native of Ohio, she received her Diploma of Nursing from Peoples Hospital (now Akron General Medical Center) as part of the Cadet Nursing program. She has an honorary Doctorate of Science from Grand Valley State University in 1998, and honorary Doctorate of Letters from Neumann College in 1992. She is the author and editor of The Neuman Systems Model, now in its fifth edition. She remains active as a consultant within the US and worldwide on the implementation of her model.
|Dr. Jacqueline Fawcett is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She received her BS from Boston University, and a Masters and PhD from New York University. Author of several texts focusing on conceptual models of nursing and the connections of theory and research, she is recognized internationally for her meta-theoretical work. She serves on multiple editorial boards, and is the co-editor of last two editions of The Neuman Systems Model with Dr. Neuman. She served as a consultant to the Nursing Research Council at Winchester Hospital in Winchester, MA, during their journey toward attaining Magnet Hospital status.|
|Sarah Beckman is an Associate Professor at Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne. She earned her Masters Degree in Nursing Administration from Indiana University and her BSN from Ball State. An experienced educator, her passion and expertise is implementing technology and 21st century learning skills in teaching abstract concepts to nursing students. She is a frequent presenter at the annual Lilly Conferences on teaching strategies and is a consultant on implementation of The Neuman Systems Model both in the US and Europe.|
The Mastery Sessions are sponsored by the Walsh University Phi Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.
Cost: $55 per person
includes continental breakfast
(Lunch is not included)
Contact hours will be awarded after completion of morning session and submission of evaluation form.
For more information, please contact Sherrie Underwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.