Center for Nursing
Scholarship: Events
and Webinars

CNS

 

Please note the change in hours for the Fall 2014 semester.

Center for Nursing Scholarship: Events & Webinars

All webinars are scheduled to be held in the Center for Nursing Scholarship unless otherwise noted. RSVP to cns@lourdes.edu, RSVP is not required to attend. The Center does have access to some webinars after the initial viewing. If interested in viewing at a later date, please e-mail cns@lourdes.edu.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 
11:00am - 12:00pm

A Decade of Partnership
This Webinar will highlight ten years of an academic practice partnership between the Boston VA Medical Center and Simmons College A Decade of Partnership. Initiative to be highlighted include descriptions of our joint work on a six school regional collaboration that parallels the VA Nursing Academy, the development and launch of two dedicated education units, and our new graduate residency program--the first CCNE accredited VA residency program. Projects will be described with tips on how to build and sustain the relationship and partnership initiatives.
Presenters: Judy A. Beal and Cecilia McVey

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Opening the Doors for Students with Disabilities in Nursing and Allied Health Programs: Part 1

This two-part webinar series will provide information and resources to understand and address the complex issues involved with providing support to nursing students with disabilities. Based on clips from a film about a nursing student with a disability who used a wheelchair in nursing school and is now working as a licensed Registered Nurse, the presenters will facilitate in-depth discussions on how to accept and promote nursing students with a variety of disabilities. The webinars will consist of information and interactive discussions on issues associated with accommodating and evaluating students in the classroom and clinical settings. The webinar will provide attendees an opportunity to re-conceptualize the benefits of including nurses with disabilities in the nursing profession and the roles of students, faculty, disability service professionals, and clinical sites in this process, along with policy issues. 

Part I will address the following: 

  • What issues might underlie the resistance of faculty to admitting students with a variety of disabilities into nursing schools and other clinical programs?
  • How can faculty be supported in a way that will enable students with disabilities to be successful in nursing programs?

Presenters: Bronwynne C. Evans, Beth Marks, and Robin Jones

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

High Stakes Testing in Nursing Education

The nursing community is troubled by the growing use of standardized exit exams and the practice of using them as part of a graduation requirement. After years of preparation, a single test score could prevent a student from graduating or taking a licensing exam. The tremendous importance placed on exit exams qualifies them as “high stakes testing,” and a better understanding of this concept in nursing education is examined in this Webinar.
Presenter: Debra Henline Sullivan

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Opening the Doors for Students with Disabilities in Nursing and Allied Health Programs: Part 2

This two-part webinar series will provide information and resources to understand and address the complex issues involved with providing support to nursing students with disabilities. Based on clips from a film about a nursing student with a disability who used a wheelchair in nursing school and is now working as a licensed Registered Nurse, the presenters will facilitate in-depth discussions on how to accept and promote nursing students with a variety of disabilities. The webinars will consist of information and interactive discussions on issues associated with accommodating and evaluating students in the classroom and clinical settings. The webinar will provide attendees an opportunity to re-conceptualize the benefits of including nurses with disabilities in the nursing profession and the roles of students, faculty, disability service professionals, and clinical sites in this process, along with policy issues. 

Part II will address the following:

  • What resources do nursing students with disabilities need to advocate for themselves before, during, and after school?
  • How does the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disability Act Amendment Act of 2008 support inclusive policies for students with disabilities?

Presenters: Bronwynne C. Evans, Beth Marks, and Robin Jones

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Nursing Informatics
This Webinar will examine the relevance of informatics for nursing, differentiate the focus of informatics across different healthcare disciplines and generate discussion on approaches to introducing informatics into the curriculum. Some specific examples of curriculum integration will be provided.
Presenters: Carolyn Sipes and Toni Hebda
 
 

Hours & Contact

SCH 259 (above the library)
Phone: 419-824-3871
Email: CNS@lourdes.edu

August 18 - 22
Closed

August 25 - December 12
Monday & Friday: Closed
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11
 –  6pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Hours are subject to change
without notice

 

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