July 01, 2015

National League of Nursing Comes to Campus

On October 25 to 27, 2013, the Jefferson College of Nursing hosted the National League for Nursing (NLN) Elsevier 8th Annual Technology Conference. Many faculty members participated in this three-day conference as presenters.

  • John Duffy and his simulation colleague Dawn Ferry from Widener University facilitated a pre-conference session on the topic of “Debriefing: The Basics and Beyond.”
  • Dr. Catherine Harris presented the “Use of Simulation Models to Promote Critical Thinking in Nurse Practitioners in Neuro-Critical Care Unit.”
  • Dr. Kellie Smith, Dr. Jennifer Bellot, Kathryn Shaffer and Mary Hanson-Zalot presented “Integrating Tablet Computing Technology in Nursing Curricula: Sharing Strategies.”
  • Dr. Elizabeth Speakman, Dr. Frances Gilman, Dr. Elena Umland, Anne Marie Pettit and John Duffy presented “Building Collaborative Partnerships through Simulation: Using Team STEPPS with Medical, Nursing, Radiologic Science, Pharmacy, Occupational, and Physical Therapy Students.”
  • Dr. Meg Bourbonniere and Dr. Cynthia Line of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Department of Nursing and Kathryn Shaffer of JCN presented a poster, “Decreasing the Practice Gap: Using Face Time to Connect Bedside Nurses with Nursing Students to Incorporate Evidenced Based Practice into Teaching.”
  • Dr. Janice Miller presented her poster, “Text Messaging in the Patient Centered Medical Home to improve Glucose Control and Retinopathy Screening: A Pilot Study."