UAB School of Nursing hosting mini conference on simulation and technology in nursing

March 3 event offering lineup of nationally, internationally known presenters with expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing is hosting UAB Mini-Conference: Simulation and Technology in Nursing on Thursday, March 3, from noon to 4 p.m., ahead of the Alabama League for Nursing Annual Conference at the School beginning March 4.

The mini conference is open to all nurse educators, but attendance is limited so prompt registration is encouraged. Visit to learn more about a limited $50 attendance offer.

The Simulation and Technology in Nursing mini-conference will provide attendees with exposure to the latest information and best practices regarding development and implementation of a program of nursing and interprofessional simulation, evaluating students using simulation, providing support for high-quality distance accessible programs, strategies and curriculum requirements for nursing informatics education across the curriculum, and an example of gaming in undergraduate and graduate education.

Conference presenters from the UAB Schools of Nursing, Health Professions and Medicine are nationally and internationally known for their expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education.

The session topics and times include:

Noon-1 p.m.

A.    Building a Successful Program of Nursing Simulation

1 p.m.-2 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)

A.    Supporting High-Quality, Distance Accessible Nursing Programs

B.    Nursing Informatics Education across the Curriculum

2 p.m-3 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)

A.    Research Focus: Evaluating Undergraduate Nursing Students in Clinical Simulation

B.    Kaizen: An Online Learning Game for Licensure and Certification Preparation

3 p.m-4 p.m.

A.    Interprofessional Simulation: Partnering for Success

Tours of the School’s Nursing Competency Lab will be available and the event will conclude with a reception and networking opportunity from 4 to 6 p.m.

Last modified on February 12, 2016

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