Research Day 2020
Celebrating the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife: Care and Caregiving in a Complex World
Friday, April 17, 2020
8:45 a.m. to 3:30 pm (registration check-in opens at 8:00 a.m.)
Join us for Nursing Research Day 2020
Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation sessions that showcase findings from innovative research and evidence-based projects that improve health and quality and quality care.
Our keynote speaker is J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, FPCN. He is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Co-Director of Caregiver and Bereavement Support Services in the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care and UAB Hospital. Dr. Dionne-Odom's program of research focuses on the development and clinical trials testing of early palliative care, lay navigator-led interventions to enhance the coping and decision-making skills of family caregivers of persons with serious illness, particularly advanced cancer and heart failure. Dr. Dionne-Odom receives research funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Palliative Care Research Center.
Research Day registration will open in mid-March. Check back.
ANCC contact hours will be awarded for this activity. The number of ANCC contact hours is pending.