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Cleveland Visiting Scholar

WSU College of Nursing welcomes Diane J. Skiba, PhD, FAAN, FACMI, from the University of Colorado College of Nursing, as our 19th visiting scholar in honor of Dean Emerita Thelma Cleveland.

Join students, faculty and fellow nursing colleagues to hear her presentation, “Connected Care: Technologies to Support Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care Models.” Dr. Skiba is an internationally recognized medical and nursing informaticist, with extensive experience leading major grants in healthcare technology and use of technology in education and patient care. She is the recipient of major awards from Sigma Theta Tau International, American Medical Informatics Society, National League of Nursing, and others for her innovative approaches to integrating data into healthcare and education. Dr. Skiba is a Professor and the Specialty Director for Healthcare Informatics; the Director of the Online Health Care Informatics Program, and an editor for Emerging Technologies for the journal, Nursing Education Perspectives.

Student Presentation

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
9:00-10:00 a.m. with AMS to all sites

Community Lecture and Reception

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Spokane Convention Center  |  334 West Spokane Falls Blvd.
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Community reception in the Conference Theater lobby and patio
6:00-7:00 p.m. – Lecture in the Conference Theater
$35 per person
RSVP required
1.0 Contact hour awarded
No host cocktails and an array of hors d’oeuvres will be served. Parking is available on the street or in the Convention Center Parking Garage for $5.

Thank you to this year’s sponsors:

Cougar Gold – $2,500

Empire Health Foundation Logo

Cougar Crimson – $1,000

Kootenai Health Logo


Providence Health Care Logo

Cougar Gray – $500

Inland Empire Nurses Association Logo
WSNA logo

Diane Skiba
Diane J. Skiba, PhD, FAAN
University of Colorado College of Nursing

About Cleveland Visiting Scholar

The Cleveland Visiting Scholar endowed program was created in 1997 to honor Dr. Cleveland’s years of dedicated service to Washington State University and ICNE, the community, and the nursing profession. The mission of the Cleveland Visiting Scholar Program is to provide opportunities for intensive exposure to premier national and international nurse and healthcare leaders who are setting the course for the future. These leaders help inform current and future healthcare professionals. Such exposure enriches the Washington State University College of Nursing’s academic offerings, stimulates faculty research, engages students, and enhances nursing practice.

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This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) for approval to award contact hours. The Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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