Rutgers College of Nursing hosts International Nursing Computer Conference

NEWARK, N.J. The 24th Annual International Nursing Computer and Technology Conference, hosted by the College of Nursing Center for Professional Development at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will focus on how to integrate state-of-the-art technology into nursing education, administration, and practice.

The three-day conference, in collaboration with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, will be held at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre May 25-28.

"This is an opportunity for attendees to meet some of the most influential nurses in the computer and technology areas," said Gayle A. Pearson, assistant dean, Center for Professional Development. "Our conference will provide participants with the latest information of how technology is being used innovatively for healthcare delivery and education."

The keynote speakers include Carolyn Byrne, dean of the faculty of health science, University of Ontario; Wendy Nehring, associate dean for academic affairs, director of the graduate program and associate professor, Rutgers College of Nursing; Joyce Sensmeier, vice president of Informatics at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society; and William Scott Erdlay, clinical assistant professor, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. The conference will feature workshops, poster presentations, and exhibits.

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To register or for more information, call the College of Nursing Center for Professional Development at (973) 353-5895 or register online at http://nursing.rutgers.edu/cpd.

From its headquarters at Rutgers Newark, Rutgers College of Nursing offers a broad range of academic programs on all three Rutgers campuses. The college offers a master's program with unique practitioner specialties and is the first to offer a doctoral (Ph.D) nursing degree in New Jersey.


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