Nurses and Research in Perspective Day Conference

Save the date: Thursday, October 17th.

The Nursing Research Department of the McGill University Health Centre would like to announce their 32nd annual Nurses and Research in Perspective Day Conference and the Pfizer Lecture.

The keynote speaker will be Patricia Dykes, RN, DNSc, MA, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Sr. Nurse Scientist, Program Director, Nursing Research Centger for Nursing Excellence and she will present the keynote address and Pfizer Lecture.

Her intersts are in quality and safety of care and adverse event prevention, especially as it relates to hospitalized inpatients. Dr. Dykes and her team have developed a decision-support and communication intervention for use by the care team, patients and family members to prevent patient falls. In addition, she is conducting research on the bedside data needs and preferences of hospitalized patients, developing a kind of electronic “whiteboard”.

More details, including flyer, will be sent shortly.