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Fourteenth Annual Research Symposium: Research Impacting Clinical Practice


The Fourteenth Annual Research Symposium: Research Impacting Clinical Practice will be held on Friday, September 30 on the Barton Campus of Greenville Technical College. The symposium is sponsored by Upstate AHEC, in collaboration with the Nursing Research Committee of the Greenville Health System, Nursing Research Council of AnMed Health, Nursing Division of Greenville Technical College, Gamma Mu Chapter, Mu Rho Chapter and Alpha Xi of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. The symposium will provide participants with the latest information on implementing evidence-based practice and utilizing research.

Janet Houser, PhD, RN, will provide the keynote address.  Dr. Houser is the Provost at Regis University in Denver, Colorado.  There will be 20 poster presentations related to ways that research impacts clinical practice. Other speakers will include: 
  • Karen K. McDonnell, PhD, RN, OCN
  • Casey S. Hopkins, MSN, PhD (c), WHNP-BC
  • Darlene Amendolair, PhD, MN, MA, RN
  •  Kathy Betsill, MS, RN, NE-BC,
  • Melinda Gillispie, MSN, RN
  • Lynette M. Gibson, PhD, RN
  • Danielle Laborde, PhD, MPH, BS
  • Robin Dawson Estrada, PhD, RN, PNP-BC
  • DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • John Paguntalan, PhD, APRN-BC, CCRN-A
  • Trudy G. Ackard, MSN, RN
  • Sue Bethel, MSN, RN, NE-BC
The conference will take place in the Auditorium of the Technical Resource Center (Building 102) on the Barton Campus of Greenville Technical College, 506 South Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC.   If you would like to register or receive more information about the conference, please visit: www.upstateahec.org, contact Bennie Pettit at bpettit@upstateahec.org, or call 864-349-1162.

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