Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2017
The annual Educational Institute, hosted by Excelsior College’s School of Nursing and Albany Medical Center, is scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT in Albany, New York. The event will be livestreamed online.
“Lessons from the Field: Innovations in Veteran Education, Transitions, and Care” will focus on innovative strategies in supporting veteran nursing education and veterans’ transition into the nursing workforce. Nursing educators, health care organization staff members, and medical professionals will have the opportunity to learn about successful education strategies and trends impacting health care systems.
The 2017 Educational Institute is free and open for online registration. Please visit eduinstitute2017.eventbrite.com to register.
This year's keynote speaker will be Donna Lake, PhD, RN, NEA-BC. Dr. Lake is a Retired Colonel, Air Force and Clinical Associate Professor, East Carolina University College of Nursing.
The Educational Institute has been funded by a three-year, $1 million-dollar grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
"We are delighted our colleagues are joining us to disseminate their innovative work. We believe the nursing community will be inspired to learn about what they might do to support veteran education," said Dr. Barbara Pieper, associate dean of the Excelsior College School of Nursing.
For registration and additional event information, visit nurses.excelsior.edu/institute.
Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers. The College contributes to the development of a diverse, educated, and career-ready society by valuing lifelong learning with an emphasis on serving individuals historically underrepresented in higher education. Founded in 1971, Excelsior meets students where they are - academically and geographically - removing obstacles to the educational goals of adults pursuing continuing education and degree completion. Our pillars include innovation, flexibility, academic excellence, and integrity. Learn more at excelsior.edu.