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Nursing Forum 2015

April 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Join us for an interactive and informative Nursing Forum and hear from experts, peers and nurse executives. Learn more about how to bring technology into your classroom, what’s new in nursing education, current trends in health policy and hear from local professionals from Boston Medical Center. Find out how Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way with digital nursing products such as Navigate 2 and their online courses and curricula.

8:00 ‘ 9:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 ‘ 9:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks ‘ Jones & Bartlett Learning

9:15 ‘ 10:15 AM

Nursing Education for the 21st Century: Transitioning to Online Course Delivery ‘ Margaret Reneau, PhD, MSN, RN, Director of Online Nursing Programs for Saint Xavier University

10:30 ‘ 11:30 AM

Moving from Face-to-Face to Online Programming for an RN to BSN Program ‘ Patty Spurr, Associate Dean and Professor, Spalding University

11:30 ‘ 12:30 PM

Health Policy and Politics: How it Involves Today’s Nurses ‘ Jeri Milstead, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

12:30 ‘ 1:30 PM


1:30 ‘ 2:30 PM

Healthcare Perspective from Nurse Executives ‘ Diane Hanley, MS, RN-BC, EJD, Director, Boston Medical Center

2:30 ‘ 3:30 PM

Leading the Way in Nursing Education: Digital Products for Your Course ‘ Jones & Bartlett Learning

3:30 ‘ 4:30 PM

Applying Technology to Engage Students Today and in the Future: Successes and Challenges ‘ Anita Finkelman, RN, MSN, Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences School of Nursing

4:30 ‘ 5:00 PM

Wrap Up ‘ Jones & Bartlett Learning

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James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.


April 17, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Conference Center at Waltham
860 Winter Street
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