Registration deadline for Solberg Smith lecture Aug. 24

by by Vicky Cerino
August 03, 2018

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Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, Ph.D., dean and professor of the School of Nursing at Duquesne University, will be the featured speaker for the Audrey Solberg Smith Distinguished Lectureship on Sept. 5. She will present "Clinical Nursing Education: Using Just Culture Principles to Address Student Performance and Document Concerns."

The lecture is open to anyone. A reception will be held in Omaha in the UNMC College of Nursing Center for Nursing Science from 4:30-5 p.m., followed by the lecture from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 3030. The lecture also will be simulcast via Internet protocol video to nursing divisions:

  • Omaha - Center for Nursing Science Room 3030
  • Kearney - Room 104
  • Norfolk - Room 156
  • Scottsbluff - Room B132
  • Lincoln - Room 240

The annual lecture, which promotes learning skills and outstanding teaching, is presented by the UNMC College of Nursing and is made possible through the University of Nebraska Foundation by an endowment from Audrey Solberg Smith. Smith graduated with a degree in nursing from the University of Nebraska School of Nursing in 1947 and a bachelor's degree in nursing from the UNMC College of Nursing in 1965.

Included will be a discussion of the legal issues pertaining to the role of the nursing faculty member in the clinical environment, applying the "Just Culture Model" for clinical education, analyzing student and faculty cases using a legal framework and discuss strategies to address student clinical performance issues.

Dr. Smith Glasgow joined the Duquesne University School of Nursing as dean and professor in 2012. Her research interests include safety and interprofessional simulation, and leadership development in nursing. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College, a master’s degree in nursing from Villanova University, and Ph.D. from Duquesne University School of Nursing.

She developed the BSN Co-op Program, Pathway to Health Professions Program, and other forward-thinking educational programs in positions at Drexel University. Dr. Glasgow incorporated the co-operative education model, envisioned and implemented the use of online courses, standardized patients and simulation in the nursing and undergraduate health professions curricula, as well as, implemented the use of handheld technology. 

Registration is required. Continuing nursing education credits will be available. Please RSVP by Aug. 24 to at 402-559-5218.


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