University of Southern Indiana

Research Conference


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

This conference will provide an environment to disseminate research, evidence based practice and performance improvement among healthcare disciplines. The attendee will have an opportunity to learn about strategies to improve patient care and health care systems, through the keynote presentation and juried oral and poster presentations, as well as network with other professionals who are interested in promoting quality patient care. The learner outcome of this program is to prepare health professionals to implement effective research and evidence-based healthcare strategies and practices in their individual professional

We are honored to have Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, will open the conference with her keynote presentation.  Dr. Fineout-Overholt is a distinguished professor with the University of Texas School of Nursing.  She graduated with her PhD from the University of Rochester, School of Nursing with a focus on nursing research.  Among her many honors, she was recently the recipient of the Fuld Institute Inaugural Distinguished EBP Trailblazer Award.  Dr. Fineout-Overholt has authored three books, the most recent being the 2019 Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice.  A respected author and presenter, she has authored several book chapters, numerous peer reviewed journal articles and presents nationally. 

Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

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