Canadian Nursing Informatics Association

CNIA 2022 Conference

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Call for Abstracts

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Conference Schedule

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Poster and Networking Session

We welcome you to join our poster and networking session June 14th afternoon (time block 2). In this ninety (90) minute session, you will have the opportunity to: 

      • Join various breakout rooms where you can speak one on one with the presenter of the poster
or
      • Self-rotate through breakout rooms with other conference attendees to network with like-minded professionals, exploring the conference themes
Breakout room themes will include:
      • Exploring knowledge to action: data informed practice, process & decision making;
      • Nurses leading emerging technology use & innovation;
      • Human factors: use & usability, integrative technology with EHR design;
      • What transformative really means. 

Please note at the end of the session there will be a draw for a gift card for those in attendance at time of the draw.


Featured Speakers

Opening Keynote

A pivotal time for nurse informatics leaders as the pandemic expedites healthcare transformation

Sonia Pagliaroli RN, MSc, CPHIMS-CA

As Chief Nursing Officer for Cerner Canada, Ms. Pagliaroli strives to partner with Canadian Cerner clients to ensure the value of improved safety and quality of care is realized through the utilization of Cerner technology solutions. Sonia Pagliaroli is a Registered Nurse and clinical informatics professional (CPHIMS-CA) with frontline clinical experience and over 15 years of senior management and leadership expertise. She holds board positions as Director of Membership for the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association and Director of Membership for the HIMSS Ontario Chapter. Her passion is in data sharing, standards and reducing clinician burden and as such, is an active participant of the National Nursing Data Standards group. She is a graduate of the Masters of Health Information Science from University of Victoria.

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Closing Keynote

Digital compassion: An essential part of nursing practice

Gillian Strudwick RN MN PhD

Gillian Strudwick RN, PhD, FAMIA is a Registered Nurse, holding the positions of Chief Clinical Informatics Officer and Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Dr. Strudwick serves as a board member for AMS Healthcare and the Village Family Health Team

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Plenary Session

From innovation to practice: Collaborating with stakeholders for social impact

Dr. Lillian Hung, RN, PhD

Dr. Lillian Hung is the founder and head of IDEA lab (Innovation in Dementia & Aging). Her research examines how technology and environment impact the care experiences of persons with dementia. She has expertise in patient-oriented research and knowledge translation. She is committed to facilitating connectivity between academia and practice, working collaboratively with interprofessional practitioners to find practical solutions to address pressing problems in care settings.

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Conference Tracks

This year's virtual conference theme celebrates nurses' leadership and contributions to the many incredible advancements and innovative solutions that enabled optimal digitized care and quality nursing practice and education across Canada. Please join us in bringing together Canada's nursing informatics community to learn and network, as we continue to transform nursing practice in a post-pandemic era and a digitized healthcare environment. Submissions are welcome from all domains of nursing (Education, clinical practice, research, administration, & policy) to any of the following tracks:

1. Knowledge to Action: Data Informed Practice, Process, & Decision Making

This track creates opportunities for conference participants to learn about research and/or project initiatives associated with how nursing documentation, interdisciplinary care team data, and clinical decision support tools support/optimize:
  • clinical decision making at the point of care
  • care planning
  • patient outcome measurement

2. Human Factors: Use & Usability, Integrating Technology & EHR Design

This track creates opportunities for conference participants to learn about research and/or project initiatives associated with how the integration of computing, and biomedical technologies intersects with and safely optimizes:

  • the quality of nursing practice and workflow (clinical standards)
  • EHR design
  • digital automation of nursing documentation

3. Nurses Leading Emerging Technology Use & Innovation Across all Domains of Nursing Practice

This track creates opportunities for conference participants to learn about research and/or project initiatives associated with how nurses have creatively integrated the use of telephony, virtual health, computing, and bio-medical technologies to drive new evidenced based practices and workflows that enhance the quality of care and the nursing profession

4. Quality & Safety: Communication & Collaboration Across Transitions of Care

This track creates opportunities for conference participants to learn about research and/or project initiatives associated with how nurses interact with care team members to establish comprehensive and complete digital documentation and workflows to enable the safe transfer of patients; interunit, across care venues, and/or discharge to home

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