Lubbock Christian University and Covenant School of Nursing partnered with Prosperity Bank to present Dr. Ellen Fineout-Overholt for the 2014 Distinguished Speaker Series. Dr. Fineout-Overholt spoke to about 650 total nurses and student nurses last Thursday and Friday.
Dr. Fineout-Overholt is known nationally and internationally as a recognized expert in evidence-based practice. Her work is making a difference in patient and system outcomes all over the world, and has fostered educational research and changes in nursing education in the United States. Dr. Fineout-Overholt is the author of multiple journal articles and books related to evidence-based nursing practice. Her most recent publication is the book, Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: Real-Life Success Stories.
“Each year the Distinguished Speaker Event provides area nurses and student nurses the opportunity to hear an internationally known speaker here in Lubbock and earn valuable nursing contact hours,” says Nursing Professor Dr. Cindy Ford. “We were thrilled to host Dr. Fineout-Overholt this year. The 2014 event is the fourth year Prosperity Bank has financially supported the Distinguished Speaker Series and truly is a testament of their support of the nursing profession for our region. We are grateful to Prosperity Bank for all they do for nursing in our community.”