Dr. Margaret A. Newman Distinguished Visiting Professor (DVP) - Nursing Without Boundaries: Creating the Opportunity for Wellbecoming Through Dialogue Guided by Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC) 2024

Cordova, TN US
August 6, 2024

Title: Nursing Without Boundaries: Creating the Opportunity for Wellbecoming Through Dialogue Guided by Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC) 

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Location: FedEx Event Center 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Speaker: Jane Flanagan PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN

Jane Flanagan, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, ANP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor and a Department Chairperson at the Connell School of Nursing. She has appointments as a nurse scientist at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Yvonne Munn Center for Nursing Research and as an associate clinical scientist at the Phyllis Cantor Center at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Jane is an appointed - Volunteer Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee and serves on the Board of Directors for the Sherrill House in Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA. Jane maintains a practice as a nurse practitioner at Fox Hill Village in Westwood, MA.

Dr. Flanagan is the Editor of the International Journal of Nursing Knowledge and Visions in Advances of Nursing Science, the Journal of the Society of Rogerian Scholars. Jane also serves on the Editorial Board for the International Journal for Human Caring. She is an appointed Fellow in NANDA-I, the National Academy of Practice ,and the American Academy of Nursing. She the immediate past President of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS), and is the Nominations Chair for the Society of Rogerian Scholars. Dr. Flanagan holds certifications as a nurse practitioner and in holistic nursing. 

Dr. Flanagan’s scholarship is focused on nursing theory-guided research aimed at facilitating the improvement of the health experience of adults and older adults especially for those experiencing loneliness and chronic health conditions. She has employed Newman's Heath as Expanding Consciousness in her work and mentored students and practicing nurses in the use of the theory in their work.


Target Audience

All Nurses, Nursing Faculty, and Nursing Students.

All audiences that are interested in this topic are also invited to attend.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/06/2024 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/06/2024 - 11:30am CDT

Schedule of Events

7:45am-8:30am .……........Onsite Registration and Lite Breakfast 

8:30am-8:45am…………..Welcome and Introduction of Distinguished Visiting Professor

8:45am-9:45am…..............Dr. Margaret Newman DVP (Part 1)


10:00am-11:00am..............Dr. Margaret Newman DVP (Part 2)


11:15am.............................Closing Remarks and Evaluation


FedEx Event Center
415 Great View Drive East
Cordova, TN 38018
United States

The FedEx Event Center is located next to Coastal Fish Company. Parking is conveniently located on the north side of the venue. 


Lisa Beasley, DNP, APRN, NP-C

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

UTHSC College of Nursing, Memphis is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


2 NCPD credit hours will be awarded for this event, and there is no charge for the Nursing Professional Development credit hours.

In order to receive credit hours for this NCPD activity, you must:

  • Be in attendance for at least 80% of the program, and
  • Complete and submit the Evaluation and Verification of Attendance through the CENow Learning Management System. Instructions will be provided at the end of the DVP. 

Requirements for successful completion may include participation in individual or group activities, such as discussion, exercises, practice questions, pre-/post-testing, etc.

Conflicts of Interest

Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The planners and presenters of this NCPD activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Commercial Support: No

Noncommercial Sponsor Support: No

Off-label Product Use: This NCPD activity does not include any unannounced information about the off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).










Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
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