Lynn W. Smith has nursing experience that includes more than 20 years as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care, during which time she collaborated in interdisciplinary teams to write and implement protocols for patient safety and fall prevention. In her role as nursing supervisor, she promoted continuity of care for best patient outcomes. She has served as an active member of the research council and continues to support nursing research and incorporation of evidence-based practice into nursing.

Additionally, Lynn teaches in the nursing department at Northern Kentucky University, interweaving Quality and Safety Education in Nursing into the curriculum for the next generation of nurses.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lynn W. Smith has an employment relationship with Northern Kentucky University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Lynn W. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.