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The Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing at University of Hawaii at Manoa is proud to announce that three esteemed faculty have been invited to participate in the International Seminar on Care and Technology in Nursing – SICTE in their respective fields of expertise in healthcare technology. The seminar will be held remotely by StreamYard platform and will be broadcasted by the YouTube channel of Uninta Itapipoca College, Brazil on June 29 and 30, 2023.

Dr. Lorrie Wong, Dr. Carmem Linhares and Dr. Samia Dutra will share their insights and
research findings with scholars and practitioners from around the world on June 29 at 10 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time.


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Samia Dutra

Assistant Professor

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Presentation Title: Adapting a training software for safe medication administration

Dr. Dutra is a Brazilian nurse who received her Ph.D. from the University of South Florida
and currently works as an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dr Dutra’s team won the best interdisciplinary proposal award on a mobile-app development in 2018. In 2022 and 2023, she published the chapters of her dissertation on the cross-cultural adaptation of a drug calculation training software. Her long-term research interest is instrumental technology, international collaboration, mental health, women’s health, and gut microbiome.

Lorrie Wong

Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of UH THSSC & HMSA Distinguished Professor

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Presentation Title: HIPE: Hawaiian Interprofessional Education

Dr. Lorrie Wong has taught at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Nancy Atmospera-Walch
School of Nursing (UHNAWSON) since 1989, where she received her PhD. She is an adult
advanced practice nurse with experience in critical care, intensive care and trauma. In 2010 she was selected to participate in the National League for Nursing Simulation Educator Program. Her research interests include integrating new technology into health care education for students and clients with chronic diseases. She has been invited to present at local, national and international conferences on simulation learning methodology and curriculum integration.

Carmen Linhares

Presentation Title: Postpartum consultation using telehealth

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Dr. Linhares is a Clinical Instructor in Maternal and Child Nursing at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, licensed as a registered nurse since 1991 and as a nurse midwife since 1995. Dr Linhares has practiced midwifery in a variety of settings such as home births, hospitals, outpatient clinics, community health and the military. Her research interest is women’s health, spirituality and culture related to childbirth, midwifery and natural childbirth.

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