Webinar Description

Design thinking is being used across industries as a quality improvement method. Discover some early successes in using design thinking to guide process and product changes in healthcare. Nurse educators who have implemented design thinking have seen increase in student and staff creativity/innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and confidence in ethical reasoning. Dr. Erica Lewis brings a wealth of experience using design thinking in nursing education and in researching student learning outcomes. In this interactive lecture you will learn about design thinking and consider practical implications for your practice.


  • Describe design thinking as a method for scaffolding quality improvement to increase innovation, collaboration, and ethical reasoning in nursing education and practice
  • Consider practical implications from design thinking in your practice as a nurse educator, researcher, and practitioner

Pricing and CE Credit

This webinar is free to deans, faculty, staff and students from AACN member schools of nursing. All non-member audiences will be required to pay a $59 webinar fee.
Continuing Education Credits:

Eligible attendees may receive one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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