After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Discuss the benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration with nurses and engineers to support nurse-led innovation.
2|List at least 5 products developed by nurses.
3|Give at least one example of a product development idea.


Karen K. Giuliano, PhD, RN, MBA, FAAN
Co-Director, Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation
Professor (Joint), Elaine Marieb College of Nursing and Institute for Applied Life Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nurse Scientist Baystate Medical Center

Frank Sup, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Co-Director, Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

Dr. Sup is involved with research for Honda Research and Development. 
Dr. Giuliano is an consultant for RF Health, GE Medical, Stryker, Atlas Lift Tech, ICU Medical.  
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

None of the other planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Session date: 
03/01/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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