Nurse Scholars
Achieving Excellence

Honoring Nurse Leaders

April 23, 2012, 5:30 PM
Procter Hall, 3rd Floor
University of Cincinnati College of Nursing


Genetics is a Passing Fad:
The Clinical Nurse Specialist as Change Agent

Cynthia Prows, MSN, APN, FAAN


Join Us in Honoring Nurse Leaders
Beta Iota members who are leaders in nursing will be honored for their achievement in nursing in at least one of the following areas: education, research, practice, administration, or publication. These leaders have achieved excellence in nursing.


5:30 PM Registration
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Excellence in Nursing Awards Recognition & Keynote Presentation
6:50-7:00 pm Business Meeting


Beta Iota member $30.00
Nonmember $35.00
Student $20.00

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Cynthia Prows, MSN, APN, FAAN


Cynthia Prows,

Throughout her career as a clinical nurse specialist in genetics, Ms. Prows has focused on translation of genetic/genomic information and technology into clinical practice. She has concentrated on preparing the nursing workforce for genetic/genomic integration. Ms. Prows created, developed and has sustained the Genetics Education Program for Nurses for over 10 years, providing genetics education to over 3000 nurses nationally and internationally.

Ms. Prows provides genetics education expertise as a member of the Board of Directors, National Coalition for Health Professionals Education in Genetics. She is an education consultant for the Genetic Alliance’s HRSA funded “Family History Tool Community-based Dissemination and Integration in HRSA-funded Health Centers.” Ms. Prows authors manuscripts for specialty nursing journals and textbooks, and presents nationally and internationally. Most recently, she was the coprinciple investigator on Personalizing Perioperative Analgesia and Outcomes in Children funded by a CCHMC Outcomes Research Award. Since 2003, she has been a key member in the development, evaluation and improvement of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centers’ (CCHMC) Genetic Pharmacology Service.