Appreciative Inquiry Webinar

On March 26, Lienhard School of Nursing held a webinar on Appreciative Inquiry.

This panel discussion and Q&A will covered what AI is, why we're using it, and how it is impacting our quality improvement initiative for accreditation.

Participants learned how Lienhard School of Nursing is re-framing quality improvement through an Appreciative Inquiry framework, changing the school's culture and practices from being "problem hunters" to those who are on a "quest for quality." 

Panelists included:

  • Jeanie Cockell, EdD, author of the groundbreaking bookAppreciative Inquiry in Education: A Transformative Force
  • Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean of the Lienhard School of Nursing and College of Health Professions
  • Joanne Singleton, PhD, RN, Professor and Chair of the Department of Graduate Studies and Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Lienhard School of Nursing  
  • Lin Drury, PhD, RN, Professor, Lienhard School of Nursing 
  • Lucille Ferrara, EdD, MBA, RN, Associate Professor, Lienhard School of Nursing

To obtain a recording of the webinar, email