Fall CNE Prep Course
Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
October 15, 2021
GALEN COLLEGE OF NURSING ~ LOUISVILLE, KY
This course is designed to help potential candidates assess their level of readiness and to prepare to take the NLN Certified Nurse Educator exam. The course includes a review of each of the six nurse educator competencies and the content contained in the test blueprint. The speaker will also provide information about the CNE examination eligibility requirements, registration and scheduling process as well as the certification renewal process.
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will:
Discuss the implications of certification for nursing faculty.
Analyze the detailed CNE test blueprint.
Identify the eligibility requirements, registration process and scheduling process for the CNE exami-nation.
Review the content of the CNE examination blue-print and major concepts for each competency.
Dr. Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Dr. Diane Billings is Chancellors’ Professor Emeritus at Nursing at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN where she was the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Information Resources and developed and taught the masters/doctoral level Teacher Education Certificate courses. She is currently a consultant in nursing education and the co-editor of the award winning Teaching in Nursing, and the co-editor of the Lippincott’s Q and A Review for NCLEX-RN. She is the recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau International Founders Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education from the National League for Nursing, and is a Living Legend in the American Academy of Nursing. She serves on boards and tasks forces for several schools of nursing and nursing organizations and has been a mentor in three Sigma Mentored Leadership Academies.
As a consultant in nursing education, Dr. Billings works with faculty groups to integrate best practices in teaching and learning. Dr. Billings is the author of three award winning nursing textbooks and has published articles in nursing and higher education journals in the area of using information technology to support teaching and learning.
8:00 – 9:00am Registration & Breakfast (provided)
9:00 –10:15am Morning Session I
10:15 –10:30am Break
10:30am – 12:00pm Morning Session II
12:00 –12:30pm Lunch (provided)
12:30 – 2:30pm Afternoon Session
2:30 – 2:45pm Break
2: 45– 4:00pm Afternoon Session Continued
4:00pm Evaluations & Certificates
KLN Member: $175
Non-member: $250 - includes membership fee
Presentation materials will be available on the website.
$15 - printed materials
All sessions will be held at:
Galen College of Nursing
3050 Terra Crossing Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40245
For those planning to stay the night, there are several nearby accommodations including:
Holiday Inn Hurstbourne (Use code K5N for Special Rate)
1325 S. Hurstbourne Park
Louisville, KY 40222
Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville East
9401 Hurstbourne Trace
Louisville, KY 40222
The Galt House
141 North 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Continuing Education Contact Hours
This program is approved for 7.2 KBN Contact Hours
Participants must submit evidence of licensure, attend the entire offering, and evaluate the offering in order to receive contact hours.
KBN Approval: Madisonville Community and Technical College, the Division of Nursing, has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN). Provider #3-0039-12-21-003. Expiration Date: December 31, 2021. Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content.