NEXT GENERATION LEARNING

AND ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

16th Annual Nurse Educator

Conference and Meeting

October 22-23, 2020

 

 HOLIDAY INN EAST HURSTBOURNE

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

The Kentucky League for Nursing has made the decision to postpone the annual meeting to the fall and invites you to participate in our Nurse Educator Conference focusing on current and future issues of interest to nurse educators.

CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION

The Kentucky League for nursing is pleased to present a two day conference for nurse educators. The focus of this year’s event will be “Next Generation Learning and Assessment.”  Dr. Tim Bristol will be presenting the two-day conference.  The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, along with other local presenters will also be providing educational sessions for conference attendees. 

 

This year’s conference objectives will focus on teaching strategies to implement in both classroom and clinical settings, strategies to assist clinical judgement via simulation and clinical, connecting the dots between classroom learning and clinical application, and assessment strategies that measure clinical judgement. As most are aware, the NCLEX Exam is focusing on measuring clinical judgment to ensure safe nursing practice of entry level graduates. You do not want to miss the informative conference! As educators we all want the best results for our patients, students, and programs. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Demonstrate teaching strategies to implement in both the classroom and clinical setting

  2. Discuss strategies to assess clinical judgement via simulation and clinical

  3. Connecting the dots between classroom learning and clinical application

  4. Assessment strategies that measure clinical judgement

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This conference is designed for all nurses with an interest in the future of nursing education.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Tim J. Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN.  Tim Bristol is a faculty development, curriculum design, and NCLEX specialist. He has taught at all levels of nursing to include LPN, ADN, BSN, MSN, and PhD. Developing new programs, innovations in learning, and helping programs internationally, he is an expert in bringing the evidence-base of nursing, healthcare, and education to students and faculty at all levels. Through consultations, writing, and mentoring, Dr. Bristol assists faculty in identifying the competencies needed to effectively enhance programs for optimal student outcomes. He has certification as a nurse educator, is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and is internationally known for bringing excitement through success to his colleagues and students. His motto: "Today we will learn how to learn." 

Gayle Cochin-Swidler, MS, RN will represent the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), an independent, not-for-profit organization through which nursing regulatory bodies act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting public health, safety and welfare, including the development of nursing licensure examinations. Ms. Cochin-Swidler will provide a presentation with time for Q&A from the audience.

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

8:00–8:30 am                 Registration/Breakfast/Vendors

8:30–8:45 am                 Welcome

8:45–10:15 am               NCSBN Presentation - Gayle Cochin-Swidler, MS, RN

10:15–10:25 am             Break/Vendors

10:25–11:25 am             Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim

Next Generation Learning and Assessment

11:25 am-12:10 pm       KBN Panel Discussion

12:10-1:00 pm                Lunch/Business Meeting/Vendors

1:00–3:00 pm                 Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim

Next Generation Learning and Assessment

3:00–3:10 pm                 Break/Vendors

3:10-4:30 pm                  Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim

Next Generation Learning and Assessment

4:30-5:00 pm                  Break/Vendors

5:00 pm                           Bus Departs for Derby Dinner Playhouse

(Evening Event:  Derby Dinner Playhouse—”Anything Goes”)

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

8:00–9:00 am                   Breakfast/Vendors

9:00–10:00 am                 Posters           

10:00–11:00 am               Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim                                                  Next Generation Learning and Assessment

11:00 am–12:00 pm        Concurrent Sessions

12:00–1:00 pm                 Lunch/Vendors

1:00–2:00 pm                   Concurrent Sessions

2:00-2:15 pm                    Break

2:15-3:15 pm                    Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim                                                  Next Generation Learning and Assessment

3:15–3:45 pm                   Evaluations/Silent Auction/Closing

3:45-4:00 pm                    Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim                                                  Final Comments

REGISTRATION FEES

Postmarked before 9/1/2020

  • KLN Member: $250

  • Non-Member: $290 (Includes Membership Fee)

Postmarked after 9/1/19

  • KLN Member: $275

  • Non-Member: $315 (Includes Membership Fee)

KLN reserves the right to cancel or alter the program if unanticipated circumstances necessitate change.

LOCATION

HOLIDAY INN EAST HURSTBOURNE

All sessions will be held in the Conference Center at the Holiday Inn East Hurstbourne, 1325 S Hurstbourne Pkwy and I-64, Louisville, Kentucky 40222.

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at a special rate of $119 per night. 

 

For reservations, call the Holiday Inn at 502-426-2600 prior to September 27, 2020.

 

Be sure to indicate that you are attending the KLN Conference and use the code LN0 to receive the special room rate. There is no charge for vehicle parking.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

Up to 14.2 Contact Hours:

Day 1—7.9 KBN Contact Hours

Day 2—5.1 KBN Contact Hours

Posters---1.2 KBN Contact Hours

 

Attendance Requirement: 

You must stay for the entire program and complete the written evaluation to be awarded KBN Contact Hours.

KBN Approval: Bluegrass 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 #3-0019. Expiration Date: December 31, 2021. Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content.

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