NEXT GENERATION LEARNING

AND ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

16th Annual Nurse Educator

Virtual Conference

October 22-23, 2020

 

HOSTED BY GALEN COLLEGE OF NURSING

The Kentucky League for Nursing invites you to participate in our Nurse Educator Conference focusing on current and future issues of interest to nurse educators. This year's conference will be hosted virtually by Galen College of Nursing.

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 - UPDATED 8/31/2020

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

8:30–8:45 am                 Welcome

8:45–8:50 am                 Vendor - Kaplan 

8:50–9:50 am                 NCSBN Presentation - Gayle Cochin-Swidler, MS, RN

9:50–10:20 am               NCSBN Q & A 

10:20–10:30 am             Break/Vendors

10:30–11:30 am             Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim 

                  Next Generation Learning and Assessment

11:30–11:35 am             Vendor

11:30 am-12:15 pm       KBN Panel Discussion

12:15-12:50 pm              Lunch/Business Meeting/Vendors

12:50–1:00 pm               Vendor - Elsevier 

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 - Galen College of Nursing

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

                 Next Generation Learning and Assessment

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

9:00–9:05 am                   Vendor - NurseTim

9:05–10:05 am                 Posters           

10:05–10:10 am               Vendor - Galen College of Nursing

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

11:10–11:15 am               Vendor - Elsevier

11:15 am–12:15 pm        Concurrent Sessions

               1. Barriers to Research as Perceived by Nurse Educators presented                                                 by Cathy Abell, Tonya Bragg-Underwood, & Spencer Cole

               2. What Do We Do About Those Numbers: The Battle for Retention in Nursing

                   Education presented by Lauren Bates & Lisa Wallace  

12:15–12:50 pm               Lunch/Vendors

12:50– 1:00 pm               Break                       

1:00–2:00 pm                   Dr. Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN - Nurse Tim                   Question & Answer Session 

2:00–2:15 pm                   Break/Vendors

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
  • KLN Member: $250

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

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

LOCATION

Virtual

Registered attendees will receive a link prior to the event.

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 sign in at the beginning and out at the end of each session 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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