16th Annual Nurse Educator

Conference and Meeting

May 14-15, 2019





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

  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.


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." 



8:00–8:45 am                 Registration/Breakfast/Vendors

8:45–9:00 am                 Welcome

9:00–11:00 am               Dr. Linda Caputi, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF

Clinical Judgment and the Next Generation NCLEX

11:00–11:15 am             Break/Vendors

11:15 am-12:00 pm       KBN Panel Discussion

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

1:00–3:00 pm                 Dr. Susan Luparell, PhD, CNS-BC, CNE

Cultivating Civility in the Classroom

3:00–3:15 pm                 Break/Vendors

3:15-3:45 pm                  Concurrent Sessions

3:45-4:15 pm                  Concurrent Sessions

4:15-4:39 pm                  Break/Vendors/Sponsor

5:00 pm                           Bus Departs for Derby Dinner Playhouse

(Evening Event:  Derby Dinner Playhouse—”The Newsies”)



8:00–9:00 am                   Breakfast/Vendors

9:00–10:00 am                 Posters           

10:00–10:30 am               Break/Vendors

10:30 am–12:00 pm        Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

Take This Job and Love It

11:00–12:00 pm               Lunch/Vendors

1:00–2:00 pm                   Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

Take This Job and Love It

2:00-2:15 pm                    Break/Vendors

2:15-3:30 pm                    Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

Take This Job and Love It

3:30–4:30 pm                   Evaluations/Silent Auction/Closing

Special Thursday Evening Entertainment ~ Derby Dinner Playhouse 

The Newsies


Doors and Buffet open at 6:00pm


Main Stage Curtain 7:45pm

Derby Dinner’s freshly-prepared, homestyle buffet features Classic American Cuisine. Selections include a full salad bar, a variety of vegetables, fish, beef or turkey, hot rolls, and beverage. 


KLN has 60 tickets available for this event. Tickets are $25.

Transportation provided.


Postmarked before 4/1/19

  • KLN Member: $225

  • Non-Member: $255 (Includes Membership Fee)

Postmarked after 4/1/19

  • KLN Member: $250

  • Non-Member: $280 (Includes Membership Fee)

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



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 May 1, 2019.


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

Continuing Education Contact Hours

Up to 11.7 Contact Hours:

Day 1—6 KBN Contact Hours

Day 2—5.7 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, 2018. Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content.

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