Nursing Symposium

Empowering Nursing Through Partnerships

Oct. 3, 2014

College of DuPage, Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn,IL

Speaker: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD,RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN

  • Keynote: Igniting Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Health Care:Key Strategies for Success

Michelle Aebersold, BSN,MSBA, PhD

  • Using Simulations to Promote EBP

Sheri Banovic, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

  • Promoting Educational Advancement: Standardizing ADN and BSN Degree Completion Curriculum in Illinois

Kathy Wolz, RN, BSN, MS

  • Creating a Caring Environment for Nurses and Those Learning to Be Nurses 

Michelle Aebersold, BSN,MSBA, PhD

  • Teaching Safety Through Simulation

Rose Lach, PhD, RN

  • MAGNET: What does it mean for the practice and education of nurses?

Donna Badowski, BSN, MSN/Ed,CNE, DNP

  • Safety and Ethical Experiences with Students: the Tail of Two Cases

 Kathleen Ferket, APN, MSN,BSN, RLC and John Vrba, BA, MA

  • The Affordable Care Act: Indications for Nursing Practice and Implications for Nursing Education 

Early Bird Registration

(Through Sept. 5): $110, HLTHS-0080-122

Group Registration (three or more; register by phone)

$110, HLTHS-0080-123


Sept. 6 to Oct. 3, $129, HLTHS-0080-124

Before the event, you will receive a link to download your program handouts. In our efforts to remain environmentally friendly, these handouts will not be distributed at the event.


Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.