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WLN 2021 Fall Conference "Celebrating Our Nursing Heroes" ON DEMAND recordings now available!


Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 4:45pm CT - Monday, January 31, 2022 at 11:45pm CT
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Enhancing clinical judgment, NCLEX prep and transition to practice, "Surviving the Nursing School Tornado", Escape Rooms demonstration, "Celebrating ALL Our Nursing Heroes"


Kathleen Poindexter, NLN Chair Board of Directors, Karin Sherrill, Judith Herrman, Mary Meyers, Christine Sump


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Announcing the Wisconsin League for Nursing 2021 Fall Conference

"Celebrating Our Nursing Heroes"

Held on October 22 - 23, 2021

 VIRTUAL and LIVESTREAMED event recordings are now available! 

Visit the Fall Conference website any time to view all exciting details from the conference:

Celebrating the resiliency and professionalism of all nurses as we emerge from the pandemic thriving, moving beyond surviving!


New this year : 

Reaching out to our soon-to-be nurses with special sessions planned especially for pre-licensure students.  FREE registration for the conference for all prelicensure students.  The WLN supports your transition to practice during these unprecedented times of the pandemic.

Conference Topics and Speakers

Check out the attached AGENDA booklet for session recordings available for ON DEMAND viewing until January 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Friday October 22, 2021

Christine Sump, DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Clinical Professor

Old Dominion University. Virginia Beach, Virginia

Title: "Escape Rooms as a Teaching Strategy for Engaging Nurses and Students in

Critical Thinking and Enhancement of Clinical Judgment"

Friday Session 7:45 PM - 9 PM

Saturday October 23, 2021

Judith Herrman, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Author, Educator, Nurse Think Nursing Education Consultant

Title: "Preparing for Professional Nursing Practice through NCLEX Prep and Successful Transition to Practice"

(special student and nurse educator/staff development session) Saturday morning 8 AM - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Session Number 1


Karin Sherrill, RN, MSN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN

Faculty and Student Success Consultant Nurse Think

Arizona League for Nursing Past President and Communications Director

Title: "Establishing Clinical Judgment from the Start of Nursing School through Completion of Hospital Onboarding and Beyond"

Saturday morning session 8 AM - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Session Number One


Noon - 12:45 PM

Gala Luncheon Celebration 

Keynote address:  Dr. Kathleen Poindexter, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

NLN President - Chair Board of Governors

Title:  "Celebrating Success with All Our Nursing Heroes"

Keynote Address Saturday Noon - 12:30 PM


Special award recognition for DAISY Award for Excellence in Clinical Nurse Education for clinical nurse educator and academic nurse educator

Joining the celebration members of the DAISY Award Foundation leadership team

Saturday 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM


 Saturday afternoon session

Mary Meyers, CSJ, MSN, BA, MS, RN, AGNP-C

Remediation Coordinator and Success Coach

Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Title: "Classes and Patients and Boards, Oh My! Strategies to Survive and Thrive in the Nursing School Tornado"

(special student and nurse educator session) Saturday afternoon 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM


Conference registration for ON DEMAND virtual sessions:

$50 for WLN member, NLN Constituent League member, or NLN Institutional member

$90 for non-member (includes a discounted one-year membership for new WLN membership) (open to nurses and non nursing professionals)

$75 for general admission

Special institutional bulk registrations are available.  Contact for bulk package rates.

Special prelicensure student admission: FREE

Registration for all students please copy/paste the following url and complete the short registration form


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