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2 Day Event:
March 11, 2020
through March 12, 2020

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

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5 IL PD Clock Hours Available Per Day

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Conference for School Nurses

Presented by Expert Nurses

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

School Nurses: Enhance Your Nursing Practice
Strategies to Take Back to Your Schools!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • School Nurse Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Vickie Beckwith brings over 20 years of practical school nurse experience and is a national speaker and NASN presenter. She has implemented numerous, innovative programs to improve student outcomes and has served as a mentor for new school nurses for over a decade. Vickie provides tips, tools and strategies for managing the complex school health office duties. You will leave her sessions with a renewed enthusiasm and energy for your job as a school nurse!

Evilia Jankowski is an outstanding school nurse and national presenter with extensive experience at all school levels. Evilia is currently the State School Nurse Consultant for Michigan. Evilia has 40 years nursing experience, with more than 28 years as a school nurse. She has served as president of the Michigan Association of School Nurses, is one of two Epinephrine Resource School Nurses and has worked on their asthma program for over 17 years. She is an expert on School Medical Emergency Response Teams.

Mary Anne Wesoloski is an award winning, nationally certified school nurse leader with more than 20 years of experience in schools. Her belief in empowering school nurses led her to assume leadership roles, having served as a board member and as president of her state's nursing association. In her home state, she was named School Nurse of the Year. Mary Anne's dynamic energy and passion for school nursing make her sessions valuable and filled with practical strategies you can use immediately!

Conference Agenda

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7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

School Nurses, District Nurses and School Health Services Coordinators serving students in Grades PreK-12

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:

  • The latest, best evidence-based practices specifically for school nurses
  • Practical ways to make best use of the NASN Framework for 21st Century School Nursing in your own practice
  • Powerful, current strategies for nurses supported by the latest research and best practices in a school setting
  • Practical tools and strategies you can implement and share with your schools right away

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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