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WNRCASN 2017 Conference

The Edge of Tomorrow: Perspectives, Pedagogy, and Possibilities for Nursing Education

February 15 - 17, 2017

Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria BC

Call for Abstracts is now closed. Thank you for the tremendous response for submissions. 

Registration Deadlines (with payment):
Early Bird Registration: December 15, 2016 (by midnight PST)
Registration (full price): January 15, 2017


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WNRCASN 2016 Conference

Nursing Education: The Synergy of Teaching, Research, and Practice

February 17 - 19, 2016

Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, SK

Co-hosted by University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing; University of Regina Faculty of Nursing; Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing.


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WNRCASN 2015 Conference

Responding to the Call: Nursing Education and Health Care Reform Strategies for Action

February 18 – 20, 2015

St. Eugene Mission Resort & Casino in Cranbrook, BC

Hosted by College of the Rockies

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WNRCASN 2014 Conference

Embracing Challenges: Nursing Education in the 21st Century

February 19 – 21, 2014

Hosted by Red River College, Winnipeg

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Registration is open for the 2014 Conference.  Register now >>

Official Conference Website:  www.rrc.ca/wnrcasn

WNRCASN 2013 Conference

Education for Leadership Imagining the Possibilities

February 21-23, 2013

Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall
Edmonton, Alberta

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Powerpoint: CRNE to NCLEX-RN - Pat Bradley, York University

WNRCASN 2012 Conference

Winds of Change: Diversity & Divergence

February 22nd- 24th, 2012

The Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge NESA Program hosted the 2012 WNRCASN Conference in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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Keynote Presentation: 

At the Crossroads: The Need for Revolution in Nursing (RN) Education - Dr. David Gregory


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Breakout Session Presentations (PDF):

From Instructional Epitome to Scholarly Learning Community: High Hopes for Online, Self-study Learning of the Neuman Systems Model M. Mackey
Second-degree Undergraduate Nursing Students Sense of Belonging During Clinical Experiences M. Sedgwick
Faculty Reluctance to Use Simulation M.M. Press
Bringing Classroom Presentations into the 21st Century N. Sedgwick
The Student Nurses Intergeneration Project (SNIP): Bringing Children, Nursing Students, and Older Adults Together Using the Concept of Storytelling A. Zaal
Team Nursing: An Innovative Approach to Clinical Teaching N. Rohatinsky
Bullying and the Impact Upon Nursing Education S. Spenceley
Learning to “Think Like a Nurse”: A Description of Critical Thinking in BScN Students A. Gillis
Mind the Gender Performance Gap: Considering the Contextual Performance of Masculinity and Caring During Nursing Practice Education P. Kellett
The Triadic Relationship: Surfacing Faculty Informed Practice in Preceptorships  C. Zawaduk
Journeys to the Food Bank: Postsecondary Student Food Insecurity – A Concern for Educators  M. Nugent
The Lived Experience of Novice Nursing Clinical Instructors T. Vande Griend
Moving the Discussion Online: A Pilot Project for Asynchronous Online Clinical Post-Conference Discussion M. Neumeier
Where is the Maternal Child Nursing Education? Searching the Winds of Changes for Future Directions and Clear Skies K.A. MacKinnon
Supporting Clinical Instructors through Online Journaling: Two Perspectives H. MacLean
Teaming Up with Nursing Students to Promote Tobacco Free Kids K. Haight
Clinical Preceptors: Are We Giving Them the Right Tools? T. Hoot
Returning to Basics K. Andres
Fostering Online Student Collaboration: Gentle Breezes that Help Create Connections S. Melrose
Perspectives of Diversity: Hospital-Based Rural Nursing Preceptorships C. Zawaduk
Health Coaching to Enhance Student Nursing Proficiency in Providing Health Promotion Education M. Nugent
Supervision of Student Research: A Tale of Two Perspectives S. Moore
Troubling Culture: A Framework to Reposition Culture as Concept and Praxis J. Harrowing
Speak Your Mind M. Valiant
Student Engagement: Are Two Faculty Better than One? K. Montaque
Collective Wisdom Driving the Winds of Change V. Faria
Designing a Two-Phased High Fidelity Simulation Directed to Nursing Students in Their First Clinical Practicum S. Zettel
The Impact of Distributed Learning Strategies in Nursing Education: Exploring Faculty Development Needs in a Western Canadian University L. Racine
Providing Feedback to Nursing Students: Fostering a Sense of Self-Efficacy and Internal Locus of Control L. Corcoran
Developing a Clinical Teaching and Learning Resource for Novice Nurse Educators K. Haight
How Do You Translate HEALTH? L.J. Cook
The Quantum Perspective of Learning: Viewing Learning through the Lens of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Holism K. Janzen
Critique: A Method for Enhancing Student Writing J. Lennox
Strategies for Facilitating a Positive and Rewarding Clinical Preceptorship K. Krell
Practice Makes ‘Perfect’ Educational Sense K. Andres






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