UW School of Nursing

March 7, 2024

Nurse Educators Conference 2024: Transition to Practice

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FORMAT: In-person Conference
DATE: June 13th, 2024  (7 CE hours)
LOCATION & PARKING: UW Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle

Event Details 

Spend a day with us to discuss current ideas, strategize new ways to teach nursing students, and support newly licensed registered nurses’ transition to practice in their first role as professional nurses in a clinical setting We also want to discuss the “how to support DNPs in transitioning to practice in leadership roles or transferring to another specialty. Come and hear what great programs have done to provide nurses with the transition between nursing schools and independent patient care. Bring your thoughts to the table, and let’s have a great brainstorming time and be enriched.  

Intended Audience  

Nurse educators, faculty, and nursing simulation educators, nurse specialists in nursing professional development units, nurse managers, nurse administrators, nurse directors, registered nurses interested in nursing education, and registered nurses in graduate nursing schools are welcome.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the conference, participants will report an increase in knowledge in:  

  1. Using simulation-based learning to prepare nursing students and graduate nurses transition to clinical practice 
  2. .Strategizing ways to prepare and support nurses for employment and working with interprofessional healthcare team
  3. Presenting a successful education gap analysis from preparation to implementation 

Program Schedule 


There are several Hotels in the UW University District close to the venue: Silver Cloud Hotel, Graduate Hotel, and Residence Inn. There are many other options— look for lodging near UW Horticulture Center, Seattle to be in the area closest to the venue.

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