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The Virginia League for Nursing supports and implements the mission of the National League for Nursing to promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the nation's health at the constituent level.

In addition to the programs and resources available through the Virginia League for Nursing, the following products and resources are available through the National League for Nursing:
  • Nursing Education Standards
  • Faculty Development Programs
  • Nursing Education Research
  • Nursing Supply Data
  • Testing Services
To access information on these products and resources visit the National League for Nursing at​

The Virginia League for Nursing is a recognized affiliate of the NLN.

Virginia League for Nursing
P.O. Box 1136
Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553-1136

2017-2018 Virginia League for Nursing Scholarship
Guidelines and Application located under the NEWS tab.
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2017
Call for Abstracts

2018 Annual Meeting and Conference
Our Community of Colleagues
April 28, 2018

The Virginia League for Nursing (VLN) 2018 Annual Meeting and Conference theme is Our Community of Colleagues. We will explore the connectedness of nursing education and practice that leads to a vibrant and robust community of colleagues. VLN hopes to better equip our members in transforming their organizational well-being and purpose by addressing nursing program challenges, while sharing initiatives and best practice strategies that characterize the conference’s theme.

We invite abstracts describing initiatives or strategies that reflect:
  • Connectedness of nursing education and practice
  • Innovative and adaptive curricula that affect quality health care
  • Celebrate individual and collective accomplishments that reflect NLN’s core values
  • strengthen networks and partnerships

Submission Format: Abstracts should not exceed 300 words. The abstract should include
background information, address methods, and best practice recommendations for those
considering a similar approach.

  • Title, name of presenter(s) and credentials (not included in word count
  • Purpose
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results (if applicable)
  • Best Practice Recommendations
  • 1-2 Learner Objectives (not included in word count)

All abstracts must be submitted to Tomeka Dowling at on or before 11:59
pm on December 15, 2017. Each abstract will be reviewed by a review panel. Selected
abstracts will be considered for oral presentation or poster presentation. Priority will be given
to VLN members. Authors will be notified about the status of their submission(s) via email no
later than January 15, 2018.

Kindly send direct questions to the Conference Committee Chair and President-Elect, Tomeka
Dowling at