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2021 Virtual Annual Conference and Membership Meeting 
“Thriving in Challenging Times” 

Saturday, April 24, 2021 
**4.5 CE awarded for participation in all conference activities

Synchronous Session 10:30am-1:30pm

Keynote Speaker: Tomeka Dowling, DNP, RN
Flourishing Beyond Limits: Best Practices of Resilient Nursing Education Programs 

Virginia Board of Nursing Update 

Annual Board Meeting and Election of Officers/Board Members*

 Asynchronous Sessions [pre-recorded webinars]
Elizabeth K. Herron, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE​
Karen Weeks, DNP, RN, CCRN-K
Development of a Clinical Competency Pedagogy with Senior Nursing Students as Preparation for Transition to Practice 

Vivienne Pierce McDaniel, DNP, MSN, RN
Nina Beaman Ed.D., MSN, CNE, RN-BC (PMH), RNC-AWHC, CMA (AAMA) 
Closing the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chasm in Nursing

Kathy S. Faw MSN RN
Arlene Holowaychuk Ed.D MSN RN CNE
 Dr. Diane Smith, DNP, FNP, MSN, RN
Student Engagement in the World of Population and Global Health Through Virtual Simulation

Karen P. Jagiello, PhD, RN, CNE
Donna L. Schminkey, PhD, MPH, BA
Engaging small groups in large virtual classrooms 
*If you are interested in a board member position, please contact 
VLN President at

For institutions interested in submitting payment for a group, please contact Arlene Holowaychuk at