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2019 Annual Conference & Meeting
Developing Nurses as Leaders
April 27, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
8550 Magellan Parkway, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23227





VLN Member - $75, Non-Member -$100 
Registration after April 13, 2019 - $100
Lunch provided if registered by April 13, 2019
NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS
4.5 Contact Hours (0.45 Continuing Education (CE) credit ) will be offered

Agenda 
8:00 am – 8:30 am     Registration & Breakfast Sponsored by Wolters-Kluwer
8:30 am – 8:45 am     Welcome from Dean Barbara Sorbello
8:45 am – 9:45 am     Authentic Leaders: Leading with Courage 
                                   Dr. Janice Brewington
9:45 am-10:00 am      Break /Vendors 
10:00 am–11:00 am   Board of Nursing Regulations Update
                                   Mrs. Charlette Ridout
11:10 am–11:40 am   Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Perceptions of EBP                                          Competence in the Clinical Setting                                                                        Dr. Christina Lam
11:40 am-12:10 pm    EHR Tutor- Karen Hankins (ATI)
12:10 pm–1:10 pm     VLN Annual Meeting/Lunch Sponsored by ATI
1:15 pm– 2:15 pm      Nursing Leadership - A Necessary Voice in Mental Health                                    Reform 
                                   VA Senator Creigh Deeds
2:15 pm-2:30 pm        Break/ Vendors Sponsored by BSMCON Honor Society
2:30 pm–3:00 pm       Shared Spaces: Inclusivity in the Classroom and Beyond!                                    Dr. Tomeka Dowling/Dr. Maureen Metzger
3:00 pm-3:30 pm        Growing Nurses as Leaders: Developing Quality                                                  Improvement Skills through Addressing Real World                                              Problems
                                   Dr. Christine Turner
3:30 pm-4:00 pm        Conference Wrap-up

**Schedule is subject to change

April 2019 VLN Conference