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2018 OLN Education Summit - April 5 & 6, 2018
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2018 OLN Education Summit


Ohio League for Nursing
Education Summit:  Ohio 2018

April 5 & 6, 2018
Dublin Embassy Suites Columbus, OH

April 5, 2018 - Pre-Summit
Legally Defensible Practice as an Academic Nurse Educator
Speaker - Linda Christensen, EdD, JD, MSN, RN

  • 6 Contact hours will given for this program OLN-1-2018 (OBN-006-92)

April 6, 2018 - Summit
Transforming Nursing Education and Practice in a Digital World 
Keynote - Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF

  • Contact hours will be given for all sessions as well as poster session. range is from 4.6 to 6.6 contact hours dependent on number of posters viewed. OLN-02-2018 (OBN-006-92)

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Pre-Summit - Legally Defensible Practice as an Academic Nurse Educator - Linda Christensen, EdD, JD, MSN, RN -Click Here for Detailed Schedule
Annual Meeting, Election Results & Awards Dinner

Friday, April 6, 2018
Transforming Nursing Education & Practice in a Digital World

Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit Exhibits & Poster Presentations
8:55 am - 10:10 am
Keynote Address - The Connected Age: Is Nursing Education Ready - Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF

10:10 am - 10:40 am

Break, Exhibits, View Posters

10:40 am - 11:40 am

Plenary Session - Getting Bang for Your Buck: Technology to Enhance Clinical Reasoning - Jone Tiffany

11:40 am - 12:50 pm

Lunch, Exhibits, View Posters

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Group I Concurrent Sessions

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Break, Exhibits, View Posters

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Group II Concurrent Sessions

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

Break, Exhibits, View Posters

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm

Plenary Session - Challenge for Nurse Educators: Preparing the Nursing Student for Practice - Panel Discussion - Moderator: Pat Sharpnack
Summit Wrap-up and Evaluation



Legally Defensible Practice as an Academic Nurse Educator

Pre-Summit Speaker - Linda Christensen, EdD, JD, MSN, RN - Chief Administrative Officer, National League for Nursing

  1. Identify the legal framework applicable to higher education law.
  2. Discuss the role of the academic nurse educator as it relates to legal issues.
  3. Apply the elements of malpractice within both the clinical and educational settings.
  4. Examine best practices in student evaluation, to include both theory and clinical evaluation.
  5. Analyze essential components of effective policies and procedures.
  6. Identify "legal hot topics" for nurse educators.

Transforming Nursing Education & Practice in a Digital World

Summit Keynote Speaker - Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF - Professor of Nursing, Bethel University.  - The Connected Age:  Is Nursing Education Ready

  • A discussion of the changing landscape of nursing education and practice as we move towards increased technology. The evidence that shows the need to design learning activities that are more interactive for students will be presented. Strategies will be discussed to be used for nursing education and practice to approach the future state of technology.

Summit Plenary Session - Jone Tiffany - Getting Bang for Your Buck:  Technology to Enhance Clinical Reasoning

  • This session will be full of practical tips for each (and free) technologies you can incorporate in your teaching in and out of the classroom.  Looking for easy ways to effectively flip your classroom?  You will walk away with concrete tips and tools that will help make your teaching more interactive.


Group 1 Concurrent Session Selections – 1 Hour

Group 1-A - Professional Development
#A-01 -
Using Legislative Databases and Websites: Teaching Students Useful Health Policy Navigation Skills – Jacqueline Loversidge, PhD, RNC-AWHC

  • Learning in the classroom how to navigate between websites to develop the capability to retrieve and manage information is a skill that will serve students long after graduation.

#A-02 - Teaching Critical Thinking in the Digital World: A Multi-Site, Interprofessional Qualitative Study – Deborah Lindell, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF

  • Discussion of approaches and challenges in teaching critical thinking. Identify potential use of study findings that emerged from a qualitative study of best practices to teach critical thinking.

Group 1-B - Skills to Move Into the Future
#B-01 - Move Over Millennials: Generation Z Goes to Nursing School – Susan Johnson, PhD, RN

  • What are the characteristics of the next generation of nursing students? Much has been said about baby boomers, generation X, and Millennials but what can we expect from Generation Z? What are their characteristics, technology habits, and learning needs? What challenges them?

#B-02 - Murphy’s Law, Emerging Technologies, and Online Nursing Coursework – Miriam Abbott, MA & Peggy Shaw, MSN/Ed, BSN, RN

  • Discussion of how nurse educators will be equipped to predict, prevent, prepare for, and mitigate technological failures in online classroom applications.

Group 1-C - Social Media Made Useful
#C-01 -
Using Faculty Created YouTube Mini-Videos to Enhance, Update, & Stimulate Classroom Teaching – Carla Henderson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE & Jennifer Ellis, DNP, MSN, RN

  • What if YouTube does not offer a video to meet your teaching needs? This presentation will show the benefit of faculty and student created mini videos to enhance classroom activities, discussion, online learning and assignments.

#C-02 - Social Media Transformation: From a Casual Social Tool to a Powerful Learning Tool – Jennifer Hoilman, PhD, RN

  • This presentation will show you how to create an innovative learning activity by applying social media while using an existing activity already imbedded in the curriculum.


Group II Concurrent Sessions – ½ Hour

Group II-A - Reducing Barriers to BSN Education: Introducing the Assessment Competency Evaluation (ACE) – Laura Goliat, DNP RN, FNP-BC & Connie Bowler, DNP, RN

  • Demonstration of a standardized assessment competency evaluation tool (ACE) developed for associate and diploma programs.  Students that successfully complete ACE would then be eligible to waive or receive bypass credit for the assessment course in a participating RN to BSN program.  Use of ACE facilitates a more seamless transition for students.

Group II-B - Collaboration Between Academia and Practice to Develop an Online Preceptor Development Program – Tracy Parson, DNP, RN

  • A discussion of the development and implementation of an online competency based preceptor development program.  The Kirkpatrick Model was used to guide program evaluation to determine differences in knowledge, skills, attitudes, and coaching behaviors as a result of participation in the program.

Group II-C - Rapid Fire Presentations – (5 minute presentations with a question/answer period at the end)

  • Impact of Academic Nurse Educator Certification on Personal, Professional, and Program Outcomes - Deborah Lindell, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF
  • Student Success with Computerized Examination - Hannah O'Handley, MSN, RN
  • Are Your Patients Sad? - Sherleena Buchman, PhD, MSN, RN
  • Use of Technology in an Online Nursing Informatics Course - Laura Calcagni, MSN, RN, CNE

Plenary Session - Challenge for Nurse Educators: Preparing the Nursing Student for Practice - Panel Discussion - Moderator: Pat Sharpnack - Panel Participants - Kim Schippits, University Hospitals; Barb Tassell, ProMedica; Jenifer VanDyke, Ahuja Medical Center; Nancy Bechtel, Columbus Health Department

  • Recognize opportunities to enhance transition of nursing students to professional nursing practice.


Hotel Information

Ohio League for Nursing
Nursing Education Summit Ohio 2018

Embassy Suites Dublin
5100 Upper Metro Place
Dublin, Ohio

Toll Free - 1-800-220-9219
(614) 790-9000

Identify your affiliation with the Ohio League for Nursing Annual Education Summit

Room Rate - $136.00 (plus applicable taxes) - Single or Double
Cut-off Date for Reservations is Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Online Registration available now for Attendees.  Exhibitor Registration is available under the Exhibit With Us Tab.

To help you Individual Attendees budget, the prices are as follows:

Pre-Summit - Thursday, April 5, 2018

    Prior to 3/5/2018       After 3/5/2018         Limited On-Site  
 OLN Member               $190              $230              $280
 Non-Member            $260              $300              $350


Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet - Thursday Evening, April 5, 2018 - 6 pm

        Prior to 3/5/2018            After 3/5/2018      
 OLN Member or Non Member                    $30                $40


Summit - Friday, April 6, 2018

     Prior to 3/5/2018        After 3/5/2018      Limited On-Site   
  OLN Member              $195            $235             $285
  Non Member            $265            $305             $355

Exhibit With Us

2018 THEME:  Transforming Nursing Education and Practice in a Digital World

Over 175 persons attend the Nursing Education Summit each year including nurse educators from all types of nursing program, administrators from schools of nursing and staff development.

Your agency or you as an individual can participate in one or more of several ways:           

  1. As an exhibitor.  Exhibitor displays have been planned for Friday, April 6, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM;

  2. As a sponsor or supporter of an event (continental breakfast, luncheon, break, annual dinner meeting / reception, speaker, smartphone conference app, etc );

  3. By placing an ad in the Program Brochure.

We would like to extend an invitation to you or your organization to participate.  Below is the link to register as an exhibitor/sponsor forms. Please complete the information below before February 15, 2018.  You will find this an excellent opportunity to let others learn about your organization as well as to show your support of nursing education and the Ohio League for Nursing.

Payment can be made online with credit card or you may select "pay by check" and print an invoice to return with check payment.

Please feel free to contact Terri Klopp with any questions at or 440-331-2721.

Costs are as follows:
2018 Exhibitor Fee $450 per space
2018 Exhibitor Fee Additional Representative $85
2018 Exhibitor Fee Electrical Outlet Needed $25
2018 Exhibitor Fee PLUS Full Day Conference Attendance for One $550
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Keynote Speaker $1200
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Continental Breakfast $800 Thank you Ohio Christian Univ
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Coffee/Refreshment Break $800
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Luncheon $1200
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Annual Meeting Dinner $1000
2018 Summit Sponsorship – Support for Smartphone Conference App $3500
2018 Summit Program Ad Business Card Size $70
2018 Summit Program Ad Full Page (Approx 8”w x 10” h) $650
2018 Summit Program Ad Half Page (Approx 8”w x 5”h) $350
2018 Summit Program Ad Quarter Page (Approx 4”w x 5”h) $225

2018 Summit Bag Sponsor  $350 - Thank you to Nurse Tim Inc


Evaluation Link will be available at the conclusion of the conference.