21st Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference

Innovations, Quality and Safety in

Nursing Education and Practice

You are invited to the 2017 Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference, now in its 21st year. The planned pre-conference workshop and two days of outstanding educational programming based on suggestions from last year’s conference attendees, input from our expert planning committee and the most pressing needs facing educators from both practice and academic settings.

Featured speakers

Carol Goodyear-BruchDay 1, Nov. 9
Nursing’s Impact on Healthcare through Transformational Leadership

Caryl Goodyear-Bruch, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, senior director, patient care services, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City

Goodyear-Bruch s a leader in the nursing community, presenting nationally on professional aspects of nursing, today’s healthcare environment, and leadership. She is actively involved in advocating for nursing, serves on various boards of directors and served as national President of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Caryl has authored various publications and enjoys her role in mentoring new authors. She serves on the editorial board for the Nursing Management Journal and is currently on the American Organization of Nurse Executives publications committee.


Carol Goodyear-BruchDay 2, Nov. 10
Reflective Practice:  Transforming Education, Improving Outcomes

(This day jointly provided by Missouri Association of Colleges of Nursing)

Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean for global initiatives, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Sherwood has a distinguished record in leading advances in nursing education locally and globally. She helped lead the Robert Wood Johnson funded Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project to lead transformation of curricula to prepare nurses in quality and safety. Her interactive presentation style engages participants in transformative thinking and learning to create change. She served as President of the International Association for Human Caring and as Vice President of Sigma Theta Tau International. She is co-editor of three books on Reflective Practice and the AJN Book of the Year, Quality and Safety Education: A Competency Approach for Nurses.

For more  Information: http://nursingoutreach.missouri.edu/educators17.aspx