Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Spring Conference

2017 WASN Spring Conference
April 26-28, 2017
Monona Terrace and Convention Center
Madison, WI

2017 WASN Spring Conference Brochure

Schedule of Sessions and Registration Fees

Are you a member of WASN? Receive a discounted rate on this conferences, as well as many other WASN/NASN member benefits. Become a member today!


Online Registration is now open!   

Registration for this conference must be completed online for all payment types:
Credit Card – processed through PayPal, but no personal PayPal account is required
Check – register online and mail check to WNA office
Purchase Order – register online and provide a PO# – WNA will email an invoice*
*  If you need to submit a paper registration form to your employer in order to generate a PO#, please use the last page of the Conference Brochure to do so.  Once you have your PO# you may complete your registration online.

You should receive an email verifying your registration details immediately after submitting your online form. Please check your ‘spam’ folder if you do not see it in your inbox within 5 minutes. Contact Janine at the WNA office with questions on payment janine@wisconsinnurses.org or 608-221-0383 ext. 201.

Registration Deadline: April 20, 2017

NOTE: You will NOT be able to order a Binder of handouts this year.  Please see the ‘Handouts’ section below for information on accessing handouts online.


Thursday KEYNOTE ADDRESS and WORKSHOP
We are excited to partner with WI DPI and WSSWA in bringing Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg to share his message that Our Kids Are Not Broken, offering practical approaches that parents, professionals and communities can use to build on the strength of teenagers by fostering their internal resilience. You will have the option to join a group of DPI and WSSWA employees in a 4-hour Fostering Resilience Workshop following the Keynote Address, OR you may register for classes from conference Breakout Sessions 1, 2 and 3. Learn more about Dr. Ginsburg’s work and ‘Fostering Resilience’ here.


Handouts received from presenters will be posted online for participants to view/print prior to the conference. Conference registrants will receive an email with a link and password to access the posted handouts in mid-April. Binders containing printed copies of all handouts will not be available for purchase this year.

Overnight room blocks are available now – see the ROOM BLOCKS document (last updated 1-11-17) for rates and instructions on reserving your room at one of 2 area hotels.

Graduate credit for this conference will be available through Viterbo University
Graduate Course Title: “Current Issues in School Nursing Practice” – This course will provide an opportunity for nurses to investigate relevant issues and topics related to school nursing and synthesize new learning into current practice as a school nurse. Each student’s experience will be unique, as each student will determine their specific areas of interest and learning by the sessions attended. Students will be expected to write a 3-5 page APA format synthesis paper and incorporate at least 5 research articles that relate to topics of sessions they attended. Cost of this graduate credit is $110. Graduate credit registration information will be available onsite in the conference registration area. All coursework must be completed by May 17, 2017.


Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at this Conference?

We welcome your participation!  Please see below for more information and registration forms.
2017 WASN Exhibitor Registration Information and Form – PDF
2017 WASN Exhibitor Registration Form – fillable Word doc


Questions? Please contact WNA office at 800-362-3959.

Wisconsin Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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