Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Spring Conference

2018 WASN Spring Conference
April 18-20, 2018
Monona Terrace and Convention Center
Madison, WI

2018 WASN Conference Brochure

 

Online Registration  CLOSED

Handouts

 

Evaluation  SUBMIT BY MAY 11   


Not a Member of WASN and interested in joining?

School nurses that are members of WASN/NASN enjoy a reduction in their conference registration fees – Become a member today!
Paper copy of the membership application available – click here.


ONLINE REGISTRATION is closed
Registration Deadline: April 12


HANDOUTS
Click here for the WASN Handouts page – you will need the password provided in the email from WNA to all conference registrants on 4-10-18. All handout and reference files submitted by presenters have been posted – please check back as we will continue to post if we receive more.

  • Download/print files as desired – or bring your device to access them at conference with free Wifi
  • Printed copies of these handouts will NOT be provided at conference
  • You will receive a free, empty 3-ring binder at conference – consider 3-hole-punching any printouts you make
  • Handout files will remain posted for several months after the conference

EVALUATION – Required to receive CNE Certificate
Click here to begin evaluation – must be completed by May 11, 2018.

  • You will need the ID# on back of your conference nametag – OR – the Order ID# on your registration confirmation email to begin the evaluation.
  • Use the “Save” button at the bottom of the evaluation form to receive an emailed link to return and complete at a later time.
  • Use the “Submit Evaluation” button only after you have completed the evaluations for ALL sessions attended.
  • A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to the address you provided immediately after submitting the online evaluation. Check your junk/spam email folders if you do not see it in your inbox.

There will be a $25 charge for the WNA office to re-open the online evaluation after May 11. This option will only be available for six months following the conference. Contact Cindy@wisconsinnurses.org for more information.


CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Author and Book Sale
We’re excited to have author Ryan Haack joining our conference on Friday to deliver his inspiring message that  our differences are not something to be afraid of – they are what make us awesome. His children’s book ‘Different is Awesome’ will be available to purchase for $14.95, and Ryan may even be willing to sign your copy! Learn more about Ryan and his book at LivingOneHanded.com

WASN Reception and ‘Comedy Sportz’
Join your fellow school nurse colleagues for a networking reception and comedy show on Wednesday evening at the Monona Terrace. Comedy Sportz will be joining us to host an improv show that will take your suggestions and spin them into hilarious scenes and games. We promise you will laugh! This event is sponsored by WASN – there is no cost to attend. A cash bar will be available.

WASN Annual Membership Meeting
The meeting will be held during lunch on Thursday from 12:30-1:30 pm. Join us to enjoy lunch, participate in honoring your school nurse colleagues, and learn more about our organization – even if you’re not a member!  Please review the following documents prior to the meeting – includes the Annual Membership Meeting Agenda, 2018-19 Budget Proposal, proposed WASN Bylaws to Membership changes, and WASN ballot for Board and District Director positions .
2018 WASN Membership Meeting Documents

Friday Morning Yoga at the Hilton Hotel
Bring your yoga mat and comfy clothes along to conference in preparation for an early morning stretch!  Instructor Carey Craker will lead a yoga stretch at the Hilton Hotel from 6:00-7:00 am on Friday, April 19th. All conference participants are welcome to join.


GOT WASN GEAR??

Wear it gear to Conference! Take a photo in your gear at conference and post it to Facebook with the hashtag #WASN2018 to be entered into a raffle.

Show off your WASN pride even AFTER conference – T-shirts, hoodies and totes are still for sale at: www.inktothepeople.com/wasnBuy these items online and they will be shipped directly to your home. All orders must be placed by Monday, April 23, 2018


 

THANK YOU for your generous support of this conference!

 


ROOM RESERVATIONS – updated 3/14
(the block at the Hilton is now FULL)
Rooms are still available in the conference room block at the Sheraton Madison Hotel. A reservation can be made by calling the hotel directly at 608-251-2300 or by going to the private conference reservation website. The room rate is $145 plus tax. The hotel is approximately 1 mile from the Monona Terrace, and a shuttle is available.  Please contact Megan directly with any questions (megan@wisconsinnurses.org; 608-221-0383, ext. 203). Conference room block rates available at the Sheraton until March 23rd or until room blocks fill. 


INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING YOUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AT THIS CONFERENCE?
We welcome your participation! Please see below for more information and registration forms.
2018 WASN Exhibitor Information Form
2018 WASN Exhibitor Registration Formfillable Word doc
Monona Terrace Exhibitor Service Order Form – additional services or equipment rental


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

Wisconsin Nurses Association is approved with distinction as a 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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