Wisconsin Center for Nursing Annual Conference

THANK YOU to all who participated!  We hope you had an enriching experience and will join us again in 2019.


Online Evaluation   available through July 8

6.25 contact hours of continuing education credit will be available to participants who attend the entire conference and complete the online evaluation by July 8, 2018.

Online evaluation is now open:

  • If unable to finish in one sitting, 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 entire evaluation form
  • 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 July 8. This option will only be available for six months following the conference.
Click below to submit your request to reopen the evaluation and pay by credit card:

Reopen WCN Evaluation

This conference focuses on discussions to improve cultural competence
for health care professionals practicing within today’s complex health care environment.

Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN
is the Senior Policy Service Professor at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. Dr. Mason is a past President of the American Academy of Nursing, former editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Nursing, and producer and moderator of a community radio program on health care issues since 1985. She is the lead editor of the award-winning book, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care.

7:30-8:15      Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:30      Welcome and Program Overview
8:30-9:45      Keynote “Health Equity and Diversity: Promoting the Health of Our Communities and Nation”
10:00-11:00  Workshop 1: Unconscious Bias
11:15-12:15  Workshop 2: Clinical Knowledge for Strengthening Care for Low Birth Weight Babies
12:15-1:00    Lunch and Networking
1:00-2:00      Workshop 3: Measuring the Diversity Gap
2:15-3:15      Workshop 4: New Approaches for Retaining a Diverse Workforce
3:15-4:00      Questions, Discussion and Closing Remarks

UPDATE – all handouts submitted by presenters will be copied in black/white and provided in the participant folder received at conference check-in. All presenter handouts will also be posted here in color – participants are invited to dowload/print as desired.

Keynote Address
Workshop 2: Clinical Knowledge for Strengthening Care for Low Birth Weight Babies  
Workshop 3: Measuring the Diversity Gap
Workshop 4: New Approaches for Retaining a Diverse Workforce  NEW

THANK YOU for supporting this conference!

WCN Presenting Sponsor –  Milwaukee Area Technical College with United Health Foundation
“United Health Foundation is MATC’s partner in creating the nursing workforce of the future.” 

WCN Premier SponsorMarquette University College of Nursing

WCN Contributing Sponsor – The David and Mary Anderson Family Foundation 

WCN PartnersChildren’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Bellin College

Additional support from – University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and  Waukesha County Technical College   

Questions? Please contact the WNA office at 608-221-0383 or (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.