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9th Annual NLN/Elsevier Technology Conference
by SIRC Admin - Monday, August 11, 2014, 1:35 PM

Technology is rapidly proliferating in today's health care environment and will accelerate rapidly in the future.  The outstanding speakers at our conference will help you to better prepare your students to function in this technology-rich environment.  Explore the latest developments in ...

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Debra L. Spunt Lecture at the NLN Summit
by SIRC Admin - Monday, August 11, 2014, 1:35 PM

Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, CNE was selected to deliver the Debra L. Spunt Lecture at the 2014 NLN Summit.  Dr. Dreifuerst is well known for her Debriefing for Meaningful Learning teaching method.  The title of her presentation is Reasoning and Practice Education: Debriefing In, On, and Beyond Simulation.We hope to see you there.

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Simulation Sessions at the NLN Summit
by SIRC Admin - Monday, August 11, 2014, 1:34 PM

There are numerous sessions about simulation at this year's NLN Summit.  The NCSBN Study results will be presented by Jennifer Hayden; there are 13 concurrent sessions, a special session on virtual simulations, and a post-Summit workshop on unfolding cases.  And of course, the Deborah Spunt lecture.  Go to for more information.