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Identifying, Recruiting, and Retaining Nurse Educators in Wisconsin


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Support for this project came from the University of Wisconsin System funds through the 2013-14 Growth Agenda for Wisconsin, Conference and Professional Development Program, Dr. Linda K. Young, Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, principal investigator.

Agenda for Friday and Saturday (pdf)

Friday Evening Conference Keynote

Barbara Pinekenstein,
President of the Board for the Wisconsin Center for Nursing
The Wisconsin Nursing Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities
and accompanying slides
September 27, 2013

Saturday Presentations

Linda Young, Dean & Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, UW-Eau Claire
Identify, Recruit and Retain Nursing Faculty in Wisconsin
September 28, 2013

Barbara Pinekenstein, President of the Board for the Wisconsin Center for Nursing
The Education Challenge: A Call to Action
September 28, 2013


Recommended Readings for Conference

Louie, K., Campbell, M., Donaghy, C., Rice, L., & Sabatini, M. (2011). A successful academic collaborative to increase nurse faculty in New Jersey. Journal  of Professional Nursing, 27(6), e108-e113.

Proto, M. B. & Dzurec, L. C. (2009). Strategies for successful management and oversight of nurse faculty workforce initiatives: Lessons from the field. Journal of Professional Nursing, 5(2), 87-92.

Conference Handouts

The Wisconsin Nursing Workforce: Status and Recommendations Executive Summary 
(the full report is available here)

Wisconsin Nursing Education and Nurse Faculty 2011 Survey Results 

AACN Nursing Faculty Shortage Fact Sheet

Helpful Information

Directions to UW-Eau Claire.

Free parking is available in the lot behind the Davies Center or at one of the other lots on lower campus. Please park in stalls “F” and “S” only.

Dress in whatever makes you feel comfortable and creative!

Web Conferences (your campus, via BlueJeans Web Conference Service):

Tuesday, December 10, 2014, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m

Tuesday, February 24, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2014, 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m.

Work Groups

  • University of Wisconsin System Excellence in Nursing Education
  • Pipeline for Nurse Educators and Researchers
  • Advising and Marketing Resources for Nurse Educators


Conference and Project Contact:
Jan Adams
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Learning Resource Coordinator
715-836-2034 (campus)