Schedule of Events
66th Annual WSNA Convention
Welcoming Address from WSNA President, Kayla Nyseth
7:30-9:00 Nursing Olympics
7:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
7:30-10:30 Exhibit Hall
8:45-9:45 How to Run for the WSNA Board of Directors Q&A Session
9:30-11:30 Advisors Workshop
10:00-1100 Breakout Session #1
o Mary Canales - Community Hidden Hunger-A Community-Academic Partnership to Explore Food Insecurity
o Laura Moon-Setting up and running blood drives.
o Chelsea Gates, RN- NICU nursing
10:45-11:30 Auction and Raffle
12:15-1:15 Keynote Speaker
o Cheryl Lapp, RN Professor, The Hidden Scourge of Human Trafficking: What Nurses Will Face
1:15-2:15 Breakout Session #2
o Luke Sticht, CCRN, "Navy Nursing in War and Humanitarian Missions"
o Lisa Schiller PhD, APNP, FNP-BC; Caitlin Gardner, SN UWEC; Kaitlyn VanAsten, SN UWEC "Compañeros en Salud Y Seguridad / Partners in Health and Safety: Bringing Services to the Farm"
o Genevieve M. Thul, PhD, RN "Surviving suicide: Mental health issues in care providers"
2:30-3:30 Breakout Session #3
o Edgewood Group, “Cambodia Nursing and Sustainable Water Filter Project”
o Eric Gass- Obamacare and what nurses need to know
o Dr. Paul Kaldjian "The Place of Food: Where it has gone, why it matters and how to get it back"
o Dorothy Kassahn- Aurora Mental Health Nurse
3:45-6:00 House of Delegates
6:00-6:30 Candidate’s Reception
6:30 Dinner on your own and Water Park entry
7:30-8:15 WSNA Board of Directors Elections
8:30-9:30 Breakout Session #4
o Cacia Scheler, "Year One: True Confessions of a New Grad Working in the ICU"
o CeCelia Zorn, “Once a Nurse…Always a Nurse”
o Jennifer Weitzel, “Health Ministries for Haiti and Mission Work”
o Nancy Kwiesielewicz, HR “Applying for jobs and interview tips”
Scholarship and Award Recipient Announcements