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College of DuPage to Host Nursing Practice and Education Symposium April 23

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College of DuPage will host the second annual Nursing Practice and Education Symposium, "Beyond Cooperation to Collaboration," on Tuesday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Room 2000, on the College's main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. Click here for a symposium brochure.

This event, sponsored by the College of DuPage Nursing program and Continuing Education/Extended Learning department, will cover a variety of topics, including collaboration between nursing academia and practice, cultural diversity, updates on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's Simulation Study and Transition to Practice projects, outcomes assessment in simulation learning. In addition, the program will include a panel presentation on educational advancement for nurses in Illinois.

Research Associate Professor Suzan E. Kardong-Edgren, the Jody DeMeyer Endowed Chair in Nursing, will present the keynote presentation "Interdisciplinary Simulation -- From Concept to Implementation."

The registration fee for this event is $129 per person and includes lunch and symposium materials. The early bird (by March 31) and group rate is $110. To register, call (630) 942-2208. Seating is limited.