5th Annual MCCSUN Nursing Conference - June 3 - 4

(Release: May 19, 2014) - Hagerstown Community College will hold its 5th Annual Quest for Excellence Nursing Simulation Conference on Tuesday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in the Elliott Center on HCC’s main campus.

Sponsored by the Maryland Community Colleges Simulation Users Network (MCCSUN), the Quest for Excellence conference is intended for community college faculty, lab coordinators, lab technicians, and other staff working in nursing and allied health programs who are interested in incorporating simulation into their course curricula.

This year’s conference will focus on the health care simulation and simulation programs. Sessions will be geared toward both novices and advanced simulation users. Keynote speaker will be Leland Rockstraw, associate clinical professor of nursing and assistant dean, simulation, clinical and technology academic operations at the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University.

Cost is $325 for both days. Maryland community college faculty, staff, and MCCSUN members can attend for $125 due to a $200 registration scholarship supported by the Nurse Support Program II Grant Program under the auspices of the Health Services Cost Review Commission.

Professional continuing education credits (CEUs) are available to Maryland nurses and nurse practitioners through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Attendees will receive 11.25 contact hours if they attend 100 percent of the conference sessions and complete a course evaluation upon program completion. To register or learn more, go to www.mccsun.org.