Best workweek ever, from your couch or patio or wherever.

We are excited to offer a virtual option for attendees who are unable to travel or meet the COVID-19 requirements. The virtual event will be April 11-13 and will include those key activities that make Summit so special:

  • 3 daily live keynote speakers during the General Session
  • 8 live breakout sessions on nursing’s most timely and topical issues
  • Chat and Q&A with session speakers and audience in real time
  • The ability to view and connect with poster presenters
  • Networking opportunities with other attendees.


  • Explore strategies and best practices in simulation that promotes student development.
  • Explore strategies to promote professional development of the nurse educator, dean and director.
  • Examine how program assessment and evaluation creates quality by design.
  • Explore learning strategies and evaluation methods in nursing education that maximize student learning and improve program outcomes.
  • Participate in networking, information exchange and discussion of issues relevant to nursing education and student outcomes.


Monday, April 11SessionTime
General Session 1 – Jeff Civillico8:45am-10:00am PST
Design Thinking: An Innovative Process for Concept-Based Curriculum Creation10:15am-11:15am PST
Quality and Safety Begin with a Strong Professional Nursing Identity
1:00pm-2:00pm PST
Strategies to Manage Students’ Test Anxiety and Low Confidence2:15pm-3:15pm PST
Striving to Remove Bias From Your Curriculum3:30pm-5:00pm PST
Tuesday, April 12SessionTime
General Session 2 – The Future of Nursing: Learning from the Past to Prepare for the Future
8:45am-10:00am PST
Preparing Nurse Leaders for 203010:15am-11:15am PST
Just Culture in Nursing Education: Supporting Practice Readiness1:00pm-2:00pm PST
The ABCs of Clinical Judgment: Breathing New Life into Learning2:15pm-3:45pm PST
Wednesday, April 13SessionTime
General Session 3 – Noelle Pikus Pace8:45am-10:00am PST
Burnout in Nurse Educators10:15am-11:15am PST