PNEG Conference Comes to Cleveland

Cleveland Clinic Nursing to host 46th annual event

Featuring the theme “Collaborating, Leading, Educating,” Cleveland Clinic is proud to host the 46th Annual Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) Conference in Cleveland, Oct. 3-6, 2019.

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An inspirational and informative 4-day event, the historic PNEG Conference is designed to provide professional nurse educators and academic nursing faculty the knowledge, tools and resources to advance their professional development and clinical performance.

Those in attendance will benefit from the opportunity to:

  • Explore collaborative relationships within nursing and interprofessional education.
  • Identify leadership roles and opportunities in the changing landscape of healthcare.
  • Share innovative education approaches and strategies to enhance nursing education in all settings.

Something for everyone

From nationally renowned keynote speakers to compelling breakout sessions, poster presentations/exhibits and more, PNEG 2019 boasts an esteemed and comprehensive agenda.

General conference sessions include:

  • Staying Joyfully Engaged at Every Stage of Your Career
    Donna Cardillo, RN, CSP, FAAN
  • Preparing Practice-Ready Nurses: A Mandate and Effective Strategy for the Present and Future 
    Patricia Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN
    Patricia Hooper Kyriakidis, RN, PhD
  • A Conversation on Interprofessional Education
    Monica Yepes-Rios, MD
    Nichole Kelsey, MSN, RN, CHSE
    Maureen Washock, BSN, RN, CPN
  • Supporting Well-Being, Harmony and Resilience in the Workplace: The Role of the Nurse Educator 
    Adele A. Webb, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Topics and discussions for the event’s numerous other presentations and sessions will each align with the conference theme “Collaborating, Leading, Educating.” Attendees may request specific breakout sessions when registering for the conference.

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Additionally, as a featured highlight, PNEG 2019 will also offer attendees a first-hand look at the newly opened, one-of-a-kind Health Education Campus (HEC) – a groundbreaking collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University.

The HEC, which just opened this summer, follows a unique and highly innovative interprofessional education model that brings together medical, nursing, dental medicine and physician assistant students to learn in a team-based teaching environment. Tours of the new campus will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

“Cleveland Clinic is honored to serve as the host for PNEG 2019,” says Joan Kavanagh, Associate Chief Nursing Officer for the Office of Nursing Education and Professional Development at Cleveland Clinic. “PNEG is an extraordinary organization with a compelling and meaningful mission that enhances nursing education in all settings. Nursing professionals from any geographic region or any academic, education, leadership and continuing education practice area will benefit from attending PNEG 2019.”

About PNEG

PNEG is a virtual network of educators in the United States who are dedicated to the lifelong learning of professional nurses.

According to PNEG, the purpose of the network is to encourage, support and promote best practices in the delivery of nursing care among schools of nursing, hospitals, nursing leaders, entrepreneurs and continuing nursing education programs.

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Registration is open through Oct. 2… Secure your spot today

Registration for the 46th Annual PNEG Conference is available online and open through Oct. 2. Continuing nursing education contact hours will be awarded for this conference.

PNEG 2019 will be held at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Cleveland. The event will open with pre-conference sessions at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, with the general welcome/opening scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. The event will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 6 at approximately 11:45 a.m.

View the detailed agenda, including keynote speaker biographies, and get directions, overnight accommodation information and more.