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2011 Quest for Excellence

MCCSUN proudly presents the 2nd Annual Quest for Excellence Nursing Simulation Conference on June 7th and 8th, 2011 at Hagerstown Community College. This 2-day conference is designed to focus on the unique simulation needs of community college academia and the latest advancements that simulation has to offer. Sessions will be presented by experts in a variety of innovative training formats. The 2011 Quest for Excellence will be an opportune platform for enhanced simulation learning and networking with fellow colleagues.

Keynote Speaker
Pamela R. Jeffries, DNS, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Program Overview

  • Standards and Best Practices for Simulation
  • Effective Debriefing Strategies
  • Successful Faculty Buy-In
  • Script Writing and Integrating Culture Through the Use of Standardized Patients
  • QSEN Competencies

Who Should Attend
Maryland Community College Nursing and Allied Health Programs: Faculty, Lab Coordinators, and Lab Technicians interested in incorporating simulation within course curricula. The conference will be attractive to those seeking an introduction to nursing simulation and those with extended simulation knowledge and experience.

Conference Fee
The first 110 registered attendees will receive a $200.00 registration scholarship supported by the Nurse Support Program II grant under the auspices of the Health Cost Review Commission.

Continuing Education Credit
Nurses & Nurse Practitioners (10.5) The Maryland Community College Association for Continuing Education and Training is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Conference Location
Merle S. Elliott Continuing Education and Conference Center
Career Programs Building
Hagerstown Community College
11400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742

The activity that is the subject of this Conference was produced with the assistance of a Nurse Support Program II grant under the auspices of the Health Cost Review Commission.