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                               Monday, July 18th
Ann Van Eerden, MSN, MS, RN, CNE, NCSN

                                                 Part 1: Teaching Effectively in a Competency-Based Curriculum
                                                 Part 2: Designing a Performance Assessment in a Competency-
                                                             Based Curriculum


Ann Van Eerden is an associate professor of nursing in the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions at Alverno College. She also serves as the director of both the Undergraduate Nursing Program and the Health Education Program. She has nearly 40 years of nursing experience and has been teaching since 2008.

Prior to coming to Alverno, Van Eerden served in a number of roles including public health nurse for the City of Milwaukee Public Health Department and as a primary care nurse. She maintained a practice as a school nurse until 2020. In her role at Alverno, Van Eerden and her students helped Hales Corners Lutheran Elementary School and Atwater and Lake Bluff Elementary Schools in Shorewood implement the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition (WAC) school walk-through program. The program is designed to increase school attendance by reducing environmental asthma triggers found within school buildings, assessing each classroom for identifiable environmental asthma triggers and creating positive, low or no cost changes to the schools.

Van Eerden earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Alverno College, a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Wisconsin - Madison. She also holds a graduate certificate in Public Health from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. She serves on the boards of the Milwaukee Area Health Education Centers and Delta Gamma at Large, and is a member of the American and Wisconsin Nurses Associations, the National and Wisconsin Associations of School Nurses, the National and Wisconsin Leagues for Nursing, and Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Gamma at Large Chapter. She is a Certified Nurse Educator, a National Certified School Nurse, a registered nurse, a certified Stop the Bleed trainer and she’s certified by the American Heart Association in basic life support including CPR and automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

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Tuesday, July 19th
Dr. Tim Bristol

Next Generation Learning & Assessment
  • Evidence Supporting the Shift to the Next Generation NCLEX
  • Clinical Judgement Measurement Model (CJMM)
  • Creating a classroom that has fidelity with practice
  • Connecting the dots between classroom learning and clinical application
  • Best practice teaching strategies to facilitate developing clinical judgement
  • Best practices for teaching clinical judgement in the classroom and clinical

Tim Bristol is a faculty development, NCLEX, and curriculum design specialist. He has taught at all levels of nursing to include LPN, ADN, BSN, MSN, PhD. Developing new programs, innovations in learning, Next Gen Clinical Judgment preparation, and helping programs internationally, he is an expert in bringing the evidence-base of nursing, healthcare, and education to students and faculty at all levels. Through consultations, writing, and mentoring, Dr. Bristol assists faculty in identifying the competencies needed to effectively enhance programs for optimal student outcomes and practice-readiness. He has certification as a nurse educator, is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and is internationally known for bringing excitement through success to his colleagues and students.
His motto: "Today, we will learn how to learn."