CLN's 37th Annual RN Student Day
Come plan your journey from Student to Nurse and what actions you can take to support your transition to practice.
Learn the importance of caring for yourself so that you can effectively and compassionately care for others.
“The Future of Nursing Begins with Me”
Keynote Speaker: Kenya Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Aqua Turf Club - Plantsville, Connecticut
Registration Deadline: October 20, 2017
This presentation will focus graduates’ transition plans by exploring:
- Your Journey from Student to Nurse
- What actions you can take today to support your transition to practice
- The importance of caring for yourself so that you can effectively and compassionately care for others
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville CT 06479
Attendee Registration Deadline:
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Meet the Speaker
Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF
Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF<br<> President, K Beard & Associates, LLC and Associate Professor, City University of New York, The School of Professional Studies
Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF, is a 2012 Josiah Macy Faculty Scholar. She recently joined the faculty at City University of New York, The School of Professional Studies as an Associate Professor to assist with the inaugural Masters in Nursing Education and Organizational Leadership programs. During her tenure at Hunter College School of Nursing, she founded the Center for Multicultural Education and Health Disparities and disseminated research and best practices to move the needle on diversity, inclusion, and health equity. Dr. Beard is a Faculty Scholar for the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Health, Media & Policy where she coproduces HealthCetera segments for WBAI-FM. She also co-leads the National Organization ofNurse Practitioner Faculties Leadership Mentoring Program to strengthen the racial and ethnic diversity of nurse leaders.
Dr. Beard is a specialist on diversity and inclusion and a highly sought after speaker. Her research addresses critical issues surrounding race, implicit bias and health care disparities. She adopted a multicultural education framework that has advanced the capacity of nursing and health care institutions to support diverse and inclusive environments.
An advocate for social justice, Dr. Beard is nationally recognized for her ability to provide meaningful ways to safely address difference and improve the quality of health care. Her expertise on diversity and inclusion was used to help create the National League for Nursing’s 2016 Diversity Vision Statement.
Dr. Beard earned her undergraduate degrees in nursing from Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing and Excelsior College in New York. She received her Masters of Science in Adult Health from Stony Brook University and Doctorate in Education in Educational Administration from Dowling College.
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