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Iggy presents at numerous conferences for nurse educators throughout the United States and Canada, including conferences founded and currently offered by DI Associates, Inc., as well as conferences offered by professional nursing organizations:

  Boot Camp for Nurse Educators®

Nursing faculty enjoy our popular national professional development conferences. The Boot Camp for Nurse Educators® conference is designed for new and seasoned faculty, Deans, Directors, and Chairs of PN, diploma, ADN, and BSN programs. Topics include:

  • Using engaging and creative teaching/learning strategies
  • Rethinking traditional models of clinical education
  • Writing and analyzing high-level NCLEX®-style test items
  • Designing engaging simulation learning environments
  • Using concept mapping effectively in nursing education
  • Assessing learning to validate student success
  • Developing an evidence-based clinical evaluation tool

  Concept-Based Curriculum Conference

Many pre-licensure and RN-to-BSN nursing programs have developed and implemented a concept-based curriculum (CBC). This conference focuses on the successes and challenges related to implementing a CBC as well as provides best practices for evaluation of conceptual learning. Particular topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching strategies for a CBC classroom or online
  • Developing weekly student learning outcomes for clinical experiences to focus on selected concepts
  • Using concept maps in a CBC effectively
  • Accreditation and the concept-based curriculum
  • How to develop a meaningful CBC (pre-conference for faculty planning or considering a CBC model)

  Professional Nursing Organization Conferences

Iggy also presents at national and state conferences and conventions sponsored by professional nursing organizations, such as:

  • NLN Summit
  • QSEN Institute
  • OADN (formerly NOADN)
  • Ohio League for Nursing

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