GW Nursing Faculty Represent at NONPF

April 24, 2024

GW Nursing faculty posing in a group at the 2024 NONPF Annual Conference

The George Washington School of Nursing had a strong showing at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties' (NONPF) 50th annual conference last week in Baltimore. Titled The NP Educators Golden Jubilee, this year's conference set out to: 

  • Envision the future of NP education based on the evolution from past to present.
  • Adapt the NP learning environment to promote NP faculty and student well-being.
  • Integrate competencies pertinent to complex healthcare systems into NP education.
  • Promote career-spanning development for NP faculty.

Dean Susan Kelly-Weeder and several GW Nursing faculty members, including Tarnisha Hemphill, Cameron Hogg, Carol Braungart, Joyce Pulcini, Karen Whitt, Karen Kesten, Christine Pintz, Arlene Pericak, Maggie Venzke and Laurie Wilson, attended the five-day event. 

Dr. Karen Kesten, Program Director of DNP Scholarly Projects and a tenured Associate Professor, presented her research paper titled "Innovative Strategies to Foster Clinical Scholarship to Achieve Health Equity and Population Health". 

Dr. Karen Whitt, Associate Professor, presented her research paper titled "Active Learning Strategies to Integrate Evidence-based Practice Competencies in DNP Education".

Dr. Cameron Hogg and Dr. Carol Braungart presented at NONPF on Use of a Virtual Clinical Platform to Promote Appropriate Diagnostic Reasoning.

Dr. Christine Pintz and Dr. Arlene Pericak presented at NONPF on Social Determinants of Health and Digital Health in NP Education.