Wyoming Nurses Association

2019 Wyoming Nursing Summit & Convention

Lander Community and Convention Center
950 Buena Vista Drive
Lander, WY 82520

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:00am MT - 5:00pm MT
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950 Buena Vista Drive, Lander, WY 82520



Relationship with Wyoming Department of Health, Role of the Professional Nurse, Improving Self-Advocacy Skills, The Care of Individuals with Mental Illnesses, and How to be Physically and Emotionally Able to Care for Patients


Stefan Johansson; Michelle Fennell, BSN, RN, SANE; Elisa Livengood, BSN, RN, SANE; Sarah Ryan, MSN, RN, CEN, CCRN; Nancy McGee, DNP, APRN-BC; J’Laine Proctor, DNP, FNP, PMHNP; Frank Wiederrecht, BA/ThM

Credits Offered

This event offers 5.5 contact hours to attendees.
Accredited by The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91).

Agenda (53 KB)

Additional Information

You Can Make a Difference
2019 WNA Nursing Summit & Convention


Early Bird Ends September 6th
WNA Member Early Bird - $150 (then $175)
Non-Member Early Bird - $185 (then $210)
Student Early Bird - $100 (then $125)

1. Understand the relationship of the Wyoming Department of Health and access to care in our rural state.
2. Define the role of the professional nurse in identifying and responding to human trafficking.
3. Identify how improving self-advocacy skills can enhance your practice.
4. Describe the role nurses play in the care of persons with mental illness.
5. Discover how to be physically and emotionally able to care for our patients.

Agenda Topics

  • Access to Care in Wyoming
  • Human Trafficking: What Nurses Need to Know
  • Self-Advocacy: Facing Sexual Harassment by Someone in Position of Power 
  • Improving Wyoming’s Mental Health: The Critical Role of Nursing
  • You Can Make a Difference for Decades to Come


Hotel Information

Host Hotel:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 1002 11th St, Lander, WY 82520
Contact the hotel at (307) 332-4005. Ask for the “WCA Group” Discount Rate: $119.
Holiday Inn is a part of the IHG Rewards Club.
Reservations must be received on or before 9/18/19.

Overflow Hotels:

Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel - 5690 US-287, Lander, WY 82520
(307) 206-7001 to reserve a room.

Rodeway Inn Pronghorn Lodge - 150 E. Main St, Lander, WY 82520
(307) 332-3940 to reserve a room.

Call for Poster Presenters

WNA invites you to apply to be a Poster Presenter at the annual summit & conference. The deadline to submit the abstract is August 30th, 2019.

Call For Sponsors & Exhibitors
WNA invites your organization to participate in this year's National Nursing Summit & Convention. We look to the innovation of companies and educators to be change agents in the field of nursing. We would be honored to have your presence at this one-day event.
All sponsorships over $500 include a FREE exhibit booth (the fee of $250) will be waived). As an exhibitor, you can showcase your company’s products and services for one day in a high-traffic area where attendees gather
between sessions and enjoy their meals.
The deadline to submit is September 9th, 2019