Nursing Education Research Conference
Nursing Education Research Conference
Nursing Education Research Conference


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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives in unprecedented ways, we at Sigma and the NLN hope you are safe and well. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we complete the preparations necessary for handling Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC) registrations.

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2020 NERC Program Book

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Although this event has been canceled, you may view the official NERC Program Book, containing session titles, authors, and keywords searchable in the Sigma Repository for those sessions archived by author permission.

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What is NERC?

The Nursing Education Research Conference, March 26-28, 2020!

NERC provides nursing administrators, faculty, students, researchers and leaders in the nursing profession the opportunity to learn more about nursing education. Meet and network with nearly 600 nurses.

NERC will focus on educational research directed toward its impact on clinical outcomes, through oral and poster presentations, educational workshop sessions, and influential plenary presentations. Attendees will be provided with the tools to enhance nursing education programs to make education more effective in nursing practice.

Conference Theme

Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation

Program Outcomes

  • Explore robust strategies to generate and translate evidence for teaching practice
  • Translate research outcomes into educational practice and policy
  • Develop nurse researchers that advance the science of nursing education
  • Disseminate innovative evidence-based strategies that enhance learner outcomes

Online registration is closed.

On-site registration will be available March 26‑28.


Marilyn Oermann

Marilyn H. Oermann

Opening Plenary Session

Jean Giddens

Jean Giddens

Closing Plenary Session

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Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Advertisers

Thank you to the many schools and organizations who have committed to making NERC 2020 a successful conference!

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