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OSNA Spring Conference (in Ashland, April 21-22, 2022) REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!

By Wendy Niskanen, MEd, RN posted 01-31-2022 19:50

Hi Everyone,

Spring conference will be in Ashland on April 21-22, 2022! We have published the Conference website, Strengthening the Essentials: OSNA Spring Conference 2022 which has all of the information about this exciting event... from agenda, to venue and accommodations, to greatly discounted Oregon Shakespeare Festival theater tickets (it's a musical)!  We encourage you to explore the entire website, but here are some highlights and important reminders:

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Janice Selekman, is a nationally renowned presenter and author of the quintessential school nursing book, School Nursing a Comprehensive Text. OSNA members will receive a copy of that book ($100 value) at conference, included in the price of registration!

We are using the WHOVA app, even though this is an in-person event, because it will give participants access to the agenda and session materials, opportunities to engage with colleagues, and continuing access to conference curriculum. Because travel can be interrupted by COVID, we are having the conference professionally filmed; if registrants cannot travel, they will have access to conference materials for 3 months after the events.

As always, it is important to reserve hotel rooms early. There are plenty of rooms at this hotel, but the reserved room block for this event is limited, and the rooms will be released back to the general public if not reserved by 3/30/2021, so reserve rooms as soon as possible. Even during COVID, there is low risk doing so because guests have up to 72 hours prior to arrival to cancel their individual reservation and avoid cancellation fees. 

Ashland is an incredible place to visit... there is so much to do there. Discounted room rates for conference extend through the weekend, so it is a great opportunity to stay and play in Southern Oregon!

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival as agreed to give school nurses student rates (a huge discount) for the Tony award winning musical, Once on This Island!

We hope to see you in Ashland in April!