The America’s Promise School Project at Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing will hold its Sixth Annual School Nurse Summer Institute Thursday, June 8, from 8:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Illinois State University Alumni Center. The theme for this event is “The School Nurse’s Headache: Neuro, Legal, and Ethical Dilemmas.”

The keynote speaker for this event is Martha Bergren, DNS, RN, NCSN, APHA-BC, FNASN, FASHA, FAAN. Jenna Ford, MSN, APN, PCNS-BC; Tori Steinkoenig, APN; and Shelly Malin, Ph.D., RN, will also be presenters.

The purpose of this event is to provide learners with knowledge and skills needed to solve an ethical situation in a school, analyze case study data to develop an appropriate ethical or legal response, and apply current concussion research and practice to facilitate students’ return to school.

Participants will earn six contact hours. Advocate Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-368, 10/1/2017).

The cost to attend this event is $50, and the registration deadline is May 31. Registration is required for this event, and online registration and printed forms will be accepted.

This event is provided by Advocate Health Care and Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing.

For more information about this event, contact Heather Winfrey-Richman at or (309) 438-2176.