WV Nursing Workforce Summit 2019


  Hendrickson Conference Center

April 5, 2019

Attended by over 80 representatives from 16 Counties

Including: Berkley, Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Garrett, Harrison, Kanawha, Raleigh, Randolph

                   Logan. Marion, Mercer, Monongalia, Nicholas, Putnam, Upshur

Participating Organizations include:

Berkeley County Health Department, Team Health, Boone Memorial Hospital Family Medical Center,

Charleston Area Medical Center, Marshall University, Beckley VA Medical Center, WV Hospital Association

New River Community & Technical College, Mon Health System, Raleigh General Hospital, Davis Health System, West Virginia Health Care Association, Logan Regional Medical Center, Fairmont Regional Medical Center, WV Nurses Association Workforce Policy, Montgomery General Elder Care, Cabell Huntington Hospital, WV Department of Education, WV Wesleyan College, Davis & Elkins College, Montgomery General Hospital. Future of Nursing WV, Benedum Foundation, Montgomery General, Fairmont University, WV Center for Nursing, WVU Medicine WVU Hospitals, WV Nurses Association, St Mary's Medical Center

Cabell Huntington Hospital, University of Charleston

Program Objectives:

​Participants will:

     Know the recent WV nursing workforce data

     Know the progress of Action Team projects to strengthen the WV nursing workforce

     Participate in brainstorming solutions to WV nursing workforce concerns


Program Agenda:

​9:00 Welcome – Aila Accad, MSN, RN
                           Executive Director, Future of Nursing WV


9:10- Data Presentation - Lissa Gonzalez, APRN, FNP- BC  

                                     Administrator, WV Center for Nursing


10:00 Action Team Progress Reports & Recommendations


           Recruitment & Retention - Amy Bullington, MSN, RN

                                                     Mary Fanning, DNP, RN, NEA-BC


           Pipeline - Lynda Turner, Ed.D., MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE


           Pathways - Amy Bruce, MSN, RN, NE-BC

                              Pam Alderman, EdD, MSN, RN


           Faculty - Theresa Jones PhD, MSN, BSN, AASN, RN-BC


12:00 Luncheon– Café Appalachia

          Nurse Satisfaction- Teresa McKenney BA, RN, CWCN


1:00 World Cafe Brainstorming Session


3:00 Discussion Summary


3:30 Evaluation & Next Steps

Nursing CE: Approved for 5.5 CE

​** Future of Nursing WV is an approved provider of continuing education with the

     WV Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses #50-26296

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