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PONL 2022 Annual Conference Schedule

Get a head start on your 2022 PONL Annual Conference registration - review this year's conference details below and register today!

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2022 Annual Conference Registration Rates 

 2022 Registration Rates

 Early Bird
on or before Aug. 12

after Aug. 12

 PONL Member  $375  $425
 Non-Member*  $475  $525
 Retired PONL Member  $125  $125 
 Student  $125   $125 
One-Day Rate
(Wednesday or Thursday) 
 $225   $225 
 Group Discount (5 or more)**  $350  $400 
 NYONEL and ONL NJ Member   $375  $425

*Non-Member registration INCLUDES one-year membership to PONL for first-time members.
**Non-member who register as part of a group will NOT receive PONL membership.

Register to attend the 2022 Annual Conference today!

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PONL 2022 Annual Conference Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022

11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

 Welcome Luncheon

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks and Welcome by PONL Program & Education Committee Chair

Julie Kaszuba, MSN, NPD-BC, AMB-BC
Care Manager, GWEP
Integrated Care Coordinator
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speech: Creating the 21st Centruy Nursing Workforce NEeded to Address Post-Pandemic Health
Needs of Society and Employers

Peter Beurhaus, PhD, RN, FFAN, FAANP(h)
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

recognizing, understanding and addressing Incivility

Kristy Chunta, PhD, RN
Professor, Dept. of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA

2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.


Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN
President, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA

 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

PONL Annual Meeting

All conference attendees invited to attend.

5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

 Networking Reception

Generously sponsored by: 

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.


Claudia Williams
The Human Zone
Harrisburg, PA

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Generously sponsored by:

9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Rapid Roundtable Discussions

Roundtable Discussions will replace the traditional poster sessions, and invites nurse leaders from various specialties to share
their best practices implemented across the care continuum in a more casual setting. Presenters will give a 15-minute talk on
their project to separate groups of attendees in a roundtable setting and attendees will rotate among the Roundtable
presentation topics available.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

The importance of diversity and the changing workforce

Brenda Snipes, MBS, MHA, MSHRM
Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement
Thomas Jefferson University 
Philadelphia, PA

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

Pennsyvlania Nurse peer assistance program: pennsylvania's approach to nurses with an impairment

Joann Megon
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program (PNAP)
Trafford, PA

 2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Telehealth Best Practices and implementation strategies

Holly Mukina, MHS, BSN, RN
RN Manager, Connected Care
Erie, PA

3:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Evaluation, Final Remarks & Adjournment

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Hotel Information

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square

25 South Queen St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

PONL is able to offer you reduced rates at $159 per night Sept. 6-8. Take advantage now before the PONL block is sold out!

Make your hotel reservations.

Pre-Conference: PA Nurse Residency Collaborative (PA-NRC) Fourth Annual Educational Summit - The Nurse's Role in Patient Safety: Reflecting on Our Oath and the Law

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
6:45-11:00 AM (Breakfast and Registration: 6:45-7:15 AM)
Marriott at Penn Square
Lancaster, PA

This meeting is open to all. No prior involvement or experience with the PA-NRC is necessary. Continuing education credits will be provided and this meeting will not require a registration fee.

Ready to Register for the Pre-Conference? Click Here!

Registration for the PA-NRC Summit must be completed separately from the PONL Conference. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about the event. Please reach out to Andrew Riblet, National Nurse-Led Care Consortium Events and Membership Coordinator with any questions at   

Presentations will include:

  • Featured Presentation from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
  • Evidence- Based Practice Project Spark Presentations from Graduate Nurse Residents
  • Remarks from the Pennsylvania Action Coalition and Vizient, Inc.

The PA-NRC was established in 2016 as a partnership of the Pennsylvania Action Coalition and Vizient, Inc. to implement residency programs in Pennsylvania and to provide an additional layer of support. All hospitals and health systems in Pennsylvania that have purchased the Vizient/AACN PA-Nurse Residency Program (NRP) are members of the PA-NRC.

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