South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce Symposium

The South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce is hosting a Symposium April 30th at the Hilton Garden Inn South in Sioux Falls. Keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a nationally known expert and economist on workforce.

This symposium offers an opportunity to learn about the states nursing workforce, network, and share ideas on South Dakota nursing supply, education, practice, and to identify strategies to meet the state’s current and future workforce needs.

Register here for the 2019 Symposium or for more information contact Abbey Bruner at 605-362-2760

Symposium Agenda

8:30 AM CT


9:00 AM            


9:10 AM            

State of the RN Workforce and Challenges and Opportunities for Primary Care

Dr. Peter Buerhaus

11:15 AM          


11:35 AM          

SDs Nursing Workforce Supply and Education Capacity  

Linda Young, MS, RN, FRE, Program Director SD CNW

Glenna Burg, MS, RN, CNE, Nursing Education Specialist, SD Board of Nursing

12:30 PM      


1:30 PM           

South Dakota Nursing Workforce Planning

Jerry Nagel

4:20 PM            

Closing Remarks                          

Gloria Damgaard, MS, RN, FRE Executive Director, SD Board of Nursing

4:30 PM