The Legacy of the Luther Nurse: Forty Years and Counting

Please join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Luther's distinguished Nursing Department during Homecoming 2018.

Alumni Registration Educator Registration

Friday, October 26th
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Mott-Borlaug Rooms, Dahl Centennial Union
Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML) Workshop
Kristina T. Dreifuerst will lead a nursing educators workshop in which participants will discuss debriefing principles and incorporate DML into simulation and traditional clinical experiences.

The workshop is free to Luther alumni. For other educators the fee is $30.00 for the workshop and lunch. Registration is limited to 50 people. Five Contact Hours for attendance at the entire workshop [Provided by Luther College (approved provider #141)] Please, no refunds after Monday, October 1, 2018.

Saturday, October 27th
11:00 a.m.
Recital Hall, Center for Faith and Life
Ironside Distinguished (Alumni) Lecture in Nursing
The Legacy of the Luther Nurse: 40 Years and Continuing Lecture
Kristina T. Dreifuerst will share how her Luther experience shaped her and her career. She will also reflect on the rich legacy of Luther's Nursing Department. This lecture is made possible through the Ironside Distinguished Alumni Lecture in Nursing Endowment fund.

Following lecture - 2:00 p.m.
Valders Hall of Science Room 245
Simulation Lab Open House
Reconnect with faculty and alumni while exploring the simulation lab, renovated in 2008. It includes three clinical lab rooms where learners work in simulated environments spanning the continuum of care. High- and mid-fidelity patient mannequins allow students to experience complex and multifaceted nursing cares.

Kristina (Thomas) Dreifuerst '85, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Associate Professor of Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee
Adjunct Faculty, Villanova University, Philadelphia 

We are extremely grateful to Pam (Magnussen) '81 and Jay Ironside '81 for generously supporting these events through their establishment of the Ironside Distinguished (Alumni) Lecture in Nursing Endowment fund at Luther College.