CASN Clinical Instructor Workshop

Date: March 1, 2013, 08h30 to 16h30
Location: Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel

CASN is offering this workshop to new nursing clinical instructors, and instructors wishing to improve their teaching skills.

Registration Fee: $275.00
Registration Deadline: Febuary 28, 2013

The registration fee includes all workshop documents, breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon snacks.

Workshop Agenda
Draft Agenda aviable for download.

Workshop Themes

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Monitoring and evaluating
  • Developing good patient assignments
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Issues, challenges, and strategies
  • Creating a positive learning environment for students

You will have opportunities to network and share experiences with peers, and a highly qualified nursing clinical educator.

Workshop Activities
Presentations, Interactive Exercises, and Discussions

Workshop Instructor – Jeanette Suurdt, RN, NP, MSc, BNSc, BA, GNC(C), CNCC(C)

Jeanette Suurdt, RN, NP, MSc, is a highly qualified and well-respected nurse educator and clinician. She has over 12 years of experience in nursing education as a clinical instructor in acute care, in labs, and in the classroom.

Jeanette has worked in many acute care units, both in Canada and in Australia, as an RN, Advanced Practice Nurse, and Clinical Nurse Consultant. Clinical areas where Jeannette has worked include:

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Burn Unit
  • Surgery
  • Internal Medicine, and
  • Critical Care

Jeanette is passionate about nursing and clinical teaching. She is committed to ensuring clinical placements prepare students to become caring, skilled, and critical thinking practitioners.Jeanette is currently teaching (theory and clinical skills) within the School of Nursing at Queen’s University.


Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel 
One Blue Jays Way
Toronto, ON.
M5V 1J4
1 (800) 237-1512