NET2019 offers a complete conference experience to UK and overseas delegates including:
- Keynote papers from leading speakers and educators;
- Presentations on key healthcare themes
- Networking time with presenters and delegates;
- A choice of leading-edge symposia;
- Specially commissioned workshops;
- Innovative poster presentations;
- Accommodation available on site;
- Conference dinner and entertainment.
"Very well organised with a wide range of topics and themes relevant to current practice."
Date: 3 - 5 September 2019
Venue: Keele University, UK
Who: Healthcare education professionals
Call for Abstracts
The call for papers for the 2019 conference is now closed.
Sessions will relate to one of this year's 13 conference themes lists below:
- Developing the future healthcare education workforce
- Education in clinical practice and practice development
- Educational enhancement
- E-learning/blended learning
- Humanising healthcare education
- Inclusivity in healthcare education
- Internationalisation and global challenges in healthcare education
- Interprofessional learning and working
- Learning and teaching strategies
- Partnership working
- Social, economic and policy drivers in healthcare
- Student experience and engagement
- Using simulation to enhance learning
There will be a number of oral poster presentation sessions running throughout the conference, sharing knowledge across all of the conference themes.
Guidance on how to prepare an academic poster for NET2019 can be downloaded here:
Helen O’Sullivan is Professor of Medical Education and joined Keele University as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) in January 2018. She was previously Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for Online Learning at University of Liverpool.
As PVC at Keele, she takes strategic leadership for education and is currently interested in the concept of social learning as well as expanding the Keele community through developing flexible, online and transnational education.
Jonathan is the former Education Officer and, currently, President of Huddersfield Students’ Union for 2018–19.
His educational background is in psychology, with wider interests in social action, policy development, and equality, diversity and inclusion.
Philip has a background of 45 years’ experience in clinical nursing, education, research, leadership and health service development.
He is as keen on creating great nursing and health services and fantastic learning experiences for students as he was at the start of his career.
Highlights from 2018
The NET Conference 2018 featured two keynote speakers and the 4th Nurse Education Today International Lecture.
Kathie Lasater, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Professor Stephen Tee, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University
Nurse Education Today International Lecture
Published by the NET2018 Conference sponsors, Elsevier, Nurse Education Today introduced the International Lecture on day three of the conference. Last year we welcomed Professor Amanda Kenny, the inaugural Violet Marshman Professor of Rural Health in the La Trobe University Rural Health School in Bendigo, Australia.
NET2019 is an exceptional opportunity to debate and share research, innovation and the latest developments in healthcare education with a wide range of practitioners, educators, researchers and students from UK and international healthcare professions.
The NET Conference ethos is unique, with highly experienced convenors facilitating presentations and in-depth group discussions in extended themed sessions with presenters and delegates all contributing to the debate, sharing experiences and networking.
We actively encourage student participation in the conference via oral presentations and poster sessions, with student abstracts being eligible for the Andrew McKie Best Student Abstract Award.
- Dr Liz Clark, previously Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, and Director of the OU–RCN Strategic Alliance; now retired
- Professor Gary Rolfe, Emeritus Professor, Swansea University
- Dr Celia Brigg, Associate Director Events and Conferences, Advance HE
- Michelle Ellwood, Director of Student Education, University of Leeds
- Dr Heather Ingram, Director of Learning and Teaching, Keele University
- Dr Andrew Melling, Director of Distance and Online Learning, Northumbria University