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The “12-Lead EKG” – is topic of nursing conference – Sat., Oct. 12

A nurse educator, well-known for bringing fun and humor into cardiac education
instruction, will highlight the 2013 Friends and Alumni of Nursing (FAN) Conference, scheduled for Sat.,
October 12 in the Dresser Business Development Center Auditorium on the campus of Glen Oaks Community

Rosaline Lee-El, BSN, RN, central nurse educator, Cardiology and Critical Care Faculty at Borgess Medical
Center in Kalamazoo, Mich., shares “knowledge & facts” about the topic in her presentations, all with a cardiac
rhythm beat.

The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is expected to draw nurses, health care workers
and interested members of the community to this annual event.

Nurses participating in the conference can earn 4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and all participants will
receive continuing education credits and a certificate of attendance.


7:30 – 7:50 a.m.
7:50 – 8:00 a.m.
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 12:15 p.m.
12:15 – 12:30 p.m.
Check In and Continental Breakfast
Welcome – Marsha Decker, BSN, President of FAN
The 12-Lead EKG: Application to Clinical Practice (1) – Rosaline Lee-El, BSN, RN
Break, Snacks, Door Prizes
The 12-Lead EKG: Application to Clinical Practice (2) – Rosaline Lee-El, BSN, RN
Closing, Scholarship Presentations, C.E.U. Certifications, Door Prizes
As part of the conference, two Glen Oaks Community College students will receive the 2013 “Excellence
in Nursing” Award, and four GOCC students will receive the 2013 NCLEX Nursing Award.

Fees for the event are $55 ($10 for students) and includes a continental breakfast and morning snack.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and all proceeds will go toward nursing scholarships. Register for the FAN
Conference and/or request CEU conference forms by calling Mary Kay Balaguer, director of business services,
at 269-294-4276.

Scholarship Criteria
The 2013 “Excellence in Nursing” Scholarship recognizes two Glen Oaks Community College students who
have successfully completed one semester of the Nursing Program and have earned a grade point average of
3.5 or higher in all nursing courses. Contributions of service to the Nursing Program, the College or members
of the local community are considered. The $500 scholarship is awarded to one Level I and one Level II
nursing student each year.

The 2013 NCLEX Nursing Award is a $200 award presented annually to two Level I and two Level II GOCC
nursing students who have successfully completed the Level I or Level II GOCC Nursing Program.