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Program Speaker

Stacey Van Gelderen DNP, MS, RNC-MNN, PHN

Stacey Van Gelderen DNP, MS, RNC-MNN, PHN is a professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, USA who has focused her career on building family-focused caring practices and communication strategies in nurses. She has been evaluating pedagogical approaches that links family nursing science and clinical practice. Over the last 23 years, Dr. Van Gelderen has focused her clinical expertise on caring for childbearing and childrearing families.

Dr. Van Gelderen is the primary author of the Van Gelderen Family Care Rubric (VGFCR) (2019, 2016) which is an evidenced-based validated tool that helps healthcare professionals develop family assessment and communication skills. This tool is recognized by the renowned International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning and was recently awarded the 2018-2019 articles of influence by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The VGFCR is currently being utilized by healthcare staff and educators in ten countries across the globe.

Dr. Van Gelderen serves on the International Family Nursing Association education committee and Simulation, Technology & Informatics sub-committee https://internationalfamilynursing.org/. Dr. Van Gelderen offers workshops and consultation for maternal-newborn care, simulation, nursing education, and family practice.

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