Nursing Education & Practice Summit

Annual MT CAHN Education and Practice Summit/Awards

  This summit provides on opportunity for nurses of all stages, to develop and improve the ways in which we educate, practice, engage, and lead within communities and among peers and colleagues. Our planning committee plans the annual summit and the MT CAHN awards given each year for an Outstanding Nurse, Outstanding Nursing Student, Outstanding Nurse Champion and Outstanding Nurse Preceptor.

MT CAHN Summit Planning Committee

Kailyn Mock, Director of the Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center (MORH/AHEC)

Lauren Swant, MSN, RNC-NIC, CNE, Associate Professor of Nursing, Nursing Program Director/ Department Chair (Carroll College)

Missy Poortenga, MHA, BSN, RN, Executive Officer, Board of Nursing, Executive Officer, Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners (MT Dept. of Labor and Industry)

Heather O’Hara, MSN, RN, Vice President of Montana Hospital Association (MHA)

Greta Moser, Workforce Coordinator (MORH/AHEC)

Sophia Brush, MSU Student in Community Health, MORH/AHEC Intern

Kristal Richards

Katie Solberg

Debera Charlton



If you are interested in helping plan the next Summit and serving on the Awards Review Panel please contact Kailyn Mock at [email protected].