National Case Competition

National Case Competition Dates - April 19 and 20, 2013

Registration Deadline: Friday January 25, 2013
*Registration is limited and granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.*
If you have already registered, please mail your $2,000 payment to:

CLARION-University of Minnesota
1-425 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Why send a team from your College or University?
Be a part of a new wave in health care education
Showcase your school in a national event
Promote the importance of leadership and communication skills
Prepare your students for interprofessional practice

Participant Information:
Registered teams will receive a Case Competition Guidebook, which includes:

Rules and regulations
Roles for students and advisors
Team definitions
Judging criteria
Contact information for additional questions
University maps, schedule of events, and hotel directions from airport
Technical assistance for team development
The Case

National Competition Richard Norling Premier Scholarship Information:
1st place (shared award): $7,500
2nd place (shared award): $5,000
3rd place (shared award): $2,500

Hotel Information:
Participants are encouraged to stay at the Commons Hotel, where a block of rooms will be held. When you call for reservations, state that you are a CLARION participant so you receive the discounted group rate.
2013 Rates:
$124.00 per night for two adults, with the cost increasing $20 for each additional adult (rooms can accommodate four adults). Please make your room reservations with the Commons by March 20, 2013, to receive the discounted group rate.

Commons Hotel contact information:
Toll free: 1-800-822-6757
Direct: (612) 379-8888
Website: http://www.commonshotel.com/
Address: 615 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Schedule of Events:
National Case Competition Welcome Reception - Evening of Friday, April 19, 2013 Where: TBD
2012 Welcome Reception Schedule:

6:00 pm – Reception & Welcome
7:00 pm - Keynote Speaker
-Recognition of Case Writers and CLARION Board
-Recognition of National Teams and Judges
-Instructions for National Finals
-Preview of presentation space
9:00 pm – Adjourn
National Case Competition Presentations - All day on Saturday, April 20, 2013 Teams conduct a root cause analysis and present their recommendations for system changes to a panel of interprofessional judges. Each team is given 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes for questions from the judges. The judges will be given roughly 5 minutes to discuss each presentation before the next group begins.
Where: TBD,
2013 Presentation Schedule:Pending
National Competition Awards Banquet - Evening of Saturday, April 20, 2013
Where: Commons Hotel Humphrey Ballroom
Address: 615 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm

RSVP HERE