2016 AMSN Convention

Sep 28, 2016 ‐ Oct 2, 2016


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2016 - Does not include Pre-conference sessions. Does not include CE.

Sessions Included:

Leadership and Responsibilities of the Nurse at the Bedside and Shared Governance (Sep 30, 2016 08:00 AM)

Advocacy for the Medical-Surgical Nurse: Influencing the Legislative and Regulatory Process (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Don't Let Chronic Pain Be a Barrier to Quality Care (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Up and Down the GI Track: What's New in 2016 (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Cursing in Nursing: The Rationale Behind the Behavior and Strategies on How We Can Change Our Thinking to Improve the Practice Environment (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Lunch Symposium - Sponsored by Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (Participation is limited) (Sep 30, 2016 12:30 PM)

Legal Implications of Documentation (Sep 30, 2016 12:45 PM)

Lateral Violence (Sep 30, 2016 12:45 PM)

Interprofessional Patient Care Rounds (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Heart Failure Outcomes: Patient and Nursing Factors (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Living with COPD: Nursing Management Using a Case Study (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Continuum of Care - From the Hospital to Transitional Care and Beyond (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

The AMSN PRISM Award® - Nuts and Bolts of the Application Process (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Breakfast Symposium - Sponsored by Hill-Rom (Participation is limited) (Oct 01, 2016 06:45 AM)

The Elephant in the Room: Assessing and Addressing Nurse Staffing Solutions (Town Hall) (Oct 01, 2016 08:00 AM)

Bedside Shift Report: Shining the Light of Evidence-Based Practice on a Nursing Tradition (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

Liver Disease: Not Just for People Who Drink Too Much (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

If It Isn't an MI, What Is It? The Path to Diagnosis of Non-Cardiac Chest Pain (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Thyroid and Adrenal Gland Disorders (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

What Will Medical-Surgical Nursing in Your Organization Look Like in 2020? A Game Plan to Assure It Successfully Transitions and Flourishes! (Oct 01, 2016 11:15 AM)

Parkinson's Disease: What Our Patients Want Us to Know (Oct 01, 2016 11:15 AM)

Acute Liver Failure: Monitor, Treat, and Support (Oct 01, 2016 11:15 AM)

But I'm Not a Psych Nurse: Caring for Patients with Behavioral Health Needs in the Medical-Surgical Setting (Oct 01, 2016 11:15 AM)

Learn How to Enhance (and Maybe Even Enjoy!) the Experience of Nursing Students on the Medical-Surgical Unit (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

Grief Takes You by Surprise: What to Do and What to Say (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS): A Paradigm Shift in Surgical Nursing Practice (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

The New #1 Hospital-Acquired Infection and How to Prevent It (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

Catastrophic Events: Excellence in Healthcare Security and Safety (Oct 01, 2016 03:30 PM)

The Evidence for Evidence-Based Practice: Making EBP a Reality (Oct 02, 2016 08:00 AM)

Don't Get Cooked by the Pressure of Healthcare (Oct 02, 2016 10:15 AM)

Is Constipation a Diagnosis or Symptom: Does It Matter If Your Patient Can't Poop? (Oct 02, 2016 10:15 AM)

Caring for the Pregnant or Lactating Woman in a Medical-Surgical Setting (Oct 02, 2016 10:15 AM)

Reducing Distractions during Medication Administration through Evidence-Based Practice (Oct 02, 2016 10:15 AM)

Trends in Managing Diabetes (Oct 02, 2016 11:30 AM)

Skin Disorders in the Bariatric Patient (Oct 02, 2016 11:30 AM)

An Innovative Way to Teach Patients about the Care of Their Continent Urinary Diversions (Oct 02, 2016 11:30 AM)

Posters (Oct 02, 2016 01:00 PM)

Advocacy for the Medical-Surgical Nurse: Influencing the Legislative and Regulatory Process (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Don't Let Chronic Pain Be a Barrier to Quality Care (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Up and Down the GI Track: What's New in 2016 (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

First-Time Attendee Orientation (Sep 29, 2016 03:00 PM)

Surviving and Thriving in the Crazy World of Nursing! (Sep 29, 2016 04:15 PM)

Chapter Officers Breakfast (Sep 30, 2016 09:15 AM)

Communication Between RN and Physician (Sep 30, 2016 12:45 PM)

Cursing in Nursing: The Rationale Behind the Behavior and Strategies on How We Can Change Our Thinking to Improve the Practice Environment (Sep 30, 2016 11:15 AM)

Writing for Publication (Sep 30, 2016 12:45 PM)

Heart Failure Outcomes: Patient and Nursing Factors (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Living with COPD: Nursing Management Using a Case Study (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Continuum of Care - From the Hospital to Transitional Care and Beyond (Sep 30, 2016 03:30 PM)

Liver Disease: Not Just for People Who Drink Too Much (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

If It Isn't an MI, What Is It? The Path to Diagnosis of Non-Cardiac Chest Pain (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Thyroid and Adrenal Gland Disorders (Oct 01, 2016 09:45 AM)

Leadership Summit (Oct 01, 2016 12:30 PM)

Grief Takes You by Surprise: What to Do and What to Say (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS): A Paradigm Shift in Surgical Nursing Practice (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

The New #1 Hospital-Acquired Infection and How to Prevent It (Oct 01, 2016 02:00 PM)

How to Improve HCAHPS (and More) without Even Trying (Oct 02, 2016 11:30 AM)

An Innovative Way to Teach Patients about the Care of Their Continent Urinary Diversions (Oct 02, 2016 11:30 AM)

Standard: $279.00
Members: $229.00


This two-day course, recorded live at the AMSN convention, will provide those taking the medical-surgical certification exam with information necessary for success. This course is also ideal for nurses who desire a refresher course or who are transitioning from another area into medical-surgical nursing. Course includes a brief explanation of each body system, common pathological conditions, treatments and appropriate nursing assessments and interventions.

Includes: Test Taking Strategies, Fluids & Electrolytes, Gastrointestinal System, Respiratory System, Hematological System, Integumentary Systems, Cardiovascular System & Shock, Endocrine System & Diabetes, Renal & Genitourinary Systems, Musculoskeletal & Neurologic Systems, Pain, Cancer, Post-Op, Nutrition, and Nursing Practice Roles

The course package includes 12.6 contact hours.

Sessions Included:

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course - Day 1 (Sep 28, 2016 07:45 AM)

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course - Day 2 (Sep 29, 2016 07:45 AM)

Standard: $199.00
Members: $159.00

Sessions

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course - Day 1

Sep 28, 2016 7:45am ‐ Sep 28, 2016 5:00pm

Identification: 010a

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course - Day 2

Sep 29, 2016 7:45am ‐ Sep 29, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: 010b

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):

First-Time Attendee Orientation

Sep 29, 2016 3:00pm ‐ Sep 29, 2016 3:45pm

Identification: 100

Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Advocacy for the Medical-Surgical Nurse: Influencing the Legislative and Regulatory Process

Sep 30, 2016 11:15am ‐ Sep 30, 2016 12:30pm

Identification: 111

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Leslie Gervase, MSN, BA, RN-BC, OCN, CMSRN, Patient Care Leader, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Don't Let Chronic Pain Be a Barrier to Quality Care

Sep 30, 2016 11:15am ‐ Sep 30, 2016 12:30pm

Identification: 112

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Michael Scott Urton, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, CNS Concentration Director , East Carolina University
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Up and Down the GI Track: What's New in 2016

Sep 30, 2016 11:15am ‐ Sep 30, 2016 12:30pm

Identification: 113

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Cursing in Nursing: The Rationale Behind the Behavior and Strategies on How We Can Change Our Thinking to Improve the Practice Environment

Sep 30, 2016 11:15am ‐ Sep 30, 2016 12:30pm

Identification: 114

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Writing for PublicationWriting for Publication

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Writing for Publication

Sep 30, 2016 12:45pm ‐ Sep 30, 2016 1:45pm

Identification: 123

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Editor, MEDSURG Nursing

Communication Between RN and Physician

Sep 30, 2016 12:45pm ‐ Sep 30, 2016 1:45pm

Identification: 121

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Legal Implications of Documentation

Sep 30, 2016 12:45pm ‐ Sep 30, 2016 1:45pm

Identification: 122

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00