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2008

Sessions Included:

Case Study: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Feb 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Cervical Cancer: An Overview With Suggested Practice and Policy Goals (Feb 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Postoperative Pain Management: The Challenges of the Patient With Crohn's Disease (Apr 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Pathophysiology of Anemia and Nursing Care Implications (Apr 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Improving Cross-Cultural Awareness and Skills to Reduce Health Disparities in Cancer (Apr 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

The Use of Personal Digital Assistants in Clinical Practice (Mar 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Patient Satisfaction: A Suburban Medical Surgical Unit's Strategy to Stay in the Top Percentile (Jan 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Creating Advocates for Family Presence during Resuscitation (Jun 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

The Connection Between Patient Falls and Medication (Jun 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Research and Quality Improvement: Different Processes, Different Evidence (Jun 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Tobacco: What Is It and Why Do People Continue to Use It? (Jun 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

No Bones About It: Orthopedic Pain in Older Adults (Jun 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

What's New with Falls Precaution Programs (Jul 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Neutropenia - Basics for Medical-Surgical Nurses (Sep 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Multigenerational Workforces: From Conflict to Collaboration (Nov 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

The Internet: Can Patients Link to Credible Resources? (Aug 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Evidence-Based Practice: A Falls Prevention Program that Continues to Work (Aug 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

An Overview of Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Aug 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Anemia in Older Adults (Oct 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Care and Management of the Patient with Ascites (Dec 08, 2008 12:00 AM)

A Cancer Pain Primer (Dec 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Challenges and Opportunities: Communication Near the End of Life (Oct 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Tobacco Use: Ending the Epidemic (Oct 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Effective Relationships (Nov 30, -0001 12:00 AM)

Dissecting Anxiety Disorders In a Time of Economic Crisis (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Lactose Intolerance: A Nursing Perspective (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Understanding and Responding to the Death Rattle in Dying Patients (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Pilot Study of a Structured Aerobic Exercise Program for Hispanic Women During Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

A Competency-Based Approach to Expanding the Cancer Care Workforce: Proof of Concept (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Update in Diabetes Management (Jan 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Patient Satisfaction: A Suburban Medical Surgical Unit's Strategy to Stay in The Top Percentile (Jan 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

The Use of Personal Digital Assistants in Clinical Practice (Mar 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Antihypertensives (Oct 01, 2008 12:00 AM)

Soars for Scores: A Quality Improvement Strategy for increasing Patient Satisfaction on an Orthopedic Inpatient Unit (Mar 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

A Nursing Approach to Pain in Older Adults (Apr 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Casualties of War: Compassion Fatigue and Health Care Providers (Apr 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

The Medical-Surgical Nurse's Guide to Testicular Cancer (Apr 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Burnout and the Med-Surg Nurse (May 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Nurse's Assessment Of Caregiver Burden (Jun 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Pain Experience in Hospitalized Adults with Sickle Cell Disease (Jun 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Building a Stronger Foundation: Raising Health Literacy Awareness (Jul 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Assessment and Treatment of Hypoglycemia in Elders: Cautions and Recommendations (Aug 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Mentoring as a Teaching-Learning Strategy in Nursing (Aug 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Glycemic Control: It's Not Just About Diabetes (Sep 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Diabetes Risk Factors in Mexican Americans with Diabetes (Oct 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

What Nurses Should Know About Carotid Stents (Oct 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

A Policy Analysis of Health Care Reform: Implications for Nurses (Sep 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Antiemetic Drugs (Sep 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Delegating Effectively (Nov 30, -0001 12:00 AM)

A Plan That Works - Enhancing the Graduate Nurse Orientation Experience (Dec 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Let Your Expert Voice Be Heard in Product Selection (Dec 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Recognition and Management of Complications Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Guide for Health Care Workers in Non-Bariatric Hospitals (Dec 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Double Jeopardy! Heart Disease Risk Factors for Older African American And Caucasian Women (Dec 01, 2009 12:00 AM)

Immunosenescence: An Underappreciated Risk? (Jan 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

SIRS: A Systematic Approach for Medical-Surgical Nurses to Stop the Progression to Sepsis (Jan 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Nursing Care for the Patient with Co-Existing Pain and Substance Misuse: Meeting the Patient's Needs (Jan 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Safe Use of Patient-Controlled Analgesia on a Medical-Surgical Unit (Mar 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Undermedication for Pain and Precipitation of Delirium (Mar 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Accurately Measuring Blood Pressure: Factors that Contribute to False Measurements (Mar 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Update: Diuretic Therapy In Acute Renal Failure - A Clinical Case Study (Jun 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Relazation and Visual Imagery Techniques: Do They Work? Can They Really Help Burn Patients (Jun 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction (Jun 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

A Nurse-Patient Partnership Program to Improve Medication Safety: "Ask Your Nurse about Your Medication" (May 01, 2010 12:00 AM)

This package includes all sessions of the preconference track.

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Sessions Included:

Research Workshop - From Evidence to Outcome (Sep 26, 2013 07:45 AM)

Standard: $40.00
Members: $0.00
This package includes all sessions of the preconference track and the CNE evaluation (5.00 contact hours).

Sessions Included:

Research Workshop: Meeting the Challenges of Facilitating Nursing Research in Clinical Settings (Sep 10, 2009 07:45 AM)

Standard: $119.00
Members: $79.00

Sessions

Research Workshop - From Evidence to Outcome

Sep 26, 2013 7:45am ‐ Sep 26, 2013 2:45pm

Identification: 040

Broad demands for improving health care quality underscore the importance of evidence-based practice (EBP) as a solution to achieving safe and effective care. This workshop explores EBP progress in nursing; you'll leave with access to readily available resources to employ EBP at the bedside.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:

  • Discuss types and sources of clinical evidence and new resources in place to speed research discoveries into practice and outcomes.
  • Discuss evidence-based practice competencies and readiness.
  • Identify which of the four ISRN main research priority categories best fits with own current practice setting.

Speaker(s):

Let's Get to STEPPIN with EBP TeamSTEPPS

Sep 27, 2013 11:15am ‐ Sep 27, 2013 12:30pm

Identification: 113

This session shares how your organization can find itself "STEPPIN" into improved patient safety, communication, and teamwork by using the TeamSTEPPS integration. Discussions include the importance of leadership during transition, how to fully integrate the program at a microsystem level and have an action plan for proper transition, and the correlation between the program and safety reporting data for patients.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.

Objectives:

  • Describe a practical approach to implementation and "Keeping the Fire Burning."
  • Discuss a practical approach to practice integration at the microsystem level.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Partnership for Patients: Med-Surg Nurses at the Bedside as Change Agents

Sep 27, 2013 3:30pm ‐ Sep 27, 2013 4:45pm

Identification: 130

This session will not be archived.

The Partnership for Patients is a public-private partnership working to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of health care for all Americans. Over 3,700 hospitals across the country are currently participating. This session communicates progress to date and helps AMSN medical-surgical nurses establish a role in the national efforts to reduce harm. (This session may not appear in the AMSN Online Library.)

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:

  • Discuss the goals of the partnership to improve quality, safety, and affordability of health care for all Americans.
  • Discuss AMSN's role as well as resources available from AMSN related to the Partnership for Patients initiative.
  • Identify individual impact in improving care and reduce harm.

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

The Patient Caring Touch System: How the Army Transformed Professional Nursing Practice in Its Worldwide Network of Hospitals and Clinics

Sep 28, 2013 10:00am ‐ Sep 28, 2013 11:15am

Identification: 211

This session describes The Patient Caring Touch System and how it was designed to reduce clinical quality variance by adopting a set of internally and externally validated best practices. Topics include how the system promotes standards, not standardization, for nursing care and how these standards help measure nurse-sensitive outcomes and innovations.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the basic tenets of Patient Caring Touch System and "why" it is important to patient outcomes and nursing satisfaction.
  • Discuss the PCTS components and respective standards.
  • List and describe the benefits of the PCTS to patients and staff.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

NICHE Physician-Led Interdisciplinary Rounds

Sep 12, 2014 3:30pm ‐ Sep 12, 2014 4:45pm

Identification: 131

This session shows how interdisciplinary rounds are successful in improving quality of care and enhancing communication by taking a holistic approach to coordination of care and supportive services for the individual and family and combining each staff member’s knowledge and skills to develop an appropriate plan of care for each patient.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Identify ways to begin physician led interdisciplinary rounding on the NICHE unit. 
• Discuss specific strategies, successes, and lessons learned throughout the process.
• Describe the impact of physician-led interdisciplinary rounds as it relates to increase in quality-of-life consults and increase in patient satisfaction with pain management
• Discuss the sustained effects of physician-led interdisciplinary rounds and how they. further impacted work practice on the NICHE unit.

Speaker(s):
  • Patricia Goble, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Director of Medical Services, Caromont Health
  • Donna Stallings, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Nurse Educator, Caromont Regional Medical Center
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

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Tools for Teams

Sep 13, 2014 8:00am ‐ Sep 13, 2014 9:15am

Identification: 201

This interactive, evidence-based session provides organization, goal-setting, and strategy-building tools nursing teams can use to help quality improvement initiatives stick and improve patient care.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Describe the qualities of an effective team. 
• Demonstrate ability to use tools for effective team construction and management.
• Identify strategies to overcome issues with team dynamics. 
• Discuss change processes vital to sustaining team goals.

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

Show Me the Money! Med-Surg Bed Utilization and Cost Savings

Sep 13, 2014 9:30am ‐ Sep 13, 2014 10:45am

Identification: 211

This session shares the results of a quality improvement project implemented at a hospital facility to properly utilize beds in order to decrease the number of specialty mattresses rented and achieve a decrease in hospital-acquired pressure ulcers.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Determine how to effectively collaborate with experts and other disciplines to appropriately utilize resources. 
• Demonstrate one way the CNL role can decrease costs and appropriately utilize resources .
• Decrease or maintain pressure ulcer prevalence on the med-surg units

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

A Multifaceted Approach to Educating Clinical Nurses on Research

Sep 13, 2014 9:30am ‐ Sep 13, 2014 10:45am

Identification: 212

This session describes the development and successful implementation of a multi-faceted approach to educate clinical nurses on the research process and support them through study design, completion, and dissemination.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Describe methods of implementing cost-effective structures and processes to provide research education to nurses at all levels. 
• Apply concepts utilized by IHN to promote research among bedside clinical nurses and identify ways to maximize the dissemination of nursing research findings. 
• Create methods which can encourage clinical nurses to conduct research to answer clinical questions encountered in their daily practice.

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

Using Quality Tools to Continuously Enhance Care at the Bedside

Sep 13, 2014 3:15pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 4:30pm

Identification: 242

This session describes the significance of continuous quality improvement for improving care at the bedside, discuss basic quality tools to identify problems and improve care, and illustrates why continual enhancement of care makes a difference. 

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Describe the significance of continuous quality improvement for improving care at the bedside. 
• Discuss basic quality tools to identify problems and improve care. 
• Illustrate why continual enhancement of care makes a difference.

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