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Becoming a CMSRN® is one of the best career moves you will ever make. If you’re preparing for the exam or if you just need a medsurg nursing refresher, you’ll want to take this course.

It includes:
- Body systems review
- Fluids and electrolytes
- Common pathological conditions and treatments
- Appropriate nursing interventions

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/13/2021.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will have validated basic foundational knowledge and concepts of medical-surgical nursing and improved preparedness for the CMSRN exam.


Thursday

You can access the handout for all of 010 through the Day 1 session: 010a.

Becoming a CMSRN® is one of the best career moves you will ever make. If you’re preparing for the exam or if you just need a medsurg nursing refresher, you’ll want to take this course.

It includes:
- Body systems review
- Fluids and electrolytes
- Common pathological conditions and treatments
- Appropriate nursing interventions

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/13/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will have validated basic foundational knowledge and concepts of medical-surgical nursing and improved preparedness for the CMSRN exam.


Thursday

This interactive workshop discusses the steps of writing and preparing a continuous quality improvement (CQI) project for possible publication.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to prepare a manuscript for possible publication in a nursing journal.


Thursday
100 - Convention Orientation
03:00pm - 03:45pm Eastern - September 13, 2018 | Room: Coronado K
Credits Available: 0.00 No Credit

Learn how to navigate the convention and get the most from your experience.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will know how to obtain CE credit, identify the benefits of networking, and exhibit a sense of readiness for the convention.


Thursday
101 - Opening Ceremonies & Address - Florence Nightingale: Following the Call to Serve
04:15pm - 06:30pm Eastern - September 13, 2018 | Room: Coronado HJ
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Award-winning actress and storyteller Megan Wells brings to life the history, intelligence, and purpose of nursing’s great inspiration, Florence Nightingale. Megan’s Florence breaks through the sentimental portrayal of the Lady of the Lamp to reveal the fierce intellect and brilliant statistical mind of an innovating and powerful woman.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to outline the vital contributions Florence Nightingale gave to the nursing profession that are still pertinent today.


Thursday
PST - Poster Viewing
06:30pm - 10:00pm Eastern - September 13, 2018 | Room: Veracruz C
Credits Available: 2.00 CH

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Linda Chan (poster #51) discloses that she received 2017 AMSN Research Grant Recipient, which has been routed to the University (UT Southwestern Medical Center). The agreement for the Research Grant specifies that this study was supported by a grant made available by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. Findings of the study do not necessarily reflect the opinions of AMSN. The views expressed herein are those of the author, and no official endorsement by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses is intended or should be inferred.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to assess innovations being used by other professionals in the specialty and evaluate the potential of implementing the improvements into practice.


Friday

This session focuses on nurses’ contributions to health care quality using more than a decade of research, examining factors that influence the rural nurse’s ability to practice quality care and examples from the literature. Approaches for how nurses, administrators, and organizations can work together to improve quality are also discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship: Sponsored by MSNCB.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify how quality is defined by organizations and nurses and discuss different approaches to improve quality.


Friday
CB - Chapter Breakfast
09:15am - 11:15am Eastern - September 14, 2018 | Room: Yucatan 1-2
Credits Available: 0.00 No Credit

Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:15am - 12:30pm Eastern - September 14, 2018

Friday

Download REAL Brief

The development of a consistent, safe, and efficient electronic handoff tool is critical to promote relevant and timely communication among health care providers in the care of patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to learn how to use digital technology in order to improve the patient experience and nursing satisfaction.


Friday

Med-surg nurses need to be knowledgeable about factors that increase stroke risk, able to identify signs of stroke, proficient in assessing patients with new onset of stroke-like symptoms, informed about stroke mimics, and aware of the need for timely diagnosis and treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

C
ommercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss factors that increase a hospitalized patient's risk for stroke and list the steps for rapid stroke evaluation and determination of candidacy for thrombolytic or interventional therapy.


Friday

Review the findings of a research study to assess the knowledge and attitudes of registered nurses about LGBTQ people. In addition, a newly designed educational intervention on nurses’ knowledge and attitudes is discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to  understand the importance of incorporating LGBTQ education into nursing programs as well as creating organizational cultures that are inclusive and diverse.


Friday

Review the basics of writing for publication and identify appropriate resources to support the process.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to be able to identify the steps needed to develop and submit a manuscript for publication.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
12:45pm - 01:45pm Eastern - September 14, 2018

Friday
120 - Abbott Nutrition Lunch Symposium
12:45pm - 01:45pm Eastern - September 14, 2018 | Room: Coronado L

Friday

Download REAL Brief

Explore one institution’s development of an updated care delivery model using budgeted allocated resources to optimize patient safety, patient satisfaction, and staff engagement.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
University of Virginia Health System

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify steps involved in producing an evidence-based practice initiative within a nursing unit.


Friday

Gain an update on current issues in women’s health, with a focus on implications for care in a med-surg setting.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the nursing implications and unique health care needs of women in a medical-surgical setting.


Friday

Non-invasive mask ventilation with CPAP, BiPAP, and NPPV machines is becoming increasingly common in the hospital and home. Med-surg nurses and case managers need to be knowledgeable about the options available in non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV), how NPPV benefits the patient, and the essential elements of patient education regarding NPPV.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to recognize the benefits of NPPV for patients with hypercapnic respiratory failure and to assist patients with use of their home NPPV device.


Friday

The medical-surgical patient is often at risk for acute kidney failure as well as chronic kidney disease. We begin with the risk factors and the lab values of importance: Cr, BUN, and GFR. The focus is then about planning care for patients experiencing AKF or CKD.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to state an increased ability to determine patients at risk for acute kidney injury as well as to plan care effectively for patients with a medical-surgical issue who also have CKD.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:30pm - 04:45pm Eastern - September 14, 2018

Friday

Discuss the development by a 300-bed county hospital of an effective nurse peer review committee of bedside nurses who are willing to evaluate the practice of other professional nurses.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the importance of peer review as a part of professional nurse practice.


Friday

Describe the challenges related to the appropriate diagnosis of infections in medical-surgical patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify many strategies directed at improving antimicrobial practices to improve patient outcomes.


Friday

Download REAL Brief

Gain an overview of pressure injury risk assessment, tools for implementation, and practical strategies for team engagement.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to apply strategies for team engagement for HAPI/skin injury prevention.


Friday

Med-surg nurses need to be well-informed about complementary and alternative therapies. The discussion includes the therapies that have the most potential to help patients, as well as the ones that could be harmful.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to be well-informed about frequently used complementary and alternative therapies and have the knowledge needed to determine which ones have the most potential to help their patients and which may be harmful.


Saturday
201 - Town Hall - Workplace Resilience
08:00am - 09:30am Eastern - September 15, 2018 | Room: Coronado HJ
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

The ability to be flexible and adaptive is a necessary function to operate in a practice environment with increasing demands and changing priorities. Join us for this Town Hall session as we explore issues and strategies related to developing resiliency for med-surg nurses to decrease stressors, increase well-being, and ensure a healthy practice environment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss one technique to use to reduce their stress level and help to prevent burn out.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:45am - 11:00am Eastern - September 15, 2018

Saturday

Describe the outcomes of a multi-professional nursing task force organized to identify knowledge, attitudes, and practices of nursing staff regarding patient visitor violence (PVV).

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify contributing factors to the increase in patient visitor violence and recommend practice changes for medical-surgical nursing units to promote a culture of safety and zero tolerance.


Saturday

Review the pathophysiology, natural history, diagnosis, and treatment options for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the diagnosis and treatment options for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).


Saturday

The focus of this presentation is the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of heart failure. A general overview of the heart failure functional status and guidelines are presented. Newer medication approaches that are being used in the treatment of heart failure are also discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will have an increased understanding of the 2017 heart failure guidelines and rationales for treatment.


Saturday

Download REAL Brief

Explore the establishment of and emerging viewpoints on what defines competency in the nursing profession. Discussion includes the need to develop assessment and clinical skills, as well as non-technical skills, such as teamwork, communication, advocacy, giving and receiving feedback, reflection, and emotional intelligence to survive and thrive in the modern health care environment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe how the quality of learning is heavily influenced by the culture and context in which it occurs and the importance of incorporating skill development around emotional intelligence into nursing education and continuing education.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:15am - 12:30pm Eastern - September 15, 2018

Saturday

Use malpractice data claims to showcase the actions, behaviors, and characteristics of nurses that result in medical malpractice claims. Also review the fundamentals associated with a risk management program and its ability to prioritize the patient safety agenda while promoting a culture of safety.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be familiar with the patient safety quality movement and risk management and understand nurse at risk behaviors in malpractice claims.


Saturday

Download REAL Brief

Discuss a mentoring program developed to foster the professional development of the bedside nurse in the nuances of diabetes management, teaching/learning principles, and communication skills.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify the essential components of an effective mentoring program to promote best practices for inpatient diabetes management.


Saturday

Download REAL Brief

Discuss the results of an evidence-based project focused on identifying and treating patients with alcohol withdrawal.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to recognize the significant role of a valid assessment tool and a consistent, proactive treatment plan for managing patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal.


Saturday

This interactive session reviews the last decade of evidence during the smart pump evolution in nursing practice. Guidelines for safe and effective use of smart pumps as a complex technology are discussed from a nursing and human factors perspective. Participants are guided to improve patient safety in clinical practice through informed decision-making.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe current evidence to guide the selection, implementation, and ongoing use of smart pumps in the medical-surgical setting to guide leadership decision-making and improved clinical use.


Saturday
L1 - Leadership Summit
12:30pm - 03:15pm Eastern - September 15, 2018 | Room: Yucatan 1-2
Credits Available: 0.00 No Credit

Concurrent Sessions - Select One
02:00pm - 03:15pm Eastern - September 15, 2018

Saturday

Explore the success of chapter development to promote individual leadership, growth, and empowerment to advance the med-surg nursing specialty.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the elements of empowerment, innovation, professional practice, and transformational leadership as it relates to nurse engagement, personal growth, and practice awareness via local chapter participation.


Saturday

This session focuses on how to create a tracheostomy care bundle based on the needs of the med-surg nursing staff, the patient, and his/her family. This includes assessing, designing, and implementing tracheostomy care protocols, policies, information booklets, and support systems.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to develop a tracheostomy care bundle based on the needs of the medical-surgical nursing staff including assessing, designing, and implementing tracheostomy care protocols, policies, information booklets, and support systems.


Saturday

Gain insights related to the need for comprehensive excellence in end-of-life care and innovative strategies to effect a cultural paradigm shift for dying patients in the med-surg setting.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will gain insights related to the need for comprehensive excellence in end-of-life care and innovative strategies to effect a cultural paradigm shift for dying patients in the medical-surgical setting.


Saturday

Discuss meaningful ways for med-surg nurses to plan for disasters, respond competently to these events, and help individuals and communities to recover from disasters in a healthy way.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be to discuss the components of disasters and the responses experienced by individuals, families, and communities and be able to help respond in meaningful ways.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:30pm - 04:45pm Eastern - September 15, 2018

Saturday

Download REAL Brief

Identify the methods a nursing unit used to increase patient satisfaction for a new nursing unit with mostly new nurses.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will have an understanding and example of tools to open or expand a new nursing unit in the hospital setting.


Saturday

Gain knowledge of ERAS protocols, with emphasis on the key roles of and interventions by medical-surgical nurses to successfully implement pathway tactics. Lessons learned can be replicated in any med-surg setting with colon-rectal surgery patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will gain knowledge of ERAS protocols, with emphasis on the key roles of and interventions by medical-surgical nurses to successfully implement pathway tactics.


Saturday

Download REAL Brief

Guidelines and tips on how to categorize patients and prioritize a surveillance plan so nurses can detect changes and intervene early to prevent clinical deterioration are shared.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will have a better understanding of failure to rescue, its causes, and the role nurse vigilance plays in preventing untoward outcomes.


Saturday

This session reviews the statistics surrounding med-surg patients with psychiatric diagnoses and some strategies that support quality care. One tragic case scenario is shared highlighting the steps taken to continue to promote patient safety and to support the physical and emotional well-being of the unique care team best suited to treat these patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be knowledgeable about increasing suicide rates in America, including the hospital environment, and understand the need for suicide screening and intervention even with very subtle changes in the patient's mental and emotional condition.


Sunday

Describe findings from a frontline leadership survey and how these findings can help guide the development of leadership behaviors in frontline staff.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify the range of leadership behaviors and developmental needs reported by frontline medical-surgical nurses.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
10:15am - 11:15am Eastern - September 16, 2018

Sunday
311 - Nursing "Cents"
10:15am - 11:15am Eastern - September 16, 2018 | Room: Coronado D-G
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Discuss ways in which nurses impact financial outcomes.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will have a basic understanding of some common approaches to deploy in the current healthcare climate which may assist with positively impacting the healthcare organization from a financial standpoint.


Sunday

Provide a clinical pathway that facilities can adopt to allow early identification of patients addicted to opioids. Appropriate and consistent treatment to minimize negative outcomes from opioid withdrawal are also discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to confidently utilize the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale to determine severity of the withdrawal.


Sunday

Delirium is not just a syndrome unique to the intensive care unit but follows patients across the continuum of care. This session lays the foundation for understanding and intervening to improve patient outcomes for patients on med-surg units.

This session will not be included in the Online Library.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify the presence of delirium in their patients.


Sunday

The medical-surgical nurse can improve patient outcomes by recognizing typical physiologic changes for common problems among adult and geriatric trauma patients. Concepts involving analysis of care provided throughout the trauma cycle are reviewed. These include resuscitation, common injury patterns, assessment and recognition of complications, evidence-based interventions, and injury prevention.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to expand their knowledge base to recognize common complications and interventions for the adult and geriatric-injured patient.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:30am - 12:30pm Eastern - September 16, 2018

Sunday

Download REAL Brief

This session walks the participant through the history of IV push medication preparation and administration, discusses the relevant research findings on IV push medication preparation and administration, and highlights the barriers to safer care to help nurses confidently and safely give IV push medications in the acute care setting.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Maureen Burger discloses that she has received consulting fees as a member of Visante, Inc., Fresenius Kabi, and Becton Dickinson.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to understand the current state of IV push medication preparation and administration as compared to the current evidence-based practices that promote patient safety and adoption of innovation.


Sunday
322 - The Elephant in the Room: Opioid Withdrawal
11:30am - 12:30pm Eastern - September 16, 2018 | Room: Coronado HJ
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

NOTE: The speaker for "Multimodal Pain Management: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic at the Bedside" unexpectedly could not make it.

Provide a clinical pathway that facilities can adopt to allow early identification of patients addicted to opioids. Appropriate and consistent treatment to minimize negative outcomes from opioid withdrawal are also discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
 There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
 There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received. 

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to confidently utilize the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale to determine severity of the withdrawal.


Sunday

Understand the difference between what occurs as part of the normal aging process and dementia.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to determine normal aging cognitive impairment from dementia.


Sunday

Identify the attributes, antecedents, and consequences of moral distress and discuss potential solutions to resolve moral distress in individual practice settings.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information


Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

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

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

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify the antecedents to moral distress in nursing practice and collaborate with other participants to utilize the ANA Framework to Alleviate Moral Distress to plan two SMART goals for professional implementation.