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Thursday
100 - Convention Orientation
03:30pm - 04:15pm Central - September 26, 2019 | Room: Stevens Salon A
Credits Available: 0.00 CH

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
GS01 - Opening Ceremonies & Address
04:30pm - 05:20pm Central - September 26, 2019 | Room: International Ballroom

Thursday
101 - The Gift of Gab
05:20pm - 06:30pm Central - September 26, 2019 | Room: International Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Learn the power of the Gift of GAB (Goals, Attitude, Behavior) and how the Gift of GAB can impact every environment in a positive manner. Participants learn through powerful examples, storytelling, and a dollop of Irish humor that will ensure education, energy, an improved work environment, and continued excellence.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 learn the power of the gift of GAB (Goals, Attitude, Behavior) and how the gift of GAB can impact every environment in a positive manner.


Friday

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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:
This program received corporate sponsorship from the following: 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 nursing continuing professional development 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 identify the demand for nursing care year 2020; delineate the knowledge and skills nurses must acquire to provide the increasing demand for population health services; and describe the role of medical-surgical nurses in the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, and person-centered care to meet the public demand for health and health care.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:15am - 12:30pm Central - September 27, 2019

Friday

Discuss how a positive collaboration between the nursing and financial sectors of the healthcare arena helps ensure quality care for patients and financial stability for organizations. Understand the financial implications of quality metrics.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 how a good positive collaboration between the nursing and financial sectors of the healthcare arena helps to ensure quality care for patients and financial stability for organizations and understand the financial implications of quality metrics.


Friday

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Explore the creation of a multi-specialty project team led by staff nurses to create and implement a unit dedicated to improving patient satisfaction and the overall quality of care of the high-risk, complex geriatric patient population.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 verbalize the benefits in providing specialized care to the geriatric patient population and implement the geriatric protocols within their area of practice.


Friday

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Nurse leaders learn how to address conflict in the workplace, including strategies to manage and control conflict, transforming toxic workplace cultures into healthy, safe, and professional ones.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 discuss strategies for managing conflict in the healthcare workplace and learn how to assess, address, and act through conflict.


Friday

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Summarize the processes and outcomes related to completing a root cause analysis (RCA) and the processes and outcomes related to completing a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), and determine the benefits and differences of use of each of the tools. Through the use of these tools by frontline staff, the culture of safety in the department will improve as well.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 effectively use an RCA or FMEA process in their organization.


Friday

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Review defining clinical features of osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including etiology, treatment, and prognosis. Emphasis is placed on nursing care requirements for patients with OA and RA, including critical areas for patient education and potential post-operative management after potential surgical treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 compare and contrast OA and RA, including implications for nursing care.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
12:45pm - 01:45pm Central - September 27, 2019

Friday

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Discuss the use of bedside nursing staff as quality improvement coaches to improve the adoption and sustainability of effective quality improvement interventions.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 understand the value of implementing and utilizing bedside nursing staff as quality improvement coaches to improve the adoption and sustainability of effective quality improvement interventions.


Friday

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This session provides results of a research study that evaluated completed applications that were submitted for AMSN PRISM Award® recognition. The study used content analysis to identify key characteristics of med-surg units that received the award.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 key characteristics of medical-surgical units that received the PRISM award.


Friday

The work of the med-surg nurse is rapidly changing into a task-oriented environment, utilizing skills with less focus on the art of nursing. This session provides basic nursing care interventions that will promote the art of nursing while improving patient outcomes.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 understand the impact of basic nursing care on patient outcomes, recognize the value these interventions have in promoting well-being of patients and nurses, and verbalize one practice change you will make as a result of this course.


Friday

Nurses can play an important role in identifying victims of intimate partner violence who present to healthcare settings. Learn how to identify and respond to these individuals, with an understanding of this healthcare epidemic and the associated complexities.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 define domestic violence/intimate partner violence, identify four types of intimate partner violence, recognize IPV as a healthcare dilemma, and recognize the importance of adequate assessment and intervention.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:30pm - 04:45pm Central - September 27, 2019

Friday

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With so much change in health care, nurses’ voices in health policy could not be more important today. Learn how AMSN is organizing med-surg nurses and a vital advocacy agenda to make a difference – and how you can play a role.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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:
Frank Purcell discloses that he serves as a legislative consultant to AMSN in 2018-19. 

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 engage in the professional advocacy program of AMSN, communicate AMSN's advocacy agenda within the context of contemporary health policy trends, and relate the AMSN agenda to issues medical-surgical nurses address day-to-day with their patients.


Friday

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Review the signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal and examples of evidence-based tools for the med-surg nurse to screen for presence and severity. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to manage withdrawal and treatment of substance use disorder, and their implications, are covered.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 discuss SBIRT as a model of care for patients with addiction, describe addiction as a chronic illness, and identify modes of medication-assisted therapy for addiction.


Friday

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This session shares the culmination of 10 years of legal consulting, using actual nursing malpractice cases to identify themes associated with errors or omissions that most likely lead to safety issues, with a discussion of how these problems can be alleviated or reduced.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 identify themes associated with errors that lead to safety issues and discuss nursing strategies to alleviate nursing errors.


Friday

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Advances in the use of insulin treatment of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus have changed how they are used in patient care. This session reviews the normal physiologic insulin secretion by pancreas, types of insulin available, automated insulin delivery systems, insulin pump, and closed loop insulin delivery systems.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the various types of insulin used to treat DM and the types of insulin delivery systems and explain how the closed loop insulin delivery system is used to treat DM.


Friday

Review assessment and nursing care for kidney, pancreas, liver, intestine/multi-visceral, heart, and lung transplant recipients; list common aspects of care; and discuss immunosuppressive drug therapy.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 review assessment and common aspects of nursing care for kidney, pancreas, liver, intestine/multi-visceral, heart, and lung transplant recipients and discuss immunosuppressive drug therapy.


Saturday

In this town hall, evidence-based issues related to staffing are discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 discuss the pros and cons of acuity-based staffing versus mandated ratios, the issues related to 12-hour shifts and staffing, and the linkages between unfinished nursing care and staffing.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:45am - 11:00am Central - September 28, 2019

Saturday

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The Institute of Medicine acknowledged the need for structured mentorship programs supporting development of nurse leaders across the care continuum. This session examines the innovative journey of the Organization of Nurse Leaders of NJ to implement an award-winning nurse leader mentorship program.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the process for developing a nurse leader mentorship curriculum, implementation of the program at a statewide level, and application of the qualitative research findings to refine the program.


Saturday

This session demonstrates the important role that social support, at all levels of an organization, plays in the severity of second victim syndrome experienced by registered nurses. It addresses the critical role an institution’s social network plays in a nurse’s ability to recover from second victim syndrome.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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:
Terri Hinkley discloses that she serves as CEO of AMSN and MSNCB. 

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 demonstrate the important role that social support, at all levels of an organization, plays in the severity of second victim syndrome experienced by registered nurses and address the critical role an institution's social network plays in a nurse's ability to recover from second victim syndrome.


Saturday

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Explore the success in using a interprofessional team approach to address the medical and behavioral needs of a specific patient population with complex psychosocial comorbidities.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 learn new ways to deal with nurse burnout related to IV drug user patients, improve patient outcomes, and reduce AMA and 30-day readmissions.


Saturday

Even the best nurses make errors. Teamwork has been proven to decrease some errors in care delivery models. This session provides examples of how these errors occur and demonstrate how teamwork can decrease the likelihood of these errors reoccurring. See how the quality of care established by error reduction, system redesigns, and the teamwork culture can play a role in establishing a new care delivery model.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 explain the linkage of culture, communication, teamwork, and patient safety and discuss proactive and retrospective risk mitigation methods to minimize and reduce errors that are likely to reoccur.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
11:15am - 12:30pm Central - September 28, 2019

Saturday

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Med-surg nurses come into contact with pests of public health importance such as bed bugs, scabies, and lice. This presentation dispels some myths and discuss practical strategies for managing patients who bring these pests along for their hospital stay.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 understand strategies for managing pests of public health importance in the hospital setting.


Saturday

This session describes the ethnography conducted on a nursing unit and the findings of how the culture contributes to interruptions on a medical unit.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe how the culture of a medical nursing unit contributes to the interruptions that occur.


Saturday

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Male health issues, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia, testicular cancer, and prostatic cancer our topics of discussion during this session. Focus is on etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, early detection, and treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 relate pathophysiologic changes that occur with various male health challenges to the evidence-based care necessary in nursing interventions.


Saturday
225 - Law and Order for Medical-Surgical Nurses
11:15am - 12:30pm Central - September 28, 2019 | Room: International Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Nurses will learn how to protect their most valuable asset, their license, by using an acronym called GIFTS. When nurses use their GIFTS, they are able to improve patient care while legally protecting their license.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 learn how to protect their most valuable asset, their license, by using an acronym called GIFTS.


Saturday

Nursing professionals play a critical role in enhancing surgical outcomes and are key in detecting areas for improvement in care. This continuing education session, presented by the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (ANHI), demonstrates how a multi-disciplinary team can utilize evidence-based perioperative nutrition and wound healing protocols to optimize patient outcomes.

Sponsored by Abbott Nutrition Health Institute


Saturday
L01 - Leadership Summit
12:30pm - 03:15pm Central - September 28, 2019 | Room: Marquette
Credits Available: 0.00 CH

Concurrent Sessions - Select One
02:00pm - 03:15pm Central - September 28, 2019

Saturday


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A presentation and analysis of evidence-based tools and current research utilized for complex discharges and reductions in readmissions is shared, along with a discussion of the nursing roles in relation to complex discharge planning.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 identify necessary elements to assure successful discharge plans to avoid readmission, describe how the APRN is positioned to lead the team for interdisciplinary planning, and propose a structure for interprofessional discharge rounds to organize planning.


Saturday

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Understanding the current opioid epidemic is critical to identifying how nurses might assist in efforts to reduce opioid overdose deaths. This presentation reviews the physiologic underpinnings of acute and chronic pain, before focusing on techniques to improve patients’ pain experiences with less reliance on opioids.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 identify three techniques for improving pain management while minimizing reliance on opioid medications.


Saturday

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Review the NIOSH guidelines and requirements, and discuss the technology and procedures available to decrease the risks of handling, preparing, and administering hazardous drugs.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the NIOSH guidelines, chapter 800 requirements/standards related to nursing; describe safe-handling practices; and discuss the technology and procedures available to decrease the risks of handling, preparing, and administering hazardous drugs.


Saturday

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Review a case study format to discuss care of patients who have undergone cardiac catheterization, placement of cardiac stents, and cardiac ablations. Procedures are reviewed with focus on care management post-intervention.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 of the concepts necessary to provide safe and effective care after cardiac procedures.


Saturday

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We discuss healthcare disparities experienced by the LGBTQ+ population and share our journey toward providing culturally competent care to the LGBTQ+ community utilizing Health Equality Index (HEI) as a resource. This work is beneficial to our patients and families as well as our LGBTQ+ employees.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 identify healthcare disparities that exist among the LGBTQ+ population as well as steps to provide an affirming and culturally competent healthcare environment for members of the LGBTQ+ community.


Saturday

This session addresses the findings from a national study of AMSN members regarding their evidence-based practice (EBP) beliefs and competencies as well as their ability to implement EBP.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the EBP attributes of the med-surg nurses who participated in the national survey.


Saturday

Get answers to all your CMSRN certification and recertification questions!

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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:
Stop by for some light snacks while board members share their certification stories and get answers to all your CMSRN certification and recertification questions!


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
08:00am - 09:15am Central - September 29, 2019

Sunday

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The MAGNUS Experience, administered through the office of advanced practice at a quaternary healthcare center, offers a unique opportunity for clinical nurses to participate in rich and thought provoking discussions centered on uncovering their leadership potential. Each nurse is challenged to “lead from where they are.”

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the components of an effective clinical empowerment program.


Sunday

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Discuss the use of a program to identify and implement an interprofessional treatment and monitoring plan for patients admitted to medical-surgical units who also have active complex behavioral health patterns.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the management of keeping complex behavioral health patients safe who are admitted to medical-surgical units.


Sunday

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Address the benefits and risks of social networking and the nurse’s responsibilities when using this means of communication.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe at least two ways social media impacts the nursing professional.


Sunday
314 - Beers Criteria
08:00am - 09:15am Central - September 29, 2019 | Room: Stevens Salon A5
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  1.25 Rx

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This session focuses on adverse effects and inappropriate use of medications related to the care of older adults, including perceived psychological and behavioral issues. Guidelines addressing the safety of prescribing medications under the Beers criteria are addressed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 understand the Beers Criteria and how to use it in a clinical setting, identify medications to avoid in the geriatric population, and discuss appropriate use of psychotropic medications in managing agitation in the geriatric population.


Sunday

**Speaker has requested not to share handouts.**

This session is designed to bring medical-surgical nurses up to date on precision medicine from genetics to survivorship of cancer patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 state the importance of genetic testing in cancer treatment protocols.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:30am - 10:30am Central - September 29, 2019

Sunday

Explore best practices for implementation of nurse leader roles, define themes central to successful adoption, and discover tools that can be applied to facilitate enculturation and practice changes.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe the foundational themes necessary to successful implementation of professional practice nurse leader roles, understand the top five concepts of successful role implementation, and apply at least two tools that facilitate successful implementation of nurse leader roles.


Sunday

We discuss the education of med-surg nursing staff on positioning during surgery to enhance post-op recovery and prevent post-op complications.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 recognize best practices for reducing post-surgery skin complications, identify education to enhance knowledge of surgical positioning complications, and develop a new viewpoint of your role in preserving skin integrity beyond the OR.


Sunday

This session presents the results of an MSNCB-funded study on methods used for continuing competence among CMSRNs. The results help to inform MSNCB’s future decisions on recertification requirements, and the general conversation and debate around continuing competence in nursing specialty certification and recertification.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe CMSRNs' views of continuing competence and the value of certification.


Sunday

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Discuss implications to patients and healthcare providers following legalization of marijuana in Colorado in 2012 (now legal in many states).

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 discuss several possible implications to nursing and health care in the setting of legal marijuana.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
10:45am - 11:45am Central - September 29, 2019

Sunday

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This session uses Noel Tichy’s Leadership Engine model to describe how high-performance healthcare systems can be achieved by deliberately removing hierarchical barriers and empowering nursing leadership from the C-suite to the bedside.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 prepared to build the "leadership" engine in the practice setting.


Sunday

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We know that a single malfunction of the gastrointestinal system can impact the course of an acute illness, but do we understand why? This session highlights the complicated relationships of the liver, the gut, and the pancreas and helps answer the “why” for what we do at the bedside. You will come away with a better understanding of WHY tests are ordered, WHEN to suspect gastrointestinal malfunction, WHO is at risk for intestinal failure, WHERE to look for complications associated with upper versus lower GI surgery, and WHAT to monitor during interventions and therapies.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 a better understanding of WHY tests are ordered, WHEN to suspect gastrointestinal malfunction, WHO is at risk for intestinal failure, WHERE to look for complications associated with upper versus lower GI surgery, and WHAT to monitor during interventions and therapies.


Sunday

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Discuss the role of nurses in protecting patient information, averting security breaches and threats while providing safe and efficient quality care. Case studies and examples are included from patient care settings including nurse navigation, ambulatory clinics, and inpatient areas.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 understand the basics of cybersecurity.


Sunday

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Readmissions are very detrimental to the patient and to the bottom line. This session discusses simple ways to decrease readmission that can be applied to all disease processes.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 describe effective strategies to reduce readmissions.


Sunday

Nurses will gain information needed to understand the concept of skin failure, including key concepts for treatment with a palliative focus.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

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 nursing continuing professional development 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 information needed to understand the concept of skin failure, including key concepts for treatment with a palliative focus.


Sunday
Pres - President's Address/Closing Remarks
12:00pm - 12:30pm Central - September 29, 2019 | Room: International Ballroom