Main Sessions


2013 - Does not include Preconference Sessions

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Standard: $200.00
Members: $0.00

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Not Your Grandmother's Health Care System

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Not Your Grandmother's Health Care System

Sep 26, 2013 4:15pm ‐ Sep 26, 2013 6:30pm

This session describes (through a humorous lens) the trajectory of medical-surgical nurses, from mastering the Gomco Suction Machine to meeting the demands of the high-tech, fast-paced, and technology-infused health care environment.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Describe the chaotically changing health care system and its impact on medical-surgical nurses.
  • Identify the trajectory of the medical-surgical nurse's role.
  • Identify adaptive strategies to thrive in the current health care scene.

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

Keynote Address - Transitional Care

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Keynote Address - Transitional Care

Sep 27, 2013 8:00am ‐ Sep 27, 2013 9:15am

Given the projected growth of the population of older adults with complex care needs, there is a critical need to bridge the chasm between evidence-based practices and current approaches. This session describes the efforts of a multidisciplinary team to advance the science related to transitional care, as well as to translate research findings into the "real world" of clinical practice.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Identify individual/family and system factors associated with poor post-discharge outcomes among hospitalized older adults.
  • Describe key concepts underpinning the Transitional Care Model (TCM) and the key findings from testing the TCM in the real world of clinical practice.
  • Describe impact of body of evidence from testing of TCM on clinical practice and health care policy and the key indicators of success.

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

Normal Aging vs. Pathological Aging: Do You Know the Difference?

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Normal Aging vs. Pathological Aging: Do You Know the Difference?

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

Older adults often present to the hospital with multiple complex co-morbidities, so medical-surgical nurses have a duty to be knowledgeable in caring for this population. This session discusses how certain conditions are common and preventative and may signal a need for a thorough assessment. The importance of nurses being able to differentiate normal aging from pathological aging is also explored.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Describe two physiological changes experienced with aging.
  • Discuss two nursing considerations associated with age-related changes.

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

Let's Get to STEPPIN with EBP TeamSTEPPS

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Let's Get to STEPPIN with EBP TeamSTEPPS

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

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

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

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

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

Blood is Thicker than Crystalloids: Current Trends in Transfusion Medicine

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Blood is Thicker than Crystalloids: Current Trends in Transfusion Medicine

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

Based on emerging evidence, blood transfusion practices and guidelines have changed dramatically in the last decade. While blood products are sometimes necessary for survival, it is worth looking at unintended consequences and net benefits for patients. This session explores best practices and application for the medical-surgical nurse.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Analyze current trends in transfusion medicine and the risks versus benefits of blood transfusion.
  • Name three changes that occur when blood is banked and stored and the potential storage lesion implications for patients.
  • Evaluate current guidelines for transfusion of blood products against the practice in their facilities.

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

Lymphedema - Symptom Recognition and Interventions

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Lymphedema - Symptom Recognition and Interventions

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

This session provides attendees with the tools to differentiate among lymphedema, lipedemia, and vascular symptoms. Similarities and differences of interventions for lymphedema and vascular symptoms are also identified.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Describe the function and the anatomy of the lymph system.
  • Outline the treatment available.
  • List the precautions and absolute contraindications for MLD.

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

Standardized Nursing Assessment of Dyspnea to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality

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Standardized Nursing Assessment of Dyspnea to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality

Sep 27, 2013 12:45pm ‐ Sep 27, 2013 1:45pm

Dyspnea is an important independent predictor of adverse outcomes in certain populations. This session describes a pilot study on the feasibility of routine dyspnea assessment of all inpatients upon admission. The presenters also explore how dyspnea assessment presents an opportunity to optimize care, improve symptom management, and help predict outcomes.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of routine dyspnea assessment on all patients in order to triage appropriately and optimize care.
  • Describe one method for integrating a patient reported dyspnea measurement into routine nursing assessments.

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

Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers: Zero and Sustaining

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Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers: Zero and Sustaining

Sep 27, 2013 12:45pm ‐ Sep 27, 2013 1:45pm

This session focuses on reducing pressure ulcers in the acute care setting and how one hospital eliminated them completely. The presenter shares how the hospital’s team worked with the Indiana State Board of Health and will describe how their successful pressure ulcer pilot program worked.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Identify Indiana's ranking for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (Pus).
  • Discuss best practice interventions, including the improvement model.
  • Summarize achieved patient outcomes.

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

Innovation in Colorectal Surgery

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Innovation in Colorectal Surgery

Sep 27, 2013 12:45pm ‐ Sep 27, 2013 1:45pm

This session describes the nurse's pivotal role in an evidence-based accelerated recovery program for colorectal surgical patients, including multimodal analgesia, euvolemic status, diet, ambulation, and patient education. The presenter also discusses how postoperative complications and patient length of stay can be decreased without affecting patient safety.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Describe the history of colorectal surgery.
  • Describe GI and colorectal anatomy and specific surgical procedures.
  • Describe surgical patient issues.

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

Health Literacy: How Well Are We Communicating?

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Health Literacy: How Well Are We Communicating?

Sep 27, 2013 12:45pm ‐ Sep 27, 2013 1:45pm

Patients and families are being asked to manage increasingly complicated regimens for multiple co-morbidities. Providing patient education that facilitates positive outcomes is critical. This session offers insights into providing health information that patients can find, understand, and act on to improve health outcomes.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

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

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

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:

  • Describe the impact of inadequate health literacy on the health outcomes and self-management of chronic illness in adults.
  • Articulate techniques to improve health literacy and self-management of chronic illness in adults.

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