Main Sessions


2014 - Does not include Preconference Sessions

Contact hours for this conference have expired.

Standard: $200.00
Members: $0.00

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First Timers Session

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First Timers Session

Sep 11, 2014 3:00pm ‐ Sep 11, 2014 3:45pm

Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

The Lion and the Lamb: A Nursing Approach to the Affordable Care Act

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The Lion and the Lamb: A Nursing Approach to the Affordable Care Act

Sep 12, 2014 8:00am ‐ Sep 12, 2014 9:15am

In celebration of Med-Surg Nursing Week 2014, this session is available at no cost! Enjoy!

This session models the roles nurses have played in leading change and advancing health in ways that have been both powerful and subtle in helping consumers understand the Affordable Care Act.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Interpret the impact of the ACA on health system changes. 
• Differentiate systemic thinking from systems thinking. 
• Translate to practice Maeda's ten laws of simplicity.

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Individualized Care for the Obese Orthopedic Patient

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Individualized Care for the Obese Orthopedic Patient

Sep 12, 2014 11:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2014 12:30pm

This session helps attendees identify and meet the unique care needs of the obese orthopedic patient, including the impact of obesity on the body systems and a review of care needs related to mobility, wound management, airway maintenance, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Objectives:
• Discuss the impact of obesity on the body systems of the orthopedic patient.
• Review care needs related to mobility, wound management, airway maintenance, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation of the obese orthopedic patient.

Speaker(s):
  • Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Editor, MEDSURG Nursing
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

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"We Hold Precious Cargo": The Importance of Strong Relationships in Saving Lives

Sep 12, 2014 11:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2014 12:30pm

This session addresses the three key relationships of self, colleagues, and patients/families that all nurses need to focus on to ensure quality in the profession and continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families each and every day.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Discuss the importance of the role importance in saving patient's lives each day. 
• Articulate the three key relationships in health care.
• Discuss the value of self-care. 
• Describe the value of storytelling.

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

Making Cents of Supply Chain Management at the Bedside

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Making Cents of Supply Chain Management at the Bedside

Sep 12, 2014 11:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2014 12:30pm

This session addresses how supply chain management is an effective way to manage costs in a time where every penny counts and why it is important leaders not only keep frontline staff informed and engaged but continue to assess the progress of the various initiatives.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Discuss the importance of supply chain management. 
• Identify one’s own role in supply chain management. 
• Identify two supply chain opportunities in one’s own organization.

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

Support for Diabetes Self-Management Using Apple® iPad® Technology

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Support for Diabetes Self-Management Using Apple® iPad® Technology

Sep 12, 2014 11:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2014 12:30pm

This session shares the results of a study addressing the role technological advances can play in improving self-management by empowering patients to participate in practices and routines related to their illness and providing educational and motivational support for day-to-day diabetes management.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker - Caralise Weeks Hunt discloses grant/research support from AMSN. Faculty and planners have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
Project funded by an AMSN Nursing Research Grant.

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 purpose, aims, and rationale of the study.
• Summarize the theoretical framework of the study.
• Detail the study methodology.
• Discuss study findings and applications to medical-surgical nursing.

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

Writing for Publication

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Writing for Publication

Sep 12, 2014 12:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2014 1:45pm

This session offers practical ways for nurses interested in writing for publication to get started and discusses the manuscript submission, review, and publication processes to help writers prepare and write for best effect.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Describe elements that assist the potential writer in getting started.
• Identify ways to write for best effect. 
• Discuss the process of manuscript revision and publication.

Speaker(s):
  • Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Editor, MEDSURG Nursing
Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Delirium: Cost, Safety, and Quality

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Delirium: Cost, Safety, and Quality

Sep 12, 2014 12:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2014 1:45pm

This session addresses the implementation of a nurse-driven "Safety Watch" practice and other initiatives to provide quality improvement for care of patients with delirium and increase awareness of nurse accountability in providing surveillance for patients.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:
• Discuss quality improvement "Safety Watch" initiative to promote safety of delirious patient.
• Explore the economic impact of delirium.
• Describe the disease process of delirium.
• Describe evidence-based practice for identification of delirious patients in the medical-surgical population.
• Apply evidence-based practice to prevent and manage delirium.

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

ECG Interpretation for Medical-Surgical Nurses

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ECG Interpretation for Medical-Surgical Nurses

Sep 12, 2014 12:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2014 1:45pm

This session focuses on equipping the medical-surgical nurse with tools to interpret basic rhythms seen on medical-surgical units and reviews essential pathophysiology of the cardiac system and cardiac medications.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

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

Objectives:
• Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system as it related to cardiac dysrhythmias originating within the atria.
• Describe the basic cardiac electrophysiology of the ECG complex.
• Discuss potential complications for patients experiencing sinus and atrial dysrhythmias.
• Describe appropriate treatment strategies for patients with sinus and atrial dysrhythmias.

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

Stop the Chaos! One Patient at a Time, Please

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Stop the Chaos! One Patient at a Time, Please

Sep 12, 2014 12:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2014 1:45pm

This session describes the development of a multidisciplinary team approach to address the "batching" influx of admissions from the emergency department (ED) and the related dissatisfaction felt by medical-surgical nurses, and shares lessons and strategies to help other organizations enhance ED throughput, staff and patient satisfaction, and patient safety.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Detail countermeasures implemented to enhance ED throughput to the medical-surgical setting. 
• Discuss a minimum of three outcomes associated with an effort to enhance ED throughput to the medical-surgical setting.

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