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2014 - Does not include Preconference Sessions

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Price: $200.00
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The Spinal Cord Injury Patient on the Medical-Surgical Unit: What Is Essential to Know to Prevent Complications?

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The Spinal Cord Injury Patient on the Medical-Surgical Unit: What Is Essential to Know to Prevent Complications?

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

This session provides an overview of the terminology and potential complications that can occur for patients with spinal cord injury while hospitalized and post-discharge.

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:
• Describe spinal cord anatomy and current terminology for spinal cord injury.
• Identify common mechanisms of spinal cord injury.
• List common medical complications of spinal cord injury.
• Discuss nursing interventions for post-spinal cord injury.

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

Venous Thromboembolism: Get the Facts...Prophylax!

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Venous Thromboembolism: Get the Facts...Prophylax!

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

This session reviews the current evidence relating to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and uses case studies to demonstrate the current guidelines for and potential adverse effects of pharmacologic and mechanical thromboprophylaxis.

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 importance of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis.
• Describe the role of mechanical thromboprophylaxis in preventing VTE.
• Review the main pharmacologic interventions for VTE prophylaxis.
• Describe the recommended VTE prophylaxis for medical and surgical patients.

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Price: $20.00
Members: $0.00

NICHE Physician-Led Interdisciplinary Rounds

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NICHE Physician-Led Interdisciplinary Rounds

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

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

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

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

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

Chest Tube Management in the Acute Care Setting: Having Confidence and Avoiding Complications

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Chest Tube Management in the Acute Care Setting: Having Confidence and Avoiding Complications

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

This session provides the necessary skills to instill confidence in the bedside nurse caring for chest tubes and drains and review some immediate action techniques that will prepare the nurse for any possible unexpected complications.

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:
• Review the anatomy and physiology of the chest cavity, the mechanics of breathing, and their relationship to chest drainage.
• Discuss the indications for chest tube placement.
• Identify the "basics" and the various types of chest tubes and drains.
• Describe chest tube care, maintenance, and interventions to include immediate actions when necessary.

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Price: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Social Media and the Nurse: Walking a Fine Line?

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Social Media and the Nurse: Walking a Fine Line?

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

This session provides nurses with guidance on maintaining professional boundaries when engaging in electronic social media communications and defines potential consequences of indiscriminate use of social media related to patient care.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

Accreditation Statement:
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Objectives:
• Describe examples of social media interactions that have either crossed professional boundaries or could be perceived as such. 
• Discuss scenarios resulting in negative consequences experienced by some nurses as a result of engaging in social media interactions .
• Outline professional parameters that nurses could utilize when communicating via social media forums.

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Price: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Tools for Teams

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Tools for Teams

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

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

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

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

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

Coming to Your Unit: A Kidney Transplant Recipient!

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Coming to Your Unit: A Kidney Transplant Recipient!

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

This session discusses key issues related to kidney transplantation, and nursing interventions and care for recipients of kidney and kidney/pancreas transplants.

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 indications for kidney transplant and current donor/recipient processes (in the US).
• List specific nursing assessment parameters for kidney transplant donors and recipients.
• Describe common nursing interventions for kidney transplant donors and recipients.

Speaker(s):
  • Darlene Lovasik, MN, RN, CCRN-K, CCTN, Transplant/Surgery Program Nurse Specialist, UPMC Presbyterian, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Price: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: Weaponry in the War on Clostridium Difficile

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: Weaponry in the War on Clostridium Difficile

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

This session reviews multiple treatments for Clostridium difficile and current advancements in this terribly difficult-to-control infection, with a specific focus on the advancement of fecal microbiota transplantation.

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 Clostridium Difficile pathogenesis.
• Outline standard treatments for Clostridium Difficile.
• Discuss the efficacy of standard treatments.
• Outline the rationale for fecal microbiota transplant (FMT).
• Discuss the history and clinical studies/trials for FMT.
• Describe information regarding FDA involvement.
• Outline process for protocol initiation.
• Discuss potential barriers to a successful program and ways to overcome.

Speaker(s):
  • Traci Brackin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, APCWCN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Blount Senior Care Partners
Price: $20.00
Members: $0.00

A Multifaceted Approach to Educating Clinical Nurses on Research

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A Multifaceted Approach to Educating Clinical Nurses on Research

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

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

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

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

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

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

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

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

Winning at Managing Heart Failure

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Winning at Managing Heart Failure

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

This session reviews significant assessments, treatment modalities, medications, and laboratory and diagnostic studies for a better understanding of the management of patients admitted with heart failure exacerbation.

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:
• List patient challenges that commonly lead to heart failure exacerbation.
• Describe how noninvasive ventilation modes work as an adjunct therapy.
• Define the role of a nurse navigator to decrease recidivism.

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