Main Sessions


2014 - Does not include Preconference Sessions

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Price: $200.00
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Roadmap...Setting the Course for Patient and Family Involvement in Their Plan of Care

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Roadmap...Setting the Course for Patient and Family Involvement in Their Plan of Care

Sep 13, 2014 1:45pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 3:00pm

This session describes the development of a forward-thinking navigation tool called ROADMAP (Review of All My Daily Medical Actions and Plans) to keep patients and families informed and involved in their 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 development of a navigation tool using LEAN principles. 
• Detail strategies for implementation of an electronic daily plan of care.

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

Suicide Prevention in the Inpatient Medical Setting: Role of the Professional Nurse

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Suicide Prevention in the Inpatient Medical Setting: Role of the Professional Nurse

Sep 13, 2014 1:45pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 3:00pm

This session addresses ways patient safety can be enhanced while creating resources for medicalsurgical nurses in the care of the patient who has attempted suicide.

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:
• State the risk factors for suicide.
• Administer a suicide assessment.
• List and explain five inpatient nursing interventions that will increase safety of patients who are suicidal.
• Describe a mental health checklist and how it can assist in maintaining a safe environment.

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

Using Quality Tools to Continuously Enhance Care at the Bedside

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Using Quality Tools to Continuously Enhance Care at the Bedside

Sep 13, 2014 3:15pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 4:30pm

This session describes the significance of continuous quality improvement for improving care at the bedside, discuss basic quality tools to identify problems and improve care, and illustrates why continual enhancement of care makes a difference. 

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 significance of continuous quality improvement for improving care at the bedside. 
• Discuss basic quality tools to identify problems and improve care. 
• Illustrate why continual enhancement of care makes a difference.

Speaker(s):
  • Ellen Evans, MN, MPH, CPHQ, CJCP, CPPS, RN, Manager of Quality and Patient Safety, Northside Hospital
Members: $20.00
Price: $30.00

"Nurse, Can You Hear Me? I Am Not an Addict. I Am in Pain."

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"Nurse, Can You Hear Me? I Am Not an Addict. I Am in Pain."

Sep 13, 2014 3:15pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 4:30pm

This session will explain the differences between addiction, tolerance, and pseudo-addiction; define
different types of pain and how to assess a patient who reports pain accurately; and provide examples
of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies available to medical-surgical nurses to
assist the patient experiencing pain.

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:
• Identify bias regarding pain management
• Explain the differences between addiction, tolerance, and pseudo-addiction
• Accurately assess and manage pain

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

Lab Tests

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Lab Tests

Sep 13, 2014 3:15pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 4:30pm

This session reviews the essentials connected with laboratory tests, shares a review of commonly prescribed tests, and shows best methods for the application of results through case study formats.

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 and purpose of daily chemistry findings in acute care.
• Review components and significance of a complete blood count (CBC).
• Explain the influence of intravenous fluids on fluids and electrolyte balance.

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

Sleep - Not Just Beauty Rest

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Sleep - Not Just Beauty Rest

Sep 13, 2014 3:15pm ‐ Sep 13, 2014 4:30pm

This session shares the strategic plan efforts of nursing leaders from an urban academic medical center to create, implement, and ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

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 an urban academic medical center’s strategy, structure, and process to address health care worker fatigue as a threat to the health, safety, and satisfaction of patients and employees. 
• Describe the success of six organizational initiatives to mitigate the risks of health care worker fatigue.

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

Integrating Nutritional Care to Optimize Patient Outcomes: Med-Surg Nurses at the Forefront

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Integrating Nutritional Care to Optimize Patient Outcomes: Med-Surg Nurses at the Forefront

Sep 14, 2014 8:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2014 9:15am

This session and the corresponding CE are compliments of AMSN, a founding member of the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition. Our intent is to bring awareness and solutions to healthcare providers for the problem of malnutrition in hospitalized patients. Login or create an account to access this session at no charge.

This Town Hall session will review the critical role of nutrition in improving patient outcomes and discuss best practices of incorporating nutrition care into a multitude of care delivery mechanisms.

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:
Speakers - Andrea Melendez and Beth Quatrara disclose that they are members of the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition Steering Committee. Faculty and planners 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:
• Explore the critical role that nutrition plays in enhancing patient outcomes.
• Describe best practices to optimize nutrition care.
• Analyze opportunities to implement nutritional strategies.

Speaker(s):
  • Beth Quatrara, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Nursing
  • Andrea Melendez, MSN, RN, CHTP, HTCP, HSMI, RM

Awards/Induction Ceremony and President's Address

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Awards/Induction Ceremony and President's Address

Sep 14, 2014 9:15am ‐ Sep 14, 2014 9:45am

Speaker(s):
  • Jill Arzouman, DNP,RN, ACNS,BC, CMSRN, NC-BC, RYT200, Director of Professional Nursing Practice, Banner Health
Price: $20.00
Members: $0.00

The Unique Professional Practice Role of the Clinical Nurse in Hospitals

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The Unique Professional Practice Role of the Clinical Nurse in Hospitals

Sep 14, 2014 10:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2014 11:00am

This session addresses the unique professional practice role of clinical nurses in hospitals, which requires knowledge and understanding of complexity theory and the use of a complex adaptive system approach to plan and provide quality 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 and exemplify the concepts of professional and professional practice.
• Describe/exemplify the three components of professional nursing practice in hospitals. 
• Cite avenues/projects to bring about needed change.

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

Extraordinary Is Ordinary: Why Nurses Make a Difference

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Extraordinary Is Ordinary: Why Nurses Make a Difference

Sep 14, 2014 11:15am ‐ Sep 14, 2014 12:15pm

Emphasizing the influence nurses have on the patient experience and their organization’s culture, this presentation focuses on recognizing contributions and the research supporting the extraordinary value of nursing.

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:
• Recognize elements that constitute extraordinary behaviors and actions in nurses. 
• Describe the benefits of meaningful recognition on organizational culture and staff.

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