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2015 - Does not include Preconference Sessions

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Standard: $200.00
Members: $0.00

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Nursing's Impact on Quality Outcomes

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Nursing's Impact on Quality Outcomes

Sep 25, 2015 8:00am ‐ Sep 25, 2015 9:15am

Dr. Aiken examines how changes in provider payments and advances in nursing research improve the business case for investments in nursing.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Identify and discuss use of nursing outcomes research to drive changes in managerial decisions and policy.
2. Explain the business case for investments in nursing.
3. Discuss current public policies under consideration.

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Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Medication Safety Best Practices

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Medication Safety Best Practices

Sep 25, 2015 11:15am ‐ Sep 25, 2015 12:30pm

The six safety medication practices introduced by The Institute for Safe Medication Practice in 2014-2015 are explored.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. State three of six 6 ISMP targeted medication safety best practices.
2. Discuss one hospital's implementation of 2014-2015 recommendations.
3. Identify what the "One and Only Campaign" is.

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

Update on Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2015

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Update on Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2015

Sep 25, 2015 11:15am ‐ Sep 25, 2015 12:30pm

This session discusses the presentation, evaluation, and treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and the latest controversies and the direction of future therapies in inflammatory bowel disease.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

Speaker: Peter Buch discloses that he is a member of the speakers’ bureau for AbbVie.

There are no other 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:
1. Distinguish inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from irritable bowel disease (IBS).
2. Review the workup of IBD.
3. Identify the various treatments of IBD.
4. Discuss the controversies surrounding IBD.

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

Health Literacy: What It Is and What It Means to You and Your Patients

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Health Literacy: What It Is and What It Means to You and Your Patients

Sep 25, 2015 11:15am ‐ Sep 25, 2015 12:30pm

This session explores how effective patient education improves outcomes, helps prevent readmission, and reduces health care costs.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Explain the financial impact and implications of low health literacy on the health care delivery system and the scope of the problem.
2. Define health literacy and its importance and identify at-risk populations.
3. Describe the components of health literacy and identify patients with low health literacy.
4. Review the basics of learning and the ways to adapt everyday clinical practices.
5. Outline information that requires adaptation and how to modify verbal and printed information to improve comprehension in low health literacy clients.

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

Understanding Mental Illness and the Med-Surg Patient

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Understanding Mental Illness and the Med-Surg Patient

Sep 25, 2015 11:15am ‐ Sep 25, 2015 12:30pm

The number of med-surg patients being admitted with co-occuring mental health disorders continues to grow. The etiology of these illnesses is discussed, with the goal of gaining better understanding — and thus better patient outcomes — of the patient as a whole.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Discuss the changing culture of mental illness.
2. Describe issues of prescriptions without therapy.
3. Review ways to develop comprehension and understanding of specific mental illness pathology.

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

EKG Interpretation: Beyond the Basics

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EKG Interpretation: Beyond the Basics

Sep 25, 2015 12:45pm ‐ Sep 25, 2015 1:45pm

This session focuses on equipping the medical-surgical nurse with tools to use to interpret ECG rhythms that originate in the AV junction and ventricles.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Describe the basic cardiac electrophysiology of the ECG complex.
2. Discuss the difference between an irritable beat and an escape beat.
3. Identify the differences between junction rhythms and ventricular rhythms.

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

Solving Challenges of Practice: Direct-Care Nurses Bring FLOWERS™ to the Bedside

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Solving Challenges of Practice: Direct-Care Nurses Bring FLOWERS™ to the Bedside

Sep 25, 2015 12:45pm ‐ Sep 25, 2015 1:45pm

Dr. Sprayberry introduces FLOWERS™, a unique framework composed of seven concepts inspiring and empowering you to solve practice challenges with confidence and pride.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

Speaker: Lynn Sprayberry discloses other financial/material support as presenter who speaks on topics of professional interest and accepts renumeration for her services. She is not a member of a speakers’ bureau.

There are no other 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:
1. Describe the impact of national health care policies on professional direct-care nurses.
2. Define seven concepts essential for excellence in professional direct-care nursing practice, education, and research.
3. Identify way to bring FLOWERS® to the bedside of each patient in need of professional nursing care.

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

Are You Providing Evidence-Based Diabetes Care?

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Are You Providing Evidence-Based Diabetes Care?

Sep 25, 2015 12:45pm ‐ Sep 25, 2015 1:45pm

This session reviews evidence-based recommendations for best practices in diabetes care, including blood glucose target ranges, treatment options, and examples of best-practice.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Identify the current inpatient standards of care for patients with diabetes.
2. Describe causes of hyperglycemia in the hospitalized patient.
3. Explain treatment options and challenges for hyperglycemia management in the inpatient setting.
4. Apply inpatient diabetes management standards to case studies.

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

Refining Nurse Documentation in Your Electronic Health Record

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Refining Nurse Documentation in Your Electronic Health Record

Sep 25, 2015 12:45pm ‐ Sep 25, 2015 1:45pm

How can clinicians attack the 'elephant' of documentation one bite at a time? In this session, the speakers explore ways of making it easier to 'do the right thing' and engaging staff to work smarter.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Identify ways to re-energize nurses to become catalyst for change.
2. Review how to simplify documentation by getting back to the basics.
3. Utilize the idea of “eating the elephant one bite at a time.”

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

Dimensions of Nurse Work Time

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Dimensions of Nurse Work Time

Sep 25, 2015 12:45pm ‐ Sep 25, 2015 1:45pm

The interdependent nature of nursing care requires nurses to share time with other members of their work group. How time is shared within groups affects patient care outcomes and the work experience. Research findings related to shared time patterns are discussed.

Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.

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:

Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.

There are no other 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:
1. Identify the dimensions of nursing time.
2. Review the dimensions of sociological (work) time reported in the literature.
3. Describe the dimensions of nurse work time identified in a national sample of medical-surgical nurses.
4. Discuss the implications of reported work time dimensions for the nurse work environment.

Speaker(s):
  • Terry L. Jones, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00