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Nursing practice is constantly evolving and knowledge about the current trends in the area is necessary. CHI Health Nursing Conference: Hot Topics in Nursing will provide healthcare professionals ways to identify current and emerging trends impacting nursing care and describe appropriate strategies and nursing response.
Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Other Interested Health Care Providers
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University School of Medicine
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education CHI Health Purpose
To provide current information related to nursing practice and evidence-based practice recommendations to improve patient outcomes for healthcare professionals
Identify current and emerging drug trends
Summarize drug trafficking in Nebraska and law enforcement’s response
Discuss antibiotics that can be used for resistant organisms
Review the emerging pathogen
Candida auris Identify and reduce barriers to care and safety risks
Identify resources to empower older adults to live life to the fullest as they age
Examine human trafficking and how it looks realistically in Nebraska
List tools for when trafficking is suspected
Identify two strategies to enhance recognition of a sudden change in patient condition
Identify two priority interventions for the primary nurse to initiate to promote positive outcomes when a patient has a sudden change in condition
Recognize workplace violence in its many form
Identify how to respond to workplace violence
Determine what can be done to promote resiliency and recovery for victims of workplace violence
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:35 a.m. Current Drug Trends Brandon Kirkley
9:35 a.m. Emerging Infectious Diseases Renuga Vivekanandan, MD David Quimby, MD
10:35 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. Nursing: The Safety Net of Our Geriatric Community Alice Tvrdik, APRN, NP
11:50 a.m. Lunch
12:35 p.m. Salvation Army’s Fight to End Trafficking Teshawna Sawyer
1:35 p.m. Break
1:50 p.m. Early Recognition of Patient Condition Change Barb Nickel, APRN-CNS, CCRN, CRNI
2:50 p.m. Workplace Violence: Recognition and Response Pamela Kayl, DNP, APRN-NP
3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjournment Education Credit
Nurse CE Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CHI Employees: $65
Non-CHI Employees: $90 Refund Policy
Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.