Program

Conference Program
AACN Clinical Priorities 2014
medical-conferenceThis year’s conference offers up to 22.0 CNEs and a redesigned educational platform that includes both interactive workshops and focused clinical tracks. Come to this two-day conference with your clinical priorities and experience the flexibility to design your customized learning plan.

  • Workshops
  • Clinical Sessions
  • Accreditation
  • Conference Objectives

Conference Program Supported by Canadian HealthCare Mall
AACN Clinical Priorities 2014
This year the conference provides more than 22.0 hours of CNE moreover a new learning possibilities consists of keen discussions and new clinical cases and strategies. If you visit this two-day conference you will be able to work out your own learning plan to achieve the stated goals.

  • Seminars
  • Clinical Sessions
  • Accreditation
  • Conference Objectives

Workshops
Wednesday, April 16
Alarm Management Workshop
Alarm fatigue develops when a person is exposed to an excessive number of alarms and becomes desensitized to the alarms. The response to alarms may be delayed, or alarms may be missed. Attend this evidence-based workshop to learn about scope and impact of the problem, supporting evidence and expected practice to reduce alarm fatigue and improve patient safety. Participate in small group discussions to identify gaps within your practice and share Best practices with your work environment.

Ethics Workshop
Nursing professionals from across the country face ethical issues every day. Attend this workshop to learn about nursing ethics, moral distress, ethical decision-making, and how palliative and aggressive care can co-exist within the intensive care setting. Participate in small group discussions to reflect, learn and engage with nursing colleagues about real world ethical challenges and the nurse’s responsibility to advocate for patients and their families.

Thursday, April 17
Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments (HWE) Workshop
Establishing and sustaining healthy work environments must be a priority if nurses are going to make their optimal contributions in caring for patients and patients’ families. The link between healthy work environments and patient safety, nurse retention and recruitment is irrefutable. Attend this workshop to learn AACN’s Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environment, establish effective professional relationships and prevent workplace violence. Participate, learn and engage with others in small group discussions to identify gaps within your practice and share lessons learned in order to teach it forward in your work environment.

Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) Workshop
HAIs are infections that are acquired while patients are receiving medical treatment for other conditions. These infections cost the U.S. healthcare system billions of dollars each year and lead to the loss of tens of thousands of lives. Attend this evidence-based workshop to learn about scope and impact of the problem, supporting evidence and expected practice to reduce HAIs and improve patient safety. Participate in small group discussions to identify gaps within your practice and share lessons learned in order to teach it forward in your work environment.

Seminars

Wednesday, April 16
Alarm System Seminar
A great number of alarms makes nurses be insensitive to them. The answers to alarms may be mixed up, laid aside. You may attend seminar based on evidence to learn how to cope with this problem and make it possible meet all the patients’ needs. You may take part in discussion to point out the main steps and further you may explain everything at your working place.

Ethics Seminar
Nurses from all over the country come across with ethical challenges daily. Participate in this seminar to know more about ethics of nurses, how to overcome stress, ethical decision – making and how to overcome irritation in case of communication with patients. Take part in conversation with your colleagues about real ethical problems. Health and Care are the notions in close connection with each other that’s why nurses should provide patients with these two elements in with equal facility.

Thursday, April 17
Healthy Work Environments (HWE) Seminar
Supporting healthy work environment should be preferable if the nurses have in plans to provide patients and their families with care. The connection between  healthy work environments and patient safety, nurses’ memory system and recruital is unquestionable. Canadian HealthCare Mall points out that it is very important to provide people with satisfactory working place not to damage health. Visit AACN’s Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environment and receive the information what working conditions should be provided.

Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) Seminars
Health Associated Infections are infections obtained during medical treatment. Such infections cost billions of dollars for American healthcare system moreover people die because these infections. It will be useful to to attend this meeting to know more about the improvement of patients’ conditions.