2013 Main Conference


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Standard: $200.00
Members: $0.00

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Pediatric SIG

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Pediatric SIG


Does your practice involve caring for infants and children? The Pediatric SIG serves as the voice for pediatric nursing in AAACN.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • List the challenges faced by nursing and families after discharge from hospital.
  • Summarize information presented.
  • Discuss topics for SIG web page.

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

Telehealth SIG

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Telehealth SIG


Telehealth nursing is an exciting ambulatory care nursing subspecialty. The Telehealth Nursing Practice (TNP) SIG supports continuing nursing education, offers networking opportunities, and encourages research in the field.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Discuss clinical issues of concern with colleagues.
  • Create a plan for implementing new solutions to experienced clinical concerns.
  • Verbalize the purpose and role of the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC).

Speaker(s):
  • Rocquel Crawley, MBA, BSN, RNC-OCB, NEA-BC, VCU Medical Center
  • Pam Kuchta, MBA, BSN, RNC-TNP, University of Texas Medical Branchs Access Center
Members: Free

Patient Education SIG

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Patient Education SIG


The Patient Education SIG empowers members on issues related to patient and family education, health literacy, and patient and family-centered care. Join the discussion on timely issues such as achieving and exceeding compliance, the use and effectiveness of electronic documentation, patient education materials and systems, and processes and programs to promote health literacy.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Discuss methods to enhance patient education.
  • Identify strategies utilized for patient education in a Patient-Centered Medical Home model.

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

Ambulatory Care RN Care Coordination Competencies

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Ambulatory Care RN Care Coordination Competencies


This session examines the role of RN care coordination competencies. An overview of the work of AAACN expert panels on care coordination and transition management is used to facilitate discussion on the dimensions of care and the importance of a patient-centered model that harmonizes the role of the RN in care coordination with the interprofessional care team.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the work of AAACN’s three expert panels on care coordination and transition management.
  • Discuss the dimensions of care coordination including transition management.
  • Describe a patient-centered model that harmonizes the role of the RN in ambulatory care coordination and transition management with the interprofessional care team.

Speaker(s): Speaker(s):
  • Beth A. Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Jefferson School of Nursing Thomas Jefferson University
Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Special In-Brief Session: The Veterans Health Administration PCMH Model: An Ambulatory Care Coordination PACT

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Special In-Brief Session: The Veterans Health Administration PCMH Model: An Ambulatory Care Coordination PACT


The Veterans Health Administration PCMH Model: An Ambulatory Care Coordination PACT: This session explores the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model used by the Veterans Health Systems. Multiple metrics of the system, known as the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT), are discussed and the collaboration of RN Care Managers and Care Coordinators as leaders of the team will be addressed to facilitate ideas on the improvement of patient care.


Integrating Population Health Management into the Patient- Centered Medical Home: Meeting MCQA PCMH Recognition Requirements: Managing the health of our population requires a focus on the health of each individual patient. This session explores how using a team-based approach in a medical home environment can lead to better outcomes for patients.


Stefanie Coffey (session 241/242) discloses that she receives other financial or material support as an employee of the VA.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Stefanie Coffey (session 241/242) discloses that she receives other financial or material support as an employee of the VA.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Define the Veterans Health Administration PCMH initiative.
  • Identify the components of the PACT model and how nursing has led this system redesign process.
  • Explain how performance measures data is used to change outcomes.

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

Special In-Brief Sessions: An Old Nursing Skill with New Guidelines: The Intramuscular Injection - One Hospital's Struggle. What is Your Practice?; Improving Aseptic Technique Practices in the Ambulatory Procedural Areas

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Special In-Brief Sessions: An Old Nursing Skill with New Guidelines: The Intramuscular Injection - One Hospital's Struggle. What is Your Practice?; Improving Aseptic Technique Practices in the Ambulatory Procedural Areas


An Old Nursing Skill with New Guidelines: The Intramuscular Injection – One Hospital’s Struggle. What is Your Practice?: Administering an intramuscular injection (IM) is a basic nursing skill, but the majority of nurses do not perform this task according to best practice guidelines. This presentation shares the experience of one hospital in developing a new policy, procedure, and teaching plan to ensure compliance, as well as the lessons learned from implementation.


Improving Aseptic Technique Practices in the Ambulatory Procedural Areas: This session explores the efforts of one institution to improve aseptic technique practices in ambulatory procedural areas. After inconsistent practices were identified, a plan to develop an educational program based on evidence for all current and new nursing staff in procedural areas and a nursing policy on the technique was implemented. We discuss the methods used to identify issues and the plan used to implement change and share our experience to help other institutions facing the same issues within their own practice.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Describe the rationale for creating a new evidence-informed policy on intramuscular (IM) injections. (Hansen)
  • Outline the steps used to educate nurses to follow the new evidence-informed policy. (Hansen)
  • Describe the reactions from nurses and patients related to the use of the VG site for IM injections. (Hansen)
  • Identify four principles of infection prevention that stop transmission of micro-organisms. (Holper & Ward-Newkirk)
  • Define clean, sterile, and aseptic technique. (Holper & Ward-Newkirk)
  • Identify breaks in sterile technique and how to address these breaks. (Holper & Ward-Newkirk)

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

Areas of Controversy in Telephone Triage: Let's Take a Fresh Look

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Areas of Controversy in Telephone Triage: Let's Take a Fresh Look


Telephone triage is a well-established form of nursing, but conventional wisdom guiding this practice is not always based on principles of professional nursing. Attend this session to take a critical look at appropriate use of protocols, second level triage, third party callers, call intake by unlicensed personnel, policy-driven follow- up calls, and quality assurance in telephone triage.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Identify areas of controversy associated with telephone triage.
  • Discuss the implications of current practice in telephone triage.
  • Explore new approaches to telephone triage that will enhance patient safety and advance the professional role of the registered nurse.

Speaker(s):
Members: Free

Special In-Brief Sessions: Staying on Target: Impact of Behavioral-Based Interviewing by a Health Care Coach in Patient- Centered Medical Home for Management of Chronic Disease; Motivational Interviewing: Improving Patient Outcomes

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Special In-Brief Sessions: Staying on Target: Impact of Behavioral-Based Interviewing by a Health Care Coach in Patient- Centered Medical Home for Management of Chronic Disease; Motivational Interviewing: Improving Patient Outcomes


Staying on Target: Impact of Behavioral-Based Interviewing by a Health Care Coach in Patient- Centered Medical Home for Management of Chronic Disease: This presentation describes the current state of chronic disease management and its impact on health care in the U.S. The theory behind behavioral-based interviewing techniques is reviewed, along with a discussion on how one health care coach was able to empower patients for self-care management and improve outcomes in a PCMH model.


Motivational Interviewing: Improving Patient Outcomes: This presentation is designed to acquaint nurses with the literature support, theory, and techniques for promoting change in health care behaviors. Three core skills are shared to showcase the partnership between nurse and patient in facilitating positive health outcomes and a research-tested model of motivational interviewing is discussed.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Describe the current state and trends on the health of our nation in management of chronic disease. (Fuchs, May, McMurtry)
  • Define the theory of motivation to change behavior using motivational-based interviewing techniques and skills. (Fuchs, May, McMurtry)
  • Identify the health promotion strategies used by a health care coach in a Patient-Centered Medical Home model to keep patients with chronic diseases healthier. (Fuchs, May, McMurtry)
  • Describe the role of the nurse as a facilitator of behavior change which leads to better outcomes for patients. (Reifsteck)
  • Outline three essential skills to increase a partnership between the nurse and patient. (Reifsteck)
  • Evaluate the use of the Conviction and Confidence Model to motivate patients to improve and achieve enhanced health outcomes. (Reifsteck)

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

Leadership SIG

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Leadership SIG


The Future of Nursing report (IOM) is a call to action for ambulatory care nursing. This report and member feedback spurred the AAACN Leadership SIG to develop two toolkits – one for Ambulatory Care Nursing Leaders and one on Patient- Centered Medical Homes. Join your colleagues to learn about initial content and application to practice.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Describe key Leadership SIG activities and imperatives driving interest in development of toolkits.
  • Describe methods used to select and create content of the Ambulatory Nurse Leader Toolkit.
  • Describe methods used to select and create content of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Toolkit.

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

Veterans Affairs SIG

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Veterans Affairs SIG


The Veterans Affairs (VA) SIG is a forum for VA ambulatory care nurses to discuss problems, share solutions and creative programs, and keep in touch across the country.


Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.


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


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.


Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


Objectives:

  • Discuss clinical issues of concern with colleagues.
  • Create a plan for implementing new solutions to experienced clinical concerns.

Speaker(s):
Members: Free
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