2009 Nursing Symposium

2009 Planning Panel

Karen Innocent, MS, CMSRN, APRN, BC, CRNP
Director of Continuing Education & Conferences
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: Yes; Spouse is employee of Merck

Mary M. Bailey, RN, BSN, CEN
Clinical Educator
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Yvonne D’Arcy, CRNP-BN, CNS, MS
Pain Management & Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Pain & Palliative Care Outcomes Manager
Suburban Hospital
Bethesda, MD
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Joan Harvey, RN, MSN, CCRN
Nursing Educator
Ocean Medical Center
Brick, NJ
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Denise Hayes, RN, CRNP, MSN
Senior Clinical Editor, Nursing2009
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Linda Laskowski Jones, RN, MS, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CEN
Vice President, Emergency, Trauma & Aeromedical Services
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

AnneMarie Palatnik, MSN, APN, BC
Coordinator of Continuing Education, Clinical Education & Research
Virtua Health, Marlton, NJ
Editor, Nursing2009 Critical Care journal
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Janet S. Thomas, MS, RN-BC
Continuing Education Manager
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved through a peer-review process.

2009 Continuing Education Information

Purpose
To offer practicing nurses an educational activity that enhances the cognitive and practical skills necessary to maintain proficiency in nursing practice and to improve the quality of patient care.

Objectives
After attending the Nursing2009 Symposium, you should be able to:

  • Identify the newest therapies and guidelines for managing wounds, pain, asthma, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, IV therapy, and more.
  • Identify your own position, role, and plan of action during ethical, legal, or interpersonal conflicts in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate skills learned at workshops and discussions that will help enhance your clinical competency and decision-making ability.

Accreditation Statement
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of Nursing2009, will award a maximum of 26.5 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 26.5 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #FBN2454.

The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product

I have read the guidelines outlined.