2009 Nursing Management Congress

2009 Planning Panel

Richard Hader, RN, PhD, FAAN, CPHQ, CHE, NE, BC
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Management journal
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
Meridian Health
Wall, NJ
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Jeffrey N. Doucette, MS, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Principal Consultant & National Keynote Speaker
Doucette & Associates
Durham, NC
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Kirsten Drake, MSN, RN, OCN, NEA-BC
Director Med/Surg, Renal/Oncology Services
Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital
Fort Worth, TX
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Jill Fuller, RN, PhD
Chief Nursing Officer
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Watertown, SD
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Pamela Hunt, BS, MSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Vice President of Patient Care Services
Howard Regional Health System
Kokomo, IN
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

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

Anna J. Kiger, RN, MSN, MBA, DSc
Senior Director, Patient Care Services
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Dallas, TX
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Kathleen Murray, MSN, RN, BE-C
VP of Patient Care Services
Baptist Medical Center Downtown
Jacksonville, FL
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
As a nurse leader attending Nursing Management Congress2009, youíll be able to network with colleagues, have discussions with faculty and industry experts, and visit numerous exhibits that provide alternatives and strategies for improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of care delivery and nursing practice in your healthcare setting. In addition, you can accrue contact hours.

Objectives
By the end of the Congress, youíll be able to:

  • Develop creative approaches to nursing practice that enhance quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.
  • Influence the practice of nursing through communication, mentoring/precepting and inspiring peer practice of nursing.
  • Foster development through seeking out professional growth opportunities, supporting professional certification, and technological advancement.
  • Influence and inspire others to achieve higher levels of responsibility.
  • Network with faculty and colleagues to maintain and grow relationships.
Accreditation Statement
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of Nursing Management journal, will award up to 24.0 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 Centerís Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 24.0 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education 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

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