2011 Nursing Symposium

PLANNING PANEL

Conference Chairperson

Linda Laskowski-Jones, RN, MS, ACNS-BC, CEN, FAWM
Vice President, Emergency, Trauma, & Aeromedical Services
Christiana Care Health System
Wilmington, DE
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing2011 journal
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Denise Hayes, RN, CRNP, MSN
Senior Clinical Editor, Nursing2011
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
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

Julie Miller, RN, BSN, CCRN
President/Founder, Paws To Learn
Whitehouse, TX
Staff Development Educator
Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics
Tyler, TX
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Cathleen S. Opperman, RN, MS, CPN
Education Nurse Specialist
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

JoAnne Phillips, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Patient Safety
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Jeff Strickler, RN, MA
Clinical Director, Emergency Services
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC
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

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Publisher, American Journal of Nursing (AJN)
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.

2011 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 Nursing2011 Symposium, you should be able to:

  • Identify the newest therapies and guidelines for managing sepsis, stroke, trauma, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease and more.
  • Apply skills in evidence-based practice including evaluating the literature and conducting performance improvement projects.
  • 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 Nursing2011, will award a maximum of 25 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 25 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #FBN2454. Your certificate is valid in all states.

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

ontinuing nursing educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product

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