2012 Nursing Symposium

2012 PLANNING PANEL

Conference Chairperson

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

Terry M. Foster, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CEN
Critical-Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Edgewood, KY
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Denise Hayes, RN, CRNP, MSN
Senior Clinical Editor, Nursing2012
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

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

Frank Myers III, MA, CIC, CPHQ
Director, Clinical Epidemiology and Safety Systems
Scripps Mercy Hospital
San Diego, CA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Barbara Pope, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS
Clinical Educator, Critical Care
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN
Nursing Program Administrator
Eagle Gate College School of Nursing
Salt Lake City, UT
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Janet S. Thomas, MS, RN-BC
Continuing Education Manager
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams and 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 and 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.

2012 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 Nursing2012 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 Nursing2012, will award a maximum of 25.5 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 Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 25.5 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. 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 and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

I have read the guidelines outlined.