2014 Nursing Symposium


2014 Planning Panel


Conference Chairperson
Linda Laskowski-Jones, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CEN, FAWM
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing2014
Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
Vice President, Emergency & Trauma Services
Christiana Care Health System
Wilmington, DE

Denise Drummond Hayes, MSN, RN, CRNP
Senior Clinical Editor, Journals & Special Projects
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Nursing Faculty, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
BLS & ACLS Instructor, Temple University Hospital System, American Heart Association Training Center Philadelphia, PA

Karen Innocent, MS, CMSRN, APRN-BC, CRNP
Executive Director, Continuing Education
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Philadelphia, PA

Julie Miller, RN, BSN, CCRN
President, Paws To Learn, Whitehouse, TX
Staff Development Educator – Critical Care
Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics
Tyler, TX

Sally Russell, MN, BSN, CMSRN,
Nursing Program Director
Eagle Gate College
Salt Lake City, UT

Janet Thomas, MS, RN-BC,
Manager of Continuing Education Accreditation Compliance
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Philadelphia, PA

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP,
Chief Nurse
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ovid Technologies
Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care Services, Chester County Hospital
West Chester, PA


2014 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 Nursing2014 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 Nursing2014, will award a maximum of 21 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 21 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223.

Pharmacology Credit
There are many sessions with significant pharmacology content and up to 12.25 Rx contact hours can be applied to advanced pharmacology requirements.

The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers 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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