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Sanford Nursing Symposium


Target audience: registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, advanced practice nurses, nursing leaders, nursing students and nursing faculty

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss four, mindful practices that can be used to create the best therapeutic relationships in clinical practice.
  • Utilize appreciative inquiry to rediscover your passion for nursing.
  • Review pharmacotherapy in heart failure.
  • Discuss the components of a basic advance care planning discussion.
  • Integrate the concepts of advance care planning in conversations with patients and families about end-of-life care.
  • Explore the demographics associated with poverty.
  • Discuss the barriers to health care experienced by those who are impoverished.
  • Describe the most pressing needs of the impoverished that can be addressed by health care organizations.
  • Recognize emerging trends in infection control within the health care environment.
  • Review the latest infection control strategies used in nursing care.
  • Review methods used to screen patients for abuse and neglect.
  • Recognize possible indicators of abuse and neglect.
  • Differentiate communication expectations between nurse and physicians.
  • Outline the key components of effective nurse-physician communication.
  • Recognize how every patient encounter is a sacred encounter.
  • Explore 5 principles of kindness that can be brought to the work of nursing.
  • Describe key factors that help create resiliency during times of stress.
  • Develop personal practices to restore resilience.
  • Explain professionalism in nursing practice.
  • Recognize what nursing professionalism looks like in day-to-day behavior.
  • Discuss the resolve for innovation in nursing practice to meet expectations of the health care environment.
  • Explore factors that impact the complexity of nursing.
  • Identify innovative strategies that can be used to maximize the work of nurses.
  • Explore the impact of courage in nursing practice.
  • Describe ways nurses can become more courageous.
11:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Ramada Plaza Suites
1635 42nd St. SW
Fargo, ND
Near West Acres. Take I-29 to 13th Ave. S. Take 13th Ave. S. West until 42nd St., turn left on 42nd St.
Or Take I-94 to 45th St., take a right at 17th Ave., it will be to the north of 17tn Ave.
See the conference brochure below for registration options, fees and additional information.
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