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Welcome to Nurse.com’s Nurse Community Calendar! Find upcoming community nursing events in your area, or even submit your own community nurse event!* Our Nurse Calendar is loaded with upcoming community events for April, so take a look below. Or, use the calendar to your left to find future or past events by month. To narrow down your search use Location/State to find an upcoming nursing event in your community.

*Events must either be free or cost no more than $100.00.


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Saturday, 2nd

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Periop Jam, 2014

Please update / replace the previous listing with these additional registration details, as follows: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will present its 4th Annual Nursing Perioperative Conference, “Periop Jam, 2013” on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Free continental breakfast and sign-in at 0730; presentations from 0800 to approximately 1245. Free parking included. 4 CE are pending approval. Free to UPHS employees, Non- UPHS RN $20, students $10, with continental breakfast and parking included. Pre-registration required: send name, address, phone number, UPHS entity, Penn ID or RN license number, and specify “Periop Jam” via e-mail: crystal.mitchell@uphs.upenn.edu or fax: Crystal Mitchell (same items) to 215.662.9179. Space is limited; register early. Send fees (checks only) via mail: Dept. of Nursing Education Presbyterian Medical Center 51 North 39th Street 3910 Building, 7th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104 Attn: Crystal Mitchell / Periop Jam Presbyterian Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Thank you)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Periop Jam 2014

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will present its 4th Annual Nursing Perioperative Conference on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Free continental breakfast and sign-in at 0730; presentations from 0800 to approximately 1245. 4 CE are pending approval. Free to UPHS employees, small fee for others. Registration and details will follow at a later date.

Thursday, 7th

Largo, Florida: Nursing Career Fair - Immediate Openings!

Join us November 7th at Largo Medical Center for our Nursing Career Fair and immediate, one-on-one interviews with our Nursing Leadership team. We are seeking experienced Critical Care, OR, ER and Cath Lab RNs to join our team. Visit WWW.LARGO.RSVP-CAREERFAIR.COM to RSVP today!

Friday, 8th

Louisville, Kentucky: Step Forward into the Tangled Web of Heart Failure

Speaker: Nancy M. Albert, RN, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM Contact hours: 6.25 (AACN category A, synergy CERPs) Location: Baptist Health Education Center, 400 Kresge Way, Louisville, KY 40207. Fee: AACN member $60.00, Non-AACN member $75.00, Student, Pre-licensure $25.00, Metropolitan Louisville Area Hospitals Manager's Recognition Special $50.00. Contact-Marlot Wigginton Phone: 502-609-4438 E-mail: mawigg@gmail.com

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 13th Annual AANLCP Conference -- “Sparking New Ideas to Grow Your LCP Practice”

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE LIFE CARE PLANNERS (AANLCP) TO HOST 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 8th – 11thin PHILADELPHIA --Conference to Bring Together Leaders in the Life Care Planning Field for Insight into Growing Specialty Area, with the Opportunity to Earn 16 Nursing Contact Hours -- The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) -- a professional association dedicated to the growing specialty of Nurse Life Care Planning -- will be holding their annual conference in Philadelphia, PA from November 8th – 11th. The 13th Annual AANLCP Conference -- “Sparking New Ideas to Grow Your LCP Practice” is open to all Registered Nurses, Nurse Case Managers and Life Care Planners throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The 2013 AANLCP conference will be taking place at Loews Philadelphia Hotel at 1200 Market Street in Philadelphia. Hundreds of professionals in the Life Care Planning industry are expected to participate in this year’s event, where a prestigious panel of speakers and thought leaders will provide attendees with the latest research, advances and clinical data surrounding the growing field of Life Care Planning. In addition, the conference will provide strategiesand information to help participants grow and expand their businesses – noting that “The Key to Powering Your Practice is in Philadelphia 2013.” Nurses attending the conference will have the opportunity to attend workshops led by leaders in the field, and learn critical clinical and business-building strategies. In addition to making important connections and hearing the latest developments, attendees will be able to earn 16 Nursing Contact Hours through the conference. The AANLCP Conference is also open to legal professionals who will be able to learn about the most current standards in the field. Attorneys and their support staff are welcome and encouraged to attend the conference to meet and network with key players in the Life Care Planning industry and form new strategic partnerships with Life Care Planners. In addition, attorneys also have the opportunity to earn CLE credits for attending certain programs. The AANLCP Conference is the leading conference for Nurse Life Care Planners and anyone interested in learning more about the field of Life Care Planning. AANLCP promotes the role of nurse life care planners, including education, collegiality, collaboration, research, and standards as they relate to the practice of Nurse Life Care Planning. For more information about the 2013 AANLCP Annual Conference, visit www.aanlcp.org/conference, or call 801-274-1184.

Merrillville, Indiana: 21st. annual Northwest Indiana Nursing Research Consortium "Health Work Environments in Nursing"

WWW.NWINRC.COM Creating and Sustaining Civility in the Nursing: Strategies to Address Incivility and Bullying in the Workplace By Cynthia Clark, RN, PhD, ANEF, FAAN What is Incivility, Why Does it Matter & What Can We Do About it? The Evidence: *Incivility is associated with work distress, job dissatisfaction, and turn-over (Cortina et al, 2001) *50% of nurses report being victims of uncivil or disruptive behavior (TJC, 2007) *60% of new grads leave their first job within 6 months due to horizontal violence (Ward-Smith, 2011) *27% of nurses who experience bullying have an increased intent to leave the job—and in some cases, the profession altogether (Ward-Smith, 2011) By attending this conference attendees will be given information to promote healthy work environments This program has been submitted for 3.0 nursing contact hours

Saturday, 9th

Tahoe City, California: Lake Tahoe Women's Wellness Weekend

Granlibakken Resort is hosting the annual Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend (WWW), November 9 & 10, 2013. This long loved program is alive with a complete schedule of speakers, exercise classes, vendor booths, health fair, food and wine. Medical doctors and health professionals present information on weight management, plastic surgery, addiction, common nutrient deficiencies and more. The event starts on Saturday with an optional yoga class (7am) and ends with a Zumba Party (4pm) on Sunday. Please visit www.granlibakken.com for more details.

Modesto, California: Quality of Life Hospice Clinical Conference

This course is designed to educate the healthcare community on end-of-life care trends and to serve as a refresher course for those experienced with end-of-life issues. Topics include: The Unique Aspects of Grief Following a Death by Suicide and Does Grief Come in “One Size Fits All?” Presented by Darcie Sims, PhD, CHT, CT, GMS, President and Co-Founder of Grief, Inc. Seattle, Washington Ethical Decision Making at End-of-Life Presented by Michael Nisco, MD, MBA, DABFP, DABHPM, Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program for UC San Francisco Medical School, Fresno, California and Medical Director, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Hospice and Palliative Care Services, Fresno, California Pain Medications at End-of-Life Presented by Shelly Stewart, FNP-C, PA-C, MS, Community Hospice, Modesto, California and FNP/PA Associate Program Director, University of California, Davis (retired) Location: Community Hospice Patient Services Center 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356 Cost and ticket details: $80 per person; includes continental breakfast, lunch, syllabus and 7 CEU credits. Register: Visit http://www.hospiceheart.org/post/quality-life-hospice-clinical-conference-1 or call 209.578-6345.

Thursday, 14th

Philadelphia, New Jersey: Cultural Competence: Delivering on the Promise of Justice, Equity & Equality in Healthcare

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Nursing Cultural Competence Committee presents the 4th Biennial Symposium – Cultural Competence: Delivering on the Promise of Justice, Equity & Equality in Healthcare on Thursday, November 14th and Friday, November 15th, 2013. The Symposium will take place on the Penn Campus at Stemmler Hall, 3450 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The distinguished panel of speakers will discuss cultural competence as it relates to eliminating health disparities, and promoting a welcoming and respectful healthcare environment for vulnerable and unique populations. This symposium will equip clinicians with the knowledge and skills to develop and deliver culturally competent care. For each day attended, participants will receive 5.0 contact hours. Non-UPHS registrants, please register at PennMedicine.org/Symposium. For further information, please contact Bruce Kloss, MSN, RN, CNOR at 215-615-3807 or klossb@uphs.upenn.edu

Friday, 22nd

Brea, California: Mechanical Ventilation & Tracheostomy Training

Genesis Medical Education Consultants is a continuing education provider offering state of the art, up-to-date courses to California's Health Care Professionals. We offer our courses in a safe, professional, NO STRESS, hands-on environment with a deep commitment to educational excellence centered in the core values of nursing. We can be contacted at (714)577-0187 any day during normal business hours. Continuing Education Hours are available for RNs and LVNs.


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