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Melville Career Fair: A Daylong Learning Event

Nursing Spectrum invites you to attend our all-day nursing event that is being held on March 13, 2008 at the Melville Marriott, Melville, L.I. By attending, you have the opportunity to earn up to 4.0 continuing education credits and learn from recognized nursing leaders on important nursing topics. Learning more about these key issues can enhance your professional career and personal life. Take the day off and join your coworkers in this exciting learning opportunity.

Joan Sosin, RN

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Joan Sosin, RN, JD, is a practicing nurse attorney who has written extensively on the legal risks that nurses can face in their daily practice.

Nursing practice brings with it inherent risk and we have seen this recently in articles in the newspapers. Learn how to minimize the legal risks associated with HIPAA regulations, patient abandonment, and allegations of malpractice related to nursing practice.

Sharpen Your Mind Skills
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Cynthia Saver, RN, MS, is the president of CLS Development, Inc, a public speaker on self-improvement, and a life coach who helps nurses improve both their personal and professional lives.

Do you ever feel overloaded with information and have difficulty sorting it all out? Learn about the myths related to multitasking, how to sharpen your mind skills and decision-making processes, and how to help your patients improve their mental abilities.

Maintenance of PICCs and Ports
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Edward Korycka, RN, CRNI, is an infusion expert who consults to healthcare facilities on infusion practices and who teaches infusion skills to nurses.

The use of PICC lines and implanted ports are common practice for patients undergoing prolonged IV therapy. Learn how to care for these infusion devices, how to avoid complications, and how to recognize potential problems such as infection.

Cindy Saver, RN

Colors of Communication
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Cynthia Saver, RN, MS, is the president of CLS Development, Inc, a public speaker on self-improvement, and a life coach who helps nurses improve both their personal and professional lives.

If you’re having a problem being heard or are having a problem speaking to a supervisor or coworker then this seminar may help. Learn about the different styles of communication, how best to get your message across, and how to avoid miscommunication.

Lisa Garcia, RN

Straight Talk About Bariatric Surgery
2:30PM – 3:30 PM
Lisa Garcia,RN, BA, BSN, CCRN, is assistant director of Nursing at South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, New York, and a proponent for bariatric surgery, both professionally and personally.

In this session you will learn about the various surgical approaches to weight loss surgery, the latest advances in bariatric procedures, and the nursing issues related to patient care and long-term weight management.

By attending, you have the opportunity to earn up to 4.0 continuing education credits.

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