Nursing Spectrum invites you to attend our all-day nursing event that is being held in your area March 27 at Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, Teaneck, N.J. You can earn up to 4.0 continuing education credits from seminars on important nursing topics given by recognized nursing leaders. 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.
Cultural Diversity: Upfront and CenterLorraine Steefel, RN, MSN, CTN
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Lorraine Steefel, RN, MSN, CTN, is a senior staff writer for Nursing Spectrum and a certified transcultural nurse, knowledgeable in cultural diversity issues. The cultural diversity of our patients in the New York/New Jersey Metro area mirrors that of the U.S. Caring for patients of different cultures requires knowledge of their beliefs and practices. Learn how the delivery of culturally competent care can enhance healthcare outcomes and improve a patients response to care.
Assessing Implanted PortsSusan Massorli, RN
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Susan Massorli, RN, is a national expert on infusion therapy and teaches IV skills to nurses through her company, Perivascular Nurse Consultants, Inc. The use of implanted ports is a common practice for patients undergoing prolonged IV therapy. Learn what these ports are used for, how to access them, and what their care and management entails.
Nurse PowerDonna Cardillo
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, is Nursing Spectrums own Dear Donna, a nationally recognized speaker on career development strategies, and president of Cardillo and Associates.
As a nurse do you feel powerless? Do you feel you have little control over your own destiny? In this session, you will learn to harness the power within yourself to improve your career and the profession. Medicare 2008: Central Venous
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Susan Massorli, RN, is a national expert on infusion therapy and teaches IV skills to nurses through her company, Perivascular Nurse Consultants, Inc.
Eliminating central line infections has been a national initiative for the past few years. Starting in 2008, Medicare will no longer pay for hospital-acquired infections, and learning how to prevent them is critical. In this session, you will learn how to care properly for central venous catheters and how to make them a concern of the past.
Learn to Speak With Style
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, is Nursing Spectrums own Dear Donna, a nationally recognized speaker on career development strategies, and the president of Cardillo and Associates. If you feel awkward speaking before a crowd or at a meeting, this workshop will show you how you can learn to speak with style and present yourself as a true professional.