DNA Spring Conference 2017

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Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations

Nurses must always stress human rights protection with particular attention to preserving the human rights of vulnerable groups such as the poor, the homeless, the elderly, the mentally ill, prisoners, refugees, women, children, and socially stigmatized groups. Nursing Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Time: 7:00am-3:10pm

St. Francis Hospital
701 North Clayton Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
Parking is free for this event. The parking garage is located on the right hand side of DuPont Street between 7th and 8th Streets. Please park on the top level. The garage will be available from 6:00 am-4:00 pm.

Who Should Participate: Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Sponsorship: This educational activity is sponsored by St. Francis Healthcare. Thank you!

Exhibiting: To exhibit at this event, click here.

Contact hours offered: 6.25

Delaware Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

DNA Member: $79
NonMember: $99
Student-No CE issued: $35

Late Registration: After April 21, 2017, add $10 to registration fee

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Agenda subject to change. Last updated 01/23/2017. Please review registration and completion of required evaluation policies.

7:00-8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:15am Welcome and Overview of Program

Topic: What Can I do to Make it Better?  A Guide to Thoughtful Decision Making in a Time of Great Need
Catherine P. Weaver
Senior Vice President, Mission Integration
Mercy Health System

9:15am-9:25am BREAK

Topic: Immigration and Immunization
Kate Smith MD, MPH

Topic: Challenges of Correctional Health
Carla C. Miller, MSN, APRN, CRNP

11:25-noon LUNCH

Topic: Addressing Social Needs to Support Health
Linda Brittingham ACM, CCM, LCSW 

1:00pm-1:10pm BREAK

Topic: Determinants of Health and Transformation of the Health Care System
Rita M. Landgraf

Topic: Healthy Nurses: Self-Care Starter Kit
Karen Avino, EdD, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC

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Successful Completion:
All participants are required to complete an online evaluation form as part of the education activity. An email will be sent to all registrants by Monday, May 1, 2017. The required online evaluation must be completed by Monday, May 8, 2017. 

The email will be sent to the address used for registration. If you have or think you may have previously opt out of Survey Monkey, please visit the following link to opt in. https://www.surveymonkey.com/optin.aspx

If you do not receive a survey email, please check your spam/junk email. Contact DNA immediately if you do not receive a survey email notification at (302) 733-5880 or email Sarah Carmody at sarah(at)denurses.org

Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the Delaware Nurses Association to comply with the ANCC Standards for Disclosure and Commercial Support. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in a Delaware Nurses Association sponsored event are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interests related to the content of their presentation.

Conference Planners: No planning members have any conflicts of interest to disclose.
May Oboryshko MSN, RN, CRNP, OCN-PDC chair
Heather Frye, APRN, PMHNP-BC, MSN, MBA
Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC
Michelle Lauer,RN,MSN,BC
Millicent McMullen, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Sandra Nolan RN, MSN, MS
Jane Kurz, PhD, RN
Maryellen Sparks, APN, MSN, CBN
Jane Taylor MSN, RN
Dennise Washington MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
Sarah J. Carmody MBA-DNA Executive Director

Start Date: 4/28/2017 7:00:00 AM
End Date: 4/28/2017 3:15:00 PM
Location: St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington
Event URL: Register Now!