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September 2016

17-20 September 2016  Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Leadership Connection, held each even-numbered year, combines chapter and nursing leadership topics. Chapter leaders learn the skills necessary to operate well-functioning, vital chapters, while the other half of the program is devoted to a variety of topics relevant to today’s nursing workforce.

19-20 September 2016 — Glasgow, United Kingdom 

BACCN's 31st Annual Conference, titled Back to the Future for Intensive Care: Communicating and Caring in an e-ICU World, aims to bring together critical care professionals from across the UK to discuss, share, and debate best practice, research, and issues from across the critical care field. This two-day event will offer over 40 different sessions including presentations from industry leaders, interactive workshops, and our simulation lab. For additional information, visit http://www.baccnconference.org.uk/.

20-21 September 2016  Los Angeles, California, USA

Join your colleagues from throughout the United States and internationally at the 15th Annual Research and Evidence-Based Practice Conference at UCLA. Day One will be devoted to keynote and other internationally-recognized speaker presentations designed to assist educators, clinical and administrative nurses, and inter-disciplinary team members to infuse the latest evidence into practice. Day Two will be dedicated to interactive workshops designed to inspire excellence in innovation, research, and evidence-based practice. The event will include opportunities for networking and education designed to improve patient outcomes through the dissemination of science-based practice. Be among the first to experience the new UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, an inspirational learning environment designed to foster excellence, engagement, inspiration, and breakthroughs!

21-23 September 2016 — Boston, Massachusetts, USA
IARMM General Assembly 2016 jointly with 5th World Congress of Clinical Safety present --- Smart Hospitals and Healthcare: Health Care Management & Leadership, Risk, Quality, and Productivity. For more information, click here. Registration for those without a US visa until 10 Sept 2016

22-23 September 2016 — Columbus, Ohio, USA
Registration is now open for the Entrepreneur and Innovation Workshop for Healthcare Professionals being held at the Ohio Union on The Ohio State University campus. The two-day workshop provides an overview of important business fundamentals for anyone with an interest in starting a business  clinically-based or otherwise. Sessions include developing a business plan, pitching your ideas, raising capital, and creating a marketing strategy, as well as practical methods for guarding patient data and complying with HIPAA regulations.


22-24 September 2016 — Miami, Florida, USA
AAMN 41st Annual Conference - Shifting the Tides: Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity in Nursing. The purpose of this conference is to explore methods to increase diversity and inclusivity of traditionally underrepresented groups in the nursing profession. Early bird special. Register today! Secure your hotel room now. 

26-27 September 2016 — Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Improvement 2016 Conference. This immersive, two-day educational offering focuses on the “how-to” elements of improvement work, including how to effectively translate successful quality and safety strategies, standards, and mandates into sustainable daily practice and operations. It is an opportunity to learn from and pose your questions directly to the leading experts in patient safety and healthcare quality improvement, and we encourage you to bring questions. With increasing attention on how to deliver better healthcare, the need to bring successful strategies and evidence-based approaches and tools for implementing change in both ambulatory and inpatient settings has never been greater. We invite you to join us for this exciting and timely course and look forward to meeting you.

28-30 September 2016 — Buford, Georgia, USA
36th Annual Nursing Perspectives Conference: A perinatal nursing conference supported by the Regional Perinatal Center at Grady Health System and the Georgia Department of Public Health. This educational endeavor hosts perinatal healthcare professionals from all over Georgia and is designed to provide information focusing on current trends, concepts, and management principles useful in the care of obstetric and neonatal patients.

October 2016

1 October, 2016 -- Beachwood, Ohio, USA
Join us at The Legislative & Health Policy Conference, hosted by Cleveland Clinic Stanley Shalom Zielony Nursing Institute, for an exciting day designed to enhance our understanding of key legislative issues and maximize our ability to influence much needed change. Healthcare policy and legislation are changing drastically and nurses are uniquely positioned with perspective and expertise to drive key issues affecting our patients and our nursing practice. From the bedside, to the boardroom and beyond, nurses are impacting healthcare with passion and precision, improving access, affordability and quality of care. Contact nursing@jamiebelkinevents.com or +1 216-932-3448 for more information.

3-8 October 2016 — Mexico City, Mexico
The 15th Pan-American Colloquium of Nursing Research will be held at the Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco. A biennial gathering of professional nursing of different practice areas: management, clinical care, education, and advanced nursing students in the Americas and around the world. This prestigious scientific event will be held in Mexico City, and is organized by the ENEO and supported by: PAHO, Ministry of Health, ALADEFE, FEMAFEE, National Research Networks, and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) among other national and international organizations.

3-8 October 2016 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2016 Nursing Leadership Academy- In this four-day intensive program, you'll explore evidence-based practices with management experts and learn practical strategies from experienced Johns Hopkins nursing leaders. You'll combine opportunities for self-assessment and self-reflection with highly interactive group sessions built around realistic and challenging work situations. You'll work closely with a peer group to identify and address the most critical issues in the lives of nursing leaders today.

6-7 October 2016 — Anaheim, California, USA
Communication Training for Oncology Nurses- Nursing Research and Education at City Hope National Medical Center is presenting a two-day communication training program for oncology nurses.This NCI-supported training will provide oncology nurses with the communication skills to address the communication needs of patients and families throughout the cancer trajectory (diagnosis, treatment, survivorship planning, end of life, and bereavement). This train-the-trainer course will provide materials so you can teach communication at your intuition. For course details and application, visit communicatecomfort.com.

8 October 2016 — St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Bridging Practice and Education: Quality and Safety Initiatives is sponsored by Phi Pi, Omicron Delta, and the chapters in the St Louis consortium. The conference will address the following: What content from nursing education is most important so students acquire the DEEP learning of what is MOST important to clinical practice? These topics will be identified to strengthen student/new nurse learning so they are able to APPLY and use knowledge at the bedside where it matters most! Numerous strategies to effectively integrate the nurse thinking skill of clinical reasoning will also be addressed. Tools that emphasize clinical reasoning will be presented and provided so every educator is empowered to strengthen the thinking of students/new nurses. In order to strengthen student learning and guide students to think more like a nurse, clinical education must be maximized to ensure that students are well prepared for real-world clinical practice. Tools to integrate clinical reasoning as well as thread safety in all that a nurse does will be included. Practical strategies to strengthen priority setting, management of time, and collaborative communication with nurses and healthcare providers will also be presented.

14-15 October 2016  — Boston, Massachusetts, USA
“Global Nursing Caucus, Seed Global Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health have partnered to host a conference, "Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience". The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians, and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. For more information, visit http://seedglobalhealth.org/nursing-conference.

19-22 October 2016 — Hartford, Connecticut, USA
American Psychiatric Nurses Association presents the 30th Annual Conference which delivers 100+ varied educational sessions and invaluable networking opportunities to the more than 1,700 psychiatric-mental health RNs and APRNs who attend each year. Join us this October in Hartford to earn more than 25 continuing education contact hours onsite and an additional 100+ contact hours online afterwards. Together, we advance the profession through networking, education, and a celebration of psychiatric-mental health nurses' everyday leadership. Go to www.apna.org/AnnualConference for more information.

21 October 2016 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
Evidence-Based Practice Boot Camp: The Johns Hopkins Nursing Center for Evidence-Based Practice presents this intensive five-day workshop. Using the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice (JHNEBP) model, you will learn the entire EBP process from assessing the problem to disseminating your results and everything in between. Our expert faculty will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and skills needed to not only conduct an EBP project, but also lead and mentor others in the EBP process. The course involves both didactic and experiential teaching methods and participants will complete an evidence-based practice project on a problem of their choosing. This comprehensive, hands-on program is perfect for:
- Nursing leaders and educators who want to increase their competence and confidence with EBP.
- Nurse champions who are charged with bringing EBP into their organizations.
- Nursing school faculty responsible for teaching EBP, or advising graduate or doctoral students.
 
23-25 October 2016 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
The National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) invites you to the NGNA 2016 Conference on Gerontology, taking place at The Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

24-26 October 2016 — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
AMRPA is the nation’s only trade organization dedicated solely to the interests of Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units (IRH/U), outpatient rehabilitation centers, and other medical rehabilitation providers. The 2016 Educational Conference will focus on cutting edge and innovative strategies to promote and achieve successful outcomes and advocacy in the interests of Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units (IRH/U), outpatient rehabilitation centers, and other medical rehabilitation providers. There will be over 400 rehabilitation medicine level executives, physicians, and researchers that are decision makers, practitioners, and leaders of rehabilitation facilities and units.

26-28 October 2016 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics presents the Advanced Practice Institute: Promting Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice. This program is designed to build skills in the most challenging steps of the evidence-based practice process and in creating an organizational infrastructure to support evidence-based healthcare. Participants will be able to implement, evaluate, and sustain EBP changes in complex healthcare systems. For more information, email kristen-rempel@uiowa.edu.

26-28 October 2016 — Dublin, Ireland
We are delighted to invite you to submit abstracts, attend, and register for the largest world-wide conference dedicated to work related aggression and violence within the health and social services sector: the 5th International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. In addition to raising awareness the 2016 conference will provide a platform to share international developments, with a particular emphasis on best practice research and initiatives to effectively respond to the problem.
“Global Nursing Caucus, Seed Global Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health have partnered to host a conference, "Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience". The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. For more information, visit
http://seedglobalhealth.org/nursing-conference".
“Global Nursing Caucus, Seed Global Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health have partnered to host a conference, "Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience". The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. For more information, visit
http://seedglobalhealth.org/nursing-conference".
“Global Nursing Caucus, Seed Global Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health have partnered to host a conference, "Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience". The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. For more information, visit
http://seedglobalhealth.org/nursing-conference".
“Global Nursing Caucus, Seed Global Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health have partnered to host a conference, "Nurses: A force for change: Improving health systems’ resilience". The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. For more information, visit
http://seedglobalhealth.org/nursing-conference".

November 2016

4 November 2016—Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice: The Keys to Quality Patient Care
 conference, presented by the Geisinger Health System, will provide an opportunity to learn about evidence-based practice projects and research studies. In addition to speakers presenting their work, the conference will also have two keynote speakers:Catherine Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of Sigma Theta Tau International and Kathleen White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, an author of the Johns Hopkins Nursing Model of EBP. Nurses, nurse faculty, and nursing students are all welcome. Abstract closing date 30 September 2016. For more information, contact mmwest@geisinger.edu.

10-11 November 2016—Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Fall Managed Care Forum 2016: This conference, intended for nurses and physicians, covers both the business and clinical side of managed care. The Forum is worth up to 14 CNE/CMEs. There is a special pre-conference for nurses only on 9 November 2016, worth four CNEs.

10-12 November 2016—Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Relational Practices in Health and Healthcare: Healing through Collaboration: This important conference will explore new and exciting practices in healthcare that focus on the critical need for relational, collaborative, and appreciative ways of working with, being with, and engaging in heath and healthcare environments. Join with other innovative leaders and practitioners from universities, healthcare organizations, and community groups as we share, explore, and discuss what works in bringing about synchrony, understanding, cross fertilization, and continuous learning within the healthcare systems and the relationships that make healing possible. Come meet and engage with key thinkers as well as the everyday practitioner who is doing amazing work in healthcare through lectures, workshops, dialogues, posters, and panels. This is a must-attend conference for those on the cutting edge and those who want to learn more about collaborative, appreciative, and inter-professional health practices.

15-18 November 2016—Coruña, Spain 
The 20th International Nursing Research Conference: There will be a simultaneous translation service during the Conference. The presentations can be done in both English and Spanish. Learn more by emailing investen@isciii.es.

16-19 November 2016—Anaheim, California, USA
The annual American Academy of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Faculty Development Conference  is aimed at faculty who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills for teaching in baccalaureate and higher degree programs. Sessions address aspects of the faculty role such as creating an active learning environment, clinical teaching and student evaluation. This event will be offered as a 1.5 day informative program prior to the  Baccalaureate Education Conference.  A forum for faculty in baccalaureate nursing education programs to explore issues of mutual interest and share ideas and successful strategies. The Fall Executive Development Series (EDS) is offered in conjunction with the Baccalaureate Education Conference. This series increases the knowledge and skills needed for successful leadership in a school of nursing at a time of complex and accelerating change in health care and higher education. For more information, email nbeverage@aacn.nche.edu.

Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice: The Keys to Quality Patient Care
Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice: The Keys to Quality Patient Care

January 2017

9-12 January 2017 — Manipal, India
The  International Conference on Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children: This conference is for individuals (anthropologists, basic scientists, ecologists, environmentalists, economists, health economists, historians, human rights activists, information technologists, lawyers, midwives, nurses, nutritionists, physicians, politicians, sociologists, social workers) from all parts of the world. The conference offers participants the opportunity to come together and collectively share their knowledge, expertise, and experience on issues relevant to effects of globalization (positive and negative) on children and women.

February 2017

1-5 February 2017 — San Diego, California, USA
ACSM Team Physician Course - Part 2  This course provides nurses and other primary healthcare providers with the core knowledge needed to care for sports teams in their communities. Through hands-on workshops you will learn the basic information needed to provide sideline coverage and conduct evaluations of injured athletes. Topics covered include orthopedic, primary care, and emergency medicine. Register at http://www.acsm.org/tpc.

March 2017

7-11 March 2017 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA
The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses presents its 10th Annual Psychopharmacology Institute and 19th Annual Conference. The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) is offering a program of presentations and posters that addresses cutting-edge issues related to innovative clinical practice, education and research, and diversity in the psychiatric-mental health field.

17-20 March 2017 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Creating Healthy Work Environments is designed to help leaders in both academic and clinical settings develop, implement, and maintain strategies that will improve their organizations' work environments. 

April 2017

27-28 April 2017 — Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 University of North Carolina's Medical Center Nursing Conference hosted by the Department of Nursing Quality and Research, titled: Nursing Quality and Research: Driving Excellence in Patient Care. This conference will inform attendees on how quality and research are translated into the clinical setting and into clinical practice. The target audience is clinical nurses, those from Magnet™ designated hospitals and those on the Journey to Magnet Excellence™, and any nurse interested in learning about or becoming more proficient in nursing quality and research.

17-19 April 2017 — The Oberoi Dubai, UAE
Conference Series, LLC takes immense pleasure to extend our warm welcome to invite all the participants from all over the world to attend 3rd Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare, 17-19 April 2017 Dubai, UAE, which will entail lively debates, prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities around a core of plenary and concurrent sessions based on pivotal issues in the primary healthcare sector. Learn more.

June 2017

14-17 June 2017 — Pamplona, Spain 
The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) is an organization whose mission is to transform family health globally. We are pleased to announce the 13th International Family Nursing Conference,‟Improving The Art and Science of Family Nursing: Transforming Health for Families,” at the Universidad de Navarra. With an emphasis on the art and science of nursing, attendees will have ample opportunities to learn about recent advances in the field and share their work and ideas with others who are committed to the advancement of family nursing as they network and create collaborations among researchers, clinicians, educators, and students. With an eye to the future, the conference will emphasize global issues related to family health. We hope to have one Spanish-language session during each of the IFNC13’s concurrent sessions. 

July 2017

27-31 July 2017 — Dublin, Ireland

Join Sigma Theta Tau International for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.

October 2017

28 October - 1 November 2017 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Sigma Theta Tau International is excited to invite you to the 44th Biennial Convention. Save the date for STTI's largest event, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, award presentations, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to a city that is rich in culture, sports, and tradition.

 

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