Upcoming Nursing Research and Education Conferences, 2014-2015

Educational Opportunities for Healthcare Professionals
 
Applications are now closed for the January 28-29, 2015 course. Please visit the course webpage , the Pallitaive Care Communication institute website: www.pccinstitute.com and/or contact Lisa Kilburn: pallcarecomm@coh.org for future training information and to be added to our mailing list.
 
 
Using the evidence-based COMFORTTM SM Communication Curriculum, this interactive 2-day course will include communication skills-building sessions and provide participants with a communication toolkit that includes a copy of the curriculum, books, USB of video examples with teaching guide, and additional resources. Using a goal-directed method of teaching, faculty will help teams develop three goals for implementing process improvement related to communication. Competitively selected oncology nurse teams from (2 participants per team) will be selected and the curriculum is appropriate for any level of learner (CEUs will be offered).
 
 
Clinical Trials Training For Nurses and Program Administrators
Contact Liz Gourdine: mgourdine@coh.org Phone: 626-256-4673, ext. 63488
 
  • May 28-29, 2015: Anaheim, CA
  • October 1-2, 2015: Orlando, FL
 
City of Hope's Division of Nursing Research and Education is celebrating its 24th Pain Resource Nurse (PRN) Course in 2015. This innovative course commemorates 24 years of commitment and leadership in the education of nurses in best practices for pain relief. Since the first PRN course over 2,300 nurses have attended to gain knowledge and resources to improve their own care of patients in pain and to develop the role of the pain resource nurse for their institutions.
This comprehensive two-day program includes pain assessment, pharmacologic management, equianalgesic calculations, integrative approaches, communication for better pain management, psycho-spiritual aspects, managing pain in special populations, workshops on cancer pain, interventional pain, meditation, music therapy and preparing for the pain management certification exam. Participants also receive an extensive syllabus, which includes presentations, pain references, and resources to support improved pain management practice. Breakfast and lunch are included with registration. Please visit the course webpage for more information.
 
National ELNEC Courses 2015

 
ELNEC - Asian Pre-Conference
August 18, 2015-Kona, HI
 
ELNEC- Core 2015
November 5 - 6, 2015-Washington, DC
 
 
 
November 5 - 6, 2015-Washington, DC (Adult Track Only)
 
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
 
All courses offer CE and/or CME units. For more information about ELNEC & registration, please visit:  www.aacn.nche.edu/elnec