The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and Contemporary Forums Proudly Present the Second Annual AACN Nurse Manager Priorities & AACN Progressive Care Pathways Conferences
AACN Nurse Manager Priorities takes place September 6-8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is a dynamic program featuring forward-thinking leaders in nursing management. Learning content focuses on a nurse manager's three critical responsibilities—managing the business, managing people and managing yourself. Visit our online brochure to learn more or to register.
- Skills Inventory: Interactive presentations and discussions align with the AACN Nurse Manager Skills inventory and the AACN-AONE Essentials of Nurse Manager Orientation e-Learning course categories — Managing the Business, Managing the People, Managing Yourself.
- Patient Satisfaction: In-depth discussion of strategies to improve patient satisfaction to impact healthcare funding and improve your hospital's financial health.
- Communication: Widening the range of your communication styles will expand your influence and improve collaboration with your team and fellow leaders.
- Managing Up: Do you get stuck when you try to introduce new programs or processes to senior managers? Experienced nurse leaders will help you learn how to "manage up."
- Meaningful Recognition: Achieve shared outcomes with your team when you effectively use meaningful recognition and acknowledgement.
- 18 Concurrent Sessions: This year's hot topics include: Culture change, the "right" way to evaluate performance, orientees' adaptation and readiness to fly solo, strategic management and planning, and recognizing staff growth and team achievements with meaningful award and reward programs.
AACN Progressive Care Pathways takes place October 14-17, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Be sure to register on or before September 4, 2012 to receive the early fee discount. This program responds to progressive care nurses' requests and includes:
- Evidence-based conference content that addresses a wide range of progressive care patient needs.
- Direct clinical application of the evidence.
- Faculty experts who understand first-hand the unique challenges of caring for a "not quite ICU" patient population.
- A Networking Lunch on Monday, October 15, offering you the chance to meet and exchange ideas with progressive care colleagues from across the country who work in a wide variety of settings.
- Hemodynamic Monitoring, a half-day Preconference addressing non-invasive and invasive techniques and using critical thinking skills to recognize and intervene upon signs and symptoms of instability.
- Progressive Care Pharmacology, a half-day Preconference focusing on the care of patients who require complex pharmacotherapy and the safe administration of high-risk medications to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
We hope to see you at one of these dynamic conferences!