UW School of Nursing

August 9, 2022

Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2022 | Day 1

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Image for UW Medical-Surgical Nursing conference.FORMAT: Conference (In-person)
DATE: Thursday | November 3, 2022
LOCATION: UW Center for Urban Horticulture
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Conference Description

The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex, and varied patient care challenges. This conference is an opportunity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice and acquire new assessment and management strategies. Healthcare professionals are invited to advance their knowledge of evidence-based practices that promote care innovations, collaboration, and confidence among team members. Teaching methods include lectures, discussion, case studies, demonstration, and collegial interchange. 

Target Audience

Experienced nurses, travel nurses, graduate nurses, and nurses transitioning to medical-surgical practice interested in fundamental reviews and current medical-surgical practices. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Apply nursing assessment and current evidence-based nursing interventions and management of common medical-surgical conditions. 
  2. Assess various clinical strategies to enhance patient safety in your work environment. 
  3. Value the nursing, ethical and legal role of the medical-surgical nurse in precepting students in the workplace. 

Program Schedule

Thursday – November 3, 2022

7:30 am Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:10 am Part I: Fostering Resiliency Julie Rose, CHSE
9:10 am Break
9:25 am Part II: The Role of Moral Courage in Mitigating Moral Distress  Julie Rose, CHSE
10:25 am Break
10:45 am Precepting in Med-Surg Christine McCarthy
11:45 am Lunch Break
12:25 pm 12 Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG): Translating the Love Language of the Heart Rebekah BSN, RN, CCRN-K
1:25 pm Break
1:40 pm Building a Trauma-Informed Workplace Cheri Constantino-Shor MSN, RN, PMH-BC, CRNI, CMSRN
2:40 pm Break
2:45 pm Neurology: Stroke Jessie Fellrath, MSN, ARNP-CNS, AGCNS-BC, MEDSURG-BC, SCRN
3:45 pm Break
3:50 pm Antibiotic Stewardship John Pauk, MD, MPH
4:50 pm Adjourn and Evaluation