UW School of Nursing

August 9, 2022

Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2022 | Day 2

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Image for UW Medical-Surgical Nursing conference.FORMAT: Conference (In-person)
DATE: Friday | November 4, 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

Friday – November 4, 2022

7:30 am Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:10 am The True Purpose of Palliative Care Christina McConnell, DNP NP-C NBHWC
9:10 am Break
9:25 am 5 Steps to Setting Safe Boundaries with Upset Patients Ben Longstroth, MS, MBA, RN-BC, MHP
10:25 am Break
10:45 am Becoming the Best at Treating Respiratory Distress Shon Deen, RRT, BS, MPH
11:45 am Lunch Break
12:25 pm Rising to the Challenge of Glycemic Control in the Hospital Setting Lucy Greenfield MN, RN, CDCES, CCRN-CMC
1:25 pm Break
1:40 pm The Underlying Condition: Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder in Hospitalized Patients Addy Adwell RN-BC, BSN
2:40 pm Break
2:45 pm Wound Care Basics: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Becky Lyons-Dill
Thia Riewe
3:45 pm Break
3:50 pm Caring for the Patient on Hemodialysis Audree-Rose Airth, BSN, MN
4:50 pm Adjourn and Evaluation