April 27, 2023
Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2023 | Day 1
FORMAT: In-person Conference
DATE: Thursday | September 21, 2023
LOCATION: The Mountaineers Club | 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Register for Full Conference
Register for Day Two Only
This is day one of a two-day conference! 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.
Experienced nurses, travel nurses, graduate nurses, and nurses transitioning to medical-surgical practice interested in fundamental reviews and current medical-surgical practices.
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:
- Apply nursing assessment and current evidence-based nursing interventions and management of common medical-surgical conditions.
- Assess various clinical strategies to enhance patient safety in your work environment.
- Value the nursing, ethical and legal role of the medical-surgical nurse in precepting students in the workplace.
*Schedule subject to change
Day 1: Thursday, September 21
|7:30||Registration & Breakfast|
|8:00||Welcome and Overview|
|8:05||Updating Your Practice: It’s All About the Evidence||Elizabeth Bridges, PhD, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN|
|9:05||Break & Exhibitors|
|9:15||Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Assessment, and Treatment Strategies||Ashley Jewell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, PCCN|
|10:15||Break & Exhibitors|
|10:25||An Introduction to Palliative & End-of-Life Care||Yi Yan, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, CHPN|
|11:25||Lunch & Exhibitors|
|12:15||Incontinence Associated Dermatitis||Holly Vance, DNP, ARNP, AGACNP-BC RN, CWON-AP|
|1:15||Break & Exhibitors|
|1:25||Trach Management||Steve Pierce, RCP|
|2:25||Break & Exhibitors|
|2:35||Heparin Therapy and HIT||Hana Breeland, PharmD|
|3:35||Break & Exhibitors|
|4:45||Evaluations and Adjourn|
Hotels and Activities
Hotel information coming soon!
Seattle is a vibrant and culturally diverse destination that offers a unique experience in a stunning natural setting. With great restaurants, iconic landmarks like the Space Needle, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and of course, numerous coffee cafes, you’ll find any number of things to explore on these websites:
visitseattle.org | downtownseattle.com | experiencewa.com
If you register but cannot attend, you must submit a written request to UWCNE by email at email@example.com.
- 30 days before the event = $25 admin fee
- 48 hours before the event = $50 cancellation fee
- No show = No refund