Submit your story, brief video, or photo essay by January 15, 2015 to be considered for the top prize of $3,000! You can find full contest details at http://www.jhartfound.org/get-involved/caregiving-story-contestThe
Hartford Foundation supports EWA and it is a good opportunity for nursing as it the winners are all over their website.
The deadline to submit is January 15, 2015.
The West Coast Region of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School and the PSU & OHSU IHI Open School Chapter are conducting a call-for-proposals for the breakout sessions at the first IHI Open School West Coast Conference (WCC) on Saturday, April 18th, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. The conference begins on Friday, April 17th and breakout session speakers are welcome to attend both days.
The theme of the WCC is Interprofessionalism: Improvement, Safety, System Design, and Leadership. Each breakout session will be categorized and focused on one of these topics.
The WCC aims to educate and empower learners to be interprofessional collaborators with each other, their patients, their communities, and their health systems by:
- Disseminating evidence-based methods of interprofessional (two or more professions collaborating on a project) team-based care that enhance patient safety.
- Exploring system redesign and opportunities for multiple sectors and professions to interface to design a health services delivery system capable of achieving the Triple Aim.
- Spreading health systems improvement best-practices from interprofessional and student-led improvement projects.
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*Please note, this webinar was rescheduled from its original December 16th date.
NGNA and the Association of Black Nursing Faculty (ABNF) are pleased to jointly present a webinar to their members on Wednesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm EST, titled Teaching Cultural Awareness to Nursing Students. To register for the webinar, click here.
The faculty member for this activity is:
Linda Hassler, RN, GCNS-BC, MSN, FNGNA
Clinical Associate Professor
Newark, New Jersey
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.
Linda Hassler is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers University. Previously, she developed the Cultural Ambassador program at Meridian Health in Neptune, New Jersey. She is a member of the Transcultural Nursing Society, and a Fellow with the Stanford Geriatric Education Center. Linda has been an active member of NGNA since 2007, and has previously served on its Board of Directors for two years as a Director-at-Large.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Define ethnogeriatrics
- Describe steps to enhance cultural awareness among nursing students
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.