18NE023 - 1st Annual LPN Conference

Mar 28, 2018 Closed Nursing

18NE023 - 1st Annual LPN Conference

Description

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

The 1st Annual LPN conference will address very important topics related to the practice of the LPN in many clinical settings. Topics to include: Opioid Crisis: an educational update; Infection Prevention in the home setting and office based practice; Understanding the scope of the LPN; Wound care update; Cardiac Rhythm identification and addressing the psychosocial needs of the geriatric population.
This event will also provide education with Poster Presentations developed and presented by LPNs with the region. As health care reform continues to take shape, the role of the LPN will continue to be a part of the nursing workforce that is needed for reform.

Target Audience

LPNs, Nursing Home Administrators, Directors of Nursing, RNs and all other interested individuals

Objectives

  • Define the role of the LPN in treating pain safer for our patients
  • Identify infection prevention strategies with in the home health setting and the office based practice
  • Understand the scope of practice and the role of the LPN
  • Identify cardiac rhythms and treatment modalities

Sessions

1st Annual LPN Conference
3/28 9:00 AM–3:45 PM

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

A. Cardiac rhythm identification, pathophysiology and treatment
3/28 12:30 PM–1:30 PM
B. Infection Prevention in home care and office based practice
3/28 12:30 PM–1:30 PM

Credits

.500 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.5 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

5.000 NHA Hours

This program has been approved for 5.0 hours by the North Carolina Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Course #18003

5.000 CNE Contact Hours

5.0 CNE Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1606 This continuing education activity was approved by the Mountain Area Health Education Center's Department of Nursing Education, an approved provider by the North Carolina Nurses Association. Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit. No partial credit is given for this activity.

Fees

Brochure / Registration Form