Direct Care Nurses: Bedside and BeyondTravis Gallup2019-07-02T15:15:14-05:00
Today’s challenges for RNs are more diverse than ever, encompassing new and evolving societal health concerns. The Direct Care Nurses: Bedside and Beyond event will cover a variety of current issues important to bedside nurses, including:
CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING IN OUR COMMUNITIES This session will separate facts from misconceptions about sex trafficking, discuss the risk factors and identification of victims in the medical setting, as well as the special needs of victims.
PTSD: POST-TRAMATIC STRESS DISORDER This session will provide nurses with recommendations to assist in the identification and care of patients with PTSD with a particular focus on the veteran population.
WELCOMING SPACES FOR LGBTQ PATIENTS: A CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING There are over 11 million Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). Due to lack of protective policy, a lifetime of stigma and discrimination, and barriers to care, LGBT individuals are at high risk for chronic illness, disability, cancer, and other physical and mental health concerns. This session with prepare participants in serving the LGBT community through learning an overview of language, a baseline about the population, health disparities, and best practices when providing care.
UNDERSTANDING EARLY HEARING LOSS DETECTION AND INTERVENTION For every 1000 births, 3 children are diagnosed with hearing loss. Hearing loss is a developmental emergency and infants should receive timely screening, diagnosis, and early intervention enrollment. This session will increase awareness of the EHDI 1-3-6 goals, discuss procedures of the EHDI process according to recommended practice guidelines, provide leaners with tools to increase parent education on next steps following the newborn hearing screening and will discuss IHP training opportunities for providers.
You’ll come away with tools and strategies you can integrate into practice immediately from a variety of industry experts.