Nursing Education and Professional Development

Octoberfest Schedule - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8:00am - 9:00am
214 Light Hall
Keynote: The Evolving Nature of Evidence-Based Practice: Current Trends and Future Directions Contact Hours
Live and Online
Speaker Anne Miller, PhD
Associate Professor & Associate Director, Human Factors and Information 
214 Light Hall
Evidence Based Practice-VUMC Nurses in Action Contact Hours
Live and Online

Teresa Hobt BinghamTeresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN
Manager Trauma Patient Care Center, Interim Manager  Burn Unit
VUMC Highlight: Decreased Urinary Tract Infections: From a unit based project to an organizational change.

Traci DentonTraci Denton RN, BA, CCRN
Staff  RN 4
VUH Highlight:Eliminating Needless Deprivation

Maria SullivanMaria Sullivan, RN, MSN, CNOR
Nurse Educator
VCH Highlight: Safer Patient Handoffs in the Children's Perioperative Areas Using SBAR Flow Sheet

Jessica WalkerJessica Walker BSN, RN-BC
Registered Nurse 3
VPH Highlight: A Sensory Room for Stimulating the Senses and Reducing Stress


VMG Highlight: TBD

12:30pm -1:00pm
VCH B319
Evidenced Based Practice Resources on the Clinical Workstations Contact Hours

Speakers Kathy MossKathy Moss, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Administrative Director, Nursing

Traci DentonTraci Denton, RN, BA, CCRN
Staff RN 4

1:00pm - 2:00pm
VCH B319
Searching the Biomedical Literature Effectively and Efficiently Contact Hours


Marcia EpelbaumMarcia Epelbaum, M.A.
Assistant Director 

2:30pm - 3:30pm
411 A-D Light Hall
Creating a Successful Poster Presentation Contact Hours


Nancy WellsNancy Wells, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Director of Nursing Research
Dina Bahan, MLIS
Sr. Graphic Designer
Frist Nursing Informatics Center



Octoberfest 2014

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