Vanderbilt University Hospital Advanced Practice Acute and Critical Care

HANDOUTS: The handouts will be accessible online only this year. Please print beforehand or bring your laptop to access at the conference. The handouts will be uploaded to this website by September 7, 2015. Click here for Wi Fi instructions. 


Most hotels are within walking distance or have shuttles to campus. The session locations are below. Click here for a screen shot indicating:

1. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (Saturday and Sunday morning sessions)

2. Student Life Center (Sunday afternoon and Monday sessions)

3. Medical Center , which is the location of the CELA- Simulation Lab (Tuesday sessions)

Map of walking route from VUSN to Student Life Center: click here

Campus Map: Click here to find any location on campus: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/main/maps 

Parking: Parking: Sunday morning, participants may park in "Wesley Place" garage on 21st Avenue, directly across from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing; Monday and Tuesday, participants can park in the visitor parking of 25th Avenue garage.  Parking in both of these locations requires a fee $(5-10), using automatic pay stations located in the garage.

FOOD: There will be breakfast, lunch, snacks and a wine & cheese reception on Monday and Tuesday of Boot Camp. Vegetarian options will be available. Please let us know if you have dietary restrictions and/or need special accommodations.

CME: To collect CME, you must complete this survey: https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=ATA9JM7WDF

The didactic and simulation sessions (Sunday 7.25 CME, Monday 7.5 CME, Tuesday 5 CME)  amount to 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). There are 3.75 contact hours in pharmacology this year.  If you have any problems with logging in to the CME site after the conference, please contact Tina Danforth 615-343-4665.

CLOTHING: Dress is casual. Please consider bringing a sweater or jacket to adjust for air conditioning. And an umbrella just in case!

POLL EVERYWHERE: We will be using the free poll everywhere app for audience participation. You can download it to your mobile device at the conference or beforehand.

NASHVILLE!!!: There are lots of things to do and places to go in NASHVILLE!  Click here for more info: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/thingstodo

APRN Leadership Workshop

September 19th, 8-4   7.5 Contact Hours

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Sessions include:

~~Navigating, Negotiating and Leading in the 21st Century

~~Workforce, Quality and Financial Planning for Success

~~What’s all the Buzz about NP Critical Care Fellowship Programs?

~~Orientation and Integration into the ICU

~~Critical Care Performance Appraisals and Professional Practice Evaluation: Turning Qualitative into Quantitative

~~Professional Engagement and Advancement: Another Way to Look at ROI

~~Critical Care Billing Strategies for Optimal Reimbursement and Preparing for the Future