2014 Conference Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Information

Registered conference attendees will be eligible to earn nursing contact hours from this conference by completing online evaluations for sessions they attended.

The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.



 

2014 Conference CNE Information

Registered conference attendees may earn up to 30.5 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours by registering for and fully attending:

  • Pre-Conference: Thursday = 7 CNE
  • Full-Conference: 19 CNE
  • Post-Conference: Sunday = 3.5 CNE
  • One-On-One: 1 CNE 

*Number of contact hours is subject to change.

**Completion of online evaluations are required to produce CNE contact hour certificates.

Separate registration required for each Pre-Conference day/workshops 

Target Audience: The continuing nursing education (CNE) activities for this conference have been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other health care providers involved in the holistic practice of health care and daily living who are interested in enhancing their practice through the process of reflection.

Overview:

  • Recognize that nurses in all practice areas (clinical, education, research) and in diverse professional roles possess leadership characteristics and qualities. 
  • Explore contemporary models of holistic leadership. 
  • Create strategies for developing the skills necessary for effective communication and advocacy as holistic nurse leaders. 
  • Examine innovative approaches which facilitate inter-professional collaboration and mentorship. 
  • Value the role of holistic nurse leaders in transforming healthcare. 
  • Examine best practice evidence that supports and refines the role of holistic nurse leaders. 
  • Develop a person action plan for becoming a transformational leader in holistic nursing. 
  • Engage in self-reflection to appreciate our individual uniqueness and awareness to recognize the importance of self-care as leaders in the current healthcare environment.

Purpose

The purpose of this conference is to enable holistic nurses to develop advocacy and leadership skills which can be used in the transforming of healthcare systems to a caring/healing perspective. 

Educational Objectives: After fully attending this conference, participants will be better able to:

1. Recognize that all nurses in all practice areas (clinical, education, research) and in diverse professional roles possess leadership characteristics and qualities.

2. Explore contemporary models of holistic leadership.

3. Create strategies for developing the skills necessary for effective communication and advocacy as holistic nurse leaders.

4. Examine innovative approaches which facilitate inter-professional collaboration and mentorship.

5. Value the role of holistic nurse leaders in transforming healthcare.

6. Examine best practice evidence that supports and refines the role of holistic nurse leaders.

7. Develop a personal action plan for becoming a transformational leader in holistic nursing.

8. Engage in self-reflection to appreciate our individual uniqueness and awareness to recognize the importance of self-care as leaders in the current healthcare environment.

    Successful completion requirements: In order to receive continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours for educational activities at this conference, participants must:

    • Register for the conference
    • Be present for the session no later than five (5) minutes after starting time of activity
    • Sign or initial attendance form when available
    • Remain in the session until scheduled ending time
    • Complete online Evaluations within 30 days of the conclusion of the activity (NOTE: a CNE contact hour certificate can only be obtained after evaluating all educational activities a participant registered for using the online evaluation process)


    Disclosures

    Conflicts of Interest:
     The following conference planning committee members(s) disclosed having no relevant financial relationship with any company/ organization whose products or services may be discussed during the conference activities: Peggy Burhardt, Glenda Christiaens, RN, PhD, AHN-BC; Colleen Delaney, Marian Long, MSN, RN, AHN-BC & Carla Mariano, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAIM

    Presenters with relevant financial relationships will be disclosed here in the future and will be printed on session handouts or slides.

    Non-Endorsement: Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AHNA or ANCC of any products displayed in conjunction with any conference activity.

    Sponsorship & Commercial Support: The conference has not yet received any sponsorship or commercial support.  This statement will be updated as necessary.

    Unlabeled Use: Conference CNE activities will not include discussions of products used for purposes other than what they have been approved for by the FDA.



    * # of contact hours is subject to change.  Presenters cannot receive contact hours for their own presentation. Only paid registrants are eligible  to receive contact hours. 

    The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

     

     

     
     

     
     


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