These 20-minute educational sessions are brought to you by health care industry leaders and are held in the Education Expo Pavilion. Education Expo Sessions take place in the conference exhibit hall on Mar. 19-20.
Thursday, March 19
Presented by Wolters Kluwer
This session examines how variability in clinical care is a quality and cost issue. It results from variations in workflow, inadequate knowledge, or social and behavioral determinants of health factors. Through the art and science of caring, nurses can drive innovative change that optimizes patient care and improves outcomes.
Presented by TIDI Products
Inadvertent eye splashes occur when least expected. Nurses—specifically those working on patient floors—have the highest rate of unexpected eye splashes because of infrequent eye protection use, often due to vague eye-protection protocols or inconvenient eyewear availability. Join this session and learn ways to reduce unintentional eye splashes.
Presented by CipherHealth
Is your team already rounding on patients but falling short of outcomes and experience goals? If so, you’re not alone. This session will discuss the principles of purposeful rounding, bust common rounding myths, and share best practices on how to make rounds purposeful to deliver meaningful patient engagement outcomes.
Presented by PatientSafe Solutions
Leading health systems understand the importance of nursing’s perspective when implementing Clinical Communication and Collaboration (CC&C) solutions. Hear about an outcomes-first, clinical use case-based methodology to guide enterprise-wide CC&C deployment. Learn how one health system identified key opportunities for improvement, optimized clinical use cases, and trained the care team.
Presented by Conexus Medstaff
One of the top challenges for health care managers today is maximizing costs while ensuring top-quality patient care and earning adequate HCAHSP scores. This session explores this challenge and discusses staffing models, along with recruitment and retention strategies, to aid the health care manager.
Friday, March 20
Presented by Mobile Heartbeat
HCA Healthcare has deployed 75,000 smartphones across 140 facilities to provide a better experience for patients and improve job satisfaction for nurses and clinicians. Whether you are just starting with mobile or have already deployed, come hear some tips and best practices on how to maximize this investment.
Presented by HealthcareSource
Ensuring new hires have the competencies and cultural fit to succeed in a health care setting can drive retention. Second to that is understanding the areas where their skills can be developed. Assessing critical clinical competencies can be done during any stage of an employee’s tenure in your organization—hire, job transfer or promotion.
Presented by Kronos
Technology is everywhere in today’s workplace. But, in this age of digital transformation, how you use that technology to empower and engage your workforce is imperative to your organizational success. This session demonstrates how using technology can foster an engaged workforce, improve retention, and promote a results-driven culture.
Presented by Walden
Country music tugs at your heartstrings. And positive leadership is a way to lead with your heart. Positive leadership fosters an affirmative organizational climate, meaningful relationships, constructive communication, and competitive advantage. Learn how positive leadership skills connect on a visceral level—like the emotions evoked by country music.
Presented by Meditech
Nurses can benefit from current electronic health record tools to meet the new ‘Patients Over Paperwork’ initiative’s requirements for streamlined documentation. In this presentation, learn how implementing the efficiency of handheld devices, virtual assistants, and patient portals can help nurses achieve safer, more meaningful interactions with patients.