Spring 2019 Oahu Hawaii Nurses Continuing Education Conference Schedule

Spring, 2019 Hawaii Nurses CE Conference Schedule for Oahu

Don’t be left out! We encourage early registration as conferences fill up quickly. Network with other nurses and join us for these fun ANCC approved informative educational events to meet nurse license renewal requirements for RNs, LPNs, and APRNs by June 30, 2019.

January 9, 2019

The Diabetes Epidemic:  What Nurses Can Do

The incidence of Type 2 Diabetes has grown to epidemic proportions across the United States. The inability of patients to manage this problem effectively has caused a huge degree of excess morbidity and premature mortality. Nowhere is this epidemic worse than among Hawaiian people. Yet, we have the all  the tools we need for blood glucose management and the ability to solve this problem.  Learn how nurses can arrest this deadly epidemic

January 23, 2019

Scratching the Surface:  Allergies, Immunology, & Irritants

Hawaii is a tropical island paradise — and fraught with danger.  Learn about local environmental hazards both natural and man-made and the 100 + autoimmune diseases that include hepatitis, myocarditis, retinitis, & orchiditis at this engaging new conference.  Health education, nursing assessment, and interventions are emphasized

February 6, 2019

Heart and Soul: Caring for our Cardiac Patients

Learn best practices for cardiac care and for teaching our patients and families how to optimize their cardiac heath and well-being.

February 13, 2019

Nursing Mysteries: Understanding the Laboratory

Enhance your understanding of patients’ health and elevate your nursing practice and becoming proficient in the area of diagnostic testing.

February 27, 2019

Women’s Health: Across the Lifecycle

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day with this special conference on the health of women

We will discuss the special considerations  for a woman’s health throughout her life, including current research and recommendations from the CDC and WHO. Not limited to reproductive health, we will consider the risks and gifts inherent in being female.

March 13, 2019

Ethical Issues in Nursing:  A Closer Look

As members of the most trusted profession, ethical issues confront nurses every day.  How do we help our patients and their families decisions?  How do we ourselves decide?  Acquire knowledge of the supports available to nurses and to the resources that guide us in our daily practice.

March 20, 2019

Over-the-Falls: Recreational Sports Injuries in the Land of Aloha

Learn more about the causes, prevention, treatment, and nursing best practices in caring for injuries! Learn to provide care for injured patients across all levels of acuity.

March 27, 2019

Pharmacology & Pharmacogenomics

Expand your knowledge of the best uses of medications while learning about which drugs work for designated populations and ethnicities.  With the aging patient population, polypharmacy is the rule rather than the exception.  How do we keep up with contraindications and drug-drug interactions?  Learn how to obtain the information you need for safe and effective patient care.

April 10, 2019

Deflecting Burnout: Keep the Flame Alive

Nursing is an amazing and rewarding profession. It is also extremely stressful. None of us are immune to the physical, mental, and emotional fatigue caused by stress and often referred to as ‘burnout’.  We will explore the current research on burnout and its impact and employ reliable, valid assessment tools .,  and best of all learn simple, effective ways to reverse and prevent burnout. Rediscover yourself and your passion for our profession!

April 24, 2019

Health in the Community: Culture, Communication, & Profiling

We are the family of man and share many common attributes. But, we are  also very different and appearances can be deceiving – and life-threatening.  Join us for a look at cultural competency, effective communication, and the fine art of applying risk factors to our patients.

May 6, 2019

Nursing Vision 20/20

This nursing continuing education program will be a presentation of 4-2 hour learning modules, each addressing current empirical research in an important area of nursing knowledge:
Wound Care focusing on the guidelines for diabetic foot care as put forward by the American Podiatric Medicine Association and Family Practice, as well as nursing research addressing prevention and treatment of surgical wound infection and the Champions Program for treatment of foot ulcers
Pharmacology including current research, the science of pharmacogenomics and its impact on patient care
Care of the Cardiac Patient during hospitalization and in the community with a focus on patient learning the psychological distress impacting cardiac patients.
Transformational Leadership in Nursing your professional growth

May 8, 2019

Behavioral Health Problems:  Sickness & Substances

Lifetime prevalence of mental illness is 25%.   Recreational  drug use continues to grow.  Life is stressful .  Many patients are difficult, some even violent.  How do we, as nurses, deal with these behaviors?  Maximize your assessment skills,  learn the reasons why patients act out and how to intervene safely & effectively.

May 13, 2019

Heart and Soul: Caring for our Cardiac Patients

Learn best practices for cardiac care and for teaching our patients and families how to optimize their cardiac heath and well-being.

May 15, 2019

The Many Diseases that are Dementia:  A Nursing Perspective

It’s not just Alzheimer’s disease:  More than 100 different diseases result in the constellation of symptoms known as dementia.  We will review etiology & risk factors, pathophysiology, current treatment and best practices for patient care.  Learn about the many diseases that cause dementia, important clinical implications, and strategies for care in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

May 20, 2019

Deflecting Burnout: Keep the Flame Alive

Nursing is an amazing and rewarding profession. It is also extremely stressful. None of us are immune to the physical, mental, and emotional fatigue caused by stress and often referred to as ‘burnout’.  We will explore the current research on burnout and its impact and employ reliable, valid assessment tools .,  and best of all learn simple, effective ways to reverse and prevent burnout. Rediscover yourself and your passion for our profession!

May 22, 2019

Women’s Health: Across the Lifecycle

We will discuss the special considerations  for a woman’s health throughout her life, including current research and recommendations from the CDC and WHO. Not limited to reproductive health, we will consider the risks and gifts inherent in being female.

All our Oahu conferences are held

7:30 am – 5 pm

Hawaii Yacht Club Honolulu, HI

$150 includes 8 contact hours for nurse license renewal, all materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

All our Conferences are Approved by the WNA, an American Nurses Credentialing Center accredited approver.

As mandated by the State of Hawaii Board of Nursing and all 50 states.