Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Mid-Atlantic Conference to Advance Geriatric Competencies in Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Education

Join geriatric experts who will share rich clinical information, best practices and evidence-based research to advance geriatric competencies in nursing education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Programs to meet the needs’ of older adults are a primary focus of today’s healthcare agendas. This is an exceptional opportunity to acquire resources for the classroom and clinical settings to infuse cutting edge content into the curriculum. Our students must be prepared for new roles that support quality care for older adults across the health system.

Date: Dec 8 and Dec 9, 2011

Time: Dec 8 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM and Dec 9 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Driscoll Hall, Villanova University

Fee: $99.00 - 5 contact hours

Faculty: Pamela Z. Cacchione, PhD, APRN, GNP, BC, Associate Professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing, Clinician Educator, School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Valerie T. Cotter, DrNP, CRNP, FAANP, Advanced Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Lois Evans, PhD, RN, FAAN, van Ameringen Professor in Nursing Excellence, School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Elizabeth K. Keech, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing Villanova University; Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, Professor and Director of Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC; Mathy Mezey, Associate Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation, New York, NY; Elise Pizzi, GNP, BC, Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Nursing Villanova University; Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, Professor and Sonia Ziporkin Gershowitz Endowed Chair in Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD; Joan Stanley, PhD, APN, BC, Senior Director of Education Policy, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC; M. Catherine Wollman, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner Program, Division of Nursing and Health Sciences Neumann University, Aston, PA.


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