Webinar Series

Stepping Up and Filling the Gaps in Mental Health Care: Strategies for CNS Practice at all Levels

Thursday, September 24th at 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Mitzi M. Saunders, PhD, APRN, CNS-C

 Learning Objective 1: Describe how the CNS profession has developed a lack in CNS providers who specialize in psychiatric/behavioral health services
Learning Objective 2: Identify concrete examples of patients needing these types of services for the Adult-Gero CNS
Learning Objective 3: Determine next steps for addressing the gaps in psychiatric/behavioral health that the CNS can fill

1 Contact Hour, including 0 Pharmacotherapeutic Hour

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Webinars are now offered FREE to current NACNS members.

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2020-2021 Professional Development Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration
Monday, October 5 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Leading organizational change: Implementation of a Stroke Pathway in a comprehensive cancer center

Presented by Wayne Quashie, MSN, MPH, CNS, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
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Tuesday, November 10 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
Palliative Care: What Every CNS and Your Staffs Should Know

Presented by Phyllis Whitehead, PhD, APRN/CNS, ACHPN, RN-BC, FNAP


Lisa Meyer Vineyard, MDiv, BCC
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2020-2021 Pharm Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration Link
Thursday, November 19 2020

1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
The Ups and Downs of Diabetes Management

Presented by Stacey Seggelke, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC
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Past Webinars Archived Here

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NACNS and NSNA Partner on Webinar Series

NACNS and the National Student Nurses Association is pleased to offer a series of free webinars designed to help nursing students and nurses young in their career make the most of their profession and future career choices.

The first webinar, Learning About the CNS Role, was held on February 20. NACNS 2018-2019 President-Elect Anne Hysong, MSN, APRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, discussed the CNS role, including a day in the life of a CNS. Listen to the archived webinar online.

The second webinar, How to Get the Most Out of Clinical Orientation, was held on April 25. It featured the 2018 NACNS Preceptor of the Year, Wayne Quashie, MSN, CNS, ACNS-BC, AOCNS.

Quashie has worked in Neuro-oncology for 19 years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Among other things, he serves as a preceptor to CNS students, CNS faculty and nursing staff. He mentors staff on hospital wide projects, creation of policies and procedures, evidence based practice (EBP) changes and professional and personal endeavors. He has collaborated with colleagues on the development and implementation of various unit and hospital wide education. He is certified as an Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist and as an Advanced Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Quashie is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Nursing Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City.

Listen to the recording here.



Developing Your Skills as a CNS Preceptor

Don’t miss this online self-study course designed by a team of CNS and education experts from NACNS and the Indiana University School of Nursing. This course aims to guide new and experienced preceptors in developing the skills they need to be effective in planning, implementing, and evaluating student experiences across a variety of settings. Those who complete the course will receive 4.0 continuing nursing education contact hours, and will be given access to content and tools that they can directly apply and use with students in their setting.

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