Webinar Series

Free CNSI Fellows Program Information Webinar!

Thursday, August 22 at 12:00pm-1:00pm EDT

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Only available to current NACNS members


2019-2020 Pharm Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration Link
August 15th 3:00-4:00pm EDT
Facts about Vax: 2019 Immunization Update

Cherokee Layson-Wolf, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA
Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine Street, Room N309
Baltimore, MD 21201
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September 27th 2:00pm-3:00pm EDTAntimicrobial Stewardship

Speaker: Peter Colley

Peter Colley, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases
Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee Coordinator

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OctoberPneumonia PreventionComing Soon!
November 8th 12:00-1:00pm ESTPain Management Conversions

Phyllis Whitehead, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Palliative Medicine/Pain Management
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Cynthia Klaess, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCM
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Medical-Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist
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DecemberHIV/AIDSComing Soon!
JanuaryOpioid and Marijuana Overdose (Rx)Coming Soon!
MarchNutritionComing Soon!
AprilSexually Transmitted InfectionsComing Soon!
MayHepatitisComing Soon!
JunePTSDComing Soon!

2019-2020 Professional Development Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration
July 11th
12:00-1:00pm EDT
Articulating the Value Proposition of the CNS

Speaker: Sean M. Reed, PhD, APN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
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August 8th
12:00-1:00pm EDT
Managing Ethical Dilemma in Today’s Health Care Setting

Speakers: Linda Cole

Linda Cole, DNP, RN, CCNS, CPHQ, CNE is an assistant professor at the Cizik School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where she teaches a variety of courses in both the master’s level Nursing Leadership program and DNP program. She served for several years on a hospital-based ethics committee as well as a member of the ethics consultation team. Dr. Cole’s clinical interests include pain management, integrative medicine, palliative care, preventive ethics, quality, and nursing leadership. She has published and lectured on these subjects at the local to national levels.
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September 25th
1:00-2:00pm EDT
Early Identification Sepsis: Role of the CNS

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke Virginia

Speaker: Amy Lucas, CNS
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October 22nd
1:00-2:00pm EDT
CNS Impact on Research, Evidence Based Practice, Performance Improvement/Quality Improvement

NACNS Research Committee Speaker Panel:

Kathleen Evanovich Zavotsky, PhD, RN, CCRN, CEN,
Phyllis Whitehead PhD,APRN,ACHPN,RN-BC
Lola Trudell Coke, PhD, ACNS-BC, RN-BC,
Ana-Maria Gallo, Ph.D, BSN, MSN
Laura Ann Kitch, APRN, CNS
Ann Gosdin, MS, RN, CNS, CPNP-PC
Jennifer Manning, DNS, APRN, ACNS-BC,

The purpose of this webinar is to define the differences between research, evidence based practice and performance improvement/quality improvement. The lecture will explore the CNS role’s influences in each of these methods and provide examples of strategies for success. Exemplars will be presented and included in the session.
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NovemberSkin: State of the Science-updated guidelinesComing Soon!
DecemberProfessional CommunicationComing Soon!
JanuaryLeadership MentoringComing Soon!
FebruaryEating Disorders (Peds/Adolescent)Coming Soon!
MarchDelirium RxComing Soon!
AprilSexual Assault SANE NurseComing Soon!
MayMental HealthComing Soon!
JuneMen’s HealthComing Soon!


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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