Webinar Series

Pathophysiology and Prevention of Non-Ventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP):  A CNS-Sensitive Outcome

Monday, December 9th at 1:00-2:00pm EDT

The purpose of this webinar is to explain the significance of Nonventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP) in U.S. hospitals and why this needs to be an area of focused prevention, discuss NV-HAP pathophysiology and prevention strategies based on modifiable risk factors, and list 3 essential steps to begin addressing NV-HAP in your healthcare facility.

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2019-2020 Professional Development Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration
December 9th
1:00-2:00 EST
Pathophysiology and Prevention of Non-Ventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP): A CNS-Sensitive Outcome

Barbara Quinn RN, MSN, ACNS-BC
December 12th
1:00-2:00 EDT
CNS Strategies to Promote Communication and Build Relationships

Francesca Levitt DNP, RN-BC, ACNS-BC

Brandee Wornhoff MSN, RN, CNS-BC
JanuaryLeadership MentoringComing Soon!
FebruaryEating Disorders (Peds/Adolescent)Coming Soon!
MarchDelirium RxComing Soon!
AprilSexual Assault SANE NurseComing Soon!
MayMental HealthComing Soon!
JuneMen’s HealthComing Soon!

2019-2020 Pharm Webinar Series

DateTopic & SpeakerRegistration Link
DecemberHIV/AIDSComing Soon!
JanuaryOpioid and Marijuana Overdose (Rx)Coming Soon!
FebruaryCardiacComing Soon!
MarchNutritionComing Soon!
AprilSexually Transmitted InfectionsComing Soon!
MayHepatitisComing Soon!
JunePTSDComing 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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