On this episode, I will share with you the secret sauce of a prolific nursing career.
It touches education, evidence-based practice, staying up to date, networking, and “recharging your batteries”.
This episode is about nursing conferences, like the American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ premier conference, NTI, should be a pillar of every nurse’s career.
By the end of this episode, you will know how to make the most of nursing conferences in general, and specifically for NTI. You will also get a sneak peek into some of the fascinating sessions on tap for NTI 2023.
What is NTI?
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses premier conference for acute, progressive and critical direct care nurses to hone their clinical and professional skills and get inspired while connecting with their nursing community.
Why are professional conferences important for nurses to attend?
- Networking with colleges, employers, and people
- Gain clinical skills and knowledge
- Discover cool devices and products in the expo hall
- Rejuvenate yourself and your practice
- Get inspired and connect with your nursing community
Sessions that Annie is looking forward to
- Causes and Treatments of Tachycardias
- Guess It or Assess It: Personalizing Fluid Management Strategies for Critically Ill Patients
- Dexmedetomidine (Precedex) in the Progressive Care Unit
- Buprenorphine in the Inpatient Setting: What the Direct Care Nurse Should Know
- How Sweet It Is: Managing Hyperglycemic Emergencies
What do I do with everything I’ve learned?
How does attending NTI help you learn about evidence-based practice?
- Hear from experts from around the world
- Keep up-to-date with cutting edge therapeutics and technology
- Learn about the most recent research from the nurse and healthcare researchers
How can nurses bring this info back to their organizations?
Direct care nurses can:
- Present at staff or council meetings
- Bring educational materials or samples back to their team
- Write up summaries to disseminate via electronic communications
- Share at local chapter meetings
Sarah Wells, RN MSN CNL can be reached at sarah.well (a) aacn.org