SPONSORED BY THE EXCELSIOR COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING, THE KINSINGER INSTITUTE FOR NURSING EXCELLENCE, THE TAU KAPPA CHAPTER OF SIGMA THETA TAU, AND ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER
The Power and Empowerment of Nursing
Informing nurses on nursing empowerment, innovations, and initiatives in nursing
Who should attend
Nurse educators, nurse administrators, and interested graduate nursing students.
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, New York 12203
Helen R. Connors, PhD, RN, Dr PS (Hon), FAAN, E. Jean M. Hill Professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Informatics
With her innovative vision and ability to marshal change, Dr. Helen R. Connors has forged a distinctive path in the nursing profession. Dr. Connors expanded the use of information and communications technologies for education and practice, established policy for telecommunications and telehealth, and promoted the image of nursing nationally and internationally. Her innovative efforts to bring the classroom to nurses and to increase the number of nurses in rural areas was included in Time magazine and CNN Spotlight on the “Heroes of Medicine.”
Description of Event
Keynote speaker Dr. Helen Connors will address nursing empowerment and innovations in nursing education and practice. Poster sessions and podium presentations will follow during the course of the day.
Purpose/Goal Statement of the 2015 Educational Institute
Inform nurses on nursing empowerment, innovations, and initiatives in nursing.
By the end of this Educational Institute, participants will be able to:
- Develop strategies to assist nurses and nursing students to become empowered.
- Describe the use of power in professional practice and education.
- Identify how nurses can enhance the image of nursing at the regional, national, and global level.
- Explain how both power and empowerment are recognized and achieved at macro and micro levels of nursing.
- Create a personal action plan for professional empowerment.
Continuing Nursing Education Credits
Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This learning activity will be awarded a maximum of 6.0 continuing nursing education credits.
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