Posts Tagged ‘Nurses’

Foundation virtual events have now been posted online

Sessions from the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s recent virtual events including the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators and the 4th Annual Information and Quality Services (IQSC) Data Summit have now been posted online. The 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit was hosted over four two-hour sessions on September […]

APNA Mental Health Nursing Program begins Nov. 20

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) will be hosting a virtual “Recovery to Practice Program” on November 20, December 4 or December 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., CDT. There will be 8.0 Contact Hours available, with the event facilitated by Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS, senior director at Alvarez & Marsal; Rebecca […]

Last chance to register – NTX Nurse Educator event begins on Thursday!

The deadline to register for the virtual North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators is set for tomorrow at 5:00 p.m., CDT., with the sessions to take place October 15, 22 and 29. The three webinar sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m., CDT and will be 2-3 hours in length. This year’s theme is “Empowering Nurse […]

NTX Institute for Nurse Educators registration deadline is set for Oct. 6!

The deadline to register for the virtual North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators is set for October 6, with the sessions to take place October 15, 22 and 29. The three webinar sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m., CDT and will be 2-3 hours in length. This year’s theme is “Empowering Nurse Educators,” with CNEs […]

NTX Institute for Nurse Educators to host virtual event starting Oct. 15

Formally known as the Summer Institute, the annual North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators will host a virtual presentation starting October 15 and continuing October 22 and 29. The three webinar sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m., CDT and will be 2-3 hours in length. This year’s theme is “Empowering Nurse Educators,” with CNEs available […]

“Opioid Management” event attracts sold-out audience of 100-plus

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” attracted a sold-out audience of 100-plus attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. Topics included an update on U.S. strategies, diversions and resources. Lisa Sullivan of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) opened the event with a […]

Academic Progression for Nurses in Texas – RWJF Grant awarded to Texas Team

In August 2012, a Texas Team was awarded a two-year $300,000 grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to advance state and regional strategies aimed at creating a more highly educated, diverse nursing workforce. This is one of the recommendations in the Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. The […]

No Magic Bullet for Scarce Talents – The Solution must be Intentional and Decisive

The job market is keeping employers in fierce competition for scarce talents. This would certainly be an understatement when it comes to healthcare. Experienced talents such as ER and OR nurses and other specialty nursing, and allied health professions such as physical therapy continue to dominate the recruiting space in healthcare. The workforce staff at […]

What is the Swiss Cheese Model of Harm?

The 2012 Patient Safety Summit last month had an amazing slate of speakers that were inspiring! Dr. Bob Wachter’s presentations provided keen insights into historical perspectives of patient safety and contributing factors of medical mistakes. One example was that physicians today manage on average 150 medications where as the iconic “Marcus Welby, M.D.” would have […]