Posts Tagged ‘Nursing’

12th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 1

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set for August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” serving as keynote […]

NTAHQ to host annual conference on May 15-16 in Dallas

The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) will be hosting its annual conference titled “The Healthcare Quality Professional” on May 15-16 in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15 and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 16. […]

Local coalition to boost clinician resilience

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation A national survey conducted this year of more than 15,000 physicians reveals that 42 percent of them suffer from burnout, with an additional 15 percent admitting depression. Of those reporting burnout, 33 percent admit it effects patient care and 42 percent say it effects their work relationships. Those […]

Solheim Enterprises nursing course set for March 22-23 in Dallas

UT Southwestern will be hosting a Solheim Enterprises Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Exam Preparation Course on Thursday and Friday, March 22-23 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. The course will offer lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN […]

Annual Summer Institute set for Aug. 8 in Dallas

One of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s most popular events, the annual Summer Institute is set for Tuesday, August 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Innovation and Technology in Healthcare,” with Julie Hall-Barrow of Children’s Health serving as the keynote speaker with the […]

TCU Nursing Symposium set for April 14

The Texas Christian University (TCU) Hogstel Nursing Symposium has been scheduled for Thursday, April 14 in the Brown Lupton University Ballroom, 2901 Stadium Drive, in Fort Worth. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with Dr. Kristen L. Mauk serving as keynote speaker. Titled “Navigating the Mountain: Successful Aging along the Continuum of […]

Summer Institute scheduled for August 6

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s annual Summer Institute has been scheduled for August 6 at the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. This year’s theme, “Hardiness Training for Nurses” will be highlighted by speaker Sharon Judkins, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, an associate professor at UT […]

More than 200 attendees turn out for Summer Institute

With a record of more than 200 attendees today at Brookhaven College in Dallas, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) Workforce Center’s annual Summer Institute has been a record-breaking success. The educational nursing seminar themed, “Transition to Practice for New Graduate Nurses,” was presented by the North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing […]

New website launched for the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action

A new website has been launched for the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action. You will find information on the work being done nationwide to transform healthcare through nursing by mobilizing coalitions representing nurses, health providers, consumers, educators and businesses. Their mission is to promote implementation of recommendations in the Institute of Medicine report, The […]

North Texas Summer Institute for Nurse Educators

The North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing and Practice Partners and the North Texas Nursing Resource Center will be hosting the annual Summer Institute.  This is an opportunity for nurse educators to come together and learn about the Best Practices in Nursing Education in North Texas. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Judy LeFlore from […]