MNA Continuing Education Forum

Taking Back the Workplace – Nursing Advocacy at Work

Nurses face huge demands every day – dangerous patient loads, high stress levels, hazardous chemicals, broken equipment, the list never ends. Whatever happened to taking care of the patients? Come to the MNA CE Forum to hear and share ideas about how to solve the issues you face in the workplace every shift.  Nurses are advocating for change and making a difference. Find out how by registering today.

Thursday, October 4th
Somerset Inn, Troy, MI
2601 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI

AGENDA

12:00 pm     Registration
1:00 pm       Plenary I – Preventing Unintended Exposure to Anti-Neoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs: Update on Practice and Policy
2:45 pm       Plenary II – Incivility: Nurse Perceptions, Stress and Job Satisfaction
4:30 pm       Breakouts – choice of one
5:30 pm       Dismiss

Plenary Sessions

Plenary I – Preventing Unintended Exposure to Anti-Neoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs: Update on Practice and Policy

Darryl Alexander
This presentation will update the research, practice and policy guidance that healthcare facilities should follow to develop protective programs for nurses, other healthcare workers and their patients.

Plenary II – Incivility: Nurse Perceptions, Stress and Job Satisfaction

Jody Hostetler, DNP, MEd, BSN, RN
Participants in this session will explore the consequences of incivility and discuss strategies to promote civility.

Breakout Sessions

  1. “Workplace Issues and Nurse Power” – Round Table Advocacy Groups
  2. “Reducing Exposure to Disinfectants and Other Hazardous Substances in Healthcare Settings” – Darryl Alexander

Registration

Cost: FREE for MNA members. $75 for non-members includes 1-year Associate membership.


4.0 contact hours will be awarded to RNs who are in attendance for the entire event and complete the evaluation. Michigan Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.