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KEYNOTE ADDRESS 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Enhancing Nurses’ Capacity for Compassionate Caring:
Creating Optimal Healing Environments in Nursing
Kristen M. Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN
PLENARY 2:00 – 3:10 PM
Improving Healthcare Quality and Patient Outcomes with Evidence-based Practice and the ARCC ModelBernadette M. Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN
PLENARY 3:25 – 4:25 PMA Rich Tapestry of Nursing: Looking Through the
Lens of Historical, Social and Political ImagesKathleen Shaver, BFA
CLOSING PLENARY 11:30AM – 12:30PM Remembering the Day after Tomorrow:
Professional Transformation in an Era of
Perpetual ChangeJoseph P. Lucia, MA, MLS
If you require special accommodations, please mark the box above and a member of the
continuing education staff will contact you.