Today’s challenges for RNs are more diverse than ever, encompassing new and evolving societal health concerns. The Direct Care Nurses: Bedside and Beyond event will cover a variety of current issues important to bedside nurses, including:
CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING IN OUR COMMUNITIES This session will separate facts from misconceptions about sex trafficking, discuss the risk factors and identification of victims in the medical setting, as well as the special needs of victims.
IMMIGRANT POPULATION HEALTH: AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT BEDSIDE NURSES NEED TO KNOW Learners participating in this session will leave better informed on how to serve the immigrant clientele at the bedside. Leaners will gain awareness of immigration population based on census data, as well as be able to identify personal communication blockers and tools to help encourage cultural sensitivity at the bedside.
WELCOMING SPACES FOR LGBTQ PATIENTS: A CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING There are over 11 million Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). Due to lack of protective policy, a lifetime of stigma and discrimination, and barriers to care, LGBT individuals are at high risk for chronic illness, disability, cancer, and other physical and mental health concerns. This session with prepare participants in serving the LGBT community through learning an overview of language, a baseline about the population, health disparities, and best practices when providing care.
HEALTHCARE NEEDS OF VETERANS This session will provide nurses with recommendations to assist in the care of the veteran population.
You’ll come away with tools and strategies you can integrate into practice immediately from a variety of industry experts.