UWCNE Conference 2019: Update in Medical-Surgical nursing

14.6 CNE contact hours

Date / Time

Oct 3, 2019, 8:00am – Oct 4, 2019, 5:00pm Save to your calendar (.ics file)

UW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st St
NHS Hall
Seattle, WA 98105


The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex and varied patient care challenges. This confer­ence is an oppor­tu­nity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice and acquire new assess­ment and manage­ment strate­gies. Health­care profes­sionals are invited to advance their knowl­edge of evidence-based practices that promote care innova­tions, collab­o­ra­tion and confi­dence among team members. Teaching methods include lecture, discus­sion, case study analysis and colle­gial interchange.

The confer­ence is intended for health care profes­sionals including staff nurses, clinical nurse leaders, clinical nurse special­ists, nurse practi­tioners, nurse educa­tors, managers admin­is­tra­tors, social workers and other inter­ested health care providers.

At the conclu­sion of this activity, partic­i­pants will be better able to:

Day 1 -

  • Review current Washington state contin­uing educa­tion require­ments for regis­tered nurses.
  • Describe the 4 pillars of AF management.
  • Define end-stage liver disease.
  • Identify key princi­ples of health literacy.
  • Describe valid and reliable methods to assess impact of pain and pain treat­ments on patient function.
  • List at least three unique challenges of workplace violence preven­tion in health care.

Day 2 -

  • Reflect on their own commu­ni­ca­tion strengths and weaknesses.
  • Identify the nurse’s role in evalu­ating and advocating for tight glycemic control in their patients.
  • Document pressure injuries
  • Assess a patient for risk of alcohol and opioid withdrawal.
  • Describe care of patients with end stage renal disease in the inpatient setting.
  • Identify the limita­tions of pulse oximetry and the liter­a­ture surrounding current oxygena­tion goals.

New this year — poster presen­ta­tions. Poster abstracts are invited and there is a 5% discount off the individual fee for poster presenters.


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UW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st St
NHS Hall
Seattle, WA 98105