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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Clinical Pearls in Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing

<em>Celebrity Infinity</em>
Celebrity Infinity
5-Night Key West & Mexico Cruise
Round-trip Miami, Florida

November 03 - 08, 2021

Course Fees:

$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Faculty

Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM (ret)

Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM (ret)
Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM, is a highly respected nurse, author, and clinical leader. Her obstetrical experience spans more than 44 years. She has enjoyed supporting women through their journey into motherhood as a labor and delivery nurse, certified nurse-midwife, and Perinatal clinical specialist in a high risk tertiary care center.

She has presented nationally and internationally, most recently at the Royal College of surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). In 2013, Dr. Irland was honored by the Oregon March of dimes as Nurse Educator of the Year. She is the current AWHONN Oregon Section Chair, and has served on the editorial board of Nursing for Women's Health. In that capacity, she wrote a column titled, "Understand What You Know."

Dr. Irland's passion is creating materials for other peoples' success. She incorporates humor and metaphor in her teaching, and is sure to provide you with "Aha!" moments and a day full of learning that you can take back to work immediately.
 

Susan Kennel, PhD, ARNP

Assistant Professor, University of South Florida (USF) College of Nursing
Director, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Concentration, USF College of Nursing
Tampa, FL

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Clinical judgment is the bread and butter of nursing practice. Because clinical judgment happens fluidly for nurses with experience, the process is often intuitive and invisible to them and to others. As a result, nurses new to the workforce may miss vital steps in the process. This workshop is designed to benefit experienced and novice nurses, including those who work with students in both the clinical and classroom setting. It is also designed for students themselves, in preparing to sit for the NCLEX® exam.

The workshop offers the opportunity for attendees to become familiar with and de-mystify the Next Generation NCLEX® standards and to bring them into the classroom and hospital. In addition to reviewing specific questions that guide one's clinical judgment, unfolding case studies grounded in teamwork and physiology for pre-eclamptic patients and postpartum hemorrhage patients will provide a forum for learning and sharing, answering clinical judgment questions that include, "Is it better to know 'what to do' or 'what not to do' when caring for a patient? How do we decide what to do first?" And more.

Topics:
  1. Preparing for Next Generation NCLEX® test questions
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to utilize the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) clinical judgment framework to inform their practice.
  2. COVID-19, the big, bad wolf. How does it affect pregnant and postpartum patients?
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to apply current evidence to their clinical judgment while caring for intrapartum and postpartum patients at risk for COVID-19.
  3. Recognizing the three bears in postpartum hemorrhage responses
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to use evidence to examine their clinical judgment and postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) team responses through a postpartum hemorrhage patient case study and review of AWHONN recommendations.
  4. What Hansel and Gretel's witch knew about diabetes and what she doesn't want us to know
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to translate the language of diabetes into metaphor to enhance their own understanding and extend it to patient education.
  5. The emperor's new clothes are called Sepsis. Re-visiting the Maternal Early Warning Criteria to support calling it when you see it.
    • As a result of this activity, participants should be able to more confidently recognize sepsis and reduce delays in treatment when every minute counts.
Additional topics under development
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Wed Nov 03 Miami, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Thu Nov 04 Key West, Florida
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Nov 05 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Nov 06 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Sun Nov 07 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Nov 08 Miami, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Miami, Florida - South Florida's exciting, international city is much more than the gateway to Latin America, it's one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Before departing from Miami, enjoy a tour that will highlight this "Magic City." Board an airboat and explore the wild Everglades‐be ready to see gators. Experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach. Discover a cuisine and culture that fits perfectly with your South American adventure.

Key West, Florida - A distinctly American town with the look and feel of the Caribbean, Key West unlocks myriad attractions. Ride the Conch Train to the famous sights: Ernest Hemingway's home, the Audubon House, and the "Little White House", where President Truman spent many a working vacation. Hop a catamaran to America's only living coral reef to snorkel with dolphins. Or climb into the open cockpit of a World War II biplane for an unforgettable aerial tour of the Keys.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
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