Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Deligation Webinar February 17th

On February 17th AONE will host a webinar that answers the question: How effective are the nurses’ delegation and supervision practices at the bedside? Studies have shown that some basic care is being missed and this can be due to ineffective systems.

Have you wondered how nurse sensitive indicators reflect the ability of RNs to communicate patient needs and offer feedback to assistive personnel? What does your organization’s pressure ulcer, VTE, and fall prevalence tell you about the ability of your teams to plan rounding, turning and positioning, ambulation, hydration, toileting, and nutrition? Attend this webinar and discover how to transform the current realities of bedside care into a clear mental model for successful RN leadership.

Register now for this webinar on February 17th at 2:00 pm EST. You can read more information on the AONE webinar page.

Monday, January 25, 2010

First Time at the AONE Annual Meeting?

Will you be attending the AONE 43rd Annual Meeting & Exposition for the first time? If so you will be pleased to know that we have a New Member and First Time Attendees Networking Session the first night (April 9 5:15p-6:15p). This is a great way to begin making connections with other influential nursing leaders. You will enjoy learning about the Annual Meeting and talking with fellow new attendees. I like to attend these sessions just to meet new members.

So, don't be shy... come and join this fun group of dynamic individuals on your first night in Indianapolis. It will help with two nursing issues: your stress level and your need to be organized. You know what I'm talking about!

Be well.
Mark Ambler

Thursday, January 14, 2010

I'm on track - pun very much intended!

Hi to all AONE bloggers! I am so excited about the upcoming AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held April 9-13. The programs look inspiring. I have never been to Indianapolis, but I hear it is a convention friendly city! This year we are using technology to its fullest, with sessions on demand, virtual posters and an enhanced online program planner. Our pre-conference line up will be sure to get us on track (get it-on track...OK, not so funny) for the opening keynote speaker David Whyte. We have built in certification preparation (CNML/CENP) and if you are ready, you can sit for the exam on the last day of the conference. The oral sessions all look great. I will have a hard time deciding what to attend. If you are anything like me, you will want to be in two places at once, but no worries----with sessions on demand you can view those you were unable to attend or bring back to your workplace, those that you found pertinent to share with your colleagues.
Now, it cannot be all work and no play, so we have built the programs around networking, exhibits and poster sessions, so you will have plenty of time to catch up with colleagues near and far. Speaking of colleagues, as you can see from my picture, I do not have a problem squeezing in a little fun (that's me in the middle).
See you in Indy!
Rob Rose, RN, MS, NEA-BC
Region 1 Board Member and
Sr Vice President Patient Services/CNO
Bristol Hospital