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Healthcare Con 2020
Reserve your spot for the 3rd Annual Research and Education Conference!
Healthcare Con is an interdisciplinary conference developed to showcase the latest in education, leadership, research, innovation, quality and evidence-based healthcare improvement projects. The event will feature a wide-range of exciting lectures, discussions, poster presentations, networking opportunities, and educational session aimed to teach and inspire healthcare professionals of all career stages. Reserve your spot today while the early-bird rate is available!

Healthcare Con 2020: Register Today for the 3rd Annual Event!

Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health are pleased to announce the 3rd annual Healthcare Con event! Held in collaboration with 12 regional hospitals of Bay Area Magnet Convening (BAMC), Healthcare Con is an excellent opportunity to discover the aspiring research and education conducted at other institutions that aim to improve healthcare for all. This year the event will be held over 3 days at Stanford and includes a Pre-Conference Workshop on Cultivating Moral Resilience. Early-bird registration and the Call for Abstracts are now open! Secure your spot at the conference today and join in on the opportunity to connect with Bay Area regional hospitals.

Healthcare Con is an interdisciplinary conference developed to showcase the latest in education, leadership, research, innovation, quality and evidence-based healthcare improvement projects. The event will feature a wide-range of exciting lectures, discussions, poster presentations, networking opportunities, and educational session aimed to teach and inspire healthcare professionals of all career stages.

HEALTHCARE CON 2020 WEBSITE: https://orpcs.org/healthcarecon/

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Pre-Conference: June 3, 2020
LPCH Auditorium, Room 1800
725 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

2-Day Healthcare Con: June 4-5, 2020
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez St. Stanford, CA 94305

Registration:
Pre-Conference Workshop
$100 Ticket + Service Fee

2-Day Healthcare Con
$199 Student/Volunteer Registration + Service Fee
$299 Early-Bird Registration + Service Fee
$350 General Registration + Service Fee

Keynote Speakers

CYNDA H. RUSHTON, PHD, RN, FAAN recognized as an international leader in nursing ethics, is the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics in the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing. Her current scholarship focuses on moral suffering of clinicians, moral resilience, palliative care, and designing a culture of ethical practice. She is author and editor of Moral Resilience: Transforming Moral Suffering in Healthcare (Oxford University Press), that aims to transform approaches to moral suffering with innovative methods of cultivating moral resilience.

MARY JO KREITZER, PhD, RN, FAAN is the founder and director of the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota where she also serves as a tenured professor in the School of Nursing.  Within the School of Nursing, Dr. Kreitzer is the co-lead of the doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) program in integrative health and healing. Dr. Kreitzer has authored over 150 publications and is the co-editor of the text Integrative Nursing 2nd Edition published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. She earned her doctoral degree in public health focused on health services research, policy and administration, and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

TRISH ANEN, RN, MBA, NEA-BC is a Principal and the APP Workforce Practice Leader at SullivanCotter. Trish was previously with the Illinois Health and Hospital Association, where she was VP of Advisory Services. She co-founded The Center for Advancing Provider Practices during her time as the Chief Clinical Officer at Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council. With over 30 years of clinical, executive and consulting experience, Trish has a deep understanding of the evolving health care marketplace and helps organizations implement enhanced models of care and optimize care team performance.

Pre-Conference Workshop
Healthcare Con 2020 is excited to present an interactive Pre-Conference workshop on Cultivating Moral Resilience and Ethical Practice at the Frontlines held Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 presented by Dr. Cynda Rushton!

Dr. Rushton is recognized as an international leader in nursing ethics and a founding member of the Berman Institute, co-leading the first National Nursing Ethics Summit, convened by the Berman Institute and School of Nursing. The 2014 Summit produced a Blueprint for 21st Century Nursing Ethics. In 2016, she co-led a national collaborative State of the Science Initiative: Transforming Moral Distress into Moral Resilience in Nursing and co-chaired the American Nurses Association professional issues panel that created A Call to Action: Exploring Moral Resilience Toward a Culture of Ethical Practice.

Hear more about the experience from last year’s attendees: 

  • “The Conference is very empowering and inspiring. I’m honored to be part of it.” 
  • “Inspiring to submit poster for next year! Great repository of ideas to take back.” 
  • “ Hungry for more! Great presentation of valuable, pertinent information!” 
  • “Very satisfied with the breadth of topics. I feel that I have a finger on the pulse of changes coming in health care.  Appreciate the nursing focus.” 
  • “I am a nursing student who attended the event. I enjoyed learning and networking with amazing healthcare leaders!” 
  • “GREAT OUTCOME! Keep it up! Looking forward for GREAT SPEAKERS.” 
  • “Inspiration 2 days. I feel rejuvenated as a professional nurse.” 
  • “Very fun event! Food was great! Attitude was enthusiastic! Speakers were full of energy and knowledgeable of material!” 
  • “The AI presentations were fantastic, I haven’t heard this spoken about at other conferences!” 
  • “Absolutely action packed and full of important learnings to share with my organization.” 
  • “Very informative conference, learned lots of practical ideas for evidence based practice.” 
  • “I really thought each speaker did a great job. I learned new things about innovation… how advanced technology is… it motivated me to possibly go back and get more certification.” 
  • “Fabulous conference!! Fast paced but we were able to get so much content!!” 
  • “Very excited about information shared. Conference is very nice with all amenities included during the day. Great value” 
  • “The two main speakers were very inspirational and empowering. Favorite presentations!” 
  • “As a new CNL, I feel inspired, motivated, and armed to go back to my staff and encourage, support, and educate them on the value and necessity of implementing EBP into our practice.”

Article By: Sana Younus

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