2017 Summit

MT CAHN Summit

MT CAHN’s Nursing Education & Practice Summit

Encircling Inclusivity in Nursing

4th Annual Nursing Summit:  June 5 and 6, 2017

Great Northern Hotel, Helena, MT

General Purpose: 

Explore approaches for developing a diverse student population as the basis for building a diverse nursing workforce to achieve better outcomes for patients in a rural healthcare environment.

Learning Objectives:

Attendee will

– recognize links between a diverse nursing workforce and positive patient outcomes.

– identify ways to create a more diverse nursing student population.

– discuss issues that interfere with mutually respectful relationships in nursing workplaces.

– explore workplace issues that limit provision of nursing care which is respectful of an individual’s unique values and beliefs.

Contact Hours:

Earn 11.75 contact hours – (6 on day 1 and 5.75 on day 2) by attending the Summit!

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Resources Shared:

Resiliency Questionnaire

The Status of the Nursing Workforce in Montana Report 

Presenter Handouts:

Monday, June 5th 

Concepts in Diversity and Inclusion – Piri Ackerman-Barger, PhD, RN

Montana’s 2016 Nursing Workforce Report – Amy Watson, MS

Strengthening Civility to Promote Inclusivity – Susan Luparell, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Affirming Healthcare for Transgender Youth & Adults – Kathryn Lowe, Pediatrician, MD, FAAP & Eric Lowe, Emergency Physician, MD, FACEP

Tuesday, June 6th

Caring Inclusively for Patients with Dementia – Miranda Meunier, GNP-BC

The Road I Didn’t Expect to Travel: Non-traditional Students- Annette Kankelborg, MS (Facilitator); Katie Temple, MN, RN, CNL; Billie Jo Brown, RN-BSN, BA, M.ED.; Bethanie Wharton, BS; Nicole Nygren, BS; & Katie Skauge

View our Agenda here.

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