Jan
26
5:00 PM17:00

January 26, 2018- 2018 IANS Annual Convention

Come join the Indiana Association of Nursing Students for our Annual Convention! Our theme this year is Nursing Survival Guide, which means at our conference you will be enlightened with the many supplies it takes to be successful in nursing school. This includes a NCLEX Review, study tips, Nationally-Known Speakers, and FREE PRIZES to help you graduate and pass that dreadful exam: The NCLEX. We hope to see you there!

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Feb
6
11:30 AM11:30

February 6, 2018- Aromatherapy for Healing the Physical and Emotional Heart

Our hearts endure our stress, grief, exertion, "broken hearts" and everyday physical and emotional effects.

In studies, Aromatherapy has been shown to decrease stress indicators and our risk factors for cardiac events.

Celebrate Heart Month and Join us for an hour and a half to learn simple techniques and select essential oils and methods to support you and your loved ones Heart Health.

NOTE: 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Indianan ENA in honor of Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Kevin Rodgers. 

Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

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Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

February 6, 2018- Aromatherapy for Healing the Physical and Emotional Heart

Our hearts endure our stress, grief, exertion, "broken hearts" and everyday physical and emotional effects.

In studies, Aromatherapy has been shown to decrease stress indicators and our risk factors for cardiac events. 

Celebrate Heart Month and Join us for an hour and a half to learn simple techniques and select essential oils and methods to support you and your loved ones Heart Health. Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

NOTE: 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Indianan ENA in honor of Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Kevin Rodgers. 

Open to everyone! $28 per person. Day and evening space is limited! 

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Feb
20
10:00 AM10:00

February 20, 2018- Stand By the Standing Order: Naloxone Fundamentals for Dispensing Entities

The Indiana State Department of Health’s (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention is hosting another opioid-related webcast on February 20th at 10am titled “Stand By the Standing Order: Naloxone Fundamentals for Dispensing Entities.” This webinar will cover comprehensive information regarding the naloxone standing order that is pertinent to every entity that dispenses naloxone to the public, including pharmacies, nonprofits, schools and local health departments. It will also cover an overview of optIN, the online registry that such entities must register with.

Eventbrite link to register for this FREE webcast:  https://stand-by-the-standing-order.eventbrite.com

If you have any questions please email: indianatrauma@isdh.in.gov

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Feb
23
7:30 AM07:30

February 23, 2018- FEMA Health Sector Emergency Preparedness (HSEP) course

The FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Division of National Healthcare Preparedness Programs has developed a one-day, 8 hour Health Sector Emergency Preparedness Course. The course is designed to provide training to health care providers and suppliers in the achievement of the four core elements outlined in the September 2016 Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Final Rule. 

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Feb
24
7:45 AM07:45

February 24, 2018- Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Ball State University Alumni Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Nurses, in all settings, and school personnel provide healthcare and supportive services to individuals with ASD. Both nurses and school personnel face unique challenges (e.g., medication administration, addressing hygiene, disruptive behaviors, etc.) when developing and implementing healthcare interventions for individuals with ASD. The focus of this conference will be to provide a series of highly focused sessions aimed at increasing nurses and school personnel skills when addressing the healthcare needs of individuals with ASD.

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Mar
1
to Mar 2

March 1-2, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Mar
2
8:00 AM08:00

March 2, 2018- IU Health LifeLine Emergency & Critical Care Conference

Nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and EMTs,
Come join IU Health LifeLine for a full day of education, simulation and skills covering pediatrics, emergency medicine, airway management, and more at Indiana Grand Casino. Breakfast, lunch, and a gift bag will be provided with registration. Lectures will cover an array of topics in the morning followed by hands on learning stations in the afternoon. Social and networking hour following education day with IU Health LifeLine's flight staff, IU Health physicians, and other regional providers. Full detailed schedule to be released at a later date.

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Mar
6
to Mar 7

March 6-7, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Mar
7
to Mar 8

March 7-8, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • The Health Collaborative’s Learning Center, Suite 500 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

March 8-9, 2018- Trauma Registry Course

  • Indiana State Department of Health (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The American Trauma Society's Trauma Registry Course (TRC) is taught in a two day format that is broken down into 18 interactive sessions which provide a comprehensive overview of trauma registry practices and functions.  Sessions include lectures, case studies, real world examples, group interactions and take-home supplemental materials.

This course has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons in the Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient since 1999 as an avenue for comprehensive trauma registry training.

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

March 8-9, 2018- TCRN Review Course

  • UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A, Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join the University of Kentucky Emergency Services and Bluegrass Chapter ENA chapter by registering for the upcoming TCRN exam review course on March 8-9, 2018. The Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam incorporates the body of knowledge in trauma nursing across the continuum of care, from injury prevention through reintegration to home. This two-day review course will be presented by Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN, TCRN (@JeffSolheim).

Topics Covered Include:

  1. Succeeding at the TCRN Exam
  2. Shock (Hypovolemic Shock, Septic Shock and Obstructive Shock)
  3. Surface and Extremity Trauma (Wounds, Burns and Orthopedic Trauma)
  4. Trunk Trauma (Chest, Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma)
  5. Obstetrical Trauma
  6. Head, Neck and Facial Trauma
  7. Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma
  8. Professional Issues (Trauma Designation, Legal Issues, Performance Improvement, Evidence Based Practice, Disaster Management)
  9. The Continuum of Trauma Care (Injury Prevention, Pre-hospital Care, Intra-hospital Care, Rehabilitation and End of Life Issues)
  10. Interactive Group Exercises
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May
17
to May 18

May 17-18, 2018- ATCN Provider Course

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN®) is designed for registered nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the management of trauma patients. The course design helps to establish standards of care and communication when caring for trauma patients. This 2-day course provides a comprehensive management of the injured patient. Specifically, the course is designed for nurses working in aeromedical programs, Emergency Departments, Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Medical/Surgical.

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Jul
9
to Jul 10

July 9-10, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Aug
23
to Aug 25

August 23-25, 2018- Advances in Stroke Care Conference

The AANN stroke conference is a 3-day event that addresses clinical learning needs; organizational development goals for stroke centers; and clinical challenges in the emergency room, in-patient areas, the rehabilitation unit, and the community. Learn more about the upcoming stroke conference, occurring Thursday, August 23 - Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Louisville, KY. 

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Oct
2
to Oct 3

October 2-3, 2018- International Trauma Life Support

  • Franciscan Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITLS course is hands-on and intensive. The primary purpose of the ITLS course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience necessary to get the trauma patient from scene to surgery in the best possible condition.

This is a 2-day class offered at the Franciscan Education Center - 421 N. Emerson Avenue, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

To register for ITLS, please call 317-528-6014 or e-mail Josee Miller.

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Oct
11
to Oct 12

October 11-12, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Oct
22
to Oct 23

October 22-23, 2018- Trauma Care After Resuscitation

  • Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.

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Nov
1
to Nov 2

November 1-2, 2018- ATCN Provider Course

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN®) is designed for registered nurses interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the management of trauma patients. The course design helps to establish standards of care and communication when caring for trauma patients. This 2-day course provides a comprehensive management of the injured patient. Specifically, the course is designed for nurses working in aeromedical programs, Emergency Departments, Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Medical/Surgical.

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Jan
15
to Jan 16

January 15-16, 2018- CEN Review Course

  • Methodist Hospital Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register for the upcoming CEN review course on January 15-16, 2018. This two-day course is designed to review the major/core topics covered by the most recent version of the BCEN CEN exam.The course will be presented by Bill Light, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, Chief Nursing Officer & Speaker from Solheim Enterprises (@JeffSolheim).

Cost is $150.00 for participants. Participants will need to mail checks made out to Methodist Hospital to the following address:

Methodist Hospital
c/o Sheila Pochron
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410

You can contact Tiffanie Evans to reserve a seat.

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Jan
10
9:00 AM09:00

January 10, 2018- Rx for Change: A Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation Training

  • St. Vincent Fishers - Community Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Need pharmacology hours? For free? 

Rx for Change: A Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation Training
St. Vincent Community Development & Health Improvement & Purdue College of Pharmacy

Join us for an Rx for Change Clinician-Assisted Tobacco Cessation training! Participants can earn two (2) free CEUs after the training by completing an online evaluation survey.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement - Purdue University College of Pharmacy is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy
education. This is an application based, continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity institution.

Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This program has been approved for 2.0 contact hours.

 

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Dec
20
7:30 AM07:30

December 20, 2017- Geriatric Education for EMS

  • Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services Edcuation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Geriatric Education for EMS - GEMS is a classroom, PowerPoint, Scenarios, Instructor-led course from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians that provides practitioners at all levels the skills and knowledge to handle the unique medical, social, environmental and communications challenges of older adults. Developed in partnership with the American Geriatric Society, this course will help improve medical outcomes and quality of life for geriatric patients.

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Dec
11
to Dec 12

December 11, 2017- Building Better Lives Conference

  • Xenos Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

During this Two-Day Conference, Dr. Bruce Perry and Dr. Stuart Ablon Will Speak On …

  1. Key concepts and intervention strategies of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT)
  2. Key concepts and strategies of Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS)
  3. Practical strategies for implementing both NMT & CPS approaches into a unified process
  4. Integrating NMT & CPS in daily practice
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Dec
5
7:30 AM07:30

December 5, 2017- MESH 2017 Grand Rounds

MESH 2017 Grand Rounds Series.  

Syria-Sarin and Other Substances: How Prepared Are We?  Speaker: John S. Urbanetti, MD. National/international expert on medical implications of & response to nerve agents, chemicals, other weapons of mass destruction.

Tuesday December 5, 2017.  7:30 am Free Continental Breakfast.  Presentation 8-9am.  Location: Eskenazi Health Center-Pecar, 6940 N. Michigan Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46208. To register, click here.  

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Dec
3
to Dec 4

December 3, 2017- Pre-Hospital Traumas Life Support

The Pre-Hospital Traumas Life Support (PHTLS) course is designed for healthcare providers who provide pre-hospital trauma care such as EMS or Fire or serve as an integral part of a hospital based trauma care team.
The focus of this program is to enhance and reinforce important concepts, including:

  1. Identifying the kinematics related to trauma and how they impact pre-hospital care
  2. Reinforce and enhance good trauma assessment skills
  3. Reinforce basic and advanced airway management skills
  4. How to appropriately assess patients with suspected multi systems trauma including scene treatment, packaging and transport
  5. Effective resuscitative team dynamics
  6. How to effectively extricate trauma victims from and automobile
  7. Reinforce and enhance skills relating to splinting, backboarding and packaging trauma victims
  8. Learn key concepts related to dealing with pediatric and geriatric victims

In addition, students will have an opportunity to work in learning stations while improving essential skills using guided step by step instructor lead hands-on practice. The training environment is stress free and designed to help facilitate learning through group participation.

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Nov
16
12:00 PM12:00

November 16, 2017- An Opioid Primer: Legislative, Policy, & Practice

Join ANA and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the complimentary webinar, An Opioid Primer: Legislative, Policy, & Practice on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 12 p.m. ET. Learn how the opioid epidemic evolved and the interrelated legislative, policy, and practice implications in trying to address the dilemma.

Following this webinar, nurses will be able to:

  1. Identify early and later opioid effects on the brain and illustrate how the brain changes over time with opioid use.
  2. Identify the IOM's four level barriers to effective pain management and list two examples of each level barrier.
  3. Define the Prescription Drug Management Program and its role in state and national drug monitoring efforts.
  4. Describe current drug treatment options and list three barriers to medication assisted treatment programs.

 
 

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Nov
13
7:30 AM07:30

November 13, 2017- Teenage Tattoos, Tongues, & Trauma

  • Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Emergency Implications of Body Piercing/Modifications

 It's happening more & more... Though body modification has been practiced for thousands of years, seemingly only recently has it become an "epidemic", especially among teens & young adults. This presentation will review "what we really want to know" regarding body modification & implications for emergency care. Through real-life case studies, answers to questions involving airway management, defibrillation, obstetrics, & thrombolytics will be addressed.

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Nov
13
to Nov 14

November 13-14, 2017- 2017 St. Elizabeth Emergency Services Conference

  • Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will be a 2 day educational experience for EMS providers of every certification level and Emergency Department nurses. (Multiple ALS/BLS tracks, Educator Track, Critical Care Track, and Pediatrics)
We will be featuring many national speakers as well as highlighting local talent from around our region. (Many local hospitals will be participating)

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Aug
25
to Aug 26

August 25-26, 2017- CEN Exam Preparation Course

  • St. Vincent Fishers Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Solheim’s Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Exam Preparation Course

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant to be successful in obtaining CEN certification. 

The course offers lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN exam. This review provides a foundation for further study as the participant works toward emergency nursing certification.
 

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Jul
18
7:30 AM07:30

July 18, 2017 - CPEN Review Course

  • St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Sick Kids" Certified Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Nursing Review
1-Day Seminar

This one-day, fast-paced emergency and critical care review seminar is for emergency and critical care nurses who provide urgent and emergent nursing care to pediatric patients and their families. This review program is designed to give the participant easy ways to remember important tips & tricks pertaining to pediatric emergency care. Any nurse or RT that wants to be more fully prepared for pediatric emergencies should attend this 1-day review program.

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Jul
12
3:00 PM15:00

July 12, 2017- ENA State of the Association

All Emergency Nurses Association members are invited to learn more about ENA’s latest initiatives by joining us for the ENA State of the Association webinar. ENA President Karen Wiley, MSN, RN, CEN, and Nancy MacRae, MS, Executive Director and members of the senior leadership team will provide updates on: 

     • Board Activities
     • Organizational Goals
     • ENA Website Launch
     • EN17 Conference and Early Bird Deadline
     • ENA General Assembly
     • Government Relations
     • Membership Challenge
     • What’s New

Your participation in this call is extremely valuable. We hope you can join us.

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Jul
10
5:00 PM17:00

July 10, 2017- New Pediatric Quality Improvement Collaborative

EMSC Webinar

On Monday, July 10 from 5:00–6:00 pm ET, the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (E-IIC) will host a free webinar to introduce a new EMSC QI Collaborative focused on implementing QI efforts to improve pediatric readiness in the emergency department setting.

Using a Train-the-Trainer model, twenty teams composed of training and affiliate sites will be guided to develop local QI efforts to foster pediatric ED readiness. The project timeline, planned activities, application process, and anticipated outcomes will be discussed.

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