The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing (IJHN) continues its commitment to continuing nursing education with several training programs, conferences, and seminars throughout the spring:
Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiner (Adult) Training Program, March 16-20. Registered Nurses interested in becoming Forensic Nurse Examiners (FNEs) will benefit from this in-depth training. Those who wish to practice as FNEs in Maryland must be RNs with at least 18 months experience who attend the entire seminar will be eligible for Maryland FNE certification.
Recruitment and Retention of Research Participants, March 20. Investigators from the Johns Hopkins Hospital and outside experts will offer the key elements and skills necessary for effective recruitment and retention of research participants, including advanced strategies for recruitment and retention of specific target populations (age, gender, race/ethnicity, and disease condition.)
Simulation as a Cutting Edge Tool: A Conference for Nursing Educators, April 17. Nurse educators with a basic familiarity of simulation are encouraged to attend this one day interactive workshop. An overview of simulation tools available and information on how they can be most effectively implemented in your hospital or school of nursing will be provided. Highlights of the program include the use of simulation for orientation of new graduates and experienced nurses; staff education and evaluation of professional nursing competencies at the Johns Hopkins Hospital; hands-on experience with various low and high fidelity simulation techniques; and the preparation in simulation scenarios.
Patient Advocacy Seminar, May 28-29, Mount Washington Conference Center, 5801 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209. Hopkins nurses who have a strong interest in patient advocacy, leadership, patient education, patient navigation, and measure clinical outcomes of care will benefit from this informative session. This two-day seminar designed to provide the framework for nurses interested in creating a Patient Advocacy Program for their patients.
All events take place at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) unless otherwise noted. For other IJHN events or more information about the events listed above, visit www.ijhn.jhmi.edu.