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2014 North Texas Summer Institute

August 7

Join the North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing and Practice Partners for the Summer Institute 2014.

Date: August 7, 2014.

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Place: Brookhaven College, 3939 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas, 75244 (New Location)

Theme/Program: Transition to Practice for New Graduate Nurses

PROGRAM for the Day will include the following:

  • Preparing Graduate Nurses for Professional Practice – what to look for when hiring new graduates, hiring strategies for managers, preparing the new graduate for interviewing, and panel discussion with hiring managers from hospitals.
  • North Texas Hospital Residency Programs – will include presentations from several North Texas hospital programs and their outcomes, and panel discussion with graduates from residency programs.
  • A Grant Writing Seminar will be offered before the event from 7:30 to 8:30 am. This Grant Writing Seminar will focus on Grant Budgeting. Limited seating for this event.

Speakers for this event include representatives from North Texas hospitals and nursing schools.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This educational event is designed for nurse educators in both the practice and academic settings.

Cost for the day is $50. This covers the cost of the event as well as continental breakfast and box lunch.

5.75 CNE will be offered.

Tarrant County Hospital District dba JPS Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

REGISTRATION:

You must pre-register for this event.

Registration deadline is July 28, 2014.

Here is the registration link. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-north-texas-nursing-consortium-summer-institute-tickets-11555144749


2014 North Texas Preceptor Academy

May 22 & 23

Join us for an educational event for Registered Nurses who are interested in learning more about precepting or are currently precepting. Sessions designed to help the beginner as well as the experienced preceptor.

Preceptors serve a vital role for nurses in all settings by promoting competence, familiarity and confidence of new nurses. Understand the roles and responsibilities, communication skills, critical thinking skills, learning objectives, evaluation and best practices for precepting.

CEU hours will be provided upon successful completion for each day.

Here are event details:

DATES: May 22 & 23, 2014. You can attend one or both days.

Day 1 - Standard Preceptor Training Curriculum

Day 2 - Additional Preceptor Training Insight

Speakers for this event include representatives from North Texas hospitals and nursing schools.

PLACE: Texas Woman's University, T. Boone Pickens Institue of Health Sciences in Dallas, Texas.

MORE INFORMATION ON REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN MARCH

You must pre-register for this event. Seating is limited.

Event is done in partnership with the North Texas Nursing Consortium, DFW Hospital Council Foundation, North Texas Nursing Resource Center, Texas Woman’s University and VA North Texas Health Care System.

Handouts

Download all the 2014 THR Preceptor Academy Handouts here >

Download all the 2014 Summer Institute Handouts & Forms here >

For information contact:
Sally Williams
T: 972-717-4279
E: workforce@dfwhcfoundation.org

About Us

The Nursing Resource Center is a suite of Internet-based services that helps maximize nursing education capacity by streamlining placements and exposing new opportunities for school-clinical facility relationships.

Contact Us

For more information on joining the Texas Nursing Resource Center, please contact:

Houston-Galveston

Trish Richard, RN, PhD
T: 409.772.8221 
E: plrichar@utmb.edu

North Texas

Sally Harper Williams
T: 469.648.5030
E: swilliams@dfwhcfoundation.org


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