Agenda: Thursday, October 4

Friday, October 5   |   Saturday, October 6


8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Featured Session: Palliative Care and Pain Management in the Midst of an Opioid Epidemic

Sponsored by Vitas Healthcare

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibitor Set Up

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Emerging Practice Innovations

Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Blake Smith, MSN, RN, Nebraska Medicine

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Opening Night Reception & Skills Fair
Debra Jenks, Ph.D., RN - Facilitator/Director
This year’s nursing skills fair will have various stations set up that help reinforce nursing skills and training necessary to successfully treat patients in a hospital or medical facility. Instructors provide details about topics that may have an impact on patient care. The skills fair is a way to highlight any areas of concern, share education or provide details about any recent policy changes in the health care facility. (Exhibit Hall)