Spring Conference 2017: Healthy Nurses, Healthy Populations, and Healthy Work Environments

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Healthy Nurses, Healthy Populations, and Healthy Work Environments
June 21, 2017 • 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to gain insight and knowledge of the current climate of increasing drug abuse and violence in our communities and work environments to best prepare us for unexpected events such as active shooter, escalating behavior and violence toward nurses.

Education will also be provided on strategies to stay safe at work along with a perspective from the SD Board of Nursing in relation to nursing disciplinary actions.

South Dakota Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

A total of 4.7 contact hours can be received upon completion of this education activity. Attendance at the entire educational activity is required to receive contact hours.


7:30am - 8:00am REGISTRATION
8:00am - 9:30am Situational Awareness - Domestic Violence
Being Prepared for Active Shooter Situations
*Sgt. Jamie Buteyn
9:30am - 9:50am BREAK
9:50am - 10:50am Drugs in South Dakota – What is Really Happening
*Pat Kneip
*Matt Glen
10:50am - 11:50am Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Medications
*Bill Ladwig
*Cassie Heisinger
11:50am - 12:45pm LUNCH (provided)
12:45pm - 1:45pm South Dakota Board of Nursing And Disciplinary Action
*Francie Miller
1:45pm - 2:45pm Strategies to Stay Safe at Work
*Janell Christenson
2:45pm - 3:00pm BREAK
3:00pm - 3:45pm SDNA Core Task Force – Healthy Nurses
*Marie Cissell
3:45pm - 4:00pm EVALUATION/ADJOURN

Start Date: 6/21/2017 7:30:00 AM
End Date: 6/21/2017 4:00:00 PM
Location: Orthopedic Institute Auditorium (ground floor) (on the Avera McKennan Campus), 810 E. 23rd Street Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Event URL: Download Spring Conference Brochure