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2008 Summer Graduate Writing Courses 2008 Collaborative Practive Grand Rounds Series starts in January. The Collaborative Practice Grand Rounds provides a monthly forum to expose Practitioners (i.e. nurse practitioners, physicians, fellows, residents) to current trends in clinical practice and research through a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach. In order to reach the greatest number of people, we will hold the Grand Rounds presentations at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago over the lunch hour. For more information on this series, contact Susan Ohlson at sohlso1@uic.edu or 312.413.7809.

"Establishment of an Advanced Practice Role in Colorectal Surgery" | 3.13.08, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp | This Collaborative Practice Grand Rounds Series will be presented by Sandi Tenfelde, PhD(c), APN and Marc Singer, MD of the University of Illinois Medical Center.

"Pain and Palliative Care: an Interdisciplinary Perspective" | 2.14.08, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp | This Collaborative Practice Grand Rounds will be presented by Judith Paice, RN, PhD and Jamie Von Roenn, MD of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

"Peripheral Vascular Disease and its Clincial Indications" | 1.09.08, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp The first of the Collaborative Practice Grand Rounds Series will be presented by Carolyn Dickens, RN, CNP and Adhir Schroff, MD, MPH of the University of Illinois Medical Center.

"Pain and Palliative Care: an Interdisciplinary Perspective" | 2.14.08, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp | This Collaborative Practice Grand Rounds will be presented by Judith Paice, RN, PhD and Jamie Von Roenn, MD of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

"Nurse Expert Witness Brown Bag Series " | 11.28.07, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp Final of 4 part series will cover providing trial testimony as a nurse expert witness. Presenters: Kathy Pischke-Winn, MBA, RN, Barbara Camune, DrPH, CNM, and Cheryl Gilkerson, MS, RN will offer their insight and expertise during these informal, lunch hour presentations that will be held in the 3rd floor lounge of the College of Nursing.

"The Power of the Primary Care Provider to Alter the Course of Chronic Kidney Disease" The National Kidney Foundatin of Illinois sponsors programs aimed at helping health care professionals diagnosis chronic kidney disease in its earliest stages. The next program will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, IL.

"Addressing Sexual Assault and Abuse of the Elderly" | 11.13.07, 4-5:00 p.m. | rsvp

"Assessing for and Addressing Domestic Violence in the Healthcare Setting" | 10.30.07, 4-5:00 p.m. | rsvp

"Independent Nurse Practitioner and the Vital Role of NP's in Long-term Care" |10.23.07, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp

Educational Based Practice in Public Health workshops back by popular demand. Four more three hour workshops have been added 10.22.07 through 10.26.07 and will be offered at various UIC locations. For more information, visit the website.

In order to reach as many nurses as possible, another presenation of "The Nurse Practice Act: Regulation of Nursing in Illinois" will be given by Susan Y. Swart, MS, RN, Director of Nursing Practice at the Illinois Nurses Association |10.03.07, 2-3:30 p.m. | rsvp The presenation will be held at the UIC Medical Center, 1740 West Taylor Street, Room 1130.

"The Nurse Practice Act: Regulation of Nursing in Illinois" | 9.19.07, 4-5:30 p.m. | rsvp Susan Y. Swart, MS, RN, Director of Nursing Practice at the Illinois Nurses Association will be at UIC CON to discuss the key points and important changes in the Nurse Practice Act that is close to becoming law. This program has been approved for 1.5 CE nursing contact hours by the INA.

"An Introduction to Forensic Nursing" | 9.17.07, 4-5:00 p.m. | rsvp

"GERD: What Goes Up Must Come Down. " | 9.12.07, 12-1:00 p.m. | rsvp

"Learn to Write Well, Right Away" | If you want to write exceptional graduate papers, consider this popular writing workshop being offered in August at UIC College of Nursing from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Enroll now as space is limited for the third and final course 8.31.07.

"Managing the Impact of Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Real World Examples of Issues and Treatment" | 7.11.07, 12-1 p.m. | rsvp

Intensive summer program in clinical research methods for those interested in incorporating research into their clinical practice. This five day intensive course is offered June 11 - 15, 2007. Register now for the summer research program.

Educational Based Practice in Public Health | 6 three hour workshops will be offered at various UIC locations from 5.10.07 through 6.8.07

"Collaborative Management: Difficult Cases of Asthma and COPD" | 5.09.07, 12-1 p.m. | rsvp

"Testing & Counseling for Jewish Genetic Disorders " | 4.24.07, 12-1 p.m. | rsvp

Advancements in Geriatrics and Long Term Care | 4.21.07, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Launching your own Enterprise | 4.11.07 & 4.18.07, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | rsvp

Maternal Child Nursing, Visiting Professor - Patient & Family Centered Care | 4.10.07, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure: A Guidelines-Based Approach to Mending a Broken Heart" | 3.14.07, 12-1 p.m. | rsvp | suggested reading

15th Annual Diabetes Conference, "Ins and Outs of Diabetes Management" | 3.14.07, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2007 Annual Nursing

Service Plan Members Meeting. For more information click here.

IHI Launches New Website!

IHI offers Leadership Academy for Nursing Managers

Introducing IHI's newest Certificate Program "Advanced Nursing Leadership"!