Pediatric Critical Care Nursing (PCCN)

Venue: Las Vegas Hilton

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 04, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 08, 2011
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Caring for the complex critically ill child is certainly both rewarding and challenging. While treatment strategies evolve, technology advances, and research progresses, it remains the goal of the patient care team to ensure and facilitate the best possible patient outcome. The 27th Annual Pediatric Critical Care Nursing conference is designed to answer your questions as well as raise your awareness of the right questions to ask. Meet and mingle with critical care professionals who share your commitment to quality, and celebrate the difference you can make!

Highlights of the 2011 conference include:
The dynamic two-day "Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing" preconference, concentrating on the pathophysiology and post-op management of selected major defects, and cutting-edge therapies and advances in the care of heart failure patients.
The ever-popular "Pediatric Critical Care Overview" preconference, focusing on the assessment of patients with alterations in physiologic function.
"NTI Inside" featuring select speakers from the AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition®.
Interaction with expert faculty and your colleagues, providing additional opportunities to sharpen critical thinking skills and improve clinical decision-making.
Presentations featuring evidence-based updates and clinical applications of the information provided.
Opportunities to network and build professional relationships with nurses from across the country who have a wide variety of experiences caring for critically ill children.
Dazzling Las Vegas to explore at the end of the conference day!
Mark you calendar, invite a team member to join you, and enjoy this unique educational opportunity. Return to work feeling informed, revitalized and ready to meet any challenge. See you there!

Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Conference Chair

Angela C. Morgan, MS, RN, CCRN
Planning Committee Member

Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN
Senior Program Manager
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Contemporary Forums and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses continue their collaboration with "NTI Inside" featuring select speakers from the AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition®. Our collaboration showcases the strong commitment of our organizations to your clinical and professional development in the care of critically ill children and their families. We're confident that the "NTI Inside" presentations will add a new dimension of education excellence to your learning experience.

National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition®, CCRN® and NTI are official brands of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Used with permission.

This program will enable the experienced pediatric nurse to:

Integrate pathophysiologic concepts into the nursing care of critically ill children in order to enhance clinical practice through improved understanding of the disease process.
Explore ways in which to incorporate current research findings into bedside care.
Describe the potential impact of utilizing evidence-based protocols, team collaboration and new technologies on patient outcomes.
Investigate new and advanced bedside monitoring techniques, indications for use and associated risks and benefits.
Identify risk factors, prevention strategies and interventions for common complications
Anyone involved in the care of critically ill children.


3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas
United States

Additional Information

Main Conference: $445 (US)