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611 West Park Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
ANA-Illinois 2023 Professional Issues Conference – Human First, Nurse Second
The one-day conference will be held on November 4, 2023 in Urbana, Illinois.
“ANA-Illinois has worked really hard to build a community of nurses where we can come together and support each other. The Professional Issues Conference is an ideal opportunity for nurses to do that,” says Susan Swart, Executive Director of ANA-Illinois.
This year, every conference attendee will receive a “Human First, Nurse Second” t-shirt.
Refer a nurse to the conference, and both you and your colleague will be entered to win a $250 gift card!
Relevant & Inspiring Sessions
The theme for the conference this year is “Human First, Nurse Second.” Mona Shattell PhD, RN, FAAN will deliver the opening session, entitled: “Social Media for Nurses.”
Keynote Session – Social Media for Nurses
Social and other digital media outlets provide nurses with tools to share information, to debate healthcare policy and practice issues, to promote healthy behaviors, and to engage with the public. In our new digital world, it is up to us to speak outside of our clinical practices and professional arenas. Your position as a nurse makes you credible, trustworthy, and able to affect change. This presentation will generate enthusiasm for beginners, intermediate, and advanced users of social media by showing you why it’s important and by giving you the tools necessary to amplify your voice.
Keynote Speaker – Mona Shattell PhD, RN, FAAN
Other sessions include:
- Promoting Self-Assessment and Self-Care for Nurses Using the R.E.S.T. Framework
- Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to Improve Burnout
- A Qualitative Exploration of the Black Nurses’ Experience Practicing During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Unwrapping Holiday Stress: Strategies for a Calmer Season
This event offers 5.0 CE credits to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Illinois Nurses Foundation is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.