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Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter-AACN and the American Association of
Critical-Care Nurses welcome you to the TRENDS Web site. Over more than 35
years, TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing™ and TRENDS in Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing™
have become the signature regional clinical conferences for critical care,
trauma and cardiovascular nurses. Please save the Spring 2012 dates so you can
expand your professional education and network with colleagues.
TRENDS in Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing 2012
™ — March 27 - 30
TRENDS in High-Acuity Med-Surg Nursing
™ — March 28
TRENDS in Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing 2012™
Online Registration: Enter our online conference registration
Conference Brochure: Download the conference brochure
Online Headquarter Hotel Reservations: Make your hotel reservations at the
Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
Websites with travel information:
Atlantic City International Airport
Philadelphia International Airport
New Jersey Transit (train)
Mark your calendar and plan now to attend Spring TRENDS at the Atlantic City Convention
Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. You'll find the most up-to-date information in caring
for patients experiencing life-threatening cardiovascular disease or traumatic injury, and
you'll meet nurses from around the country who share your dedication and commitment. TRENDS
is sponsored by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter-AACN and the American Association of
Critical-Care Nurses. This year Spring TRENDS offers:
- Over 100 timely sessions featuring the latest information and hottest topics in
cardiovascular and trauma nursing
- Onsite workshops on trauma cases, transforming care at the bedside, 12-lead ECG
interpretation, pulmonary potpourri, and legal issues
- Apply learning during unique hands-on sessions utilizing high-fidelity simulators
- Back by popular demand: One-day TRENDS in High Acuity Med-Surg Nursing conference
within a conference on Wednesday, March 28
- Onsite Career Development Sessions with Rod Colon, career management consultant,
executive coach, speaker, author, and weekly co-host of radio show "Your Career is Calling."
- Expert national and local speakers including AACN President Mary Stahl, RN, MSN,
ACNS-BC, CCNS-CMC, CCRN, Barbara Pope, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, PCCN, Deborah Tuggle, RN,
MN, CCNS, Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA; Cindy Blank-Reid, RN, MSN, CEN;
Deb Gauldin, RN; and Rose Shaffer, RN, MSN, CRNP, CCRN, FAHA.
- Focused CCRN®, PCCN®, and CMC® certification review sessions.
- National certification exams on-site on Friday, March 30: Adult, pediatric and
neonatal CCRN and CCNS®; adult PCCN; adult ACNPC™; cardiac sub-specialty exams - Cardiac
Medicine CMC and Cardiac Surgery CSC®; plus the CNML™ exam for nurse managers.
- Exciting Dinner Program — "No One Can Fill Your Shoes: The Callouses Are Just
Too Large." Join Deb Gauldin, RN, singing nurse and professional humorist and Irene
Stemler, RN, BSN, author of "Heroic Acts in Humble Shoes: America's Nurses Tell Their
Stories" for a fun and memorable evening of songs, stories, and well-deserved rejuvenation.
- Catch up on leading industry trends and innovations from over 50 exhibitors. Learn
about all the great new products, services and opportunities they have to offer.
- Lunch included on Wednesday and Thursday in the Exhibit Hall
Note: Pennsylvania and New Jersey Nurses now require 30 contact hours of mandatory continuing
education every two years for relicensure.
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TAKE THE CERTIFICATION EXAM ON-SITE
- Exam Date - Friday, March 30 from 8:30 am - 12 pm
- Registration Deadline - Friday, February 17
Paper and pencil administration of the adult, pediatric and neonatal CCRN™ and CCNS™,
adult PCCN™, adult ACNPC™, cardiac subspecialty exams — CMC™ Cardiac Medicine Certification
and CSC™ Cardiac Surgery Certification — plus the CNML exam will be offered on-site.
Pre-registration is required for all exams using the special 3-page TRENDS Exam Application.
Seating is limited. Visit www.certcorp.org to download the special TRENDS Exam Application
Handbook. Special TRENDS exam applications, including those for CCNS, ACNPC and CNML exams
at TRENDS, may be obtained by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Please specify
that you wish to obtain a special TRENDS exam application AND which exam you are interested in.
The TRENDS exam application with full payment of exam fees must reach AACN Certification Corporation
by the registration deadline Friday, February 17, 2012.
Exam registration and payment are separate from the conference and must be sent
to AACN Certification Corporation.
Exhibitors and Sponsors: Download the copies of the exhibit prospectus, application and
information on sponsorship and advertising. Contact Monika Cornelius at 800-394-5995, ext. 239,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING™
Order session CDs online from
the 2011 TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing conference. Or print order form.
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