AACN News—February 2008—Chapters

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Vol. 25, No. 2, FEBRUARY 2008


What’s on Tap?

Arizona
The Southern Arizona Chapter will present its “Critical Care Spring Conference” March 19 at the Sheraton Hotel, Tucson. For more information, contact Janice Allen at (520) 574-8203; janleea@earthlink.net.

Florida
The Greater Miami Area Chapter will present an “Adult CCRN Review” Feb. 21 and 22 and Feb. 28 and 29 at Nova Southeastern University, Kendall Campus, Miami. For more information, contact Sonia Wisdom at (305) 860-5275 or Yvonne Thelwell at (305) 256-9442.

The North Central Florida Chapter will present “Swamped With Knowledge” Feb. 29 and March 1 at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Gainesville. For more information, contact Laura Bratcher at (352) 265-0111, ext. 44998; bratclj@shands.ufl.edu.

The Metro Orlando Chapter will present a “CCRN/PCCN Review” March 27 through 29 at Orlando Regional Medical Center. For more information, contact Ann Dougherty at (407) 876-6421; ADoughe345@aol.com.

Illinois
The Northwest Chicago Area Chapter will present its “34th Annual Midwest Conference” March 9 through 12 at the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort, Lincolnshire. For more information, contact Joy Speciale at jspeciale@comcast.net.

The Northwest Chicago Area Chapter will present a “CCRN/PCCN Review” March 10 and 11 at the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort, Lincolnshire. For more information, contact Joy Speciale at jspeciale@comcast.net.

Kansas/Missouri
The Greater Kansas City Chapter will present a Neurological Seminar Feb. 21 at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Mo. For more information, contact Melanie McClure at (913) 596-4775; Melanie.McClure@providence-health.org.

Maryland
The Chesapeake Bay Chapter will present “Critical Care Nursing: The Future is Now!” March 12 and 13 at the Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt, Towson. For more information, contact Karen Droter at (410) 248-9353; mdroter@aol.com.

Missouri
The Greater St. Louis Chapter will present its “Emerging Trends in Critical Care Spring Symposium” March 19 and 20 at the St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles. For more information, contact Jean Greco at (314) 406-3930; jcg1954@hotmail.com.

Texas
The Greater East Texas Chapter will present a “PCCN/CCRN Review: High Acuity and Critical Care Review Course” Feb. 28 and 29 at the Wisenbaker Conference Center and Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler. For more information, contact Shelly Welch at (903) 520-6415; sstage@aol.com, or Anna Taylor at (903) 360-5593, amt86@suddenlink.net.

The Houston Gulf Coast Chapter will present a “CCRN Review” March 8 and 9 at MD Anderson Hospital - Hickey Auditorium. For more information, contact Riza Mauricio at (713) 606-0957; mauricio@mdanderson.org.

Washington
The Inland Northwest Chapter will present its annual “Critical Care Symposium” March 3 and 4 at Spokane Community College - Lair Building. For more information, contact Sarah Courneya at (509) 979-4684; seesarey@icehouse.net.

Wisconsin
The North Central Wisconsin Chapter will present “2008 Spring Symposium” March 5 at the Westwood Conference Center, Wausau. For more information, contact Char Tyskiewicz at (715) 536-7952; chart@aspirus.org.

Is your chapter planning a program or special event? Submit your information online at www.aacn.org > About AACN > Chapters > Chapter Resource Center > Chapter Forms.

Are You in the Loop?

If you are a current chapter officer and have not been receiving Chapter Updates each month, please let us know at chapters@aacn.org so you can be in the loop.

Bulk Membership Vouchers

AACN Chapters want to keep their members happy, engaged and enthused about their chapter. In regard to new or renewing membership, chapters can offer Bulk Membership Vouchers to members. Chapters can purchase five or more vouchers at the same discounted price and use them as gifts or to resell. To activate membership, just mail the completed voucher to AACN or call Customer Care and provide the voucher number. Members are encouraged to activate the vouchers as soon as possible to reduce the chance that they will be lost or stolen.
To order your Bulk Membership Vouchers, complete and submit the order form on the AACN Web site at www.aacn.org/aacn/Memship.nsf/Files/bulkvoucherform/$file/Bulkvoucherform.pdf or call our Customer Care Department at (800) 899-2226, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

REMINDER:

February 14, 2008 is the registration deadline for the ninth Annual Leadership
Development Workshop (LDW) at NTI 2008 in Chicago.

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