NTI 2013 SuperSessions

Monday Keynote

Kathryn E. Roberts, RN, CNS, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, AACN President
At last year’s NTI, AACN President Kathryn Roberts announced the theme, “Dare To.” Kathryn will share insights and best practices she has learned during her presidential year. Kathryn is a clinical nurse specialist in the pediatric ICU at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Tuesday Keynote

Shawn Achor
Author of the international best seller “The Happiness Advantage,” Shawn Achor is one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. After a long teaching career at Harvard, Shawn has lectured on the “Happiness Advantage” to diverse audiences throughout the world.

Wednesday Special Event

Vicki Good, RN, MSN, CENP, AACN President-Elect
At this special afternoon event, AACN President-elect Vicki Good will share the new theme for the year ahead. As administrative director of patient safety for CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo., Vicki has a special appreciation of how our individual professional journeys and our everyday actions enhance the safety of our patients.

An NTI Premiere: 'Nurses, If Florence Could See Us Now'

Nursing is the star of this film, where you’ll see many of your triumphs and challenges portrayed through the compelling stories of more than 100 of your nurse colleagues. The film offers a rare look into the complex, exciting and challenging world of nursing from the bedside to the boardroom. Learn more about the film.

The screening will conclude before dinnertime, leaving you the night off to enjoy relaxing or exploring the historical and modern richness of Boston.

Distinguished Research Lecture

Nancy M. Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM
Supported by Philips Healthcare
Dr. Albert is senior director of nursing research and innovation for the enterprise-wide Nursing Institute of the Northeast Ohio Cleveland Clinic healthcare system and clinical nurse specialist at the Kaufman Center for Heart Failure in Cleveland.

Master of Ceremonies

Bertice Berry, PhD, Sociologist, Researcher
Back by popular demand, Bertice Berry will continue her role as our beloved master of ceremonies, combining her skills as a consummate entertainer, sociologist and researcher with a gift to inspire and enlighten.
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