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Maximize Your Role on the Healthcare Team: 9th Annual LPN Symposium

Aug 24, 2021 10:42:58 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

This knowledge-based conference will provide Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) from different practice settings the information and strategies to maximize their important role on the health care team and enhance their professional practice.

This program will be a VIRTUAL WEBINAR due to COVID-19 uncertainties. Register today!

Topics to Include: Infection Control, Compassion Fatigue, Vaccines, Documentation and More!

Registration Fee: $80


October 21, 2021, 9 AM - 2 PM

Virtual Conference

Portrait of a successful medical team at work in hospital-1


  • Define the importance of quality patient documentation.
  • Identify strategies on prevention compassion fatigue and burnout.
  • Define appropriate infection prevention methods to utilize while providing care to patients.
  • Understand key principles behind community vaccination.


Alana Dodson, MBA, BSN, RN
Program Coordinator, Nursing
Northwest Area Health Education Center

Leslie Doroski McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN
Quality Improvement Specialist / Curriculum Developer
Northwest Area Health Education Center

Ginger Sims, PA-C, DFAAPA
Provider Onboarding and Engagement
Novant Health Medical Group

Pamela Trantham, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
North Carolina Board of Nursing


  • 8:30 am Tech Check-in
  • 8:55 am Welcome
  • 9:00 am Patient Care and Documentation: The Balancing Act
    Pamela Trantham, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
  • 10:00 am Professional Sustainability: Leveraging the 3 Cs
    Ginger Sims, PA-C, DFAAPA
  • 11:00 am Break
  • 12:00 pm COVID-19 Vaccines: Where Are We Now?
    Leslie McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN
  • 1:00 pm Infection Control: Promoting Safety in Healthcare
    Alana Dodson, MBA, BSN, RN
  • 2:00 pm Adjourn


  • 4.0 Nursing Contact Hours.
  • Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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Tags: Webinar, Nursing, symposium, lpn

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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