Upcoming Events

"Cultivating Healthy Communities: The Role of the Nurse in Population Health"

December 2, 2016
Marist College, 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.  
The concept of population health lies in supporting a culture of health though various activities that include research to evaluate health-related trends, consideration of socioeconomic and cultural variables, seeking opportunities to provide health education to support wellness and manage chronic disease as well as developing community based partnerships to enhance access to and delivery of care.The purpose of this program is to provide an educational forum for nurses and other health professionals to discuss the various components of a population health infrastructure and the key role of nurses within this framework toward cultivating healthy communities.
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Registration for this event is $70 per individual and $25 per student (students must submit a copy of their student ID with their registration form and payment).  You can register in one of two ways:
Register through Eventbrite at: https://nursing-summit-2016.eventbrite.com, or  
Download the flyer/registration form here and submit check payment by mail with your 
completed registration form.  You may also call (845 )883-7260 to have the registration form emailed to you.
Please direct general questions to Kathy Doyle at 845-883-7260 or kdoyle@chahec.org.  NOTE: Building name and parking information will be sent to registrants prior to event.

For information about contact hours, please contact Roxanna Raffa at rraffa@chahec.org.  NOTE: To receive credits, participants must attend the entire event.  Partial credit will not be given. The presenters and planners disclose no conflict of interest relative to this educational activity.

Nursing Summit History:
In 2004, Catskill Hudson AHEC presented its first “Nursing Summit” to nurse administrators and nurse educators who wished to work together and with Catskill Hudson AHEC to promote the profession of nursing in New York State.  Since then, Catskill Hudson AHEC’s Nursing Summit has attracted all levels of the nursing profession, as well as healthcare professionals, health professions educators, and health professions students by providing an educational forum to explore topics of relevance and critical issues facing nursing and healthcare professionals today and supporting the continued development of and within the nursing profession.  The Nursing Summit has also provided invaluable networking opportunities for attendees.

Over the years, Nursing Summit Topics have included:

  • The Role of the Nurse in Shaping the Future of Healthcare: Progressing Toward the Triple Aim
  • Transformational Leadership in a New Healthcare Environment
  • Improving Healthcare To LGBT Individuals and Families: Awareness to Action
  • Ethics
  • Mock Trial and Beyond (a live demonstration of healthcare litigation and more)
  • Use of Technology for Teaching and Staff Development
  • Topics in Developing Staff Excellence
  • Online Curriculum Development Workshop
  • Nurse Preceptor Development
  • The Artistry of Nurse Management