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PNANC 2019 Spring Conference REGISTRATION

  • 30 May 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn 275 So. Airprt Blvd SSF. CA


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Advocacy is the central core of nursing’s professional mission and is evident in every aspect of nursing practice whether it be for colleagues, coworkers and patients. This whole day event will present Advocacy in all these areas- clinical, management, in the community and in clinical situations. It will explore areas where the professional nurse can develop and exercise advocacy. It will likewise recommend strategies of developing these skills.

Behavioral Objectives:

  • Describe current programs in dementia that are geared towards the aging LGBT population
  • Discuss and identify areas where nurses can practice and promote Advocacy
  • List strategies to advocate staff to increase productivity, engagement and morale
  • Discuss personal stories of advocacy based from experiences
  • Explain why political advocacy is important for nurses


07:00-08:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:00-08:15 Welcome and Introductions

Elisa Ramirez, RN, MSN, CNS Chairperson,

PNANC Education Committee

Sol Hafalia, RN, BSN                   

PNANC Chapter President

08:15-09:15 ADVOCACY IN DIVERSITY: Advocating for the Older LGBT in Affirmative Environment

Arthur Chan, MSoc Sc

09:15-09:45 BREAK/EXHIBITS

09:45 – 10:45 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Navigating the Advocacy Highway: Bedside and Beyond

Mary Foley, RN, PhD, FAAN

10:45-11:45 POLITICAL ADVOCACY: Unleashing Nursing’s Political Power: Where Can You Begin

Catherine Dodd, RN MS

11:45-13:00 LUNCH

13:00-14:00 PROFESSIONAL ADVOCACY: Advocating Your Staff to Achieve Their Maximum Potential

Grace Dunuan-Ibe, RN MS

14:00-14:30 BREAK/EXHIBITS

14:30-15:30 POST NOTE: PROFESSIONAL ADVOCACY: Advocacy: A Story of Caring, Empathy and Courage

Kathy Abriam-Yago, RN EdD


Emily Danuco, RN BSN

PNANC, President-Elect

Marife Sevilla, RN, BSN, CNOR

PNANC Advisory Council


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