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Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

BRN

 

ANCC

Communication Series

2014

April 29 * August 13 * August 26


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB), Room 2030
*
Broadway Building, Suite 1630
Capacity: 20

Course description

Improving patient safety through effective communication is the goal of this class. Communication failures are an extremely common cause of inadvertent patient harm. This course will discuss strategies to improve the effectiveness of our communication and collaboration among caregivers. These are interdisciplinary classes; all health-care professionals are welcome!

Day 1: Setting the Foundation for Successful Conversations is an introductory class. The focus is on cultivating communication skills and identifying ways to create a safe environment for communication to occur.

Day 2: The emphasis of the second class, Building Blocks for Successful Conversations, is to demonstrate methods to integrate communication tools into your professional practice. Time to practice communication techniques will be provided.

Topics

Date Topic CE Course #
April 1 Day 1: Setting the Foundation for Successful Conversations 7.5 07460
April 29 Day 2: Building Blocks for Successful Conversations 7.25 07462
August 13 Day 1: Setting the Foundation for Successful Conversations 7.5 07460
August 26 Day 2: Building Blocks for Successful Conversations 7.25 07462

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, contact hours as noted above.

The University of California, Davis Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.

Registration

Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

Community registrants

$110 registration fee. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive a full refund. A $25 service fee will be charged after this date.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.

Parking

Boadway Building: Parking is available in lot 25, approximately one block from the Broadway Building on 50th Street next to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6.

FSSB: Parking is available in parking lots 14 and 17 on 2nd avenue or lot 25 on 50th Street adjacent to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6 in lot 14 or 25.

Coordinator

Elizabeth Radsliff, M.S.N., P.N.P.-BC
Pediatric Nurse Educator