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Time Friday, October 11
8:15 am – 8:45 am Session 1. Accreditation Overview and Q & A
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Session 2. ABNS Assembly Meeting
12:45 pm – 2:45 pm Session 3. Opportunities for Certified Nursing Practice in the Future Health Care Workforce
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Session 4. Promoting Certification in the Workplace
  • Alicia Hernandez, MSN, RN, BC, Director, The Center for Professional Excellence, The Methodist Hospital, Houston
  • Presentation Handout
Time Saturday, October 12
8:30 am – 9:30 am Session 5. A Review of the Work from the IOM Standing Committee on Credentialing Research in Nursing
9:35 am – 11:15 am Session 6. ExpresSessions
  • Credentials Displayed as Digital Open Badges – Pat Muenzen, MA & Frank Catalano, Professional Examination Service
    Presentation Handout
  • Board Leadership Development –Linda Lakdawala, DNP, RN, CPAN, ABPANC
    Presentation Handout
  • Continuing Competence in the Recertification Process – Sandra Lee Schafer, MN, RN, AOCN & Bette Case Di Leonardi, PhD, RN-BC, NBCHPN
    Presentation Handout
  • Better Testing Through Cultural Sensitivity –Sarah Carroll, PhD & Rob Pedigo, MBA, Castle Worldwide
  • Putting a Strategic Marketing Plan into Action – Betsy Sklar, MBA & Shannon Carter, MA, CAE, CCI
    Presentation Handout


ABNS Fall 2013 Conference

October 11-12  ~  Scottsdale, Arizona

ABNS – American Board of Nursing Specialties

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ABNS does not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS does not administer certification programs.

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