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Comprehensive Live NCLEX Review

NCLEX Review
January 9, 2012 - 9:00am - January 12, 2012 - 4:00pm

January 9-12, 2012

9 a.m.

Facial Trauma and Reconstruction

Facial Trauma & Reconstruction
October 6, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

For more information and to register, see the PDF below.

Topics include:

  • Define and describe the range of craniofacial, blunt trauma, and ballistic trauma
  • Acute management of these injuries
  • Reconstructive options for reconstruction in craniofacial trauma
  • Long-term follow-up of these patients


Michael Christy, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Director of Microsurgery at the R.

Cardiac Updates

Cardiac Updates
October 22, 2011 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

See PDF below for registration information and a detailed schedule.

NRS 583 D
Fee: $25 for Tri-State Echo members and Meritus Staff
NRS 583 DD
Fee: $55 for others


Registration and Continental Breakfast
Pericardial Disease
3-D Cardiac Ultrasound
Volume Echocardiography: Clinical Practice
Ergonomics and Exercise
3-D Echo for the Beginner
Dilemmas in Carotid Imaging

Sponsored by Robinwood Heart and Associated Radiologists

Care Givers Conference and Wisdom Expo

Wisdom Expo
October 7, 2011 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Care givers conference & Wisdom Expo.  8:30am to 3pm

Entrepreneurial Pathways: Been There Done That

Entrepreneurial Pathways
November 16, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

See attached PDF for more information and how to register.

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week and learn from successful entrepreneurs who have BEEN THERE AND DONE THAT.  Topics are grouped into three "pathways:" New and Starting Businesses, Existing and Expanding Enterprises, and Specialties and Business Trends.


8 a.m.        Registration, Continental Breakfast, Vendors, & Networking
9 a.m.        Welcome & Keynote by John L.

Child Abuse and Family Violence

Child Abuse & Family Violence
October 14, 2011 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Topics include:

  • Child Exploitation Investigations
  • Physical Child Abuse Identification
  • Bite-mark Recognition
  • Investigating Child Sex Crimes
  • Interviewing Disabled Children
  • Documentation Caveats

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Tanya Hinds, SSA Mark Hilts, Dr. David Williams, Dr.

Trauma Seminar

Trauma Seminar
October 7, 2011 - 7:45am - 3:45pm

See the PDF below for a detailed schedule and information on registration.

NRS 543 D
Seminar Fee: $85

About the Program:

This full-day course will provide updated information on Trauma situations, Transport, Radiology and Pediatric Trauma Drowning.  The topics will be beneficial to Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and EMS.  Six CEUs will be provided to those who attend 100% of the program. 

About the Speakers:

Michael R. Christy, MD

Standardized Patient Programs from Conceptualization to Implementation

Standardized Patient Programs
September 16, 2011 - 8:30am - 3:45pm

See the PDF below for a detailed schedule and registration information.

NRS 692 C
Fee: $57


  • The Importance and Impact of Standardized Patients
  • Key Elements to Setting Up a Standardized Patient Program
  • Training Methodologies
  • Standardized Patient Script Writing


  • Kathy Schaivone, MPA - Director, Clinical Education and Evaluation Laboratory, University of Maryland, School of Nursing
  • Leslie Carranza, MD, MS - Facul

P.A.N.D.A., OSHA & Infection Control in the Dental Office

P.A.N.D.A. and OSHA in Dental
June 25, 2011 - 8:00am - 12:30pm

Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness

  • Discuss abusive injury identification
  • Discuss the reporting process for obvious abuse
  • Discuss the updated OSHA regulations
  • Identify issues that need to be reported to OSHA
  • Discuss the cur

Nursing Assistants Providing Patient Care

Nursing Assistant Provide Care
June 17, 2011 - 8:00am - 12:15pm

See PDF below for registration information and directions.

Topics include:

  • Origination of the nursing assistant
  • Why we do what we do
  • Understanding the patient
  • Recognizing the subtle changes in behavior
  • Using positive body language to enhance outcomes
  • Effective language skills for the clinical environment
  • Role playing
  • Mentoring a positive environment
  • Music and art in the nursing home/long-term care facility
  • Building your professional por
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