Advancing Health through the Implementation of the IOM Future of Nursing Recommendations

Join your nursing colleagues for a day of learning and networking presented by the Texas Team Gulf Coast Region. On the agenda are regional updates from various members of the Texas Team, a Q&A panel with Nurse leaders from the greater Houston area, and an update on Immunization issues from the 83rd TX Legislative session.

Special keynote speaker:
Ann Scanlon McGinty, PhD, RN
Chief Operating Officer, Houston Methodist Global Healthcare Services

October 1, 2015
8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mary Gibbs Jones Building
1130 John Freeman Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
Texas Medical Center
Registration: Main Lobby
Conference: Pedernales Assembly Hall
Map link for event sites and parking:

Lunch and Breakfast will be provided

Cost: $60
Please bring a check or money order payable to the "Texas Nurses Foundation" the day of the event

8:00- 9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast (Sponsored by Houston Methodist)
9:00- 9:10 Welcome
9:10- 9:30 Texas Team Updates/Dr. Cole Edmonson
9:30-10:30 Keynote/Ann Scanlon McGinty, PhD, RN
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 TX Choosing Wisely
11:15-12:30 TX Region Updates
12:30-1:00 Lunch (Sponsored by Lippincott Solutions)
1:00-2:00 Immunization Updates from The Immunization Partnership
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:15 Nurse Leaders Panel
3:15- 3:30 Closing remarks

Houston Methodist is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses can earn 5.25 contact hours upon successful completion of this continuing education activity. Attendees must attend the entire activity and complete an evaluation for successful completion.

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