Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses, the NFLPN asks “The Future of Practical Nursing; Where do you Stand?”

The National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc is having its 63rd Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada this October 17-21. LPN/LVNs are being pushed out of the acute care setting across the country and are deemed inadequately equipped to remain viable in the nursing field due to lack of educational and specialty skills.

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NFLPN

Ottamissiah Moore, LPN - NFLPN Board President

We are here to ensure longevity in practice for LPN/ LVN everywhere.

Garner, NC (PRWEB) September 05, 2012

The National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc is having its 63rd annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada this October 17-21. Attendees will hear from nursing leadership about where the jobs will be and how to ensure marketability in the tough workforce. There will also be specialty training provided by one of NFLPN’s partners, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care. Gain continuing education credits, specialty training and the knowledge to mark LPN/LVNs as the best patient care providers in the nursing field!

Ottamissiah Moore, LPN - NFLPN Board President, had this to say, “We are here to ensure longevity in practice for LPN/ LVN everywhere. NFLPN is the only professional organization operated by practical nurses with the primary focus of supporting nurses with lifelong education and training in our practice areas. Get involved, join us and gain valuable skills and knowledge to help you survive this troublesome turning point in nursing. Together we are strong.”

ABOUT THE NFLPN

The National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc or NFLPN has been an advocate and professional organization for over 60 years. It aims to preserve and foster the ideal of comprehensive nursing care for the ill and aged; improve standards of practice; secure recognition and effective utilization of LPNs; further continued improvement in the education of LPNs. Visit http://www.nflpn.org for more information.

ABOUT THE CONVENTION

The convention offers professional development and continuing education for attendees and the two day pre-convention training is a 16 hour CE AND a train-the-trainer course geared to improve palliative care in the critical care setting and how to manage Veteran patients. ALL nurses, technicians, EMTs, social workers, Drs who are involved in the palliative care process should take this training. This training alone is valued at $500 but during our event it is yours for $100 or less!

Military LPN and EMTs also benefit from our 5 day training! Do you need your EMT Refresher? Get it with us, the only civilian organization approved by the Army to offer 68W and 68W-M6 training.

Practical nursing students and institutions can join the Student Day activities geared to provide professional development and skills assessment as well as a health competition between schools.

CONVENTION SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Dates:
October 17-21, 2012
VITAS Training Oct 17-18th
Student Day Oct 19th
General Convention Oct 19-21st ending with our banquet
Location:
Plaza Hotel & Casino
1 Main Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Hotel reservations: 800-634-6575
ask for NFLPN group rates; rates are valid thru Sept 17th

Full convention details and registration info: Go to http://www.nflpn.org/convention.html