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Healthcare Professionals to Meet in San Diego to Explore Innovative Solutions and Approaches for Improving Care of Older Adults

November 18, 2013
N-127, 2013-14

NICHE Contact: Barbara Bricoli | 212-992-9753 | barbara.bricoli@nyu.edu

Registration Open for 2014 Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Conference, April 6-8, 2014

More than 1,000 nurses and healthcare professionals from over 300 U.S. and Canadian hospitals will meet in San Diego, California for the 2014 Annual NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) Conference, April 6-8, 2014 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. The theme of this year's conference is “Care. Collaborate. Change.”

The annual NICHE Conferences are designed to share evidence-based innovations and research. The goal is to support hospitals and other healthcare organizations in meeting one of the most critical challenges of our times: quality care of older adults. For complete conference information and to register, visit http://conference2014.nicheprogram.org.

Conference keynotes are Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and CEO, Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, CEO, Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and Eileen Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, New York University College of Nursing.

In a series of panel presentations, clinicians, administrators and researchers will present evidence-based approaches to promote positive outcomes and experiences for the hospitalized older adult. Over 100 poster presentations on palliative/end of life, pain/pain management, transitions and chronic/acute illness subjects will be exhibited. Contact hours will be provided.

“This year’s conference — our first on the West Coast — has been structured for more speakers in both track and plenary sessions,” says Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, director - NICHE, Dr. John W. Rowe Professor in Successful Aging, New York University College of Nursing. “Our keynotes, panels and posters will certainly inspire and help implement change we need to better care for our older adults.”

About NICHE

NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) is an international program designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. The vision of NICHE is for all patients 65-and-over to be given sensitive and exemplary care. The mission of NICHE is to provide principles and tools to stimulate a change in the culture of healthcare facilities to achieve patient-centered care for older adults. NICHE, based at NYU College of Nursing, consists of over 500 hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout North America. For more information visit www.nicheprogram.org. Follow us on: Pinterest@NICHEProgram, Twitter@NICHEProgram, Facebook@NICHEProgramNYU, YouTube@NICHEProgramNYU.


This Press Release is in the following Topics:
College of Nursing, NICHE, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876

Healthcare Professionals to Meet in San Diego to Explore Innovative Solutions and Approaches for Improving Care of Older Adults

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