Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

ICU Nursing Conference

Delivering Excellence in Critical Care

An Innovative Conference Offering Best Practices, Inspiration and Information to Meet the Needs of ICU Nurses.

Target Audience

ICU Nurses

Course Description

Scheduled topics focus on provding healthcare to the aging population:

The 4th Annual Delivering Excellence in Critical Care Conference
Hot Topics in a Changing Healthcare Environment
Houston Methodist Rio Grande Conference Room
Friday, October 4, 2013 7:30am to 4:30pm
*Breakfast and Lunch Provided
7:30-8 a.m. Registration/Breakfast*
8-8:15 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
Ann Scanlon-McGinity, Ph.D., RN, SVP, CNE
8:15-9:15 a.m. Quality and Healthcare Reform
Dr. Stuart Dobbs
9:15-10:15 a.m. Methodist ICU Nurses Panel
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Medications and the Environment
Alex Varkey

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.


12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Social Media
Risk Management

1:15-2:15 p.m. Workplace Violence/Bullying
2:15-2:30 p.m. Break
2:30-3:30 p.m. Stress Management
3:30-4:30 p.m. Family Presence During CPR
4:30 p.m. Closing/Questions/Evaluation Instruction

Conference Registration


  • Houston Methodist Employees: $30
  • Non Houston Methodist Employees: $50

Registration Deadline

  • Registration deadline is September 24, 2013


How to Register:

» Download conference agenda
» Download conference brochure

Please bring a sweater or light jacket as room temperature varies.

Conference Location

The Methodist Hospital

The Methodist Hospital
Rio Grande Ballroom
6565 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
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Have questions about the Conference?

Barbara Johnson, MBA, RN, CNRN at 713-806-4406 or bljohnson@houstonmethodist.org



Houston Methodist Hospital 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.

Up to 6 contact hours of continuing nursing education may be earned by attending selected sessions in their entirety, and completing the corresponding items on the evaluation tool.

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