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West Houston Chapter of AACN

Annual Symposium March 24, 2016

Posted almost 3 years ago by Edith Woltman

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Hello All!

We wanted to invite you to sign up for West Houston Chapter- AACN Annual Symposium, "Spring into Action with Courage," that will be hosted at Houston Methodist West Hospital on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 7a-4:30p.  Up to 7.5 contact hours of continuing education may be earned by attending the sessions in their entirety and completing the evaluation form.  We have some really great speakers and topics lined up and we don't want you to miss out!

Here is the link to register (and you can also view the program brochure):  West Houston Chapter - AACN Annual Symposium Spring into Action with Courage.  whaacn.nursingnetwork.com

You will pay with check or cash the day of the event.

Motivational Speaker: Lou Figueroa

Current Trends in the Treatment of DVT and PE: Houssam Younes, MD

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Latest Procedures: Imran Ahmed Dar, MD Antibiotic Selection in the ICU: Courtney Brailsford, PharmD

Implementing Evidenced-Based Practice: Denise Neill, PhD, RN, CNE

2016 Stroke Therapy Education & Guidelines Update: Delmar Imperial-Aubin, APRON, ACNP-BC

Lou Figueroa is a fantastic speaker who will be joining us from Los Angeles, California.  Hooray!

Inspiring People and Organizations

[TCCE Conference]<http://loufigueroa.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/lou-speaking-in-texas-at-tcce-conference.jpg>  Lou Figueroa.

Inspirational Speaker and Train Accident Survivor Growing up in Southern California before moving to Colorado with his family in 1991, Lou Figueroa was an avid snowboarder and mountain biker who enjoyed the outdoors. At the age of 27 while out with a group of friends in the downtown district of Denver, Lou encountered a beverage that was laced with an unknown substance becoming lost and disoriented. He walked nearly a mile before he was found lying in the Union Station rail yard. In the early hours of the morning a train was approaching the rail yard and saw Lou's body at the last minute. The result would be the loss of both legs. After surviving a week long coma gripping to life, Lou awoke in the hospital.  Since his amputations, Lou has traveled across the globe sharing messages of hope and inspiration to hundreds of audiences including trade associations, chambers of commerce and universities.  In recent months Lou met with Ossur prosthetics and is currently working with the research and development team to test and give patient feedback on product trials.

Today, Lou lives in Los Angeles where he advocates for drink safety and has created a website titled Guard Your Drink.com. Lou's mission is to bring awareness to drug facilitated crimes on college campuses.

We really hope to see you there!

West Houston Chapter -AACN Board Members