October 2012 Switchboard for Ambulatory Nursing Service Posted

Please take a look at some articles of interest to healthcare personnel as well as upcoming Professional Development and Educational Offerings recently posted on the Nursing Councils Webpage of the Ambulatory Blog at:


Have a great day.

Nursing Technology Webinar August 29th

“NURSES: Are You Ready For Your New Role In Health Information Technology?”
Webinar Presenters: Mari Tietze PhD, RN-BC &
Susan McBride, PhD, RN

When: August 29, 2012

What Time: 12:30PM to 1:30PM

Where: RSH – Conference Room 1.124 It’s good to know about unintended consequences of using electronic health records. You know there are some. You might even know others have experienced similar event to yours. What’s really good to know though is what to do about them – where to find more information, how to share your experiences for the greater good, and how to collaborate with colleagues in quality, patient safety and informatics to realize safe, effective electronic health records use. -
Texas Nursing Association
This Professional Development activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of Continuing Nursing Education.

Contact: Barbara Bonificio – babonifi@utmb.edu

Free CNE content on Cultural Competence

Free CNE Course on Cultural Competence in Nursing Care online through our School of Nursing website: http://son.utmb.edu/SonApps/ccnch/core-modules.aspx

 You will need to register once but then will have access to the module. They have future offerings coming up as well and I will keep you posted. At this time, the CNE credit is being offered for RN’s only due to grant restrictions. However, if you take the course and are not an RN, please just note the date and time that you reviewed the material and you can request credit for this as part of your professional development goals in your evaluation.