47th AASN ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 2018

48th AASN ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 2018

July 9, 2018

Deadline to Register is June 18th

Join AASN prior to conference registration to receive the Member discount

Late Registration $120 (After June 18th)


 



LOCATION:

Saraland High School, 1115 Industrial Pkwy , Saraland, AL  36571

SPEAKER: Barb Bancroft

Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP, has provided more than 2500 continuing education seminars on topics pertaining to pathophysiology, physical assessment, nutrition, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada.

She has been the keynote speaker for numerous national organizations: The Association of Neuroscience Nurses, The Oncology Nursing Society, Association of Practitioners for Infection Control, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses, the Emergency Nurses’ Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Medical-Surgical Nurses Association, The Ambulatory Nurses’ Association, The International Association of Dialysis Nurses, the Pacific Dental Coast Conference, the Chicago Dental Association, State Farm Insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Million Dollar Round Table.

Barb has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas,

Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago.  She has provided courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Physical Assessment to graduate and undergraduate students. 

Barb Bancroft is the author of four books: Medical Minutiae, An Apple a Day: The ABCs of Diet and Disease, Live a Little, Laugh a Lot (2004), and—KISS MY ASPARAGUS. She is also the author of two booklets—Geriatric Gems and Clinical Focus on Pharmacology. She also writes a monthly e-BLURB.

Barb has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching including the Distinguished Professor award from the National Association of Biology Teachers and the Entrepreneurial Leadership Centennial Award from the University of Virginia.

 

AGENDA:

Monday, July 9, 2018

  • 7:00 am—8: 00 am—Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 am-8:15 am—Opening remarks
  • 08:15 am-9:15 am—Wheals, Hives, Sneezes and Wheezes
  • 09:15 am-09:30 am—Break
  • 09:30 am-11:30 am— Wheals, Hives, Sneezes and Wheezes
  • 11:30 am-1:00 pm—Lunch/Annual Meeting
  • 1:00 pm-2:00 pm— Wheals, Hives, Sneezes and Wheezes
  • 2:00 pm-2:15 pm—Break
  • 2:15 pm-3:30 pm— Wheals, Hives, Sneezes and Wheezes
  • 3:30 pm—Swipe out

 

Topics:  WHEALS, HIVES, SNEEZES and WHEEZES

The seminar will also answer the following questions:

  • Why are we seeing such an uptick in allergies and autoimmune diseases in kids?
  • Are our kids too clean? 
  • Are antibiotics playing a role in autoimmune diseases? 
  • Do C-sections increase the risk of allergies and autoimmune diseases in kids? 
  • What are the side effects of monoclonal antibodies used to treat autoimmune diseases?
  • Soap or alcohol based gels for hand washing? Or is there a difference?
  • Herd immunity and vaccines--what should the vaccination rate be to prevent childhood infectious diseases?

You will learn the answers to all of these questions and a whole lot more in this one day presentation on Pediatric Immunology! 

 

COST:

  • Pre-Register--Member--$70-- Lunch and book included
  • Pre-Register--Non Member—$90-- Lunch and book included
  • Late Registration--$120 ( Lunch and Book will not be guaranteed)