Pre-Convention Workshops


Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course – Two Days

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

7:45 am - 5:00 pm

13.75 CH for both days

Caroline Ashman, MS, RN, CMSRN

Becoming a CMSRN® is one of the best career moves you will ever make. If you’re preparing for the exam or if you just need a medsurg nursing refresher, you’ll want to take this course.

It includes:

  • Body systems review
  • Fluids and electrolytes
  • Common pathological conditions and treatments
  • Appropriate nursing interventions

CRC Only: $269 member/$329 regular
Optional book special available for $99 members/$145 regular. You will receive the Core Curriculum for Medical-Surgical Nursing and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Questions text books. Includes immediate free shipping for registrations received by August 28, 2018. Onsite pick-up for all others.

Note: The Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN®) exam is not offered onsite after the convention. For specific information and registration, please visit


Developing a Quality Improvement Project Manuscript

Thursday, September 13, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3.75 contact hours

Lynne Connelly, PhD, RN; Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE

020 Only: $99 member/$129 regular

This interactive workshop will discuss the steps of writing and preparing a continuous quality improvement (CQI) project for possible publication.