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Convention 2015

10.07.2015

2015-10-07 2015-10-07 America/New_York Convention 2015 http://www.massnurses.org/news-and-events/events/p/event/9554 MNA MNA donotreply@massnurses.org

 

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2015 Speakers

Sean Kaufman BA, MPH, principle of Behavioral–Based Improvement Systems has dedicated his life to the study of behavior and motivating behavior/change among those affected by infectious diseases. He has worked at the CDC and WHO. He continues to take lessons from the frontline, integrating them into training solutions aimed at improving and protecting today's workforce.

Terry Foster RN, MSN, is a critical-care specialist for emergency departments of a five hospital system. Back by popular demand, he is a national speaker on humor in health care. His presentation “Surviving and Thriving in the Crazy World of Nursing” will showcase what makes nurses tick and describe some of the crazy and funny things that only nurses know.

Barbara Madeloni is President of the 110,000-member Massachusetts Teachers Association. She is a strong advocate for students and educators in the state's public schools and public higher education system. She is committed to growing an activist union that builds alliances with parents, students and community members to give educators a strong voice in public education. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College, a Master's degree in education from UMass Amherst and a Doctor of Psychology degree from the University of Denver.

Frank Callahan BA, MS, is the President of the 75,000 Mass Building Trades Council. He is a Vice- President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, a faculty member of the Boston Labor School Guild of Labor Management Relations and serves on the Blue Cross Blue Shield Labor Advisory Committee and a member of the School Building Advisory Board Authority.

Jeff Crosby is the President of the North Shore Central Labor Council and served on the National Advisory Board and Steering Committee of Labor Campaign for Single Payer.

Schedule


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Wednesday, October 7

       
 

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Welcome reception: 1st piano room bar, music, clam chowder, appetizers, cash bar. Sponsored by Region 3.


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Thursday, October 8

       
 

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

 

Labor Program's Continental Breakfast, Registration, Exhibits and silent auction opens.

 

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks with Donna Kelly-Williams, President MNA
Panel of Massachusetts Labor Leaders:

  • Barbara Madeloni – MA Teachers Association
  • Ed Kelly – Fire Fighters
  • MBTA Carmen's Union – TBA
  • Scott Hoffman, APWU
  • Moderator: Jeff Crosby, North Shore Central Labor Council (invited)
 

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Breaks, Exhibits, and Silent Auction

 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Bargaining unit reports

 

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

 

Frank Callahan, President MA Building Trades Council

 

12:30 - 2 p.m.

 

Unit 7 Annual Meeting and lunch 2nd floor

 

12:30 - 2 p.m.

 

Lunch 2nd floor, exhibits, silent auction

 

2-3 p.m.

 

ICU Limits

 

3 p.m.

 

Business Meeting

 

6 - 8 p.m.

 

Awards Reception, buffet, cash bar 2nd floor

 

8 - 9 p.m.

 

Jim Spinnato, comedy hypnosis show

  9-11:30 p.m.   Music by “The Interlopers,” cash bar, ice cream sundaes
       

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Friday, October 9

       
 

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

 

Silent Auction closes, registration, breakfast

 

8 – 9 a.m.

 

Mass Student Nurses Meeting, 2nd Floor

 

8 – 9 a.m.

 

MNA PAC Meeting

 

9 – 9:15 a.m.

 

Break

 

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.

 

The Ebola Crisis: Containment Strategies for the Clinical Treatment of Ebola-the Nurses Role, Sean Kaufman

  10:45 – 11 a.m.   Break
 

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Surviving & Thriving in the Crazy World of Nursing, Terry Foster RN, nurse humorist

       

 


Information

Registration Deadline: Septemebr 8, 2015

Accomodations

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis is an allseason resort in Hyannis. It is located on fifty-two acres and includes an eighteen hole par-3 golf course, indoor and outdoor pools, extensive health and fitness center and a luxurious spa and salon. Room rates are $109.00 per night for double or single with 11.7% Mass occupancy tax. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time 11 a.m.

Chemical Sensitivity: Attendees are requested to avoid wearing scented personal products when attending the 2015 MNA Convention. Scents may trigger responses in those with chemical sensitivity.

Contact Hours: On Friday October 9, 2015 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours will be awarded by the Massachusetts Nurses Association. The MNA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To successfully complete a program and receive contact hours, you must: 1) sign in, 2) be present for the entire time period of the session, and 3) complete the evaluation.

Questions: call the MNA's Division of Nursing at: 800.882.2056 x727.

Community Service Event
Please bring a clothing donation to benefit Independence House in Hyannis, a private, nonprofit organization established in 1979 to serve the needs of survivors of domestic violence and their children. Their 'wish list' includes sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, underwear and socks for men, women (sizes M, L, XL), children and teens. The items must be new and cannot be used. www.independencehouse.org.

 


Directions

Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Avenue • Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 866.828.8259 or 508.775.7775

From Boston
Follow Route 93 South to Route 3 South to the Sagamore Bridge and onto Route 6 East. Follow Route 6 East to Exit 6. Take a right off the exit onto Route 132 South. At the 4th set of lights turn right onto Bearses Way (towards Hyannis West End). Continue straight through 2 sets of lights. Take the 2nd exit off the rotary. At the next set of lights turn right onto North Street. Continue straight to the rotary. Take the 2nd exit just after the Paddock Restaurant. Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis will be on your left.

From Western Massachusetts
Follow Route 495 South to Route 25 East to the Bourne Bridge and merge onto the rotary. Take the 4th exit off the rotary (IHOP will be on your left). Follow until you reach a set of traffic lights. Take a right at the lights onto Route 6 East. Follow Route 6 East to Exit 6. Take a right off the exit onto Route 132 South. At the 4th set of lights turn right onto Bearses Way (towards Hyannis West End). Continue straight through 2 sets of lights. Take the 2nd exit off the rotary. At the next set of lights turn right onto North Street. Continue straight to the rotary. Take the 2nd exit just after the Paddock Restaurant. Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis will be on your left.

 


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