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Nurse Category Day

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Join us June 20-23, 2011, in New Orleans, LA for the USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium.  The conference will feature 3 1/2 jam-packed days of informative keynotes; track sessions on an array of topics; more than 80 companies showcasing the latest products and services; a full-day of profession-specific topics; and much, much more. The theme for the 2011 Symposium is “Public Health Leadership: The Key to a Healthier Nation.” 

Nurse Category Day is Tuesday, June 21, 2011, the theme is “Creating a Healthy Nation: The Role of Nursing Leadership.” Our morning keynote speaker will be Ms. Lisa Colletti, Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer, Ochsner Medical Center. Our afternoon keynote speaker will be Dr. Betty P. Dennis, Director of Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and Professor of Nursing at Dillard University. In addition, we will also have five interesting and educational panels throughout the day; to include presentations from Deputy Surgeon General Boris Lushniak and Assistant Director of Health Services for the Bureau of Prisons RADM Newton Kendig.

For information on the Nurse Social on Tuesday night, click here.

Note: Attendance is not limited to USPHS nurses, all nurses are encouraged to attend.

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