Safety Implications for Bariatric Care
A STTI NE Chapters Collaborative Event

Clarkson College — Prepare to be the best.

Course Date

Tuesday 10/8/2013
Dinner and networking - Omaha location only; 5:00 PM - 6:00PM
Presentations - all locations: 6:00 PM - 7:50 PM CST
Summary and Evaluation: 7:50 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Registration Ends

Event registration ends 10/1/2013 11:59 PM.

The registration period has closed for this event.

Program Objective

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
Identify two perspectives of safety implementation for bariatric clients.

This educational event is a collaborative effort of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Chapters:

Gamma Pi-at-large: University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Saint Mary
Iota Tau: Creighton University
Omicron Epsilon: Clarkson College
Tau Tau: Nebraska Methodist College
Theta Omega: Midlands University


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dinner and networking - Omaha location only

6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
2013 New ANA Safe Patient Handling Standards
Ronda Fritz RN, BSN, MA
Safe Patient Handling Facility Champion, NE-Western IA Health Care System Veterans Hospital, Omaha NE

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM Break

7:00 PM - 7:50 PM

Nursing Implications Working with the Bariatric Client
Linda Neumann-Potash RN, MN, CBN
Case Manager, Bariatric Surgery, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE

7:50 PM -8:00 PM Evaluations and wrap up

Program Location & Parking

Omaha Location
UNMC Center for Nursing Science
4101 Dewey Ave, Omaha NE 68198-5330
Room CNS3030

IP video broadcasts will be available to view and participate on the UNMC campuses located in Lincoln, Kearney, Norfolk and Scottsbluff. Room locations to be announced.

Parking is available in The Nebraska Medical Center lot #5. Please park in stalls numbered 112 or higher.

Continuing Education Credit

2.0ANCC/NNA Nursing Contact Hours Awarded. NE12-15C04-9

Clarkson College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing center's Commission on Accreditation.

2.4 Iowa Nursing Contact Hours. Clarkson College is Iowa provider #345.

2.0 Education Hours Awarded

Attendance at the entire educational event is required for continuing education. Partial credit is not provided.

Course Cost & Payment

Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
Dinner and Program (Omaha location only): $35.00
Program only, all locations: $25.00
No charge for undergraduate students attending program only - Preregistration is required.

VISA, MasterCard and Discover credit cards are accepted online or over the phone. Individuals may register in person with cash, check or money order. For details regarding registering in person, call 402.552.6148 or 402.552.2311.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to Wounded Warrior Project on behalf of the speakers and STTI.

Cancellation Policy

Program fees are refundable if canceled prior to 8:00am Monday September 30, 2013; refunds cannot be provided if an individual cancels after 8;00 am Monday September 30, 2013, does not attend or does not stay for the entire program.
In the event you cannot attend, you may designate an alternative participant. Please call 402.552.6148 to let us know.

Registration Information

Preregistration is required. The following registration options are available:

Online: Register online with a credit card.

Phone: Register by phone with a credit card by calling 402.552.6148, 402.552.2311 or 800.647.5500.

In-Person: The Professional Development office is located in the lower level of Clarkson College, and the customer entrance faces the intersection of 42 and Douglas Streets. Our offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST View a Campus Map


Professional Development Office
PH 402.552.6148 or 402.552.2311 TF 800.647.5500
FX 402.552.3622

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM




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