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Upcoming Education Events

Take Time to Grow

The Department of Nursing Research and Education (NRE) recognizes that working in a fast-paced, challenging environment requires constant education to ensure that nurses can keep pace. Here, you will find a vast body of knowledge and opportunity to fulfill your needs for ongoing and advanced learning. Through structured classes, seminars, review courses, on-line education, and conferences, you will learn from some of the most world-renowned nursing leaders and educators in the country.

We support your educational growth. Use your paid education time and speak to your unit leaders to ensure you are scheduled to be off work for these important learning opportunities.

Highlighted Upcoming Events:

Education Events for UCLA Staff Only
*All UCLA RNs MUST have pre-approval to attend. 

Oral Anti-Cancer Agent Course - SMUCLA
Information & Online Registration: https://ucla-oral-anticancer-agent.eventbrite.com

When: Friday, April 14, 2017 8:00am - 12:30pm
Where: UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica - Auditorium, 1250 16th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

Based on the ONS guidelines this course has been created to train non-oncology nurses to a safe practice in administering oral anti-cancer agents. Learn more

TeamSTEPPS® Essentials Course
Information & Online Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teamstepps-essentials-course-tickets-32746572881

When: Monday, April 17, 2017 8:00am - 4:30pm
Where: Michigan operations Center 'MOC' 2211 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404

This 8-hour course examines the concepts and communication tools developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) TeamSTEPPS® that will intensify your teamwork, collaboration, and communication leading to a safe patient culture. Learn more

Stroke Update 2017 Westwood Campus - Live Simulcast
Information & Online Registration: https://strokeupdate2017-ww.eventbrite.com

When: Monday, May 22, 2017 9:00am - 4:30pm
Where: UCLA NRB-Auditorium, 635 Charles Young Drive South, LA, CA 90095

The Stroke Update 2017 course will discuss the role of stroke care in the community. Participants will learn the latest information on stroke management. Learn more

Oral Anti-Cancer Agent Course - Westwood
Information & Online Registration: https://ww-ucla-oral-anticancer-agent.eventbrite.com

When: Friday, August 4, 2017 8:00am - 12:30pm
Where: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine 13-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave., LA, CA 90095

Based on the ONS guidelines this course has been created to train non-oncology nurses to a safe practice in administering oral anti-cancer agents. Learn more

Inter-professional Simulation Workshop "Simulation Code Blue!" Flyer
Enroll through your UD/ANII/CNS/Educator:  https://ucla-ipe.eventbrite.com  

When: Multiple classes offered
Where: Simulation Center Room A214, 700 Westwood Plaza A222, Los Angeles, CA 90095

This workshop is designed especially for Critical Care RNs and the Medical Surgical RNs to experience collaboration with Physicians, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists during Patient Emergencies. Learn more

 certified nurses RRUCLA - Mandatory Skin, Wound, and Ostomy Care Class for LVNs and RNs Flyer
Information & Online Registration: https://lms.ccnet.ucla.edu/CareConnect/CourseCatalog/Course/?CourseId=NRE100 

When: Multiple classes offered 
Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Plaza, LA, CA 90095

This RRUCLA mandatory course will include skin and risk assessment, pressure injury staging and prevention, other wound types, wound care, and wound products. 

  Crucial Conversations Training Flyer
Enroll through your UD/CNS/Educator: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crucial-conversations-tickets-28946179803

When: Multiple classes offered
Where: UCLA Train Station - 936 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Crucial Conversations workshop is open to all current UCLA Health registered nurses through the health system. Class size is limited so please enroll today. Learn more

2-Day Preceptor Development Training Flyer
Enroll through your UD/CNS/Educator: https://ucla-preceptordevelopment.eventbrite.com/ 

When:  Multiple classes offered
Where: Weyburn Terrace - 11020 Weyburn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024 - 4th Floor, Village View Room

Experienced, inexperienced, preceptor mentors, and/or future preceptors are all welcome to the training. Class size is limited so please enroll today. Learn more

Relationship-Based Care & Unit Practice Council Orientation Workshop
Information & Online Registration: http://nursing.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=67

When: Multiple classes offered
Where: Multiple locations

Come to learn about the RBC care delivery model, UCLA's RBC Principles and Unit Practice Councils. We will provide you with tools and resources to lead a successful UPC. Learn more

Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring
Enroll through your UD/CNS/Educator: http://nursing.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=280

When: Multiple classes offered
Where: UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E. Young Dr., East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring is a consecutive 3-day experience that provides an opportunity for participants to reconnect with their reason for choosing to work in a healing profession. Learn more

  CORE Training Courses (Customer Service, Diversity and Leadership Training, Professional Development & More...)
Information Online registration: http://fpg.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=80

CORE Vision: To increase the effectiveness of UCLA Health employees in providing world-class care for our patients, their families, and everyone else who we are entrusted to serve.

To find out if a CORE Training course is right for you, please call us at 310-267-2168 or contact us at CORE@mednet.ucla.edu.

Center for Prehospital Care ACLS/BCLS/PALS


Education Events Open to the Community
*All UCLA RNs MUST have pre-approval to attend. 

In accomplishing our mission to "deliver leading-edge patient care, research and education," we invite health care professionals outside of the UCLA community to participate in many of the educational offerings.

Oncology Nursing Review Course for OCN and BMT Certification
Information & Online Registration: https://www.regonline.com/uclaOCN-BMT2017

When: Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19, 29, 2017 8:00am - 4:30pm (select any or all days)
Where: UCLA Moss Auditorium, 805 Tiverton Ave., LA, CA 90095

This comprehensive course is designed to provide an overview of oncology nursing. It can serve as either a review for the experienced oncology nurse taking the Oncology Nursing Certification (OCN) Exam or as a foundation for the nurse interested in learning more about oncology nursing. Learn More

  9th Annual Palliative Care Symposium: Existential Suffering Flyer
Information & Online Registration: https://www.regonline.com/uclaPalliative2017

When: Monday, April 24, 2017 8am - 4:30pm
Where: UCLA Carnesale Commons - Palisades Room, 251 Charles E Young Dr. West, LA, CA 90095

This conference hopes to address components that may lead to Existential Suffering and provide the caregiver with strategies for supporting patients, their loved ones and themselves. Learn more

Nursing Simulation Instructor Course
Information & Online Registration: https://www.regonline.com/nursingsimulationinstructorcoursemay

When: Monday, May 1, 2017 & Tuesday, May 2, 2017 8:00am - 4:30pm
Where: UCLA Michigan Operations Center (MOC), 2211 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404

This 2-day course examines the theory, technique, frameworks, and fundamental core concepts of experiential learning and its application to simulation educaiton.  Learn more 

6th Annual Westside EDAP Conference: Current concepts in Pediatric Emergency Nursing
Information & Online Registration: http://www.regonline.com/uclaedap2017

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 & Thursday, May 18, 2017
Where:  UCLA Sunset village Carnesale Commons 3rd Floor, 251 Charles E Young Dr. West, LA CA 90024

This evidence-based curriculum will provide you with an accelerated learning experience that emphasizes the proper diagnosis and management of the acutely ill or injured child. Learn more

  APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider course
Information & Online Registration: https://www.regonline.com/ucla-aphon-provider2017

When: Monday, May 15, 2017 & Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
Where: UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica Conf. 3, 1250 16th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

This 2-day course is designed to provide nurses with the knowledge base needed to safely care for children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy or biotherapy.  Learn more


A Comprehensive List of Nursing Education Opportunities

nre calendar

NRE Educational Calendar

For a comprehensive list of educational offerings: NRE Educational Calendar

To include an event on the NRE Calendar, complete the Calendar Update Request Form


For more information, contact:
Department of Nursing Research and Education
NRE@mednet.ucla.edu or 310-794-3332 

Revised 1/2017

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