Join us to discuss: Shortage of healthcare providers and a plan for retention.  How Does this affect patient care?

9th Annual Health Care Institute

April 23 Pre-Conference Workshop on Compassion, Fatigue and Burnout by Andrya Rivera-Burciaga, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN, UTRGV (more)

April 24 & 25 Conference on Shortage of healthcare providers and a plan for retention.  How Does this affect patient care? 

Location: Historic Menger Hotel, on the San Antonio RiverWalk $160/night room rate

This 3-day conference will spotlight useful and unique engagement opportunities with an array of accomplished community and professional speakers.  This conference will host a global audience of Primary Care Providers, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Educators, Researchers, Faculty and their Students.

Conference Details

  • Pre-Conference Workshop fee is $125 and will provide up to 3.0 CE credits (receive waived fee by joining IALNF/NL or renewing for 2 years)
  • Conference fee is $350 and will provide up to 12.0 CE credits
    • Discounted conference fee for Undergraduate Student $200 – email gutierrezc8@uthscsa.edu to receive the discount, need to show student ID
  • Fiesta San Antonio is a historic city wide celebration of our rich and diverse cultures. So come for the conference and Stay for Fiesta
  • 3rd Annual Fiesta Gala April 23rd 6:00 PM – 9 PM sponsored by IALNF/NL at the Menger Hotel; tickets presale $50 and at the door $75. Light Hors D ‘Oeuvres, cash bar, DJ & dancing! RSVP to mcgoon@uthscsa.edu 
sylvia trent

Keynote April 24th: Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, President, University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) is responsible for the overall leadership and management of all campus programs, services and activities in every area of the university, including academic affairs, administration, strategic planning, student services, financial management, external relations and fundraising.  (read more)

Hardin

Keynote April 25th: Sonya Renae Hardin PhD, MBA/MHA, APRN, FAAN, Dean & Professor, the Dr. Patty L. Hawken Nursing Endowed Professor School of Nursing UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Hardin has had a distinguished career touching all aspects of academic nursing. She has broad experience in nursing school administration and patient care, as well as research, fundraising and collaboration with academia and industry to advance health in her communities. In addition, she has experience as a critical care and advanced practice nurse on the inpatient and outpatient sides of health care. (read more)

Conference Learning Outcomes:

1. Participants will enhance their knowledge regarding the shortage of healthcare providers, plans for retaining healthcare providers, and the shortage’s impact on patient care.

2. Participants will enhance their knowledge by exploring the latest information regarding the healthcare provider shortage and its impact on patient care to inform ways to increase retention.

3. Participants will enhance their knowledge by considering the latest information regarding the healthcare provider shortage and its impact on patient care to inform ways of increasing retention of a diverse healthcare workforce.

Continuing Education will be provided for Nurses, Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Psychologists

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors