SpeakerAgendaHotel InfoEvent TipsCEFAQsRegisterCAREER ALTERNATIVES FOR NURSESDONALD E. STEPHENS CONVENTION CENTER5555 NORTH RIVER ROADROSEMONT, IL 60018THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 | 7:30AM - 4:30PMSlumped economy got you down? There has never been a better or more vital time to explore alternative career options in nursing! Get the inside scoop on all the specialty education, training, and certification courses that are out there. Learn about medical esthetics, forensic nursing, medical coding and billing, legal nurse consulting, life care planning, case management, massage therapy, fitness nursing, and so much more.If you are already working and looking for a change, out of work and wanting to get back in, or if you are a new nurse looking for a non-traditional job opportunity, this seminar is for you. You will learn from one of the country's most successful nurse entrepreneurs about new opportunities. This continuing education workshop, held in Rosemont/O'Hare, IL, will highlight "need to know" information for moving to the next phase of your career.Quotes from attendees:"I feel like I hit the jackpot today at the Trump Taj Mahal by attending this seminar. Donna is a fountain of knowledge." - Ruth Nitsono Ellerbe, RN - Pennsylvania"Donna makes learning the topic easy and the points memorable with fun stories that drive the message home." - Kathleen M. Ernst, RN, BSN - New York"Excellent and extremely motivating seminar. I would definitely highly recommend this seminar to others." - Denise Selleck, RN - New JerseyDonna Cardillo is very knowledgeable about current nursing careers that are growing in popularity. I'm glad I attended this seminar." - Aldrina Osborne, RN - New York"Donna is a gifted, natural speaker. I thoroughly enjoyed both the Career Alternatives for Nurses and Learn to Speak with Style for Fun and Profit seminars. I look forward to attending future events." - Sally Metzler Wright, Texas Key course benefits:Gain practical information and resources for over 60 career optionsExamine "out of the box" career ideasUnveil creative sources of job openingsLearn how to build and defend a successful resumeIdentify key growth industries for nurses Who should attend: registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, new graduate nurses, nursing students, and anyone interested in learning about career options for nurses.All participants will receive cutting-edge live instruction from career expert Donna Cardillo, will have access to seminar-only materials and resources, and will receive a continental breakfast. Those seeking continuing nursing education credits will receive 7.0 contact hours of education and a certificate.You'll also learn:To identify transferable/marketable skillsHow to find and get the job you wantTo create resumes that get resultsHow to interview like a pro Where the nursing jobs will be in the futureAttend this intensive one-day seminar and gain valuable information and resources on over 60 career opportunities available to all nurses both in and out of the hospital, such as:Faith Community Nursing Teaching/Training Forensic Nursing Speaking/Seminars Medical-Legal Consulting Sales & Marketing Holistic Nursing Business Ownership Pharmaceutical IndustryMedical Writing Insurance IndustryOccupational Health Nursing InformaticsResearchTV & Film Crew Fitness IndustryCruise Ship Work Outcomes ManagementRegistration fee includes comprehensive 50+-page manual loaded with resources, company names, professional associations, addresses, phone numbers, web sites, and sample forms including resume, cover letter, and thank you letter that you can adopt for your own use, and a continental breakfast. Early Bird (by August 22, 2013) : $185Registration Fee: $210Group (3+): call for detailsFor more details please call Gannett Education: 1-800-866-0919 DEAR DONNA DOUBLE HEADER:Attend "How to Start Your Own Business or Consulting Practice" seminar on Friday, September 13, 2013. Click here for additional information. Speaker^ Back to topDonna Cardillo, RN is the Career Guru for Nurses and the "Dear Donna" columnist at nurse.com. She is an "Expert" blogger at DoctorOz.com and the former "Healthcare Careers Expert" at monster.com. Donna's sense of humor and animated style bring her presentations to life. Donna presents in a down to earth style that hits the mark with any audience. Her speaking style is consistently described as inspirational and dynamic. She has been characterized as motivational, down to earth, funny, approachable, upbeat, knowledgeable, professional, and a good role model.Experience the energy and enthusiasm of a live presentation by Donna. She will ignite a fire under you and start you on a journey of exploration and discovery that will enable you to avail yourself of all that life has to offer. Donna is practicing what she preaches and is living her dream.Donna is author of the books, The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses, Your First Year as a Nurse, 2nd Ed. and A Daybook for Beginning Nurses.Affiliations:National Speakers AssociationAmerican Nurses AssociationNew Jersey State Nurses AssociationNew Jersey League for NursingNational Association of Women Business Owners and its International affiliatesSigma Theta Tau International GOT QUESTIONS? CONTACT THE SPEAKER - DONNA CARDILLO, RN, MAinfo@dcardillo.com | 732-449-9666http://www.dcardillo.com/"Don't sell yourself short or underestimate the value of your nursing credential and background. That RN is something that we all worked long and hard to achieve. The public consistently ranks RNs as the most trustworthy of all professionals. Every RN possesses a great body of knowledge and experience that is valuable and marketable in a variety of settings. Besides that, our nursing background enhances everything we do in healthcare and beyond. It sets us apart. Be proud of those initials after your name and promote them proudly."- Donna CardilloAgenda^ Back to top7:30 AMRegistration8:00 AMYour Motivation for Seeking Career Alternatives Overcoming the fear of changeLeaving your "comfort zone" Discovering what it is you really want to do Networking your way to a dream job Identifying transferable skills 10:00 AMBreak10:15 AMThe World is a Nurse's Oyster Options, options, and more options New and emerging specialties What's hot and what's not 12:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)1:00 PM A New Twist on Some Old Standards What's happening in school nursing, occupational health, case management, quality improvement and more Entrepreneurship and consulting; Where the jobs will be in the next five years2:15 PMBreak2:30 PM Landing the Opportunities You WantHow to write a powerful, professional resumeInterviewing like a proOvercoming the "experience required" barrier and other obstacles4:30 PM AdjournmentHotel Information^ Back to topSeminar will be held at:Donald E. Stephens Convention Center555 North River RoadRosemont, IL 60018http://www.rosemont.com/donald_e_stephens_convention_center.phpThere are no special arrangements for discounted hotel rooms for this seminar. The hotels below, local to the Donald E. Convention Center, are listed for your convenience.Hyatt Regency O'HareRosemont, IL 60018(800) 233-1234(847) 696-1234Crowne Plaza Chicago-O'HareRosemont, IL 60018(888) 642-7344(847) 671-6350Embassy Suites Chicago-O'Hare/RosemontRosemont, IL 60018(800) EMBASSY(847) 678-4000Doubletree Hotel O'Hare-RosemontRosemont, IL(800) 222-TREEEvent Tips^ Back to topFee includes instructional materials and a continental breakfast.Please note that parking at the Donald E. Stephen's Convention Center is $13.00 per car per day (price is subject to change).Seminar sites are handicapped accessible and barrier-free. Seminar room temperatures are difficult to control. For your comfort, please plan accordingly. ALL programs must be attended in their entirety in order to receive a certificate of completion.Cancellation and Refund Policy for Seminars:Phone cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Cancellations received four weeks prior to the seminar receive a full refund of the registration fee. Cancellations received after four weeks and up to seven days prior to the seminar are assessed a $50 processing fee. Cancellations received seven days prior to the seminar or "no shows" are nonrefundable. Registration fees are transferable to an upcoming seminar within the same calendar year (expires December 31 each year) or to another participant. In the event that a seminar is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.Questions? Please contact us at 800-866-0919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Continuing Education (CE)^ Back to topDisclosuresSeminars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion. The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.Gannett Education guarantees that the content of these educational activities are free from bias. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.These CNE activities do not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Accreditation Nurse.com educational events are provided by Gannett Education.Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing (provider no. FBN 50-1489) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider no. CEP 13213).
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Located close to downtown Chicago, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center features 840,000 square-feet of exhibition space. The two-level facility also can accommodate up to 50 meetings and contains a Ballroom, which can host up to 4000 people or banquets for 3000. The Center hosts a wide range of trade shows, exhibits, festivals, expos, meetings, social events and more.