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NP Professional Issues: Negotiation Strategies, Wellness/Self-Care, Bullying

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  • Run Time:
  • 4.50
  • Publisher:
  • Fitzgerald Health-Livestream - Eastern
  • Contact Hours:
  • 4.50
  • Rx Contact Hours:
  • 0.00
  • Edition:
  • 1
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Schedule: 8:30 AM -2 PM EDT (includes breaks)

As part of our NP Professional Issues series, 2 national NP speakers address 3 important topics. You’ll learn how to negotiate the best compensation; strategies for self-care and stress reduction; and methods to end lateral violence (bullying). See detailed descriptions of all three courses in this program below.

Negotiate Your Employment Offer: Strategies to Obtain the Best Contract

Presented by Vanessa Pomarico, EdD, FNP-BC, FAANP


Learn how to manage this important step toward successful employment. NP leader and nationally renowned speaker, Dr. Vanessa Pomarico will help you learn to apply successful contract negotiation strategies.
Discover how to:

  • Obtain the best contract possible
  • Successfully deal with the sometimes unfamiliar and potentially anxiety-provoking steps of contract negotiations
  • Identify the areas for pre-employment discussion and determine those open to negotiation
  • Apply negotiation strategies to optimize salary, benefits, bonuses, and perks
  • Clarify all aspects of your future job description and responsibilities to avoid unexpected or unpleasant surprises after you sign a contract


Caring for the Caregiver: Wellness and Self-care for NPs:

Presented by Vanessa Pomarico, EdD, FNP-BC, FAANP


Nurse practitioners are focused on the care of others and encourage our patients to care for themselves, however not many NPs take their own advice. Stress and emotions directly affect our actions and not having a healthy outlet can lead to professional burnout. Decreasing stress and incorporating wellness into our daily lives will not only reduce the risk of illness, but also help us be more productive and have healthier relationships with others, including our patients. Dr. Vanessa Pomarico will help you will learn about how to de-stress and refocus on the day ahead, including mindfulness meditation. You will learn:


·         The benefits of wellness

·         Different methods for self-care

·         Practical, time-management tools.

·         Strategies to integrate wellness and self-care into their daily lives


Bullying in the Workplace

Presented by Monica N. Tombasco, MS, MSNA, FNP-BC, CRNA, ENP-C


Lateral Violence (bullying) in the workplace is a serious issue that affects the nursing profession. This course will define lateral violence and its prevalence in nursing, review theories as to its existence, and help you identify the perpetrator and the victim. National speaker, Monica N. Tombasco, MS, MSNA, FNP-BC, CRNA, ENP-C, also discusses strategies to put an end to this toxic problem.