2018 International Rural Nursing Conference
Advancing Rural Health through our REACH: Research, Empowerment, Academics, Clinical Practice and Health Promotion
July 23-26, 2018
Nashville Airport Marriott
Nashville, TN, USA
The conference is presented by a partnership of the Rural Nurse Organization, The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing and the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
The purpose of this conference is to convene rural healthcare nurses and other health professionals, researchers and educators to discuss various topics of importance to rural health. Conference sessions will address seven critical areas: education, evidence-based clinical practice, health policy/Affordable Care Act, hot topics in critical access hospitals, research, clinical outcomes/health disparities and quality and clinical markers in rural hospitals.
- Develop leadership skills necessary to advance rural health practice and policy
- Discuss with leading experts and colleagues advances in rural health care and the impact upon individuals living in rural regions
- Apply current evidence-based trends in health care to rural nursing
- Identify current health care issues that impact rural health and nursing practice