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Attend this year's Conference for Excellence in Nursing Leadership in San Diego, Calif.


Move one step closer to attaining your professional and educational goals by attending Nursing Management Congress2003, October 26 to 29. While accruing continuing education contact hours and attending sessions hosted by top nurse leaders, enjoy all that San Diego has to offer. From the Gaslamp Quarter to the San Diego Zoo, this year's location provides something for everyone. Our program is specifically tailored to offer you the opportunity to learn, grow, and enhance your knowledge and passion for nursing leadership. Our expert presenters are eager to share their knowledge with you. To register, call 1-800-346-7798.



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"The three things that set Nursing Management Congress2003 apart from other conferences are a large menu of topics geared specifically to the unique needs of nurse managers, a wealth of practical ideas for next-day use, and a wonderful chance to recharge your batteries and network with peers from across the country."



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"The ability of a manager to effectively lead in health care is becoming increasingly more complex because of the many obstacles and challenges faced each day. Therefore, it's important for each of us to take the time to learn, network, and share our experiences with our colleagues from around the country. Nursing Management Congress2003 affords nurse managers the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight from nationally renowned experts in professional leadership. Contemporary topics, motivational messages, and even time to relax are all reasons to come and enjoy the experience of the journey toward excellence in nursing leadership."



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"Attending Nursing Management Congress2003 is important. The conference is all about nursing, leadership, and learning. It's why I've participated every year for more than a decade. It's where the most vibrant exchange occurs for nurse managers in America today."



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"The contemporary leader won't want to miss Nursing Management Congress2003. The challenges inherent in the transformation of health care call today's leader to a level of competence unparalleled in the past. From managing a shortage of nurses and advancing good resource stewardship to using emerging management technology, the nurse manager must keep current with innovations in the techniques and technology of great management. This conference delivers the most diverse and broad-based learning agenda for the nurse manager available anywhere. Join your colleagues at Nursing Management Congress2003-don't miss the best learning you can get!"


Exhibitor list

Nursing Management thanks the following companies exhibiting to date at Congress2003:


American Organization of Nurse Executives


AMN Healthcare, Inc.


Armstrong Medical Industries, Inc.


Aureus Medical Group


Automating Peripherals, Inc.


Bernard Hodes Group


C2 Professional Services


CMSI The Travel Nurse Company


Creative Healthcare Management


Cross Country Staffing


Dale Medical Products


Dukane Communication Systems


Durfold Sleepchair Corp.


Enthermics Medical Systems


Favorite Nurses


GE Medical Systems


HCPro, Inc.


INOVAR Resource Management System


IVS/InteleCare, Inc.


Jannetti Publications, Inc.


Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc.




Lionville Systems, Inc.


Lippincott Williams & Wilkins




Muffin Enterprises, Inc.


Natus Medical, Inc.


NK Medical Products, Inc.


Nurses Service Organization


Nursing Spectrum


OptiLink Healthcare Management


QuadraMed Corporation


Rauland-Borg Corporation


ResQ Healthcare Systems




StarMed Staffing Group


Stryker Medical


Supplemental Health Care


TimeMed Labeling Systems, Inc.


Total Care


US Nursing/Fastaff


VasTech, Inc.


Welch Allyn, Inc.


Wescom Products, Inc.





Professional association support

Nursing Management thanks the following roster of professional associations for their support of Congress2003:


[white diamond suit] American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


[white diamond suit] American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)


[white diamond suit] Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)


[white diamond suit] Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)


[white diamond suit] Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)


[white diamond suit] The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)



Destination: San Diego

San Diego offers many different forms of recreation for you to explore when Congress2003 isn't in session.


SeaWorld San Diego


This amusement park is home to Shamu and a host of other aquatic creatures. Ride the rides and swim with the dolphins at this family-oriented facility.


San Diego Zoo


View giant pandas, koalas, and other endangered species at one of America's best zoos.


Gaslamp Quarter


This national historic district is one of San Diego's hot spots. Known for its unique architecture, the Gaslamp Quarter offers vintage restaurants and shops.


Torrey Pines State Reserve


With one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, this park boasts a lagoon, unspoiled beaches-and Torrey pine trees.


Maritime Museum of San Diego


Get your sea legs aboard the Star of India. the Berkeley. or the Medea at this museum.


Ocean Beach


Swimmers and surfers unite on this one-mile long beach that features a municipal pier for walking and fishing.


Old Town Trolley


Take in the sights on this 2-hour trolley bus tour. It visits San Diego's major attractions, including Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village, Coronado, and the Embarcadero.


Seaport Village


More than just a mall, this shopping center offers 75 specialty shops and eateries.