Coastal Bend Advanced Practice Nurses

Eta Omicron Chapter STTI Adele Bemis Lecture Series

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Nursing Leadership Lecture Series is set for March 2016

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The second annual Adele Bemis Leadership Lecture Series will be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at the Art Museum of South Texas. Keynote speaker Jennifer Gentry, MSN, RN will present "Transforming Healthcare and Nursing Leaders through Education." She is the Chief Nursing Officer for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial and Shoreline. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a welcome reception in the art gallery of the Johnson Building and is followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m. in the HEB Auditorium of the museum located at 1902 N. Shoreline.

The lecture series is held each Spring and it presents both local and national nursing leaders to stimulate thoughtful discussions about nursing leadership and research. It was launched to honor and recognize Adele Bemis, MSN, RN for her steadfast leadership in the nursing profession, her vision, and her leadership exhibited throughout her nursing career. Registered Nurse Bemis is a 1984 charter member of the local Eta Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, International, which is the Honor Society of Nursing. The event is sponsored by the Eta Omicron Chapter, with local members in the College of Nursing at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi working to create the event.

This year, the leadership lecture has been approved for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE). TAMUCC-CONHS will provide 1.0 contact hour for this activity. Attendees must attend the activity in its entirety and return an evaluation form at the activity to receive credit for Continuing Nursing Education contact hours. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC-CONHS) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

During 2016 and 2017, The Deanie Hambrick Memorial Fund which is administered by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation, is providing partial funding for this educational, leadership lecture series. Deanie Hambrick worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Humana Hospital-Corpus Christi, now Doctors Regional Medical Center. In addition to being recognized by her colleagues and patients as an excellent bedside nurse, Hambrick provided love to all she touched through her involvement in a "Course in Miracles" and as a clown.

The reception and CNE lecture attendance fee is $50. Reservations can be made online at For more information, contact Eta Omicron President Yvonne Serna at ###mgoldston 2-2-16###


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