2012 Annual Conference and Business Meeting

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Theme: Quality Through Change

This event was sponsored by: The University of Maine at Augusta - Nursing, The Maine Hospice Council and Center for End of Life Care

We wish to thank those who joined us for the 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference. Our featured speaker was Chellie Pingree - Representing Maine's First District who spoke on how the Affordable Care Act impacts Maine citizens and nursing. Also for our education and enterntainment we greatly enjoyed: B.O.A.T.I.N.G, a play authored and presented by Jill Bixby, APRN, MS, MA, CHPN (click here to learn more about the play)

This continuing nursing education activity was approval to award contact hours by the New Hamsphire Nurses Association. The New Hamsphire Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.”

New this year: Winner of the Instant Face Lift and Makeover with BeautiControl was Jill Bixby! The recipient will be pampered to a Chemical Peel, Microderm Abrasion and Skin Firming Treatment, and Daytime Makeup application with our expert makeup artist, Elizabeth Liscomb. This is a $300 value! All proceeds to go into the Student Nurse Scholarship Fund. $220 was raised through this event. Thank you so very much Elizebeth!

Silent Auction: There were so many quality items and many hand made. The total raised for the Student Nurses Scholarship fund from the Silent Auction sales combined with the raffle tickets was over $1100. Thanks to everyone's hard work and efforts to make this year's Annual Meeting a huge success.

Also many thanks to the University of Maine at Augusta for allowing us to use their campus facilities. The rooms, the service, the tech support and the food was all terrific.

Vendors for the 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference

BeautiControl Offering 3 gift baskets (valued at $150 each) for the silent auction and the drawing to win a Face-lift and Make-over to be done during lunch.
Contact: Elizabeth Liscomb
The Gideons International
PO Box 140800
Nashville, TN 37214
Contact Information:
Anita Anderson
Maine VOAD, Inc Program Coordinator: Rachel Lindsey Brewer, ME 04412
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals America Inc creed.morgan@otsuka-us.com 
SAMSCA is indicated for the treatment of clinically significant hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia (serum sodium <125 mEq/L or less marked hyponatremia that is symptomatic and has resisted correction with fluid restriction), including patients with heart failure, cirrhosis, and Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH).
American Lung Association
of the Northeast
Michelle Edwards: medwards@lungne.org
Effie Craven: ecraven@lungne.org

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