Subject: Announcing Conference Venue ~Opportunities for Nurse Consultants~ NNBA News

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President's Corner

Here we go! The Riviera Hotel & Casino is the venue for our 30th Anniversary and Annual Nurse Entrepreneurship Conference. For more than five decades, the Riviera has embodied the principle of exceptional service and superior dedication to its guests and customers. The Riviera is “Classic Las Vegas” on the strip and we are thrilled to have secured this location for October 2-4, 2015. More details will follow, including our very special keynote speakers for Day 1 and Day 2. You will not want to miss this event so mark your calendars and plan to be there!

I receive calls each week from companies or individuals that are looking to employ nurse consultants. Please make sure that you have your account profile filled out in the directory. You never know where referrals may come from to speak, teach, partner or receive an opportunities to provide your service. This week, I was contacted by the California Department of Justice and “The Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse- Facilities Enforcement Team in need of NURSE CONSULTANTS throughout California. If you want to fight neglect and abuse of residents in nursing homes, be part of a team that investigates crimes against the elderly and the programs that serve them, and do important, interesting, and challenging work, this could be the opportunity of a lifetime. You must have an active valid license as a registered nurse in California and possession of a baccalaureate and master’s degree in a health-related field such as: nursing, public health, health care services, health care administration, or hospital administration. For more information, please contact me and I will give you the information and the person to contact.

Because of the number of calls we get regarding potential opportunities for our members, I am going to place a “Career Opportunities” tab under our NNBA Resources on the website. In the future I will refer members to that link. This is aligned with our mission statement’s part of developing opportunities locally and nationally for nurses in business!

All Speaker Proposals must be received no later than February 13th. Thank you in advance and if you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

Last, but not least; check out the Empowered Nurse Enlightened Practice™ conference and retreat presented by Donna Cardillo, RN CSP®. Click on the picture below and learn all about this wonderful event for Nurses. Donna is offering NNBA members a $50 discount by entering the code Retreat15 when registering! We work hard at being the best we can be and this is a wonderful opportunity to invest in ourselves and recharge our batteries!

Looking forward to seeing you there!


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    Joyce has 25 years of experience as Registered Nurse. The past 16 years she has dedicated her nursing career primarily to Cancer Care.

    While working toward a BSN, she was introduced to the work of Dr. Jean Watson and caring theories. She was immediately drawn to the holistic care arena.

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