Annual Conferences

North Shore Medical Center is dedicated to the professional development of all NSMC nursing staff. Four annual conferences provide an opportunity for NSMC nurses to expand their clinical knowledge and enhance their nursing practice.
NSMC nurses at conference
ANCC Medical Surgical Nursing Review Course for Certification

This two-day course is designed as an educational session to prepare participants for the American Nurses Credentialing Center Medical Surgical Nursing board certification exam. View details of the most recent or upcoming conference. Register here

Cardiovascular Nursing Conference   

The Cardiovascular Nursing Conference is held annually in the month of February. It features contemporary cardiovascular topics presented by local and national interdisciplinary experts. View details of the most recent or upcoming conference

Medical Surgical Nursing Conference   

The Medical Surgical Nursing conference will cover nursing care of the patient with alcohol dependency, Holistic Nursing: an introduction, legal aspects of documentation: a mock trial investigation, and a mother's crusade against medical errors. View details


Palliative Care Day

This conference offers a full day of expert speakers discussing topics such as grieving, organ donation, funeral issues, physician assisted suicide vs. death with dignity, palliative care pain and PCA update. View details of the most recent or upcoming conference


Psychiatric Nursing Conference

This conference educates nurses across all North Shore Medical Center patient care areas about psychiatric issues impacting nursing practice. Topics are selected from nursing surveys, as well as current issues in mental health nursing and their relevance to patient-centered care. View details of the most recent or upcoming conference

Trauma Conference   

Using a mobile trauma simulation lab, this conference highlights the team approach to trauma care, and delineates roles and expectations. Concepts in the management of trauma patients are woven throughout the day. View details of the most recent or upcoming conference