Conference: “Men in Nursing: Making a Difference”

The 34th Annual American Assembly for Men in Nursing Conference, “Men in Nursing: Making a Difference,” will be held October 23-24, 2009 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio and hosted by The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

To Register go to  or visit our website at  and click on the Conference Registration Link.

Register before the OCTOBER 1 to avoid a registration fee increase.

Friday Keynote Speaker: Patrick Hickey, RN,BSN,MS,MSN,Dr.P.H.,CNOR (Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Hickey has climbed 7 summits of the world, including his last climb of Mt. Everest which raised $1 for every foot of altitude which contributes to the Nursing Summit Scholarship fund. Pat has been a nurse for 30 years, mostly in patient care and 10 years as a trauma nurse. He was honored as the 2002 Palmetto Gold Nurse of the year and as the 2004 SC Partners of the Americas Volunteer of the year. He has been described by the press as “a cross between Florence Nightingale and Indiana Jones” … despite his extreme fear of heights!)

 Saturday Keynote Speaker: Maggie Thurmond Dorsey, RN, ED.D., Ione Wells Hanly Bank America Chair in Nursing (Dr. Maggie Thurmond Dorsey is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Aiken where she has taught for many years, and holds the Ione Wells Hanly/Bank of America Chair in Nursing. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, International and Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority. She has authored the highly acclaimed children’s book My Hero, My Dad, The Nurse.)


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