Schedule

TravCon Education Session
TravCon Exhibitor Attendees

TravCon's 2019 Schedule Overview

Schedules subject to change!

Thursday, Sept 5 Time
Unofficial Meet & Greets in Las Vegas
All Day
Friday, Sept 6 Time
Unofficial Meet & Greets in Las Vegas
All Day
Saturday, Sept 7 Time
TravCon Charity Golf Tournament
8:30am - 3:30pm
TravCon Hike
8:30am - 3:30pm
Intermediate AWHONN Certification Day 1 (sep reg fee)
9:00pm - 5:30 pm
Volunteer & Staff Appreciation Party
4:00pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, Sept 8 Time
Pre-Conference Sign-In & Badge Pick-Up
8:00am - 5:00 pm
CCRN Exam Cram (sep reg fee)
8:30am - 5:30pm
Newbie BootCamp (sep reg fee)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Medical Spanish Intensive Basic (sep reg fee)
9am - 5:30pm
Intermediate AWHONN Certification Day 2 (sep reg fee)
9:00am - 5:30pm
NRP Certification: AM & PM Classes (sep reg fee)
10:00am - 4:30pm

Main Conference Registration & Badge Pick-Up

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Newbie BootCamp Reception (BootCamp Attendees & Platinum Sponsors only)
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Monday Sept 9 Time
Main Conference Registration & Badge Pick-Up
8:00am - 5:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open: Continental Breakfast 8-9:30am
8:00am - 5:15pm

Conference Kick-off & Cash Giveaways

9:30am - 9:45am

Opening KeyNote Speaker Nurse Blake

9:45am - 10:45am

Education Sessions
9:45am - 5:15pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
11am - 1:15pm
BLS/ACLS/PALS Certs (Advanced Reg & Sep Fee))
11:00am - 5:00pm
TravCon Social Networking Reception (All Attendees & Exhibitors welcome)
5:15-6:30pm
Tuesday Sept 10 Time
Main Conference Registration & Badge Pick-Up
9:00am - 2:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open: Continental Breakfast 9-10am
9:00am - 4:00pm
Education Sessions
10:00am - 5:15pm
BLS/ACLS/PALS Certs (Advanced Reg & Sep Fee)
11:00am - 5:30pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
11:15am - 1:30pm
KeyNote Speaker Allison Massari

4:30pm-5:30pm

The AfterParty (Attendees & AfterParty Sponsors only)
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday Sept 11 Time
TravCon Brunch (Attendees & Brunch Sponsors only)
10am - 12:30pm
Medical Spanish Intensive Basic (sep reg fee)
11:15am - 5:30pm
Advanced AWHONN Certification (sep reg fee)
8:30am - 5:30pm

TravCon 2019 Wraps Up!

Pre-Conference Session Breakdown

Newbie BootCamp: Sunday 7 CEs Medical Spanish Intensive: Sunday: 7 CEs CCRN Exam Cram: Sunday: 7.5 CEs Intermediate AWHONN: Saturday 18 CEs (total) Intermediate AWHONN: Sunday 18 CEs (total)
Instructors: Multiple Travel Experts
Instructor: Tracey Long
Instructor: Mary Ann Christie
Instructors: Nadina Sweeney & Onika Davis
Appropriate for All Disciplines
Appropriate for All Disciplines
For RNs preparing for the CCRN or PCCN exam
For Obstetric, L&D & Neonatal RNs seeking certification
8:30-9:00
Check-In
8:30-9:00
Check-In
8:00-8:30
Check-In
8:30-9:00

Check-In

09:00-10:00
Overview/Intro & Getting Started
09:00-12:15
Introduction to Spanish, Vocab for time, numbers, questions, anatomy & assessment
8:30-9:15
Test Taking Strategies, Hematology, Cardiac & Endocrine Systems
9:00-12:30
Introduction, Assessment & Interpretation
9:00-12:30
Intervention, Communication & Practice
10:00-10:45
Pros & Cons: What is Traveling Like?
10:45-12:00
What Makes Companies Different: Why Work with Multiple Ones?
12:00-1:00

Lunch - On Your Own

12:15-1:15

Lunch - On Your Own

12:30-1:30

Lunch - On Your Own

12:30-1:30

Lunch - On Your Own

1:00-1:45
Basics of Pay: What are You Worth? Pie Chart Breakdown
1:15-3:00
Vocab for meals,verb conjugations
1:30-2:00
Neurological, Renal & Pulmonary Systems
1:30-3:30
Techniques, Auscultation & Practice
1:30-3:00
Synthesis & Evaluation
1:45-2:30
The Credentialing Process
2:30-2:45

Coffee Break

3:00-3:15

Coffee Break

3:30-3:45

Coffee Break

3:00-3:15

Coffee Break

2:45-3:30
Submission Process: Basics of Interviews
3:15-5:30
Insurance questions, health assessment, & Mock patient scenarios
3:45-5:30
GI & Multi-System Review
3:15-5:30
Leoopold's Maneuver/ Instrucmentation Practice, Test & Q&A
3:15-5:30
Integration Test
3:30-4:15
Resources to Know: Agency sites, Job Boards
4:15-5:00
Tying it all together: Faculty Panel Q&A
5:00-7:30pm
Newbie BootCamp Reception

Monday Session Breakdown

Time Exhibit Hall Platinum Room Gold Room Silver Room - The Tax Room Bronze 3&4 Bronze 1&2 Palace 6&7: Allied Room

8:00-9:30

Registration & Badge Pick-Up & Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:30-9:45
Open
Conference Kickoff
Closed
9:45-10:45
Open
Opening KeyNote:
Nurse Blake!!!
Closed
11:00-12:00
Lunch Provided
Closed
Bill Rate Breakdown: How much IS that pie?
Traveler Tax Basics
Why the Hospital Might Cancel You
Closed
Allied Networking: Professional Development
12:15-1:15
Lunch Provided
60 in 60: 60 Evidenced Based Tidbits in 60 mins
Communicate With Strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness
Closed
Changing Specialties as a Travel Nurse
Creating Freedom: Your own Training Center
Closed
1:30 - 2:30
Open
The Housing Panel
Working on the Rez: How to succeed with the Indian Health Service
Tax Homes
RV Housing for Healthcare Travelers
Journey Together: A case for a tangible community in a digital world
Travel Radiology 101
2:30-3pm
Open
Coffee Break
3:00-4:00
Open
The CEO Panel
A Youngblood's Guide: Traveling Assignments & Working in Australia
Multi State & International Taxes
Mercy Ships: Bringing Hope & Healing
Taking Great Photos
Am I Read to Travel as a New Grad or Novice Clinician?
4:15-5:15
Open
Is it the end of Recruiters? How Tech is Changing the Healthcare Space
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Per Diem Reimbursements
Overview of Complimentary Alternative Medicine
Closed
Allied Recruiter Panel: Applications & Submissions

Tuesday Session Breakdown

Time Exhibit Hall Platinum Room Gold Room Silver Room: The Tax Room Bronze 3&4 Bronze 1&2 Palace 6&7: Allied Room

9:00-10:00

Registration & Badge Pick-Up & Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
10:00-11:00
Open
The Future of Nursing & it's implications for Patient Care
Pay Package Fair? A 5 Step Formula
Tax Homes
Diabetic Emergencies
Closed
Different Settings for Travel Therapists
11:15-12:15
Lunch Provided
Marijuana - used or not - places your license at risk!
CXR Interpretation for Non-Radiologists
Closed
Assignments Outside the Bed
Staying Fit on the Road
Documentation to Ensure Your Value is Captured
12:30-1:30
Lunch Provided
Closed
60 in 60: 60 Evidenced Based Tidbits in 60 mins
Per Diem Reimbursements
RN Values in Action: Public Health, Disaster Relief & Humanitarian Crisis
Why the Hospital might cancel you
Closed
1:45-2:45
Open
Extreme Travel 2019! Think outside of the hospital
Let's talk PBDS! Removing the Hysteria & Hype
Multi State & International Taxes
What's the App? Travel Tech you can App-reciate
Traveling with Pets
Closed
2:45-3:15
Open
Closed
Coffee Break
3:15-4:15
Open
Tactical Financial Planning
Unraveling the alphabet soup of hematology studies
Class Action & Independent Contracting
Safety & Self Defense for Travelers
Closed
Obtaining Professional Lab Licences in States Requiring Licensure
4:20-4:30
Cash Drawings in Platinum Room

4:30-5:30

Closing KeyNote Allison Massari

Wednesday Session Breakdown

Medical Spanish Intensive: Wednesday: 6 CEs Advanced AWHONN: Wednesday: 8 CEs TravCon Brunch
Tracey Long RN, PhD, MSN Appropriate for all Disciplines
Instructor: Carol Lindsay
Open to all TravCon Attendees & Brunch Sponsors
10:45-11:15
Check-In & Brunch (with TravCon ticket)
8:00-8:30
Check-In

 

10:00-12:30

TravCon Brunch

No reservations needed: Included in Your TravCon ticket

Join your fellow travelers one final time as your TravCon send-off!

11:15-3:00

 

Introduction to Spanish, Vocab for time, numbers, questions, anatomy & assessment

8:30-1130
Lecture 1
11:30-12:15

Brunch - Included for TravCon Attendees

12:15-3:00
Lecture 2
3:00-3:15

Coffee Break

3:00-3:15

Coffee Break

3:15-5:30
Vocab for family & body systems, conversations & mock scenarios.
3:15-5:30
Final Testing
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