Sessions 2019 TravCon Sessions Click on your category of sessions All New Traveler Returnees Taxes Certifications Nursing Allied Clinical Pre Conference Working on the RezOur destination experts travel take you through what to expect working with Indian Health Services & in a Native Reservation Hospital. International Travelling/VolunteeringLearn what it's like to volunteer & work in different roles from an experienced traveler. Healthcare in AustraliaEver wanted to take your skills Down Under? Now's your chance! Find out what's involved to live & work in Australia. Allison Massari: Keynote!Ignite that inner fire of perseverance, to handle the unexpected, to innovate and successfully navigate challenges! Nurse Blake: KeyNote!Relatable humor for anyone in the medical field. Start of your TravCon with some entertainment! Volunteering in DisastersFind out how easy it is to be part of one of the largest volunteer networks to provide emergency relief. Staying Fit on the RoadThink it's hard to keep fit on the road? Learn some easy ideas that you can use anywhere & everywhere. Tax HomesWhat it is, how to keep it (legally) & how it's different from a permanent address. The Future of HealthcareGet the updates on new policy changes that are changing the landscape of our medical system - view from the mountain tops! Class Action Suits & Independent ContractingCurrent lawsuits & how travelers may be affected. Plus, what's involved with Indep Contracting. Taking Great Photos Want to capture your experiences more creatively? Learn tips & tricks to capture the most out of your photos & experiences. What's the App? Travel Tech you can App-reciateYou've left your friends and family behind & chose the life of a Nomad. Learn about Apps that can help you. Why We Might Cancel YouTrue stories on why travelers were cancelled from the perspective of a hospital. Learn from the mistakes of others! Bill Rate BreakdownWhere does all the money go? Learn what comes out of the hospital's bill rate, how it's broken down, & what's all provided for you. 60 Evidenced-Based Updates in 60 minsUpdate yourself with evidenced-based updates at a rapid pace. The quick & dirty on what's new. Alternative AssignmentsWanting to change up your assignments while still traveling? Find out some options that are available. Per Diem ReimbursementsLearn the difference between a stipend & per diem reimbursements, and what documentation is required. Diabetic EmergenciesRefresh your knowledge & learn what's new in diabetes care. Suitable for all areas of nursing. The Tech PanelTechnology is playing a larger role in healthcare staffing - find out what's new & changing the landscape! Document to Capture ValueLearn the necessities to include in your documentation so your value is maximized. It's All Shades of Grey to Me: Chest X-ray Interpretation A high-level overview of the chest x-ray covering both normal findings as well as abnormalities. Legal Issues with MarijuanaLegalizing marijuana created many gray areas for medical professionals. Know your rights & obligations while caring for patients. Unraveling the ABCs of Hematology ReportsLearn the significance of important blood tests & what they mean for your patients. Communicate Better Using NeuroscienceLearn the key words that undermine your effectiveness in communication, & use them to your advantage. Lab Tech LicensureNavigating the challenges of mulitple state licenses for lab professionals. Learn the essentials & what to avoid. The Good, The Bad & UglyInsider secrets are shared to help you better understand the industry, & know what to expect in the near future. The Housing PanelFind out what options there are for traveler housing. Finding your own, taking company housing, & everything in between. RV TravelingTraveling in an RV isn't for everyone, but it's a wonderful choice for some. If you've every considered it, this presentation is a must! Changing Specialities as a Travel NurseThought it was impossible to change your specialty as a traveler? It's not! Get some tips on how to do it. Multi State & Interntl TaxesSee how states tax your income & use your tax data to validate your practice license. International Taxes covered as well. Working on a Mercy ShipHear what it's like to work on a Mercy Ship & decide if it's right for you. Even non-clinical staff have options to join. The CEO PanelHear from the CEO's of Travel Companies: what their thoughts are on the industry. Panel discussion that let's YOU ask the questions. Is Your Pay Package Fair? How to decide if your pay package is fair - learn a 5 step formula you can use to decide if the package is right for you. Tactical Financial PlanningGain the tools necessary to make the best choices to 'catch up' with your retirement plans. Financial Planning made simple. Complimentary & Alternative MedicineMedicine is not all about procedures & pharmaceuticals. Learn how to make your practice more holistic. Self Defense for TravelersCaregivers are increasingly at risk in the healthcare setting. Learn some basic self-defense techniques from expert instructors. CCRN Exam CramGet Certified! This 8 hr class gives you all the tools necessary to pass the Adult CCRN Certification Exam. Great prep for the PCCN exam too! Basic Medical Spanish6 hr intensive gives you lots of time to learn & practice Spanish so you'll be ready to roll in Espanol. This intensive is popular year after year! Newbie BootCamp Intensive7 Hr intensive dedicated for the new or soon-to-be traveler. What it takes, what’s involved to to get started as a traveling healthcare professional. BLS (Basic Life Support)Renew your BLS Certification while at TravCon! Complete the online portion ahead of time so the hands-on portion is super quick! ACLS (Adv Life Support)Renew your ACLS Certification while at TravCon! Complete the online portion ahead of time so the hands-on portion is super quick! PALS (Pediatric ALS)Renew your PALS Certification while at TravCon! Complete the online portion ahead of time so the hands-on portion is super quick! NRP (Neonatal Resusitation)Renew your NRP Certification while at TravCon! Current certification not required for class, but must be have experience in Neonatal areas. Travelling with PetsTips & Tricks on taking your pets on the road with you. Great Q&A format from an experienced travel spouse who also travels in an RV! Creating Freedom: Your Own Training CenterLearn how to open an AHA Training Site to generate another income stream. Linnea is experienced & willing to share her secrets! Our Healthcare Traveler CommunityLearn how to connect with fellow travelers, find the myriad of local events, resources, & opportunities while on assignment. Allied NetworkingMeet & network with other allied health professionals. “Allied health” is such a broad area of practice. Learn what everybody else in the room does for work & fun. Working w New RadiologistsExperienced traveling Rad Techs answering your burning questions about travel radiology, how to make a good impression in your new department & tips on working with new radiologists. Different Settings for Travel TherapistsAs a therapist, you can travel from schools to SNFs to home health & outpatient clinics. Learn about the different settings & expectations for therapists while traveling. Am I ready to travel as a new grad or novice clinician?Thinking about traveling as a new grad? Not sure if you have enough experience? We'll address specific qualities to determine if & when you are ready to travel. AWHONN Certification: IntermediateNew this year! Two Day Intermediate AWHONN Certification available pre-conference on Sat/Sun (additional fee). Click for additional details. AWHONN Certification: AdvancedNew this year! Full day Advanced AWHONN Certification available post conference on Wednesday (additional fee). Click for additional details. Pass the PBDSThe PBDS competency test for RNs is used by more than 500 hospitals & creates a lot of anxiety for travelers. Be prepared & learn the strategy to pass this test.