Sessions 2019 TravCon Sessions Click on your category of sessions All New Traveler Returnees Taxes Certifications Nursing Allied Clinical Pre Conference 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. 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! Medical Spanish Intensive7 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! Nurse Blake: KeyNote!Relatable humor for anyone in the medical field on how to use your passion to influence healthcare. A great way to start your TravCon! Working on the RezOur destination experts travel take you through what to expect working with Indian Health Services & in a Native Reservation Hospital. Extreme Travel 2019: Think Outside the HospitalLearn what it's like to volunteer & work in different roles from an experienced traveler. Work & Travel Assignments in AustraliaEver wanted to take your skills Down Under? 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! RN Values in Action: Public Health & Disaster ReliefFind 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 - even at the conference! Class Action Suits & Independent ContractingCurrent lawsuits & how travelers may be affected. Plus, what's involved with Indep Contracting. Traveler Tax BasicsTaxes aren't easy & traveling complicates them even more! This session covers the fundamentals of taxes & is essential for all new & prospective travelers. Taking Great Photos Want to capture your experiences more creatively? Learn tips and 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 the Hospital might Cancel YouTrue stories on why travelers were cancelled from the perspective of a hospital. Learn from the mistakes of others! Bill Rate Breakdown: How much IS that pie?Where 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 Clinical Tidbits in 60 minsUpdate yourself with evidenced-based updates at a rapid pace. The quick & dirty on what's new & current in your practice. Assignments Outside the BedWanting to change up your assignments while still traveling? Find out some options that are available. Tax HomesThe most common misunderstood concept is the 'Tax Home' Learn what it is, how to keep it (legally) & how it's different from a permanent address. Chest X-ray Interpretation for non-radiologistsA high-level overview of the chest x-ray covering both normal findings as well as abnormalities. Practice session included. Is it the End of Recruiters? 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, & your position is justified! Diabetic EmergenciesRefresh your knowledge & learn what's new in diabetes care, treatments & medications. Suitable for all areas of nursing. Lab Tech LicensureNavigating the challenges of mulitple state licenses for lab professionals. Learn the essentials & what to avoid. Unraveling the ABCs of Hematology ReportsWhat is a 'shift to the left'? Learn the significance of important blood tests & what they mean for your patients. Communicate with Strength: Key words that undermine EffectivenessLearn the key words that undermine your effectiveness in communication, & use key ones to your advantage. RV Housing for Healthcare TravelersTraveling 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! Marijuana - used or not - places your license at risk!Legalizing marijuana created many gray areas for medical professionals. Know your rights & obligations while caring for patients. Per Diem ReimbursementsLearn the difference between a stipend & per diem reimbursements, and what documentation is required for the IRS. The Housing PanelFind out what options there are for traveler housing. Finding your own, taking company housing, & everything in between. The Future of Nursing & it's Implications for Patient CareGet the updates on new policy changes that are changing the landscape of our medical system. The Good, The Bad & UglyInsider secrets are shared to help you better understand the industry, & know what to expect in the near future. 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. Mercy Ships: Bringing Hope & HealingHear 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. 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 pet owner & 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! Journey Together: A Tangible Community in a Digital WorldLearn how to connect with fellow travelers, find the myriad of local events, resources, & opportunities while on assignment. Allied Networking: Professional DevelopmentMeet & 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. Travel Radiology 101Experienced 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). AWHONN Certification: AdvancedNew this year! Full day Advanced AWHONN Certification available post conference on Wednesday (additional fee). Let's talk PBDS: Removing the Hysteria & HypeThe 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.