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Coalition of Asian American Nurses Symposium

Course Goal

Healthy People 2030 focuses on the culturally sensitive approach to narrow the gap of the health equality or lack of healthcare resources among the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Through this conference, we are focusing on educating AAPI nurses to increase their awareness of the healthcare inequality and to learn strategies to be advocates for the AAPI community members.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Identify healthcare issues affecting AAPI community members in Arizona
  • Identify gaps in knowledge to improve the health of AAPI community members in Arizona
  • Describe at least two nursing skills to improve care provided to AAPI community members in Arizona
  • Describe at least two self care strategies to improve the mental health of AAPI nurses in Arizona
  • Describe strategies to improve health of AAPI community members in Arizona

Registration Information

Attendee Typeprice
Early Registration (Before 4/6/24)$75
Late Registration (After 4/6/24)$100
Refund and cancellation policy: Barrow reserves the right to cancel or change the program for due causes. Cancellation of this program by Barrow or by the participant before April 20th will result in a full refund of tuition. Please contact the CME office at at least 7 days prior to the start of the symposium for any special needs requests or accommodations.

CME Information

  • Nursing CEUs Pending

In-Person Only
September 14, 2024
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (MST)

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Date, Time, and Location

In-Person Only
Thursday, September 14, 2024
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (MST)

Sonntag Pavilion
2910 North 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85013
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Target Audience

This conference is appropriate for nurses who are part of the AAPI community.

Speaker Information

All times refer to Arizona time (Mountain Standard Time).

Registration & Exhibits & Continental Breakfast7:30 AM
Introduction of CAAN/Disclosures8:15 AM
Issues Facing Minority Nurses with Future of Nursing – Incorporate
AAPI Embrace Diversity AAPI Health Issues
8:30 AM
Self Care/Resilience/Imposter Syndrome/Mental Health9:30 AM
Poster Break10:30 AM
Minority Nurses as Nursing Leaders11:00 AM
Lunch12:00 PM
Management of Chronic Illness Among AAPI Members
– Culturally Sensitive Approach
1:00 PM
Mindfulness exercise and Korean Tea Ceremony2:00 PM
Issues Facing Asian Minority Nurses
Align with Healthy People 2023: Health Equity for
Minority Populations Minority Nurses in Leadership – Leading the Change
2:30 PM
Closing/Raffles/ Evaluation3:45 PM
Tea Ceremony4:00 PM


  • Disclosures Pending


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