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Adda Alexander Conference on Patient Safety
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When: Friday, August 19, 2016
Registration opens at 8:30am
Where: Carefree Resort & Conference Center
37220 N Mule Train Road
Carefree, Arizona  85377
United States
Contact: (480) 491-5672

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Join with recognized industry experts, thought leaders and nurse executives from around the state - take away practical strategies and effective tools that will equip you to thrive as a leader and continue to provide the most cost-effective, safe and appropriate care to patients and families.

Special Guest: Dr. Shirley A. Weis 

Shirley A. Weis is President of Weis Associates, LLC, an international management and leadership development consulting firm. She specializes in providing strategic advice to leaders in health care, insurance medical related start up companies. Prior to launching Weis Associates, Ms. Weis was Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Her work involved coordinating overall institutional strategy and operations of Mayo Clinic’s $9B, 60,000 employee healthcare system that treats more than a million patients a year from around the world through its sites around the country.Shirley has earned the reputation of a world-class leader adept in combining strategic leadership, communications and financial expertise to execute and provide oversight on enterprise-wide initiatives that enhance quality, safety and service while assuring bottom line results.

Designed with today's nurse leader in mind - this conference features 2 in-depth, interactive sessions plus opportunities for networking.  



8:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Session*

10:00 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:30 a.m. Morning Keynote
12:00 p.m. Lunch & Leadership In Action Awards
1:30 p.m. Afternoon Keynote
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks (Conclusion)

*AzONE Annual Meeting - all are invited. 


Registration Information

Advance Pricing ends August 1st - after this date add $25 to the prices below.  Fee includes lunch, materials and Continuing Education Credits.  

  • AzONE Members $125
  • NonMembers $150 
    Not a Member? Join today! See registration form for details.

Group discount! Register 4 from the same organization/company and the 5th person is free!  


Lodging Information

If you would like to reserve a room at the resort at our special group rate of $79*, please call the hotel directly (480) 488-5300 - mention you are with the AzONE conference.

*exclusive of tax; resort fee has been waived.

Conference Partner Opportunities

We have a limited amount of sponsorship and exhibit opportunities at this event so please reserve your opportunity early!


Continuing Education

Up to 3 Continuing Education Hours for Nurses* and Administrators may be available. 
*This activity has been submitted to the Western Multi-State Division for approval to award nursing contact hours. The Western Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

About Adda Alexander

Adda Alexander, a consummate nurse leader in Arizona, dedicated her 30 year career to advocating for patient safety and quality. She did this in her many nursing roles and through her participation in various nursing organizations. Adda passed away January 17, 2011 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. This conference is dedicated to her in recognition of her selfless contributions.


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