How to get employer support to attend the 2013 AWHONN Convention.
We believe that the four days of the AWHONN 2013 Convention will be the most cost-effective and rewarding professional development experience you have in have in 2013. You will experience a full year of benefits in the form of new and greater knowledge that you can apply directly to patient care.
This letter is designed to help you talk to your manager about funding your trip to the 2013 AWHONN Convention. Feel free to customize the letter to your needs. Just download and save the letter to your computer. Customize it with your own information and submit it to your supervisor.
Here are some more tips to help get employer support for attending the AWHONN 2013 Convention:
Explain what you plan to get out of attending and how that will benefit your work, organization and patients.
Offer to prepare and deliver a short presentation and Q & A to your colleagues to share what you learned. That way others on your unit will get the benefits of your attendance, too.
Share the syllabus and speaker handouts with your colleagues.
Consider Magnet Status
If your hospital has or is trying to obtain magnet status, remind your supervisor that demonstrating staff participation in continuing education is vital to securing and keeping magnet status.
Have a Plan
Be ready with a plan that shows who will cover for you while you are attending the conference.
Offer to share a room to reduce hotel expenses.
Register before the early bird discounts expire on 4/25/12
Book your travel early
Secure the member registration rate by joining AWHONN or renewing your AWHONN membership.
Use this customizable letter to gain support from your supervisor or administration.