2016 Annual Conference

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Schedule of Events
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Wednesday  •  Thursday  •  Friday  •  Saturday  •  Posters

7:00 am – 7:00 pmRegistration
7:30 am – 8:30 amBreakfast
7:30 am – 8:30 amTask Force Forums
– Consensus Statement-Core Competencies
– Practice Committee – Handout 1Handout 2Handout 3
8:30 am – 10:30 amWelcome Remarks, President’s Address & Awards
Keynote Address: The CNS as an Ethical Leader: Moral Distress and Ethical Practice EnvironmentsHandout
• Ann B. Hamric, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University
10:30 am – 11:00 amAM Break
10:30 am – 11:45 amConcurrent Session A
A1:  Clinical Management Lecture
Opioids all Around: Standardizing Care for Addiction in PregnancyHandout
• Kerista Hansell
A2: Symposium
Challenges of Intervention Research for the Clinical Nurse SpecialistHandout
• Cynthia Bautista, Jan Foster, Susan Fowler, Karen Rice & Mary Fran Tracy
A3: Clinical Management Lecture
Evaluation of Telemetry Utilization on Medical Surgical Floors
• JoAnne Phillips
A4: Outcomes 1
ED to SCCC Highway: Decreasing ED Length of Stay for Trauma Codes

• Heather Panichelli & Coleen DeverData Driven Results: Improving Adult In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  MeasuresHandout
• Angeline DeweyWhere the “Wild Things”Are: How to Successfully Transform your Emergency  Department to a Quality MachineHandout
• Ron Kraus
A5: CNS Role
The Imposter Syndrome: Unlocking the Potential of CNS StudentsHandout 1
Handout 2
• Tina HaneyRelationships in Online Teaching and Learning
• Yvonne SmithEmotional Competence: Enhancing CNS Practice with an Essential SkillHandout
• Leah Brown & Liz Kozub
A6: Policy, National
Where the Past Meets the Present…the Future of the Clinical Nurse Specialist RoleHandout 1Handout 2
• Anita White, Elissa Brown & Deborah MessecarThe Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Implementing the Goals of the Affordable Care ActHandout
• Christine CutugnoLobbying on the Hill: A CNS PerspectiveHandout
• Mitzi Boilanger & JoEllen Rust
A7:    IPE
The WISH Program: An Interprofessional Approach to Geriatric EducationHandout
• Denise LyonsImproving Interprofessional Collaborative Competencies in First Year CNS StudentsHandout
• Gayle M.Timmerman & Carol DevilleConnecting the Disciplines: A CNS Coordinated Interprofessional ElectiveHandout
• Jerithea Tidwell & Amy Selimos
12:15 pm – 1:45 pmExhibit Hall Opening and Lunch
12:30 am – 1:30 pmNACNS New Member & First Time Attendee Orientation
1:45 pm – 3:00 pmConcurrent Session B
B1: Clinical Management Lecture
Stepping out of the Revolving Door: Strategies for Reducing Heart Failure ReadmissionsHandout
• Kimberly Nelson
B2: Symposium
CNS Leadership in Improving Patient Safety While Reducing Costs:  Embracing Innovative Video TechnologyHandout
• Andrea McKenna, Suzanne Purvis, Jessica Weber, Alazda Kaun & Helen Martin
B3: HAC 1
Engagement + Empowerment = Reduction in Hospital Acquired ConditionsHandout
• Kathleen HillBasic and Radical Steps to Eliminate Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections  (CAUTIs)Handout
• Megan GreenmanNon-Basin Bathing: An EBP Project to Reduce CAUTIsHandout
• Abigail Strouse
B4: Practice 1
Improving End-Of-Life Care Through a Clinical Nurse Specialist Lead Educational  Initiative Handout
• Jessica Vickery & Jennifer SweeneyIn the STROKE of Time
• Heather PanichelliCollaborative Interprofessional Practice Drives Improved Patient Outcomes and Staff Involvement within an Accountable Care Unit Model
• Joan Miller
B5: Pediatrics
Incorporating Biological and Behavioral Measures in Nursing Studies to Address Health ProblemsHandout
• Sharon HornerWithdrawn: Laryngotracheomalacia in Pediatrics: Reconstruction and the Arrival of 3D Airway Printing,The Future is Here!
• Tammy Caron & Julie Juno-LaPanCreating a Culture of Safety with the Interprofessional Team in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
• Jean Christopher
B6: New Nurse
A Structured CNS Orientation: A Must For Every Organization!Handout
• Megan Hoffman & Amy PattersonRaising the Curtain and Bar: The Production of a Theater- Themed Nurse Extern ProgramHandout
• Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi & Donna OsmanFalling into the Deep End of the Pool: CNS Year OneHandout
• Dianna Copley
B7: Complex Management
Breaking the Connection Between Liver Disease, Transplant, and Low Bone DensityHandout
• Ann BuschReducing Hemolysis in an Emergency Department Setting: An Interprofessional ApproachHandout
• Kristina BrownThe Incidence of Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism and the Use of Preventive ProphylaxisHandout
• Judy Dusek & Elaine Steinke
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmPM Break in Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm – 4:45 pmConcurrent Session C
C1: Clinical Management Lecture
Measures of Fluid Responsiveness in Sepsis:The New PreloadHandout 1Handout 2
• Maureen Seckel
C2: Symposium
Passage into Legislation and Implementation of the 2008 Consensus Model: The Minnesota ExperienceHandout
• Julie Sabo, Sue Sendelbach & Mary Fran Tracy
C3: Rapid Response
Impact of The Clinical Nurse Specialist Role on Effective Use of Constant Observation: A Decision Making AlgorithmHandout
• Sid Guthrie & Carol DroegemuellerImplementation of a Modified Early Warning System: A Tool to Improve Nurse Confidence and Trigger Early Identification of Clinical DeteriorationHandout 1Handout 2
• Ludmila Santiago-Rotchford, Jessica A.Taylor & Jeanne NicholsEarly Recognition Course for Medical/Surgical Nurses: Targets Clinical Instability and Supports Cost SavingsHandout
• Linda Ozekcin, Marion Karoly & Catherine Rehnert
C4: Policy, System
The Land of the MiSfits:The CNS Role in System Integration of Medical-Surgical (MS) Nursing Policies and ProceduresHandout
• Jennifer Colwill & Kathleen SingletonLeading by InfluenceHandout
• Alyson Keen & Ron KrausCelebrating Shared Leadership and Innovation Across Health SystemsHandout
• Jennifer Popies & Julie Darmody
C5: Pulmonary Hypertension
A Multidisciplinary Journey to Pulmonary Hypertension AccreditationHandout
• Michelle Deckard & Michele WallaceComprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Care- New ConceptsHandout
• Maria CarpenterClinical Nurse Specialist Driven Practice Change: Standardizing Vital Sign and Oxygen Saturation  Monitoring PracticeHandout
• Heather Zak, Kelly Derby & Sherry Wolf
C6: Educational Technology
A Clinical Nurse Specialist Led Hospital-wide Interprofessional Education Program Utilizing Simulation Training to Influence a Decrease in Time to First Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment Score and Increased Staff ConfidenceHandout
• Christine Somberg, Nancy Nozicka & Amy BarnardTaking Simulations to the Next LevelHandout 1Handout 2
• Cynthia SawyerLet the Games Begin: Use of Gaming to Educate Staff NursesHandout
• Cynthia Bautista
C7: GI Matters
Nobody Likes Your Orange Milkshake: Decreasing Turn Around Time for Abdominal CT ScanHandout
• Patricia Blair & Heather PanichelliImproving Dysphagia Screening on Hospital Admission through Interdisciplinary CollaborationHandout
• Kristin Calvitti & Joanna KeefeRectal Tubes: Firming Up the Evidence
• Susan Smith
5:00 pm – 6:00 pmTask Force Forums
– Chronic Care
– Research Priorities
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmOpening Reception and Poster Session