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|Date||Topic & Speaker||Recording Link|
|10/26/2020||The Role of the CNS in Delirium Prevention and Treatment|
Presented by Jennie Matays, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN, CCNS
|10/05/2020||Leading organizational change: Implementation of a Stroke Pathway in a comprehensive cancer center|
Presented by Wayne Quashie, MSN, MPH, CNS, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
|9/24/2020||Stepping Up and Filling the Gaps in Mental Health Care: Strategies for CNS Practice at all Levels|
Presented by Mitzi M. Saunders, PhD, APRN, CNS-C
|9/1/2020||Resurgence of the CNS: Elevating the Visibility and Value of the CNS|
Presented by Sean M. Reed, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN
|8/21/2020||Psychometric Testing of the Alcohol Withdrawal Assessment Tool (AWAT)|
Presented by the IU Health Team
|8/5/2020||Utilizing Evidence Based Practice to Improve Vascular Access in the Acute Care Setting|
Presented by Lee Steere, RN, CRNI, VA-BC
Megan Siebert, MSN, AGCNS-BC
|6/16/2020||Improving Antibiotics Stewardship Through Nurse Driven Penicillin Allergy Testing|
Presented by Faye Inumerables, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, OCN
Learning Objective 1: Discuss importance of penicillin (PCN) allergy testing
Learning Objective 2: Discuss penicillin allergy testing workflow at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)
Learning Objective 3: Describe the role of the CNS in establishing the PCN allregy testing program
|6/4/2020||Mental Health Challenges During COVID-19|
Presented by Deirdre O'Connor Rae, DNP, PMH-CNS, RN-BC
Learning Objective 1: Participants will identify who is at risk for mental health challenges
Learning Objective 2: Participants will understand the psychological impact of quarantine and social distancing
Learning Objective 3: Participants will describe pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions for psychiatric symptoms
|5/18/2020||Bladder Management - Where Does the CNS Fit in Management of Patients with Urinary Retention?|
Presented by Amy Lucas, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CCNS
Learning Objective 1: Define urinary retention
Learning Objective 2: Identify risk factors the CNS will look for in urinary retention
Learning Objective 3: Discuss the CNS role in managing patients with urinary retention
|2/21/2020||Caring for Patients with Substance Use Disorders and Opioid Use Disorders: The Clinical Nurse Specialist Role|
Phyllis Whitehead, PhD, APRN/CNS, ACHPN, RN-BC
Cindy Klaess, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCM
This webinar discusses substance use disorder and opioid use disorder, pain management, and dealing with challenging patient and family behaviors as a result.
|1/28/2020||The Evolution of Pressure Injury Prevention at a Large Academic Medical Center|
Jennifer Forman, DNP, RN-BC, CNML
DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, TCRN
Julie Elder, MSN, CWOCN
This webinar discusses the role of the CNS in reducing hospital acquired pressure injury and evidence-based interventions to reduce hospital acquired pressure injuries.
|1/14/2020||HIV Antiretroviral Update 2020|
Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
This webinar discusses current clinical recommendations for first-line HIV antiretroviral therapy and common drug-drug interactions an dosing considerations.
|12/12/19||CNS Strategies to Promote Communication and Build Relationships|
Francesca Levitt DNP, RN-BC, ACNS-BC
Brandee Wornhoff MSN, RN, CNS-BC
The primary purpose of the webinar is to highlight and discuss strategies that enhance communication and collaboration. When communication and collaboration are not optimal outcomes may suffer including patient harm, increased length of stay, poor staff satisfaction, turnover, and increased resource utilization. An established literature base outlines the importance of a healthy work environment and CNSs have a unique opportunity to influence and shape that environment. Tune in to receive content targeted toward behaviors that can impact skilled communication, true collaboration, and assist in carrying out CNS core competencies.
|12/9/19||Pathophysiology and Prevention of Non-Ventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP): A CNS-Sensitive Outcome|
Barbara Quinn RN, MSN, ACNS-BC
This webinar will discuss the impact of NV-HAP, pathophysiology of NV-HAP an who is at risk, prevention of NV-HAP by targeting modifiable risk factors and 3 steps to start addressing NV-HAP.
|11/8/19||Exploring Pain and Opioid Conversions|
Phyllis Whitehead, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Palliative Medicine/Pain Management
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Cynthia Klaess, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCM
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Medical-Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist
This session will present evidence-based information on current non-opioid and opioid medications to improve pain management outcomes for our patients. Practical tips such as opioid conversions will be provided to assist Clinical Nurse Specialists in their own clinical practice as well as teaching other nurses and providers.
|10/22/19||CNS Impact on Research, Evidence Based Practice, Performance Improvement/Quality Improvement |
NACNS Research Committee Speaker Panel:
Kathleen Evanovich Zavotsky, PhD, RN, CCRN, CEN,
Phyllis Whitehead PhD,APRN,ACHPN,RN-BC
Lola Trudell Coke, PhD, ACNS-BC, RN-BC,
Ana-Maria Gallo, Ph.D, BSN, MSN
Laura Ann Kitch, APRN, CNS
Ann Gosdin, MS, RN, CNS, CPNP-PC
Jennifer Manning, DNS, APRN, ACNS-BC,
The purpose of this webinar is to define the differences between research, evidence based practice and performance improvement/quality improvement. The lecture will explore the CNS role’s influences in each of these methods and provide examples of strategies for success. Exemplars will be presented and included in the session.
Antimicrobial stewardship programs have historically been driven by physicians and pharmacists. However, in most inpatient settings nurses and nurse specialists are already strategically placed where activities can overlap with current antimicrobial stewardship models. The purpose of this webinar is to identify opportunities where nurses can help steward appropriate use of antibiotics and stave off the rising tide of antimicrobial resistance.
|9/25/19||Early Identification of Sepsis: Role of the CNS|
This session will discuss considerations for identifying sepsis in the healthcare setting, the impact of sepsis on mortality and the history of our definition of sepsis as well as the ways the CNS can help to improve sepsis identification in the healthcare setting.
|8/15/19||Facts about Vax: 2019 Immunization Update|
This session will help provide the participant with recent updates to immunization recommendations as well as reinforce current recommendations of common adult vaccinations. Immunizations discussed may include shingles, MMR, pneumococcal, HPV, hepatitis A and B. This session will review population indications of vaccines and apply them to sample patient scenarios to discuss vaccination needs and timing of vaccines.
|7/11/19||Articulating the Value Proposition of the CNS|
There is little in the nursing literature that promotes business innovation and specifically the messaging needed to articulate the value proposition for the Clinical Nurse Specialist. In this webinar, a unique approach to address the value proposition for the Clinical Nurse Specialist is described. Key elements in the value equation (quality, safety, service, and cost) are discussed to assist the Clinical Nurse Specialist articulate the value of their specific role.
Sean M. Reed, PhD, APN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN
|4/23/19||The CNS Role as Entrepreneur and Consultant|
Kathleen M. Vollman, MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FCNS, FAAN
Independent Clinical Nurse Specialist/Consultant
CEO Advancing Nursing, LLC