7:00 am – 12:45 pm
7:00 am – 8:00 am
8:00 am – 9:15 am
Second Victimization: Caring for Our Own
Susan Scott, PhD, RN, CPPS, FAAN
When patients suffer from an unexpected clinical event, nurses involved in their care may be personally affected. This session provides insights into what has been referred to as “The darkest hours of my career.” Having an awareness and understanding of second victimization will provide participants with insights for future adverse events.
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Induction Ceremony/President's Address/Closing Remarks
10:00 am – 10:15 am
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions (311-314)
Sleep Apnea and Sedation Risk: Do You Know What is Important to Monitor?
Julie Welsh, MS, APN, CMSRN, CNS-BC, RN-BC, CRRN
Review the latest evidence-based research on sleep apnea, treatment, and the risk for sedation with surgery and opioid administration.
Mary Eastman-Paulson, MSN Ed, RN, CNN
Identify basic care of both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
Cheri Constantino-Shor, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CRNI
Join this engaging lecture on the history and current state of preventable medical harm in the U.S. and the impact of a hierarchical structure and lack of teamwork on patient outcomes. Walk away inspired to improve your practice and create change in your organization.
Elena Valcarlos, PharmD
This session will review current guidelines for managing blood glucose in hospitalized patients as well as recommended strategies for achieving glucose control in the hospital.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions (321-324)
Dottie Roberts, EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE
This session will review possible causes, symptoms, nursing assessment parameters, and interventions for compartment syndrome.
Nöel Kerr, PhD, RN, CMSRN
Discuss research findings that suggest acute care RNs need a better understanding of evidence-based practice for rotation of insulin injection sites and electronic documentation platforms.
Angela Muzzy, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS-BC; Susan Bohnenkamp, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CCM
Identify common issues that promote an unhealthy practice environment and discuss the latest AMSN and AACN guidelines for establishing and sustaining a healthy practice environment.
Elena Valcarlos, PharmD
This session will review common drugs or drug classes that should not be discontinued abruptly and how to manage discontinuation if it is needed.