Friday, October 1, 2021

AMSN is in the process of switching our Convention schedule to an easy-to-follow navigate, engaging virtual platform. We want your experience to be as smooth and interactive as possible. For more information on our digital platform visit The Virtual Experience page

All times listed are in Eastern daylight time (EDT) zone.

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Concurrent Sessions

1.25 contact hours
201

Monoclonal Antibodies

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Noelle Clark, MSN, RN, OCN, NPD-BC

This session will explore the use of monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of diseases and discuss the role they play relative to treatment in the current COVID-19 pandemic.

202

Marijuana: Patient Care Issues

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Joan Frizzell, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC

This session will explore the challenges nurses face in caring for a patient who uses marijuana.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Exhibits

Visit the virtual exhibit hall to connect with exhibitors live and to support our exhibitors and AMSN!

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Poster Viewing

Poster presentations will spotlight the efforts of colleagues and medical-surgical units around the world.

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

1.25 contact hours
211

Thinning Out the “Fluff”: Current Trends in Anticoagulant Therapies

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Christy Greenhalgh, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC
Rachael Sweeney, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC

This session will discuss the latest in anticoagulation therapy, including guidelines for usage, advantages, and disadvantages of new medications in the market, side effects, and what to teach patients.

212

EBP Initiative of Capnography for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression

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Jill Arzouman, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, RYT200

Opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD) can rapidly lead to full-blown respiratory failure. This session will explore why capnography is a valuable assessment tool to determine the cause and severity of a patient’s respiratory distress and guide decisions on and use of treatment options. It will also delineate steps for creating a multidisciplinary EBP initiative in a multi-hospital system.

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

General Session

1.25 contact hours
220

The Role of Bias in Health Care Inequities

Robin Hertel, EdS, MSN, RN, CMSRN; Susan Swayze, PhD, MBA, MA

Inequities in quality health care are well documented, and most of us have seen this in our professional lives. Our faculty will explore the background of this complex issue and provide specific techniques to address the conscious and unconscious biases that are the background for these inequities.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Exhibits

Visit the virtual exhibit hall to connect with exhibitors live and to support our exhibitors and AMSN!

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Poster Viewing

Poster presentations will spotlight the efforts of colleagues and medical-surgical units around the world.

5:30 pm – 6:00 PM

Networking/Happy Hour

Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time.