Sunday, October 25, 2020

All sessions listed are in Eastern time (ET).

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Med-Surg Moments: The AMSN Podcast Live Taping

Join our four co-hosts as they record our podcast live! Co-hosts Alissa, Chelsea, Caroline, and Evie will be joined by two lucky registrants selected randomly to be guest co-hosts for the day! They'll be talking about convention experiences and much more!

10:25 am – 10:30 am

Medtronic Sponsor Welcome

10:30 am – 11:30 am

General Session

1 contact hour
401

Managing Nursing Care in a Pandemic

CCTM

Marisa Streelman, MSN, RN, CMSRN; Amy Allen, MSN, RN, CNML

Join us for a panel discussion on the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned from health care organizations faced with a global pandemic. Descriptions of how organizations managed PPE, staffing, staff safety, patient safety, and capacity concerns in communities with “shelter-in-place” orders will be included along with insights on ways to handle the fear and anxiety of patients, staff, and the community.

10:30 am – 11:30 am

General Session

1 contact hour
401

Managing Nursing Care in a Pandemic

CCTM

Marisa Streelman, MSN, RN, CMSRN; Amy Allen, MSN, RN, CNML

Join us for a panel discussion on the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned from health care organizations faced with a global pandemic. Descriptions of how organizations managed PPE, staffing, staff safety, patient safety, and capacity concerns in communities with “shelter-in-place” orders will be included along with insights on ways to handle the fear and anxiety of patients, staff, and the community.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

1.25 contact hours
411

EBP when the Evidence Is Evolving

E

Kristi Reguin-Hartman, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC; Julie Linder, MSN, RN, CNS, ACCN-AG, CCRN

This session will feature an interview-style conversation providing perspectives on evaluating rapidly changing guidelines and recommendations and implementing corresponding nursing care during a pandemic. Information on how to analyze and prioritize traditional and non-traditional sources of evidence also will be included.

412

Think/Act/Feel like a Nurse: Nurses' Professional Identity

L

Nelda Godfrey, PhD, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Amy Hite, DNP, FNP-BC, ONC

Our current understanding and the language we use about “professionalism” in nursing is outdated and inadequate. This interactive session will address the scientific work regarding professional identity in nursing and show how a deeper understanding of nurses’ professional identity can better recognize nurses’ unique contributions to improve health.

413

Getting to Yes: A QI Intervention to Reducing Refusals of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Surgical Patients

E

Victoria Saunders, BSN, RN, CMSRN

Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism represent common and potentially preventable adverse outcomes following surgery. Without prophylaxis, pulmonary embolismis a leading cause of post-operative mortality. This session will explore a quality improvement initiative to allow nurses to feel more competent in both the administration of and knowledge base regarding VTE prophylaxis and how the utilization of the QI intervention has been instrumental in lowering the percentage of patient refusals.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

View Virtual Posters

Take time to view the on-demand virtual poster files and recordings.

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

1.25 contact hours
421

Bullying and Patient Safety: How to Prevent and Combat Bullying in the Workplace

H

Ruthie Robinson, PhD, RN, CNS, AEN, CEN, NEA-BC; Cynthia Stinson, PhD, RN-BC

This session will explore the definitions, theories, and methods of identification of bullying. Attendees will be able to discuss the impact of bullying on individuals, units, organizations, and patients.

422

Management of Intentional Foreign Body Ingestion in Adults

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Catherine Skowronsky, MSN, APRN-CNS, CMSRN; Lynne Kokoczka, MSN, APRN- CNS, ACCNS-AG, CCRN

Learn how one hospital system used an interprofessional team approach, individualized plans of care, and a system-wide nursing protocol for patients with foreign body ingestion.

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

President's Address

Summer Bryant, DNP, RN, CMSRN

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

General Session

1 contact hour
430

Replenish at Work: Micro-Restorative Practices to Promote Well-Being

Cathy Alvarez, MA, RN, CNML, HNB-BC; Pamela Mulligan, BSN, RN, NBC-HWC

Identify how an integrative approach to well-being improves awareness of self-care and self-care practices for nurses. Components of mindful awareness, emotional intelligence, and self-compassion will be discussed, followed by experiential micro-restorative practices which can be incorporated into the work day to relieve stress and promote caregiver well-being.

4:45 pm – 4:45 pm

General Session

1 contact hour
430

Closing Thank You & 2021 AMSN Convention Preview