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Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of AACN

TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing Conference 2017

Radisson Hotel Valley Forge
1160 1st Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00am ET - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00pm ET
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Radisson Hotel Valley Forge
1160 1st Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406

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68 Sessions featuring four speciality tracks in Trauma / Stroke, Cardiology, Advanced Practice/Pharmacology, and Leadership

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Join us for TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing where you will meet nurses from around the country who share your expertise and commitment in providing care for patients with a myriad of co-morbidities and complications in which optimizing their care is frequently challenging and complex.

You will hear from expert national and local speakers who will provide you with the most current information enabling you to understand the latest techniques used to improve patient outcomes utilizing best evidence based strategies for treatment, prevention and care of the critical care patient.

This conference is being jointly provided by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter (SePA) of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and IMNE.  

Features of this program include:

  • Sessions featuring timely topics in Respiratory, Neuro, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Pal-liative Care, Pharmacology, and Leadership
  • Opening Monday Plenary Session AACN President Christine Schulman presenting the 2017 AACN theme!
  • Tuesday Plenary Session join us for a Moral Ethics panel discussion presented by Dr. Peter Clark
  • Wednesday Plenary Session presented by Joyce Ross MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA past President of the National Lipid Association
  • Ventilator Management lecture with a Ventilator Workshop session all day Tuesday
  • On-site CCRN and PCCN Paper/Pencil exam on Thursday after completion of the review course: Certification exam candidates must preregister for this exam using the TRENDS Exam Application located at: https://www.aacn.org/conferences-and-events/events-calendar/local-events/ch25505/trends-in-critical-care-nursing-conference. Please note: the application deadline is  September 1, 2017. No other application or online application through aacn.org will be accepted for this exam. Review course registration does not include exam fees or act as a substitute for this application process.
  • A Town Hall Meeting with AACN President and SePA President, Deborah Paschal CRNP, AC-AGNP
  • Tuesday stay and enjoy dinner, a fun presentation and an evening of networking
  • Expert national and local speakers including AACN President, Joyce Ross MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA, Donna Barto, DNP, RN, CCRN, Cindy Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN, Dr. Herbert Patrick, and Dr. Peter Clark

Register now using the green "Register" tab above to attend TRENDS in Critical-Care Nursing 2017 at the Radisson Hotel at the Valley Forge Casino Resort located just 30 minutes northwest of downtown Philadelphia!

Paying by Check?

Checks may be sent in for registration up to Oct 10th; as of Oct 11th all payments must be made by credit card.  Participants are responsible for ensuring checks have been received by 2017 TRENDS staff prior to the start of the conference.  If checks have not been received by Oct 23rd, registrants will be required to supply a credit card on site to attend the meeting.  TRENDS staff will reimburse credit card charges upon receipt of the check.

For additional information or questions please contact our registration secretariat:

Amy DiPietro

amy.dipietro@meetintegress.com

+1 609 981 4043 

 

Event Agenda

TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing Conference 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00am ET - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00pm ET

All times listed in Eastern Time (US & Canada).

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Monday, October 23, 2017

  • 7:00am - 8:00am
    Registration and Morning Coffee
  • 8:00am - 8:15am
    Greetings
  • 8:15am - 9:30am
    Plenary Session: AACN President-Elect

    Lisa Riggs, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN-K
    1.25 CE Credits

  • 9:30am - 10:45am
    Concurrent Sessions

    *1.25 credits per session

    Professional: How to Outsmart Your Exhausted Brain: Daniel Doherty, MSN, RN, CEN

    Cardiac: Heart Failure Advances: Medications, Electrophysiology and Mechanical Assist Devices: Sharon Burke, EdD, MSN, RN, BA, CEN

    Professional: Simulation: Easy Ways to Incorporate Interdisciplinary Simulation in the Clinical Setting: Erika DeMartinis MSN, RN, BC and Carolynn A. Bitzer MSN, RN, APN, BC

    Clinical: Reduction of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries in ICU Patients Through Daily Skin Rounds: Marzena Sroczynski BSN, RN, CWOCN and Jinah Yoo RN, BSN, CWOCN

    CCRN-P CCN Certification Review: Professional Caring and Ethical Practices (Synergy) and test taking strategies: Katie Detrick, BSN, RN, CCRN

  • 10:45am - 11:00am
    Session Change
  • 11:00am - 12:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 2 credits for the 2 hour session

    Cardiovascular: Capnography 101: Cristina Manuel BSN, RN and Richard Manuel BSN, RN

    Clinical: Delirium Dos & Don’ts: Donna Barto, DNP, RN, CCRN

    Cardiovascular: (*2 Hours - 2 Credits 11:00am-1:00pm) ECG Foundation: Identifying the Normal ECG to Better Understand the Abnormal ECG: Cynthia Webner DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

    Clinical: The Final 6: Medications You Should Know for Optimizing Palliative Care Delivery: Patricia Maani-Fogelman, DNP, MSN, BSN, BA

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Cardiovascular Part I: Katie Detrick, BSN, RN, CCRN

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch: Town Meeting with AACN and SePA Presidents

    Lunch provided, but no credit

  • 1:30pm - 1:45pm
    Session Change
  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session

    Respiratory: Proven Care: Management of Acute COPD Exacerbation: Ruby Weller, CRNP

    Cardiovascular: Hemodynamic Monitoring: Back to Basics: Carolynn A. Bitzer MSN, RN, APN, BC and Richard Manuel, BSN, RN

    Clinical: Placement of Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Accesses by Staff Nurses: Sharon Burke EdD, MSN, RN, BA, CEN

    Professional: Nursing Knowledge: Research, EBP and PI Lisa Riggs, MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN-K

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Cardiovascular Part II: Terri Campana, MSN, RN, CCRN

  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Session Change
  • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session

    Respiratory: Pulmonary Palliative Medicine Clinic: A Proposed Construct for Advanced Illness Management: Patricia Maani-Fogelman, DNP, MSN, BSN, BA

    Cardiovascular: The Role of Nurses in Hemodynamic Monitoring: Joanna Dilonardo BSN, RN

    Clinical: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT): Review of Current Modalities: Lolita M. Bennett, MSN, RN and Donna Bisch, BSN, RN

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Cardiovascular Part III: Terri Campana, MSN, RN, CCRN

  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Exhibit Hall - Opening Reception

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • 6:30am - 7:45pm
    Sunrise Session

    Jennifer C Lewis, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K
    1.25 CE Credits

    Using DMAIC Because "IT" Matters: A Quality Improvement Strategy For Results Where It Matters Most

  • 7:00am - 7:45am
    Registration & Morning Coffee
  • 7:45am - 8:00am
    Greetings
  • 8:00am - 9:15am
    Plenary Session: Ethical Decision Making in Critical Care Nursing

    Moderator: Peter A. Clark, SJ., Ph.D. Panelists: Ruby Weller CRNP, Patricia Maani-Fogelman DNP, MSN, BSN, BA, Joanna Dilonardo BSN, RN
    1.25 CE Credits

  • 9:15am - 9:30am
    Refreshment Break
  • 9:30am - 10:45am
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 1.5 for the 90 minute session

    Cardiovascular: In-Sync: Pacemakers, Defibrillators and More: Desiree M. Soto, RN, CCRN

    Respiratory: Mastering Thoracic Imaging: Do You See What I See?: Susan Collazo MSN, APN-CNP

    Clinical: A Piercing Paradigm: A Healthcare Provider's Guide to the Care of an Individual with Body Piercings and Body Modifications: Michael Ham MSN, RN, CPAN, CCRN

    Respiratory: (*90 minutes, 1.5 Credits) Ventilator Graphics – Can You Interpret the Language?: Herbert Patrick MD MSEE

    CCRN –PCCN Certification Review: Pulmonary I: Laura Dechant, MSN, RN, CCRN

  • 10:45am - 11:00am
    Session Change
  • 10:45am - 5:00pm
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 11:00am - 12:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 1.5 for the 90 minute session

    Cardiovascular: The Case of the Vanishing Vasopressin: 2015 BLS & ACLS Guidelines Update: Denise Drummond Hayes, MSN, RN, CRNP

    Respiratory: Thoracic Drains: Understanding the Kinks: Susan Collazo MSN, APN-CNP

    Clinical: Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease with Devastating Effects: Jacqueline Kernaghan, MS, PA-C

    Respiratory: (*90 minutes, 1.5 Credits) Ventilator Graphics – Can You Interpret the Language?: Herbert Patrick MD MSEE

    CCRN–PCCN Certification Review: Pulmonary II: Tania McAlorum-Hoyer BSN, RN, CCRN-CSC

  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch Sessions

    Check in at registration desk by 9:30 am. Lunch will be provided with these sessions. This activity is jointly provided by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Practice Point Communications
    1.0 CE Credit

    1. Transgender, Sex Workers and People Who Inject Drugs: Case Series: TBA: Ian Frank, MD

    2. Nursing Management of PAH: Harold I. Palevsky, MD

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch
  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 1.5 for the 90 minute session

    Cardiovascular: Heart of the Matter: Desiree M. Soto, RN, CCRN

    Respiratory: Under Pressure: Evolution, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension: Patricia Maani-Fogelman, DNP, MSN, BSN, BA and Ruby Weller CRNP

    Professional: Bylines and Deadlines: Writing for Professional Publications: Denise Drummond Hayes, MSN, RN, CRNP

    Respiratory: (*90 minutes, 1.5 Credits) Ventilator Graphics – Can You Interpret the Language?: Herbert Patrick MD MSEE

    CCRN-PCCN Certification: Gastrointestinal System: Donna Barto

  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Session Change
  • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 1.5 for the 90 minute session

    Respiratory: Is it Asthma or COPD: Looking Closer at Your Patient: Susan Collazo MSN, APN-CNP

    Clinical: After the ICU: Preparing Your Patient for Acute Rehabilitation: Sherine Fraser BSN, RN and Danie Ceballos PT, DPT

    Professional: Self-Care: Setting Healthy Boundaries: Patricia Briggs MSN, RN4, CCRN, HTCP, HTCI

    Respiratory: (*90 minutes, 1.5 Credits) Ventilator Graphics – Can You Interpret the Language?: Herbert Patrick MD MSEE

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Neurologic System Part I: Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dinner Program: Why We Chose Nursing and How Nursing Continues to Choose Us

    Kelley Johnson, RN Brand Ambassador for United Staffing Solutions, Inc. Spokeswoman
    2.0 CE Credits


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • 6:30am - 7:45am
    Sunrise Session: Transitions in Care

    Christina Whitehouse, PhD, CRNP, CDE
    1.25 CE Credits

  • 7:00am - 7:45am
    Registration & Morning Coffee
  • 7:45am - 8:00am
    Greetings
  • 8:00am - 9:15am
    Plenary: It's Never Too Late To Take A Right On The Road Less Traveled

    Joyce L Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA
    1.25 CE Credits

  • 9:15am - 9:30am
    Refreshment Break
  • 9:15am - 1:45pm
    Exhibit Hall Open

    Poster Sessions – CEs will be applied for this session if more than ten posters presented

  • 9:30am - 10:45am
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 2 credits for the 2 hour session

    Cardiovascular: (*2 Hours - 2 Credits 9:30am-11:30am) Identifying Injury and Ischemia: Cynthia Webner DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

    Clinical: System Management for Patients Undergoing Chimeric Antigen Receptor Modified T Cells Therapy (CART-19): Felicia Morrison MSN, MBA, RN

    Professional: Learning Plans: A Novice Nurse's Life Saver: Gracy C. Mathen, MSN, RN

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Neurologic System Part II: Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN

  • 10:45am - 11:00am
    Session Change
  • 11:00am - 12:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session, 2 credits for the 2 hour session

    Respiratory: It’s All About the Airway!: Caleb A. Rogovin, CRNA, MS, CCRN, CEN

    Cardiovascular: Updates and Approaches in Lipid Management for the Critical Care Nurse: Joyce L Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA

    Clinical: Propofol Diversion and Addiction: A Hidden Issue in Critical Care Nursing: Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN

    Cardiovascular: (*2 Hours - 2 Credits 11:30am-1:30pm) Cardiac Arrhythmias: Cynthia Webner DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

    CCRN PCCN Certification Review: Multisystem: Tania Hoyer, BSN, RN, CCRN-CSC

  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch
  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Lunch Sessions

    Check in at registration desk by 9:30 am. Lunch will be provided with these sessions. This activity is jointly provided by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Practice Point Communications
    1.0 CE Credit

    1. Beyond the Cure: Towards Elimination of HCV: Jody Gilmore, MSN, ANP-BC

    2. Diabetes and Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Bruce Klugherz, MD

  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session

    Professional: Mentoring Bedside Nurses through the Research Process: Helen Hawrylack MSN, RN3, CCRN

    Cardiovascular: Remote Monitoring Not Just for Telemetry: The Use of Remote Pulmonary Artery Monitoring Devices to Decrease Heart Failure Readmissions: Kathy Farrell, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, ONC

    Trauma: Neurological Effects of Lightening Injuries: Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, CEN

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Endocrine System/Behavioral: Kimberly Jablonski, RN, CCRN

  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Session Change
  • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
    Concurrent Sessions

    1.25 credits per session

    Clinical: Automated CSF/ICP Management: “ Set it and forget it” Darrell Reed Area Director/ Forge Medical

    Trauma: The Opioid and Heroin Epidemic: Susan Hodgkins, MSN, CRNP-BC

    Respiratory: Ventilator Liberation Protocol Education: A Collaborative Model of Standardized Education: Cheryl Maguire MSN RN CCRN-K NEA-BC

    CCRN-PCCN Certification Review: Renal and Hematologic System: Lorraine Micheletti, MSN, MA, CCRN

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