Complete Schedule of Events, Including Extra-Cost Preconference Sessions

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Tuesday, November 5

8 am – Noon

Preconference Session: Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Workshop [7.25 CH] Image result for dollar sign icon

Key Strategies for Building a Sustainable EBP Culture to Achieve Optimal Healthcare Outcomes
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD RN APRN-CNP FAANP FNAP FAAN
Lynn Gallagher-Ford, PhD RN DPFNAP NE-BC FAAN

Noon – 1 pm

Lunch on Your Own

1 – 4:45 pm

EBP Workshop Resumes

4 – 6 pm

Registration Open

 

Wednesday, November 6

7 am – 6:30 pm

Registration Open

8 – 11:30 am

Preconference Session [3.25 CH] Image result for dollar sign icon

Medically Complex Patients and Rehabilitation Nurses: Partnering to Meet New Challenges 
Sally Strong,  RN APRN CNRN CRRN

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch on Your Own

11:45 am – 4 pm

3-in-1 Professional Tour #1 [3 CH] Image result for dollar sign icon

3 Locations
1. OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital
2. Ohio State Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital
3. Nationwide Children’s Hospital

12:30 – 4 pm

Preconference Session [3.25 CH] Image result for dollar sign icon

Mini IMPACT Course
Jill Rye, DNP RN CRRN CNL
Kathy Clark, MSN RN CRRN

4:15 – 5:30 pm

Grand Opening

5:30 – 7 pm

Opening Reception with Exhibits and Posters

 

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Thursday, November 7

6:30 – 7:15 am

Yoga Image result for dollar sign icon

7 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

7 am – 4 pm

Resource Center with Exhibits & Posters

7 – 8 am

Breakfast in Resource Center

8 – 9 am

Opening Keynote [1 CH]

The Difference You Make: A Brain Injured Patient’s Perspective on Healing to Wholeness (101)
Patricia “Trisha” Meili, the Central Park Jogger

9:10 – 10:10 am

Health Policy [1 CH]

Advocating the Value and Role of Rehabilitation Nurses (102)
Anne Ruggiero, BSN RN CRRN
Jeremy Scott, MA

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

REACH Sessions [1 CH Each]

The Opiate Crisis: Public Health’s Mitigating Efforts (201 Part 1)

Rebecca L. Ojerinde

The Art & Science of Non-Pharmacological Pain Management in a Rehabilitation Setting (201 Part 2)

Jynae Clapper, MSN RN CRRN

World Health Organization Rehabilitation 2030: A Worldwide Initiative (202)

Michele Cournan, DNP RN ANP-BC FNP CRRN
Stephanie Vaughn, PhD RN CRRN FAHA

CRRN Exam: Tips and Tricks to Organize and Study (203)

Natasha Flurry, CBIS CRRN

Pediatric Rehab School Partnerships for Early Reintegration after Acute Rehabilitation (204)

Sharon Vander Plaats, CRRN CPNP-PC/AC

On the Road to Antibiotic Recovery: The Role of Nursing in Antibiotic Stewardship (205) 

Lynn Wardlow, PharmD MBA BCPS BCIDP

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Lunch on Your Own

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Paper Session 301: TBI/SCI; Pediatrics [1 CH]

Comparing Effects of Spasticity Management Treatment on Quality of Life - TBI/SCI

Lalita Thompson, MSN CRRN

Constant Visual Observation: A Model of Care - TBI/SCI

Tiffany LeCroy, MSN RN CRRN FNP-C ACNS-BC

Pediatrics Digital Stimulation Current Practice: QI Project

Margaret Williams, PhD RN CRRN FNP-BC FABDA

Paper Session 302: Work Environment/Leadership [1 CH]

Changing Culture One Shift at a Time

Shelli Ellis, MSN RN CPN NE-BC

Fostering a Healthy Work Environment for Nurses

Coleen Rossi, MBA RN CCM CRRN

Making the Most of Your HUMAN Resources

Nicole Rostron, RN BSN CRRN CNRN

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Resource Center Open with Exhibits and Posters

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Case Study Session 401: Case Management [.75 CH]

Case Management Consultant to Attorneys

Karen Preston, RN PHN MS CRRN FIALCP

Life Care Planning Practice for the Rehab Nurse

Jody Masterson, RN MSN CRRN FIALCP

Case Study Session 402: Traumatic Brain Injury [.75 CH]

How TBI Can Affect Sexual Well Being

Seferina Klinger, RN CRRN BSN

Behavior Management and TBI: When Traditional Modalities Fail

Lindsay Hong, MS RN CRRN

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) [.75 CH]

Gerontology
Home Health
Pain
Pediatrics
Subacute
VA/DOD

5:45 – 7:45 pm

Anniversary Celebration

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Friday, November 8

6:30 am – Noon

Resource Center with Exhibits

6:30 – 8 am

Breakfast in Resource Center with Exhibits

7 – 7:30 am

Chair Yoga and Meditation Image result for dollar sign icon

 

7 – 7:50 am

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) [.75 CH]

Administration Management
Admissions Liaisons
Advanced Practice
Case Management/Insurance/Consulting
Educators
Staff Nurses

7:30 am – 5 pm

Registration Open

8 – 9 am

Founder’s Address [1 CH]

Stories: REACHing Your Rehab Nursing Potential Starts Here (103)
Linda Pierce, PhD RN CRRN FAHA FAAN

9:10 – 10:10 am

REACH Sessions [1 CH Each]

Rehab Nursing Evidence on Trial: YOU be the Judge (or Jury) (501)

Susan Fowler, PhD CNRN FAHA RN
Theresa Pietsch, PhD CNE RN CRRN

Leadership for All: Keeping Your Head Above Water in the Sea of Constant Change! (502)

Sue Brown, MSN RN-BC CRRN CCM RNA CMAC

From the Surveyors Point of View: How to Prepare & Remain Survey Ready! (503)

Paula Martinkewiz, MS RN CRRN

Best Practices in Care Transitions (504)

Anne Ruggiero, BSN RN CRRN
Maria Radwanski, MSN RN CRRN

Pediatric Chronic Illness Program: An Innovative Approach (Diabetes Management) (505) Rx

Pushpa Abraham, MSN APN CPNP

11 – 11:20 am

Passport Prize Drawing in Resource Center

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Paper Session 601: All Things Stroke [1 CH]

RTW Assessment After Hemorrhagic Stroke: Specialty NP Evaluation

Marissa DeJesus, DNP RN APRN-CNP

Integrated Care Pathway - Stroke Rehabilitation

Raquel Neves, RN MSN

Managing Diabetes After a Stroke

Mary Williams, RN

Paper Session 602: Safety/Behavioral Management [1 CH]

Is Your Patient with Suicidal Ideations Safe?

Barbara Merges, MHA BSN CRRN RN-BC

Prevention of Work Place Violence: A Rehabilitation Neurobehavioral Unit

Kerry Davis MSN RN CRRN CBIS

Paper Session 603: Research [1 CH]

Social Support Post-TBI: Bridging Access with Virtual Environments

Hilary Touchett, PhD RN CRRN CBIS

Nursing Education: Patients with Altered Appearance Facing Mirrors

Virginia Becky Thayer, MSN RN CRRN

Paper Session 604: Leadership, Motivation/Mentoring, Team & Quality [1 CH]

Igniting Passion in Your Nurses, Leadership

Nicole Rostron, RN CRRN CNRN

Impact of Pre-Report Huddle in a Rehab Unit, Leadership

Lasmine Bailey, BSN RN

A Patient Journey to Home, Team & Quality

Cindy Tew, MSN CRRN

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Lunch on Your Own

RNJ Consultation Sessions

12:45 – 5 pm

3-in-1 Professional Tour #2 [3 CH] Image result for dollar sign icon

3 Locations
1. OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital
2. Ohio State Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital
3. Nationwide Children’s Hospital

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Annual Members’ Meeting

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Case Study Session 606: Complex Clinical Management [.75 CH]

Management of a Difficult Ostomy

Leonard Hughes, RN

Nursing Management of a Patient with a Transplant

Frank Meyers, BSN RN CRRN

Case Study Session 607: Aging and Cultural Sensitivity [.75 CH]

Cultural Sensitivity: One Person at a Time

Kristine Longo, RN CRRN

Assessments to Assist Elders with Aging in Place

Donna Williams, RN MSN CRRN

3:30 – 4:30 pm

REACH Sessions [1 CH Each]

Writing for Publication: Keys to Success (701)

Pamala Larsen, PhD RN
Linda Pierce, PhD RN CRRN FAHA FAAN

Enhancing Capacity: Reengineering Fall and Fall Injury Programs: Infrastructure, Capacity and Sustainability (702)

Patricia Quigley, PhD APRN CRRN FAAN FAANP

Joint Commission Integrated Care Certification: Our Journey to Certification (703)

Michele Cournan, DNP RN ANP-BC FNP CRRN

Stroke Transitional Care Intervention—Strategies for Successful Implementation (704)

Barbara Lutz, PhD RN CRRN PHNA-BC FAHA FNAP FAAN
Michelle Camicia, PhD RN CRRN CCM NEA-BCm FAHA

Obesity Management: Care of Patients with Morbid Obesity (705)

Joann North, BSN RN-BC CBN

4:40 – 5:40 pm

Career Development Panel [1 CH]

Rehabilitation Nursing: Career Choice from Graduate Nurse to Retirement (706)
Tina Roma-Fisher, MSN RN CRRN

 

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Saturday, November 9

7:30 – 10 am

Registration Open

7:15 – 8 am

Continental Breakfast

8 – 9 am

REACH Sessions [1 CH Each]

CARF Update on 2020 New Performance Measurement, Management, and Improvement Standards (801)

Christine MacDonell, FACRM

Use of Gaming to Provide Stroke Education (802)

Cynthia Bautista, PhD APRN FNCS

The Opioid Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here? A Holistic Approach to Managing Chronic Pain (803)

Paul Prem Nathenson, DNP APRN-NP
Sophie Nathenson, PhD

Utilizing Music Therapy to Aid Rehabilitation Patients with Recovery (804)

Lisa Gallagher, MA MT-BC

Challenges of Treating Veterans with Disabilities in the Community (805)

Donna Jernigan, MS BSN RN CRRN

9:10 – 10:10 am

Paper Session 901: General Rehabilitation Nursing [1 CH]

Grit Your Teeth and Smile: Oral Care

Susan Fowler, PhD RN CNRN FAHA

UrINe-VITED Bladder Program

Carissa Augustyn, MSN RN CRRN

Palliative Care in Rehabilitation

Natasha Poorman, CRRN

Paper Session 902: Risk Management, Pain, and Education [1 CH]

Eliminate Preventable Harm in Inpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Unit

Lilibeth De Claro, RN CRRN

Utilizing Alternative Methods for Pain Control

Debra Thomas, RN BSN CRRN

Concurrent Validity of CARE Function Data Elements

Anne Deutsch, PhD RN

Paper Session 903: Education for Staff and Patients [1 CH]

Get Comfortable with Teach Back!

Carol Hannibal, MSN RN PCCN CRRN RN-BC

Improving Client Education with Teach Back Method

Deniece Mensah, DNP MS FNP RN

CRRN Tidbits: Promoting Passage of the CRRN Exam

Margaret Williams, PhD RN CRRN FNP-BC FABDA

Paper Session 904: International Rehab Nursing Programs [1 CH]

Rehabilitation Nursing Education: An International Strategy

Kristen Mauk, PhD DNP CRRN GCNS-BC GNP FAAN

Rehabilitation Nursing Standards of Care - UAE Approach

Raquel Neves, RN MSN

Starting a Rehabilitation Nursing Program in a Developing Country/Ghana

Josephine Darkwaaah, RN

10:20 – 11:40 am

Closing Session [1.25 CH]

Curing Adultitis: Your Prescription for Less Stress and More Success (104)
Jason Kotecki

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Celebrate 45 Years in Columbus

Join us this fall in Columbus, OH, to celebrate ARN's 45th anniversary during REACH 2019, November 6-9!

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