On-Demand Conference Sessions
On-demand sessions are automatically included with conference registration and feature pre-recorded conference content to enhance conference offerings. On-demand conference sessions will be available for up to a certain amount hours of additional contact hour credit via the AAACN Online Library. These sessions are automatically included with conference registration and feature pre-recorded conference content to enhance conference offerings.
OD1: Serious Illness Conversations (0.75 CH)
Mary Beth Billie, DNP, RN-BC, CCM
Discuss the development of an educational program and protocol for serious illness communication with an interprofessional team of nurse care coordinators and social workers.
OD2: Fostering Leader Competency and Development Using an Innovative Leader Development Tool (0.75 CH)
Laurel More, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CPN; Ciara Culhane, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CPN
Identify important leadership frameworks that support the development of core competencies for ambulatory care leaders in support of patient safety.
OD3: Connecting Two Lungs (0.75 CH)
Daniel Miller, MHA, BSN, RN; Mary Deleener, MBA, BSN, RN
The lung transplant nurse coordinators introduced live video conferencing as a tool to educate patients and caregivers. Telehealth education classes provide an innovative way to facilitate patient education and promote family-centered care.
OD4: Remote Patient Monitoring in a Pandemic (0.75 CH)
Diane Sousa, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Laura MacLean, MS, RN
This session will discuss the implementation of a digital remote patient monitoring program to track symptoms, temperature, and oxygen saturation for fourteen days after discharge using EPIC’s care companion module to make discharges safer for COVID-19-positive patients, ensure lower risk of COVID-19-positive patients, and reduce length of and patient and provider worry.
OD5: Aspire to Create a Standardized Competency-Based Orientation Checklist (0.75 CH)
Jenna Beamer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC; Crystal Jackson, MSN, RN
Explore the development, revision, and standardization of an ambulatory care competency-based orientation checklist, learn to identify standard practices across multiple outpatient settings, and decrease the duplication of skills validation.
OD6: Adaptive Care Strategies for Children with Developmental Disabilities and Healthcare Anxiety (0.75 CH)
Barbara Hepp, BSN, RN, CPN, CCCTM; Catherine Doernbrack, MSN, RN, CPNP; Erin Prucha, BSN, RN, CPN
Discuss the development of an adaptive care program which helps to create positive experience for patients with developmental disabilities and anxiety.
OD7: Nurses Save the Day: Leading the Charge to Keep an Adolescent Clinic Open during the COVID-19 Pandemic through Telehealth (0.75 CH)
Elizabeth Fields, BSN, RN
Describe the development of a nurse-led evidence-based practice telehealth project that allowed an adolescent medicine clinic to thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OD8: Virtual Nursing Care: Transforming Primary Care Nursing Using Process Improvement Strategies (0.75 CH)
Amy Pearson, MSN, RN; Sharon Watts, MN, RN-BC
This session will explore how a virtual nurse team can be effective in providing patient support through assessment and triage and serve as a model for telehealth programs in primary and specialty (ambulatory) care.
OD9: Personal Safety Survey: A Self-Assessment Tool for Registered Nurses in an Ambulatory Care Setting Using a Human Factors Approach (0.75 CH)
Jeanette Tanafranca, DNP, RN, NPD-BC
This session will discuss a self-assessment tool that enables ambulatory care registered nurses to assess their “fitness to work” status.
OD10: A Call to Care – Set-Up of an Employee COVID Screening Clinic (0.75 CH)
Linda Toomer, DNP, MSN, RN
In March 2020, hospitals were in the midst of grappling with the effects of COVID-19. Of specific concern was the high number of COVID-19-positive admissions, judicious use of personal protective equipment, and strategies to prevent spread of the virus. This presentation will outline the timeline for key decisions in employee screening, provide a detailed approach to setting up the physical testing space and process used to ensure quality, and address consistency in specimen collection.
OD11: Calling on Nurses During a Pandemic: The Launch of a Centralized COVID-19 Nurse Hotline (0.75 CH)
Lisa Dutton, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Explore how one facility implemented a call center to guide and educate patients and providers about COVID-19 and how this model can be utilized for remote monitoring programs for disease processes and outreach support for population health needs.
OD12 Staffing to Productivity and Volume During COVID-19 Recovery (0.75 CH)
Karla Schroeder, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, MHA, NE-BC; LeShea Turner, MHA
This session will discuss how guidance for staffing to productivity during the recovery phase of COVID-19 for primary care in a large academic healthcare organization was created.
OD13 Team-Based Care in Outpatient Psychiatry: A Journey in Transforming Care and Improving Access (0.75 CH)
Sara Macchiano, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC
This session will discuss the implementation of a team-model approach to care for outpatient psychopharmacology or psychotherapy needs and the leadership influence that ambulatory care nurses have in designing, resourcing, implementing and evaluating new care delivery models.
OD14: Health Coaching for Care Teams: Engaging Patients for Meaningful Experience and Improved Outcomes (1.0 CH)
Celeste Knoff, MAN, MBA, RN, CRRN; Mary Lichtor, MA, CMA
This session describes how providing health coaching education to the entire care team positively affects patient experience, engagement, and health outcomes.
OD15: What's that Rash? Dermatology for Ambulatory Care Nurses (0.75 CH)
Jacqui Ioli, PhD, CRNP, APN, PPCNP
Outpatient nurses, particularly those in primary care, are often asked to triage rashes. This session will cover nursing diagnosis of rashes with a focus on those that are potentially life-threatening to the patient and to other patients in the office.