On-Demand Conference Sessions
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 full main 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; Katherine Ventura
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
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.