11:00 am – 11:15 am
Day 2 Welcome
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
No Turning Back Now: What’s Next for Ambulatory Care Nursing
Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN
Join us for a special "fireside" chat with ANA President Dr. Ernest Grant to discuss the future of ambulatory care nursing and how to fan the flames of leadership to develop our natural skills and become effective public advocates for their profession, patients, and communities. AAACN President Anne Jessie, DNP, RN, will facilitate this conversation.
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm
Get your energy level up with a quick break between virtual conference sessions.
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Demonstrating the Value and Sustainability of the Enhanced Primary Care Registered Nurse Role in Federally Designated Rural Health Clinics: A QI Project
Tina Switzer, MSN, RN, CNL; Theresa Gillenwater, BSN, RN; Erika Sawin, PhD, RN; Anne-Callie Skillman, BSN, RN
This session will explore the value-added role of enhanced primary care RNs in rural health clinics and the impact they have on quality, access, and revenue.
Improving Transitions of Care for Community Patients: The Registered Nurse Clinical Liaison
Mollie Jo Flynn, BSN, RN; Laura Sikkink, MSN, RN
This session will discuss how one health care practice developed a registered nurse to serve as a clinical liaison (RNCL) in the hospital to help enrollment in care management programs.
Telehealth Rapid Fire Sessions
In these short rapid-fire presentations, multiple speakers will highlight approaches to managing issues related to telehealth nursing in the practice environment.
Responding to COVID-19: Multidisciplinary Leadership Creating New Care Models in the Face of a Pandemic
Denise Moultrie, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CCNS, CNOR; Karla Schroeder, DNP, RN, ANP-NP, MHA, NE-BC
Getting to Yes: Rapid Deployment of an RN Telecare Program during COVID-19
Jim Woodard, MBA, BSN, RN
Telehealth Pearls Learned during the Pandemic
Carolyn Mitchell, BSN, RN, PHN, CCM
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall to connect with exhibitors in real time. When you do so, you’re supporting our exhibitors and AAACN!
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Joan Stanley, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP; Rachel Start, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
This session will discuss the new AACN Essentials curricular standards, including the transition to competency-based education, for the full spectrum of academic nursing. Accountability and expected competencies related to care coordination, population health, as well as care across the entire health care continuum, will be highlighted.
3:00 pm – 3:10 pm
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Ambulatory Care Staff as Infection Control Liaisons: An Untapped Resource
Pam Del Monte, MS, RN-BC
This session will provide an overview of the ambulatory care infection control liaisons (AICL) at the University of North Carolina Medical Center.
Transitional Care Management: Breaking Down Walls for Patient Care
Sarah Bruns, MSN, AMB-BC, RN; Vanessa Taylor, BSN, RN; Amanda Jungman, BAN, AMB-BC
Transitional care management (TCM) refers to interventions promoting the safe and timely transfer of patients through various levels of care and across care settings. This session will describe several interventions to improve transitional patient care management in the ambulatory care setting.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Attendees will view posters with complementary recordings and participate in a live interactive chat with presenters. Additional posters will be available for viewing on-demand in the AAACN Online Library. Attendees must view a minimum of 20 posters to earn the available 2.0 contact hours for full poster viewing.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Networking/Special Interest Group (SIG) Sessions
There are many practice interests within ambulatory care nursing. Attend one of these
Special Interest Group (SIG) or the networking session to learn more and get involved or enhance your knowledge on a specific area of clinical practice.
Pediatric Networking Chat Lobby: Pediatric Well Visits and Vaccine Administration (No CH awarded)
Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time by participating in real-time attendee chats.
Sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital
Veterans Affairs SIG
Laila Navarro, BSN, RN-BC, VHA-CM
Attend this session to network and collaborate with your VA ambulatory care nursing colleagues while you discuss current issues, share solutions and creative programs, and keep in touch across the country.
Patient/Staff Education SIG
Staffing in a Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Implemented Plans
Stephanie Hammer, MSN, RN, CPN, NEA-BC
With the rapid onset of COVID-19, the operational needs of ambulatory care services at one health care facility were abruptly halted and pivoted in unimaginable ways. This session will explore how data-driven decisions helped to level set staffing and support clinical work, as well as lessons learned along the way.