Thursday, April 15, 2021

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special Interest Group (SIG) Sessions

There are many practice interests within ambulatory care nursing. Attend one of these Special Interest Group (SIG) sessions to learn more and get involved.

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Care Coordination and Transition Management SIG

Diane Davis, DNP, MHA, RN

CCTM is growing nationwide, and principles and evidence-based resources are constantly being created and updated to support ambulatory care nursing. The CCTM SIG will meet to discuss the latest evidence-based tools and research.

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Tri-Service Military SIG

LT Akeeka Davis, MBA, BSN, BSHCS, RN; Maj. Charee Taccogno, USAF, MAJ, NC

All Air Force, Army, and Navy ambulatory care nurses are invited to join the Tri-Service Military SIG. This SIG offers opportunities for ambulatory care nurses (both military and civilian) to present and share research, best practices, and unique challenges encountered in the military health care system.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Networking Sessions

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Telehealth Networking Chat Lobby: RNs Providing Annual Well Visits (No Contact Hours awarded)

Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time by participating in real-time attendee chats.

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Tri-Service Military Networking Chat Lobby: Contact Tracing Tool (No Contact Hours awarded)

Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time by participating in real-time attendee chats.

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Veterans Affairs Chat Lobby: What Does “Normal” Look Like after COVID-19? (No Contact Hours awarded)

Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time by participating in real-time attendee chats.

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

Day 3 Welcome

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

General Session


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Nurse Involvement in the Legislative Process

Gregory Kopp, MN, MHA, RN, CENP, Planning Committee Member Panel Presenters; Amy Anderson, DNP, RN, CNE; Rachel Stevenson, MA; Frieda Outlaw, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN

Join us for this panel discussion with nursing leaders to discuss the importance of the collective voice of nurses in the legislative news that affects ambulatory care nursing. We will also examine effective ways to support and partner with nursing colleagues to influence health care policy making.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Virtual Exhibits

Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall to connect with exhibitors in real time. When you do so, you’re supporting our exhibitors and AAACN!

2:00 pm – 3:00 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.

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Legislative Networking Chat Lobby: Nurses’ Role in the Legislative Process (No Contact Hours awarded)

Edtrina Moss, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC, CLSSGB

Virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with one another during this networking time by participating in real-time attendee chats.

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Leadership SIG

Dedria Tuck, MSN, RN-BC, CPN; Sarah Kundrat, MSN, RN, CCRN-K

Get your questions ready! Participate in an interactive “Ask the Expert” session with a panel of leaders in ambulatory care nursing. The Leadership SIG members share their expertise on issues related to policy, structure, and process unique to the ambulatory care nurse leader. Topics of interest are best practices on regulatory standards, staffing models for various settings, and ambulatory care nurse quality metrics.

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Pediatric SIG

Stephanie Hammer, MSN, RN, CPN, NEA-BC; Laura Shroyer, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital

Meet members of the Pediatric SIG, which serves as the voice for pediatric nursing in AAACN. If your practice involves caring for infants and children, join us and network with other AAACN members who are interested in this area.

3:05 pm – 3:15 pm

Energizer Break

Nursing Stories

E. Mary Johnson, BSN, RN-C, NE-BC

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

General Session


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Re-envisioning Health Equity for the Practitioner

Nita Mosby Tyler, PhD

This presentation will explore how equity both shows up as individuals and as practitioners in a mutually historic and uncertain time. Participants will learn how to deconstruct the complexity of “equity,” and will learn fascinating facts and insights that help us shift from learning and exploring to doing. The session is designed to inspire, intrigue, and energize us during a complex time in history.

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions


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Integrating Ambulatory Care Rapid Fire Sessions

In these short rapid-fire presentations, multiple speakers will highlight novel approaches to integrating ambulatory care in BSN curricula and clinical experiences.

Using Education to Enhance BSN Students’ Confidence in Primary Care Practice

Julie Blazek, MSN, RN; Karen Elsea, MSN, RN; Tia Bell, DNP

Advancing Primary Care Nursing Practice: The Value of Partnerships

Jerry Dwayne Hooks, Jr., PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, AAHIVS, FACHE, FAANP; Susan Nicosia, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Preparing RN-BSN Students for Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice: An Innovative Approach in One RN-BSN Program to Meet Contemporary Healthcare Needs

Leslie Lockett, DNP, RNC, CNE; Elizabeth Jordan, DNSc, RNC, FAAN

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Nurse-Sensitive Indicators: Practical Applications/Outcomes

Anne McLeod, DNP, RN; Annette Hamlin MSN Ed, RN-BC; Deborah Cantlin, MSN, RN, CHFN

This session will explore the practical application and patient outcomes from data collected using nurse-sensitive indicators.

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Closing General Session


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To Pivot, Pivot, and Then Pivot Some More: How We’re Growing, Shifting, Suffering, and Surfing through the Pandemic

Tim Cunningham, DrPH, RN, FAAN

This interactive closing keynote will explore the “art of the pivot” and acknowledge, celebrate, and kindly honor the spaces that we’ve worked through since the
beginning of the pandemic. Through a lens of post-traumatic growth, we’ll close the conference together with a sense of hope and well-being.

View the schedule for April 13th, 2021