10:45 am -11:15 am
Through the chat lobby, virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with participating virtual sponsors in real time.
11:30 am - 11:45 am
Closing President’s Address
Anne T. Jessie, DNP, RN
2020-2021 AAACN President
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP
You’ll appreciate the wit and wisdom of Ron Culberson during this keynote address. Mr. Culberson will leave you with a head full of ideas and a heart full of optimism, teaching you how to be more aware of how our thinking affects our experiences—especially during challenging situations. Drawing on his experience as a hospice social worker andleader, Mr. Culberson will describe ways to reduce stress, create better relationships, and embrace the power of humor thus making life and work both more fulfilling and more fun.
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Vaccine Safety - A Team Approach
Donna Furlong, MSN, NEA-BC, RN-BC
Registered nurses and medical assistants play a key role in promoting vaccination in communities. The presenter will discuss the importance of a team-based approach, the need for accuracy, and the use of best practices to capture vaccination information. You’ll also hear about the role that RNs, MAs, and providers play in educating patients and families.
Leadership Support: Using Volunteer Retired RNs in the Transitioning of Care Continuum
Sandra Reifsteck, MSEd, RN, FACMPE
As the aging population increases and resources for healthcare decrease, can a step in the transitioning of care be accomplished by using volunteer RNs in an outpatient setting? This session will explore how to begin such a program focused on ambulatory
or outpatient care, including training, documentation, follow-up, time commitment organization involvement, budget, and lessons learned.
Digital Health Guidance – Transforming Patient Engagement Across Ambulatory Care Settings (This session is sponsored through the John H. Reck Memorial Grant.)
Debra Cox, MS, RN
Introduction of new digital tools for use in the ambulatory care setting can markedly impact the nurse’s role in engaging and educating patients in self-management. This session will describe the processes and recommendations to support design and implementation of digital tools such as electronic care plans for chronic health issues.
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Virtual Exhibit Hall
Visit the virtual exhibit hall to connect with exhibitors live and to support our exhibitors and AAACN!
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Academic and Practice Partnerships: Advancing Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice
This session will discuss how academic and practice partnerships support ambulatory care workforce pipeline development and strengthen practice transformations that enhance the role of RNs in ambulatory care.
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Special Interest Group (SIG) Session
Late-Breaking Rapid Fire SIGs: Veterans Affairs and Telehealth
In these short Special Interest Group (SIG) presentations, multiple speakers will highlight approaches to managing issues related to veterans’ affairs and telehealth in the practice environment.
5:45 - 6:15 pm
Chat Lobby - CCTM - Productivity & Outcome Measures
Through the chat lobby, virtual attendees will be able to interact and engage with other participants in real time.