All sessions listed are in ET (Eastern Time) zone.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Pre-Conference Workshop 010 (3.0 CH)

The Value of the Ambulatory Care Nurse: Strategies to Quantify Nurses’ Impact in the Clinical Setting

Mary Blankson, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C; Anna Kiger, DNP, DSc, MBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL; Rachel Start, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN; Kristine Kelm, MS, RN

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

AAACN 101: Getting Excited About AAACN
Day 1 Welcome/President’s Address/Opening Ceremonies
Opening Keynote (1.0 CH)

Becoming a Champion of Change: Your Checklist for Success

Vicki Hess, MS, RN, CTP, CVP
Virtual Exhibits/Break
Concurrent Sessions (0.75 CH)

How to Think Better: Implications of Cognitive Bias in Telephone Triage

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Increasing Awareness in Ambulatory Care Nursing

Shared Governance/Magnet Rapid Fire Sessions
Sponsored by the John H. Reck Memorial Grant
General Session (0.75 CH)

Catching Our Collective Breath

Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC
Energizer Break

Dance Party

Thea Fernandez-Martinez
Concurrent Sessions (0.75 CH)

Healthcare Utilization and Neighborhood Disadvantage in Patients with Food Insecurity

Creating a Safe Zone in Health Care using C.A.R.E.
Poster Session (1.0 CH)
Networking Sessions (No CH awarded)

Care Coordination and Transition Management Networking Chat Lobby

Leadership Networking Chat Lobby

Patient/Staff Education Networking Chat Lobby

Wine Sommelier

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Day 2 Welcome
Town Hall (1.0 CH)

No Turning Back Now: What’s Next for Ambulatory Care Nursing

Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN
Energizer Break
Concurrent Sessions (0.75 CH)

Demonstrating the Value and Sustainability of the Enhanced Primary Care Registered Nurse Role in Federally Designated Rural Health Clinics: A QI Project

Improving Transitions of Care for Community Patients: The Registered Nurse Clinical Liaison

Telehealth Rapid Fire Sessions
Virtual Exhibits/Break
General Session (0.75 CH)

AACN Essentials: Re-Envisioning Nursing Education for Practice

Joan Stanley, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP; Rachel Start, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Energizer Break

Mindful Pause

Cathy Alvarez, MA, RN, CNML, HNB-BC; Pamela Mulligan, BSN, RN, NBC-HWC
Concurrent Sessions (0.75 CH)

Ambulatory Care Staff as Infection Control Liaisons: An Untapped Resource

Transitional Care Management: Breaking Down Walls for Patient Care
Poster Session (1.0 CH)
Networking/Special Interest Group (SIG) Sessions

Pediatric Networking Chat Lobby: Pediatric Well Visits and Vaccine Administration (No CH awarded)

Veterans Affairs SIG

Patient Staff Education SIG: Staffing in a Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Implemented Plans

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Special Interest Group (SIG) Sessions (1.0 CH)

Telehealth SIG

Care Coordination and Transition Management SIG

Tri-Service Military SIG
Networking Sessions

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

Care Coordination and Transition Management Chat Lobby: Contact Tracing Tool (No CH awarded)

Veterans Affairs Chat Lobby: What Does “Normal” Look Like after COVID-19? (No CH awarded)
Day 3 Welcome
General Session (0.75 CH)

Nurse Involvement in the Legislative Process

Rachel Stevenson, MA; Amy Anderson, DNP, RN, CNE; Freida Outlaw, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN
Virtual Exhibits
Special Interest Group (SIG) and Networking Sessions

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

Leadership SIG

Pediatric SIG
Energizer Break

Nursing Stories

E. Mary Johnson, BSN, RN-C, NE-BC
General Session (0.75 CH)

Reenvisioning Health Equity for the Practitioner

Nita Mosby Tyler, PhD
Concurrent Sessions (0.75 CH)

Integrating Ambulatory Care Rapid Fire Sessions

Nurse Sensitive Indicators: Practical Applications/Outcomes
Closing Session (1.0 CH)

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

Tim Cunningham, DrPH, RN, FAAN

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