Thursday, May 19, 2022

All sessions listed are in PT (Pacific Time) zone.

7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall/Exhibit Hall Open/Posters

8:00 am – 9:15 am

General Session

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General Session Ambulatory Care Nurse Sensitive Indicators: The Time has Arrived!

Facilitators: Deborah Cantlin, MSN, RN, CHFN; Annette Hamlin, MSN Ed, AMB-BC, RN (NSI Team Chair & Co-Chair)

Panel Presenters: Jean Bernhardt, PhD, NEA-BC, CNP; Monica Banes, MSN, RN, CPN; Kristin Negley, MS, APRN, CNS, AOCNS, ACNS-BC; Susan Erickson, MPNA, BSN

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This session provides nurses with an overview of how nurse-sensitive indicators (NSI) support the value of ambulatory care nursing interventions and share three examples of nurse-sensitive indicators used in ambulatory care practice.

9:15 am – 10:30 am

Exhibit Hall Open/Poster Viewing/Coffee Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

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Implementation of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Role into Ambulatory Primary Care: First Year Outcomes and Lessons Learned

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Sara Wellman, MSN, FNP-C

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This session will discuss the implementation and development of a clinical nurse specialist role at one healthcare facility, the impact on quality improvement outcomes, and lessons learned.

212
1.0
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Creation of a Telehealth Originating Site Program to Increase Access to Specialty Care in Rural Health Clinics

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Tina Switzer, MSN, RN, CNL

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At one healthcare facility, a team consisting of clinic managers, providers, billing personnel, electronic health record technicians, and a registered nurse worked to create a pilot Rural Health Clinic "telespecialty" care program for specialty services such as cardiology, neurosurgery, and cardiovascular surgical services utilizing telehealth carts and a nurse as the “telepresenter.” This team will share emerging processes, workflows, and lessons learned from implementation. Barriers and challenges will be discussed as well as successes and next steps.


213
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hour

Ambulatory Care Nurses in the Navy Nurse Corps: Ensuring Quality, Consistent, and Patient-Focused Care across the Enterprise (Tri-Service Military SIG)

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Alvin Garcia, MSN, BSN, BA, APRN, CPNP/CNS, AMB-BC, NE-BC; LCDR Keith West, NC

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Ambulatory care nurses will come away from this session empowered to adapt or incorporate a robust peer review program into their practice to increase the ability to deliver safe, effective patient care and increase positive outcomes.

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Boxed Lunch/Networking Lunch

220
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hour

Roundtable-Focused Topics

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Enjoy lunch while networking with attendees from across the country on a topic of interest to you. Tables will be marked with ambulatory care topics. Including “So You Want to Get Involved in AAACN!” Looking to get more involved with AAACN? Find out what opportunities exist within the association and how you can be a part of it.

In-person Topics:

Workplace Safety

NSI

Academic Practice Partnerships

Telephone Triage

DEI

AAACN Newcomers

Getting to Know AAACN


Virtual Topics:

Reimbursement/Coding

Resilience

Advocacy

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

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Ready, Set, Go: A Stepwise Approach to Developing Research Proposals in the Ambulatory Healthcare Setting

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Lauren Acosta, PhD, RN, SANE-A; Penny Overgaard, PhD, RN, CPN

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The session will discuss how research presents an opportunity for nurses to take the lead in research and quality improvement projects that increase safety, enhance healthcare delivery, and improve patient outcomes and walk participants through the of drafting of a research proposal that can be used to design and conduct a project in their practice setting. Interactive feedback and real-time practice crafting a research proposal will give participants the confidence they need to skillfully develop a research or evidence-based practice proposal to lay the groundwork for their project.


232
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Nurses supporting Veterans Administration (VA) 4th Mission: Strengthening the National Emergency Health System

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Storm Morgan, MBA, MSN, RN; Cynthia Murray, BN, AMB-BC

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the VA’s Fourth Mission was implemented nationally at historic levels. By maximizing the broad resources of the VA, including VHA and other administrations, the safety of both veterans and non-veterans improved. This presentation includes a discussion about the VA’s national approach to risk mitigation during the COVID-19 pandemic; coordination with other federal, state, and local organizations; and examples of how the VA improved safety and access to health care within and beyond the United States through creativity, flexibility, and innovative approaches.


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Patient/Staff Education SIG (no contact hours will be awarded for this session)

Join the lively discussion on how technology has changed patient and staff education in ambulatory care settings. A wide range of educational issues affecting staff and patients will be explored.

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

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Developing an Accurate Reliable Process to Measure Work Activities of Primary Care Nurses

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Traci Solt, DNP, FACHE, NEA-BC, CRRN, CCM, RN-BC; Michele Lucatorto, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC; Nina Morris, MSN Ed, RN; Charlene David, RN, ACNS, BC

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This session will discuss the creation of standard terminology that captures the provision of nursing services in the primary care setting.


242
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Simulation and Telephone Triage RN Confidence

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Kendra Sutton, DNP, RN-BC, NEA-BC

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The presenters of this session will share the results from an evidence-based project on using asynchronous learning and simulation on self-efficacy in managing high-risk complex telephone triage encounters.br>

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Pediatrics SIG (no contact hours will be awarded for this session)

Meet members of the Pediatrics 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.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Open/Poster Viewing/Refreshment and Dessert Break


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

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The Fundamentals of Nursing-Sensitive Indicators, "What Nurses Know or Need to Know"

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Marcia Potter, MA, BS, ADN, RN; Cindy Garrett, MBA, BSN, RN, AMB-BC; Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Annette Hamlin, MSN Ed, AMB-BC, RN; Brenda Luther, PhD, RN

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This session provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of how nurse sensitive indicators (NSI) provide measurable criteria and produce data to support the quality and value of ambulatory care nursing interventions impacting patient care and experience, health outcomes, and cost-effectiveness.

252
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Rapid-Fire Virtual Access Sessions

In these short rapid-fire presentations, multiple speakers will highlight approaches to managing issues related to virtual access in the practice environment.

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Remote Virtual SimLearn Physical Examination Training for Nurses

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Toni O'Day, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CCM; Sherri Boisvert, PhD, MSN, RN; Nina Morris, MSN Ed, RN

This session will explore an innovative way to train outpatient nurses in palpation skills in remote areas when there is no provider onsite, allowing someone with hands-on assessment skills to provide feedback that can be used for clinical decision-making.

Nursing Video Blood Pressure Visits (VBPV): Leveraging Virtual Visits and Nursing Expertise to Meet Veterans' Needs

Sandra Guerrero, MSN, RN, AMB-BC, CNL; Cortney Frosch, MSN, RN, CNL, CDE

This session will discuss the value that video visit modality provides in nursing care management, the ways that video blood pressure visits serve as an entry point for nursing virtual practice, and the importance of video blood pressure visits on the management of hypertension.

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Telehealth SIG (no contact hours will be awarded for this session)

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The Telehealth SIG promotes nursing practice consistent with AAACN telehealth nursing practice standards. In addition to providing a network of telehealth nurses responding to the changing needs of SIG members, this group supports continuing education, aids in research and publication, and fosters collegial relationships – all within the specialty of telehealth nursing practice. Join us to discuss current and future goals, telehealth challenges, and best practices in an open forum.

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