2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

Sep 5, 2018 ‐ Sep 8, 2018



Sessions

2018 ANNual Symposium for Nurse Leaders

Sep 5, 2018 8:00am ‐ Sep 5, 2018 4:00pm

Identification: 010

Credits: None available.

Are you a nurse leader or director who inspires and motivates your team? Someone interested in leadership roles in the future? Perhaps you are hoping to refine your skills to advance to the next level of leadership? This content is for you! Discover how to engage, connect, and re-energize your team and your career!

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss elements of leadership that may inspire staff to work with you and for you.
  • Share examples and ideas that support engagement, staff value, and development of strengths.
  • Describe the current state of evidence-based practice.
  • Discuss key strategies for implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice in clinical settings.
  • Describe outcomes of implementing the ARCC evidence-based practice model in healthcare systems.

Speaker(s):
  • Laurel Kitto, MSN, RNC-NIC, Director NICU, Neonatal Transport Services, Woman's Hospital
  • Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University
Standard: $58.50
Members: $26.00

Neonatal Pharmacology through the Alphabet, Part I

Sep 5, 2018 8:00am ‐ Sep 5, 2018 11:30am

Identification: 030

Credits: None available.

Our speakers will present an array of neonatal topics and the medications associated with treating them. Part I will begin with acetaminophen (not just for pain!), caffeine (not just for apnea!), intravenous lipid formulations, and levetiracetam, among others. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current pharmacotherapeutic options that are available for the topics discussed.
  • Identify situations where individual patient conditions would lead to an alteration of drug therapy.
  • Evaluate alternative pharmacotherapeutic options for application in the neonatal population.

Speaker(s):
  • Jim Thigpen, PharmD. BPCS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
  • Jordan Burdine, PharmD, MBA, Clinical Practice Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatrics/Neonatology , University of Texas Medical Branch
Standard: $58.50
Members: $26.00

Neonatal Pharmacology through the Alphabet, Part II

Sep 5, 2018 12:30pm ‐ Sep 5, 2018 4:00pm

Identification: 040

Credits: None available.

Our speakers will present an array of neonatal topics and the medications associated with treating them. Part II continues the journey through the neonatal pharmacology alphabet going from neonatal delirium, oral glucose, valganciclovir and others, all the way to Zika virus.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current pharmacotherapeutic options that are available for the topics discussed.
  • Identify situations where individual patient conditions would lead to an alteration of drug therapy.
  • Evaluate alternative pharmacotherapeutic options for application in the neonatal population.

Speaker(s):
  • Jordan Burdine, PharmD, MBA, Clinical Practice Pharmacy Specialist - Pediatrics/Neonatology , University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Jim Thigpen, PharmD. BPCS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Standard: $58.50
Members: $26.00

Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Infants Impacted by the Opioid Epidemic

Sep 5, 2018 4:30pm ‐ Sep 5, 2018 5:30pm

Identification: 100

Credits: None available.

Dr. Stephen Patrick is a acknowledged expert in the area of opioid use and abuse. He has researched and published widely on the opioid epidemic and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Dr. Patrick previously served as Senior Science Policy Advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and has testified before Congress on the rising numbers of newborns being diagnosed with opioid withdrawal after birth. He served as an expert consultant for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s publications “A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders,” and “Advancing the Care of Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and their Infants: A Foundation for Clinical Guidance,” as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Use and Prevention, and as a board member on the US Office of Personnel Management’s Multi-State Plan Program Advisory Board. Dr. Patrick will open the conference by discussing the rise of opioid-related complications among pregnant women and infants and discuss a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes for the dyad.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the rise of opioid-related complications among pregnant women and their infants.
  • Describe a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes for the mother-baby dyad.

Speaker(s):
  • Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Advancing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice and Clinician Well-being: Key Strategies to Reach the Quadruple Aim in Healthcare

Sep 6, 2018 8:15am ‐ Sep 6, 2018 9:15am

Identification: 101

Credits: None available.

Healthcare in 2018 will continue to be the whitewater of change and uncertainty. Legislators and consumers are demanding more cost transparencies. With the shift away from fee-for-service, healthcare systems want ways to lower costs while simultaneously improving the quality of care. Utilizing big data and clinical evidence to improve patient outcomes is of increasing importance. These challenges have implications for nursing. Dr. Melnyk provides an overview of what to expect in 2018 and how to handle the unexpected challenges of providing quality and proving it works within our systems.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current state of EBP and nurse wellness throughout the U.S.
  • Discuss the new national EBP competencies study,
  • Discuss how to build cultures of EBP and well-being.

Speaker(s):
  • Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

We are the Patient Experience: Every Patient, Every Interaction, Every Time

Sep 6, 2018 9:15am ‐ Sep 6, 2018 10:15am

Identification: 142

Credits: None available.

Achievement of an exceptional patient experience requires engagement and accountability of staff members at all levels. Ms. Singleton describes how a decentralized patient experience structure supports nationally recognized achievements in patient experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline components of a decentralized patient experience structure.
  • Explain the relationship between employee engagement and patient experience.
  • Verbalize the importance of accountability for patient experience at all levels.

Speaker(s):
  • Wendy Singleton, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, Director of Care Management, Woman's Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Every Breath You Take: BPD in 2018

Sep 6, 2018 10:30am ‐ Sep 6, 2018 11:30am

Identification: 102

Credits: None available.

The incidence of brochopulmonary dysplasia remains significant for preterm infants despite new ventilatory technologies and strategies. Ms. Dalgleish provides a guided tour through common supportive and adjunctive interventions that may make a real difference for long-term outcomes of very low birth weight infants.

Learning Objectives:

  • State the definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and how it has changed over time.
  • List risk factors for BPD.
  • Identify preventative strategies to reduce bronchopulmonary dysplasia and/or its impact.

Speaker(s):
  • Stacey Dalgleish, MN, NNP, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the NICU

Sep 6, 2018 11:30am ‐ Sep 6, 2018 12:30pm

Identification: 103

Credits: None available.

Antimicrobial stewardship is a hot topic and one that all hospitals are addressing. But does it really mattter in the NICU? What processes in antimicrobial stewardship should be implemented in the NICU? How might these processes improve the care that you provide?

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and describe antimicrobial stewardship and why it is important for the safety of a neonatal intensive care unit.
  • Describe key stewardship interventions and how they apply to all members of the healthcare team.
  • Describe how to recognize areas where stewardship interventions are needed.

Speaker(s):
  • Jim Thigpen, PharmD. BPCS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

The Birth Plan Says What?! Navigating Patient Expectations

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Sep 6, 2018 2:45pm

Identification: 152

Credits: None available.

Families create a written birth plan in order to communicate their wishes and expectations to the healthcare team. Nurses must collaborate with patients regarding the details of the plan to provide safe and ethical care. Ms. Mathews discusses ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the history and purposes of the birth plan, including professional, organizational, and social influences.
  • Describe the influence of birth unit cultures, caregiver values, and communication methods on birth plan outcomes.
  • Discuss ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the birth plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Baby Friendly: How Do You Make It Friendly?

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Sep 6, 2018 2:45pm

Identification: 153

Credits: None available.

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a culture shift in most organizations. Learn how a hospital that delivers over 8,200 babies a year (that's nearly 1 an hour, every hour) was successful in making the culture shift in less than 18 months while being sensitive to the patients, nurses, and physicians. Bring your questions and experiences, learn how to achieve the culture you desire.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the timeline of the culture shift for achieving Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative designation.
  • Discuss the EMPower collaborative and the processes used to make the culture shift to Baby Friendly fun and exciting.
  • Explore challenges of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and ways to conquer them.

Speaker(s):
  • Cheri Johnson, RNC-OB, BSN, Vice President of Perinatal and Neonatal Sevices, Woman's Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00