10 Annual 2014 October 24

Co-provided with the Dogwood Affiliate of ANPD and the NC League for Nurses
10 Annual
October 24 8 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.
October 25 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Dogwood Affiliate
1974 - 2014
4 0 th A N N I V E R S A R Y
In affiliation with Duke University Medical Center
Part of the NC AHEC Program
Friday, October 24, 2014
7-8 a.m.
8-8:15 a.m.
8:15-9:15 a.m.
Registration and Coffee with Exhibitors Welcome/Housekeeping Plenary Keynote
WhenYourWell Runs Dry:What Nurse Educators Need to Know About Compassion Fatigue
Christina Clark, MS, HS-BCP, mental health consultant, Fayetteville, NC
Compassion Fatigue is a condition marked by a combination of physical, emotional, and spiritual depletion associated with
caring for patients in significant physical and/or emotional pain and distress. Education about Compassion Fatigue is a critical
intervention for preventing and/or managing the effects of this condition on patient outcomes and enhancing the professional
quality of life for nurses.
Objective: Discuss the importance of education about Compassion Fatigue for nursing professionals.
9:15-10 a.m.
10-11 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors
Concurrent Sessions (your choice)
1A Novice
Maximizing Our Impact andValue:The Power of Being a Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPD)
Mary Holtschneider, MPA, BSN, RN-BC, NREMT-P, CPLP, healthcare simulation educator/consultant, Durham VA Medical
Center, Durham, NC
The purpose of this presentation is to inspire nurses who work in the education field to elevate their practice so that they can
maximize their impact and value to the workplace . The roles of the NPD Specialist will be explored along with examples of
how to translate these roles into practice. There will also be discussion around how NPD Specialists and academic educators
can collaborate and thereby add value to nursing education.
Objective: Explore the roles of the NPD Specialist.
1B Advanced
Making the Connection: Discovering the Benefits of Professional Development for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)
Cassandra Galloway, MBA, MHA, RN, staff educator II, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
In this presentation, participants will explore strategies to provide professional growth and development for the UAP and
how this benefits not only the individual, but the organization and ultimately patient care.
Objective: Explore strategies for implementing UAP professional development in individual work settings.
1C Academia
Taking Community to the Community
Cathy Hinson Franklin-Griffin, PhD, MA, MSN, RN, CHPN, region II coordinator, RN-BSN Option, Winston-Salem State
University, Winston-Salem, NC
Join us in this session to learn how to enhance student learning and the application of community health principles through
meaningful service-oriented practicums.
Objective: Design a service-based community health practicum.
11-11:15 a.m.
Break/Transition Time
11:15-12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
2A Novice
Nursing Excellence: Sharing Knowledge with Poster Presentations
Robin Underwood, MSN, RN, Hoschton, GA
Melody Wireman, MSN, RNC-OB, APN, clinical nurse specialist, BayHealth Medical Center, Dover, DE
The purpose of this session is to mentor nurses in sharing knowledge through a poster format at conferences through positive
reinforcement and practical tips.
Objective: Identify elements of a successful poster presentation.
2B Advanced
Confronting the Mixed Generations in Education: New Graduates,Technology, & ContrastingVariables
Debra L. Coston, MSN, RN, CCRN, clinical education specialist II, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
This presentation will explore contrasting the differences in the generations of nurses transitioning to practice and the
educational approaches used to make those transitions possible. Research studies in regards to variances in generations have
expressed differences since the beginning of time and it is important to enhance learning to meet the needs of all generations.
Objective: Use generational information to construct changes in how nurses are educated.
2C Academia
Academic and Practice Partnerships: Creating the Seamless RIBN Transition to Employment Experience
Mary C. Knowlton, DNP, RN, APN-BC, CNE, associate director for undergraduate nursing at Western Carolina University,
Sylva, NC
Erin Luce, BSN, RN, RIBN advisor, Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC
This presentation will describe the Transition to Employment program that serves to enhance skills necessary for patient
safety, prepare the new RN to become a competent practitioner, and support the new RN in their socialization to the RN role
and the nursing profession. This program has been developed to promote a seamless transition for the RIBN student/new
graduate RN, but the content in this presentation will be applicable to all employment settings and orientation programs.
Objective: Describe the partnership model of Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses curriculum (RIBN).
12:15-1:15 p.m.
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Lunch with Exhibitors
Concurrent Sessions
3A Novice
Building a Medical-Surgical Academy: Finding the Blueprint for Success
Kristin McLamb, MSN, RN-BC, new graduate RN coordinator, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Danyel Johnson, MSN, RN, CNN, med-surg/nephrology CNS, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
The purpose of this presentation is to describe the framework for a post graduate academy (residency) program for new
nurses entering the field of Medical-Surgical nursing. Reasons for starting a program, developing the curriculum and methods
used to promote success and increase retention rates will be discussed.
Objective: Discuss processes associated with a successful Medical-Surgical Academy.
3B Advanced
Team-Based Learning Strategies for Promoting FUN in a Research & Evidence-Based Practice Course
Elizabeth Van Horn, PhD, RN, CNE, associate professor, School of Nursing, UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
This session will provide an overview of a research and EBP courses designed to meet the AACN’s BSN Essential III:
Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice criteria. Team-based learning strategies that facilitate students’ application of the
research process and EBP will be presented. Team learning strategies will include in-class activities, instant feedback exercises,
visual demonstrations, role-playing, and activities that promote application of content.
Objective: Describe active team-based strategies to promote FUN while learning the research process and EBP in large classes.
3C Academia
Using Gaming and Social Media to Promote Learning in Nursing Education
Katie Morales, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CCRN, assistant professor of nursing, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA
Rebecca Logan, MS, RN, assistant professor of nursing, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA
The goal of the presentation is for educators to develop ways to improve student knowledge using gaming and social media.
We will describe our experience of implementing gaming and social media learning strategies to engage and help master
knowledge base content for pre-nursing students.
Objective: Utilize gaming and social media as a teaching and learning strategy.
2:15-3 p.m.
3-4 p.m.
Break with Exhibitors
Concurrent Sessions
4A Novice
Keeping It Real: Sincere Communication in Difficult Situations
Sarah Clark, MSN, RN, CCRN, simulation coordinator, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Dawn Whitmire, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR, staff educator II, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
This presentation will discuss improving patient and employee satisfaction by developing effective communication and conflict
management skills in a simulated environment. It will include techniques for teaching effective workplace communication to
people who impact patient care.
Objective: Discuss techniques to teach effective workplace communication.
4B Advanced
Effective Teaching Essentials Used to Engage the Online Learner
Cynthia McArthur-Kearney, DHA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, education department manager, Southeastern Health, Lumberton, NC
In this session, participants will discuss the instructor’s role in facilitating online course content, the key components of
designing course content and review effective strategies that engage the online student.
Objective: Explore creative online learning techniques that can effectively be implemented in a clinical or academic setting.
4C Academia
Implementing a Pharmacology Course into NC Concept-based Curriculum, Lessons Learned
Laura Sescilla, MSN, RN, adjunct faculty, Randolph Community College; simulation educator, Durham VA Medical Center
Cieanna Hairston, MHA, MSN, RN, director of clinical practice and education, Morehead Hospital, Reidsville, NC
Pam Bradley, MSN, RN, nursing faculty, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
When the concept-based curriculum for ADN programs was implemented in North Carolina, faculty noted that students had
significant knowledge deficits in pharmacology when compared to the prior curriculum. Examine the success of instituting
the optional module and how it affected test scores.
Objective: Discuss the evaluation and revision process when a new course is implemented into a curriculum.
4-4:10 p.m.
4:10-5:10 p.m.
Break/Transition Time
Concurrent Sessions
5A Novice
Growing an Effective New Grad:The Future Leaders of Tomorrow
Kristin McLamb, MSN, RN-BC
Danyel Johnson, MSN, RN, CNN
The purpose of this presentation is to describe methods of growth and support your organization can implement to ensure
new graduate retention and personal and professional growth.
Objective: Identify methods to promote personal growth and emotional intelligence in the new graduate RN.
5B Advanced
Promoting theValue of Education (and Educators) in Challenging Times
Janette Helm, MA, RN, MCHES, system director, mission integration, St. Vincent Health, Indianapolis, IN
Health care educators often feel the pressure of proving their value and relevance to their organizations during times of
financial scrutiny or re-structuring, which are common practices in today’s health care environment. This presentation will
focus on specific tools educators can use to effectively promote their skills and programs, and also keep their own personal
confidence levels high during challenging times.
Objective: Describe specific strategies to promote the value of education in your organization.
5C Academia
Navigating Cultural Competency Across the Curriculum
Rebecca Logan, MS, RN
This purpose of this presentation is to describe the use of various instructional strategies used to engage students and
facilitate their desire to become culturally competent. In addition, we will explore strategies nurse educators can use to
motivate nursing students towards cultural competence
Objective: Utilize various instructional strategies to develop and enhance the desire of students to become culturally
5:10 p.m.
Adjourn Day 1
Saturday, October 25, 2014
7-8 a.m.
8-9 a.m.
Breakfast and Poster Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
6A Novice
SeeYour Name in Print:Writing for Publication
Georgita T. Washington, PhD, RN-BC, MSN, CCNS, director, clinical management, Mountain States Health Alliance, Johnson
City, TN
This session will help to prepare participants to submit research and/or theoretical manuscripts for publication.
Objective: Outline the process of constructing a manuscript.
6B Advanced
Implementing a Patient Education Model throughout a Multi-Hospital Health System
Cameron Carlton, MSN, RN, staff educator II, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Research has been performed and evidence has shown that TeachBack Patient Education Model is an effective process in
educating and preparing patients/care givers to care for themselves. Learn from experience the barriers that existed as well
as the successes that came from the process.
Objective: Identify performance measures that require improvement and the need for a standardized, evidenced based
patient education model.
6C Academia
From Map to Masterpiece: Creating Quality Online Courses
Elizabeth A. Gazza, PhD, RN, LCCE, FACCE, associate professor of nursing, UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
April Matthias, PhD, RN, CNE, assistant professor of nursing, UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Speakers will present pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning in an online environment. The goal is to prepare nurse
educators so that they can create and deliver quality online courses that can be used in nursing education, staff development,
and professional development.
Objective: Describe attributes of quality online courses.
9-10 a.m.
10-11 a.m.
Poster Presentations
Concurrent Sessions
7A Novice
Interactive Games for the Bulletin Board
Heather Davis, MSN, RN, nursing education coordinator II, University of Virginia Transitional Care Hospital,
Charlottesville, VA
The bulletin board is a time honored method of conveying information to staff asynchronously on their terms, however it
lacks the ability to be interactive and actively engage staff in the learning experience. Creating a game from pertinent
educational topics and placing it on the bulletin board allows the benefits of it as a learning medium to be combined with
interactive, social learning that can even be a team building exercise.
Objective: Identify practical, innovative methods for engaging staff in knowledge acquisition.
7B Advanced
Use of Simulation in Code Blue Training for New Registered Nurses
Gloria Walters, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN, nursing professional development specialist, Magnet Program director, FirstHealth of
the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC
Angela Ivey, BSN, RN, nursing professional development specialist, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC
Lyn Austin, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, nursing professional development specialist, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC
The purpose of the study was to learn how to incorporate high fidelity simulation to improve perceived self-efficacy in Code
Blue situations for new nurses.
Objective: Describe how a blended educational format, including an instructor-lead didactic portion, high-fidelity simulation,
and debriefing can improve new nurses’ self-efficacy in a Code Blue situation.
7C Academia
A Bridge Over TroubledWater: Strategies to Effectively support Under-represented Nursing Students
Anne Derouin, MSN, CPNP, RN, assistant professor, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC
Nursing schools are attempting to meet the IOM goal of increasing diversity in the work force, yet the vast majority of
current nursing students, especially those in BSN programs, are white females. Is the issue recruitment of diverse students or
is there a lack of support which ensures success in nursing schools? This presentation will focus on what the current research,
statistics and strategies schools have adopted to increase diverse nursing students.
Objective: Discuss strategies to increase student nursing diversity in BSN programs.
11:15-12:15 p.m.
Closing Plenary
Writing and Storytelling for Personal and Professional Development
Amy Glenn, MHA, MBA, RHEd, author, nursing novella series
Nurses have stories to tell! How many times have you thought to yourself, “one day, I’m going to write a book about this…” only
to find yourself struggling with just getting started? In this presentation, we’ll explore the value of sharing your experiences as a
nurse through creative writing. From blogging to songwriting to authoring a book, we’ll explore the different ways you can share
your story, as well as important ethical and legal considerations you’ll want to keep in mind when writing works inspired by your
professional life. While most aspiring writers report that the hardest part is just getting started, we’ll do some hands-on exercises
with creative writing prompts to help you take the first step in your writing journey. At the end of this session, you’ll see what
American poet Muriel Rukeyser meant when she said that “the universe is made of stories – not atoms.”
Objective: Discuss writing and storytelling as creative outlets for personal expression and professional development.
12:15-12:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks/Door Prizes
Active learning strategies in a conceptual curriculum in
nursing education
Amy Putnam, MSN, RN, traditional program director,
Western Carolina University, Sylva, NC
Non-traditional interdisciplinary education within
nursing curricula
Susan Hayes Lane, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor,
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Reimund Serafica,
Ph.D., RN, assistant professor University of Las Vegas at
Nevada Las Vegas, NV; and Mary Alice Hodge, Ph.D., RN,
assistant professor, Winston-Salem State University,WinstonSalem, NC
Growing a nursing research symposium through staff
Brenda Murphy, MSN, RN, GNP-BC, geriatric clinical nurse
specialist; Eva Hyde, MSN, RN, ONC, orthopedic CNS,
Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Weekly human patient simulation to improve clinical
reasoning skills in senior level nursing students
Carol Isaac MacKusick, PhDc, MSN, RN, CNN, CNE,
assistant professor of nursing, Western Carolina University,
School of Nursing, Cullowhee, NC
Examining nursing students’ retention of taught content
by repeat study and repeat testing: A replicated study
Rebecca C. Oglesby, DNP, RN, nurse consultant, Kaplan
Nursing, Cornelius, NC; Janie T. Best, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC,
CNL, assistant professor, Queens University of Charlotte,
NC; and Annette Hines, Ph.D., RN, CNE, assistant professor,
chair of graduate studies in nursing, Presbyterian School of
Nursing at Queens University of Charlotte, NC
Illness representations, treatment beliefs, medication
adherence and hospital readmission in elderly
individuals with chronic heart failure
Stephanie Turrise, PhD, RN-BC, APRN, CNE, assistant
professor, University of North Carolina-Wilmington,
Wilmington, NC
Focused education of geriatric principles to affect clinical
quality at a long- term care facility
Lobel Lurie, MA, RN, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC; and
Thresa Haithcock, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, clinical nurse
specialist, Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, NC
Summer camp for incoming students: Does it help?
Linda Hunt Latham, MAEd, BSN, RN, director of nursing,
Forsyth Tech Community College, Winston-Salem, NC
Cultural and spiritual considerations at end of life:You
can take it with you
Julie Moss, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, assistant professor,
University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC
How do you know what they know? Methods and
principles competency assessment
Ramesh Upadhyaya, PhDc, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN,
nurse consultant, Division of Health Service Regulation,
Department of Health & Human Services, Robbins, NC
One minute simulation
Amy Crittenden, MSN, RN, associate professor of nursing,
Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown NC
Facilitating focused mindfulness in nursing students
Cydney Mullen, PhD, RN; Carolyn Helms, M.Div., RN,
Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst, NC
Fostering engagement for organizational change
Jody Cherniak, MSN-MBA, RN, medical-surgical and remote
telemetry nursing educator, Durham VA Medical Center,
Durham, NC
An innovative change in orienting new graduate nurses
into the critical care Environment
Betsy Thomas, BSN, RN, CMSRN, clinical director, Medical
Neuro ICU, FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst, NC
What if YOU were the patient? Experiential learning
for nursing students
Jacqueline Debrew, PhD, MSN, RN, clinical professor of
nursing, UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Hotel Information
DEADLINE: September 30
Registration Fees
DEADLINE: October 3
Holiday Inn, Wrightsville Beach, NC www.wrightsville.holidayinnresorts.com
1706 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC, 28480
Phone: (877) 330-5050 / 910-256-2231
Check in Time: 4 p.m. / Check-out Time: 11 a.m.
Hotel Room rates: $119 plus 13% tax (subject to change) Standard Room rate
$129 plus 13% tax (subject to change) Ocean Front rate
Reservation deadline: September 30, 2014. A credit card or deposit of one night’s stay is required. Make your reservations early if the block sells
out there may not be additional rooms available for the discounted room rate. Ask for the SENSES rate.The hotel will honor the group rate two
days before and two days after the conference.
Hotel features: Airport shuttle, on-island shuttle, fitness center, free onsite parking, kids eat free, on-site dining, heated indoor pool and outdoor
pool/whirlpool/kiddie pool. Each room has a refrigerator, microwave, safe, coffee maker, flat panel 32” TV and complementaryWi-Fi.
By October 3
Late Fee (after October 3)
Full Conference$250$300
October 24 ONLY$150$200
October 25 ONLY$100$150
NCLN or Current Dogwood ANPD Affiliate Member $240$290
Lead Poster Presenter$210$260
Lead Podium Presenter (Speaker)
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SR-AHEC program; or
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Cancellations less than five (5) business days before the program are non-refundable. Participants who register for a program and
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Earn up to 10.0 contact hours, CNE, by attending all of the sessions at SENSES. Credit is awarded by session.You must attend
100% of each session to be awarded credit.
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the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on
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