Friday September 28, 2018

Time Location Even Speaker Category/CE
7:00AM – 8:15AM Ambassador Foyer Conference Registration & Breakfast
8:00AM – 6:00PM Ambassador Foyer Exhibitors
8:15AM-8:30AM Ambassador Ballroom Opening Announcements
8:30AM-9:30AM Ambassador Ballroom Where Does Sustaining the DNP Degree 
Begin? Reflections and Challenges from 
both an Academic, Leadership, and 
Clinical Perspective David Campbell-O’Dell, 
DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP 1
9:30AM-9:45AM Ambassador Foyer Transition Time/AM Break
9:45AM-10:45AM Ambassador Ballroom Finding Your Voice From Practice to 
Publication: An Editor’s Guide to 
Getting Published Maureen Shawn Kennedy,
MA, RN, FAAN 1
10:45AM-11:00AM   Transition Time
11:00AM – 12:00PM Ambassador Ballroom “What’s Going On? Priorities, Issues, 
and Imperatives.” Daniel L. Gross, 
DNSc, RN 1
12:00PM – 2:00PM   Lunch on Your Own
2:00PM – 3:00PM   Breakout Sessions
Celebrity A Sustaining Practice Improvement: 
Strategies to Organize Appraisal and 
Synthesis of the Evidence

Terri L. Allison, 
DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP

 

Karen A. Hande, 
DNP, ANP-BC, CNE

Academia/1
Celebrity B A Sensational, Scalable, Online, 
Multidisciplinary SBIRT 
Training Program Gina M. Bryan, 
DNP, PMHCNS-BC, APRN Academia/1
Celebrity C Integration of the Nurse Practitioner 
into your Child Abuse Team

Beth C. Herold, 
DNP, CPNP

 

Aditee Narayan, 
MD, MPH

Clinical/1
Rancho Mirage Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Hybrid APRN Preceptor Program

Shannon Idzik, 
DNP, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN

 

Patricia Franklin, 
PhD, RN

 

Michelle Gonzalez, 
PhD, CRNA, CHSE

 

Michelle Moulton, MS, RN, PCCN-K, CHSE

Academia/1
Celebrity F Changing the Landscape of Healthcare 
by Teaching Quality Improvement as a 
Necessary Clinical Skill Janet Tillman, 
DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC Academia/1
Celebrity G Nurse Practitioners Forge the Path to 
Improvements in Access and Outcomes 
for the Neurosurgical Patient Jody L. Miniard, 
DNP, ACNP-BC Clinical/1
Celebrity H Advanced Technological Teaching 
Strategies to Enhance Interprofessional 
APRN/DNP Education and Foster 
Collaborative Practice

Christine Colella, 
DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP

Sherry Donaworth 
DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Kathleen Ballman 
DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, CEN

Academia/1
3:00PM – 3:15PM   Transition Time
3:15PM-4:15PM   Poster Presentations
3:15PM Celebrity A Aligning People, Purpose, and Promise: 
How a Nurse Scholars Academy and 
Academic Partnerships are Transforming 
Healthcare Communities from 
the Inside-Out

Jim D’Alfonso, 
DNP, RN, PhD(h), 
NEA-BC, FNAP

Jonalyn Wallace, 
DNP, RN-BC, CENP

Priscilla Javed, 
DNP, MSHA, RN, FACHE

Admin./0.10
3:25PM Celebrity A Job Satisfaction of Home Health Nurses Delores McCreary, 
MS, RN, CNE Admin./0.10
3:35PM Celebrity A Utility of the DNP as Trauma 
Program Manager Robert J. Dorman, 
DNP, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, 
C-NPT, CNL Admin./0.10
3:45PM Celebrity A Pilot Assessment of Barriers to Asthma 
Care in the Elementary School Setting: 
A Sustainable DNP Project Exemplar Natasha McClure, 
DNP, RN, CPNP Clinical/
Academia/0.10
3:55PM Celebrity A Group DNP Projects: Connecting 
Students, Service, and Community to 
Improve Health Outcomes

Carol Ann King, 
DNP, MSN, FNP-BC

 

Michelle Taylor-Skipper, 
DNP, MSN, FNP-BC

Academia/0.10
3:15PM Celebrity B The Use of Social Media and 
Interprofessional Collaboration As An 
Intervention To Improve Population 
Health Outcomes and Quality of Life

Elizabeth A. Myers, 
DNP, APN, FNP-BC

Carol Perenchio, 
DNP, APN, FNP-BC

Shannon Lizer, 
PhD, APN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
3:25PM Celebrity B Nursing Care of Families in Graduate 
Education: USA Graduate Curriculum 
in Family Nursing Survey and Literature 
Results and DNP Implications

Kathryn Hoehn Anderson, 
PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC,
LMFT

Sharon Denham, 
DNS, RN, CNE

Clinical/0.10
3:35PM Celebrity B Comfort and Knowledge: Nurse-Driven Palliative Care Screenings on Admission to the Neuro ICU Danielle K. McCamey, 
DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC Clinical/0.10
3:45PM Celebrity B Promoting Excellence in Clinical Practice: The Use of Simulation to Evaluate Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Practitioner Competencies

Julianne A. Doucette 
DNP, APN, CPNP-PC

 

Amy Manion 
PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Janice A Odiaga 
DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Clinical/0.10
3:55PM Celebrity B Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists Collaborating for Improved Care

Kylee A. Funk, 
PharmD, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

 

Jane Anderson, 
DNP, ANP-C, FNP-C,RN

Clinical/0.10
4:05PM Celebrity B Diving into Telemedicine for Pediatric Pre-Anesthesia Evaluation Gretchen L. Rogers, 
DNP, APRN-CNP Clinical/0.10
3:15PM Celebrity C Identifying Best Practices for Healthcare 
Providers Caring for Autistic 
Children Perioperatively Margaret Gettis, 
DNP, CPNP-PC Clinical/0.10
3:25PM Celebrity C Improved Pediatric Asthma Outcomes
 with Improved Inhaler Technique Gina M. Nickels-Nelson, 
MSN, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10
3:35PM Celebrity C Intentional Presence: Incorporating 
Mindfulness into Nursing Practice Lynn D’Angelo 
DNP, RN, NEA-BC Clinical/0.10
3:45PM Celebrity C Effect of Palliative Nursing Education to 
Improve Knowledge of Palliative Care of 
Nurses Caring for Patients with Chronic 
Serious Illness Madelyn Rose Balicas, 
DNP, ANP-BC Clinical/0.10
3:55PM Celebrity C Non Opioid Pain Management in 
Rural Idaho

Margaret A. Gehring, 
FNP, DNP

 

Cathy R. Arvidson, 
PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
4:05PM Celebrity C Using Provider Coaching to Improve
Health Literacy Carita Holman, 
DNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
3:15PM Rancho Mirage Culturally Appropriate Education for 
International Relief Workers: Can 
Education on Fluoride Varnish Help 
Sustain the Practice at Medical 
Mission Sites?

Amanda Adams, 
RN, BSN

 

Julie Hitzges 
RN, BSN

Clinical/0.10
3:25PM Rancho Mirage Increasing Prediabetes Awareness and 
Screening in an Underserved 
Hispanic Community Miriam Ramos, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
3:35PM Rancho Mirage Implementation of a Referral Criteria for
 Acute Pain Service Consultation Lindsey Stanton, 
DNP, CRNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
3:45PM Rancho Mirage Supporting Health Literacy: 
A Quality Improvement Project Molly Toon, 
DNP, RN, CPNP-PC Clinical/0.10
3:55PM Rancho Mirage Implementation of Evidence-Based Child 
Oral Health, Application of Fluoride 
Varnish During Pediatric Healthcare 
Visits: A Quality Improvement Project Diana Lamboy, 
DNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
4:05PM Rancho Mirage Improving Patient Satisfaction and 
Reducing Readmission Rates with 
Interprofessional Rounds

Cynthia F. Atkinson, 
RN, MSN, CNL

 

Linda J. Hulton, 
RN, PhD

Clinical/0.10
3:15PM Celebrity F Improving Hospital Throughput: Can the
Implementation of Interprofessional 
Rounds Improve Throughput Efficiency

Rebecca A. Howdyshell,
RN, MSN, CNL

 

Linda J. Hulton, 
RN, PhD

Clinical/0.10
3:25PM Celebrity F DNP Leadership Role Modeling Use of 
Evidence to Decrease Catheter 
Associated Urinary Tract Infections With 
Leader Rounding Using a Checklist Elizabeth Menschner, 
DNP, MAS, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Clinical/0.10
3:35PM Celebrity F Human Papillomavirus: Does Increased 
Health Care Provider Knowledge Result 
in Increased Vaccine Uptake?

Paige T. Russell, 
DNP-FNP, APRN

 

Cathy R. Arvidson, 
PhD, FNP-BC, APRN, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
3:45PM Celebrity F Autism Education for Adult Primary Care 
Providers – Ready or Not, 
Here They Come Geri Chesebrough, 
DNP, MSN, RN, CNE Clinical/0.10
3:55PM Celebrity F Prevalence of Compassion Fatigue 
Across Oncology Nursing Laurel Tor, 
DNP, FNP, AOCNP Clinical/0.10
4:05PM Celebrity F Transdisciplinary Health Protection for 
Adolescents & Families: Connecting 
Settings & Facilitating Intergenerational 
Support, Knowledge, Activation, and 
Engagement for Long-Term Outcomes Deb Gorombei, 
DNP, RN, CFRN, LNCC Clinical/0.10
3:15PM Celebrity G Nurse Practitioners’ Knowledge, 
Attitudes, and Perceptions Regarding 
Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Treatment Tiffany-Mae Purdy, 
DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10
3:25PM Celebrity G Expanding the Campus-Wide Sudden 
Cardiac Arrest Safety Net: DNP 
Project Sustainability with 
Interdisciplinary Collaboration Mary McCormack, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
3:35PM Celebrity G Improvement in the Transition Process
 for Medically Complex Pediatric Patients
 between Inpatient and Outpatient Care Tamara S. Van Kampen, 
DNP, RN Clinical/0.10
3:45PM Celebrity G An Evaluation of the Influence of the 
Care (Compassion and Respect at the
 End-of-Life) Program Brenda Chan, 
DNP, RN-BC, FNP Clinical/0.10
3:55PM Celebrity G Structured Patient Education Utilizing 
The Medication Oral Agent Teaching Tool 
and Medication Adherence in Oncology 
Patients Prescribed Oral Chemotherapy Virginia Newman, 
DNP, APRN, AOCNS Clinical/0.10
4:05PM Celebrity G ” Facilitating Entry into 
Doctoral Education” Mark Foster, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10
4:15PM – 4:45PM Transition Time/PM Break
4:45PM – 5:45PM Poster Presentations
4:45PM Celebrity A Aligning People, Purpose, and Promise: 
How a Nurse Scholars Academy and 
Academic Partnerships are Transforming 
Healthcare Communities from 
the Inside-Out

Jim D’Alfonso, 
DNP, RN, PhD(h), 
NEA-BC, FNAP

Jonalyn Wallace, 
DNP, RN-BC, CENP

Priscilla Javed, 
DNP, MSHA, RN, FACHE

Admin./0.10
4:55PM Celebrity A Job Satisfaction of Home Health Nurses Delores McCreary, 
MS, RN, CNE Admin./0.10
5:05PM Celebrity A Utility of the DNP as Trauma 
Program Manager Robert J. Dorman, 
DNP, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, 
C-NPT, CNL Admin./0.10
5:15PM Celebrity A Pilot Assessment of Barriers to Asthma 
Care in the Elementary School Setting: 
A Sustainable DNP Project Exemplar Natasha McClure, 
DNP, RN, CPNP Clinical/
Academia/0.10
5:25PM Celebrity A Group DNP Projects: Connecting 
Students, Service, and Community to 
Improve Health Outcomes

Carol Ann King, 
DNP, MSN, FNP-BC

 

Michelle Taylor-Skipper, 
DNP, MSN, FNP-BC

Academia/0.10
4:45PM Celebrity B The Use of Social Media and 
Interprofessional Collaboration As An 
Intervention To Improve Population 
Health Outcomes and Quality of Life

Elizabeth A. Myers, 
DNP, APN, FNP-BC

Carol Perenchio, 
DNP, APN, FNP-BC

Shannon Lizer, 
PhD, APN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
4:55PM Celebrity B Nursing Care of Families in Graduate 
Education: USA Graduate Curriculum 
in Family Nursing Survey and Literature 
Results and DNP Implications

Kathryn Hoehn Anderson, 
PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC,
LMFT

Sharon Denham, 
DNS, RN, CNE

Clinical/0.10
5:05PM Celebrity B Comfort and Knowledge: Nurse-Driven Palliative Care Screenings on Admission to the Neuro ICU Danielle K. McCamey, 
DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC Clinical/0.10
5:15PM Celebrity B Promoting Excellence in Clinical Practice: The Use of Simulation to Evaluate Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Practitioner Competencies

Julianne A. Doucette 
DNP, APN, CPNP-PC

 

Amy Manion 
PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Janice A Odiaga 
DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Clinical/0.10
5:25PM Celebrity B Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists Collaborating for Improved Care

Kylee A. Funk, 
PharmD, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

 

Jane Anderson, 
DNP, ANP-C, FNP-C,RN

Clinical/0.10
5:35PM Celebrity B Diving into Telemedicine for Pediatric Pre-Anesthesia Evaluation Gretchen L. Rogers, 
DNP, APRN-CNP Clinical/0.10
4:45PM Celebrity C Identifying Best Practices for Healthcare 
Providers Caring for Autistic 
Children Perioperatively Margaret Gettis, 
DNP, CPNP-PC Clinical/0.10
4:55PM Celebrity C Improved Pediatric Asthma Outcomes
 with Improved Inhaler Technique Gina M. Nickels-Nelson, 
MSN, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10
5:05PM Celebrity C Intentional Presence: Incorporating 
Mindfulness into Nursing Practice Lynn D’Angelo 
DNP, RN, NEA-BC Clinical/0.10
5:15PM Celebrity C Effect of Palliative Nursing Education to 
Improve Knowledge of Palliative Care of 
Nurses Caring for Patients with Chronic 
Serious Illness Madelyn Rose Balicas, 
DNP, ANP-BC Clinical/0.10
5:25PM Celebrity C Non Opioid Pain Management in 
Rural Idaho

Margaret A. Gehring, 
FNP, DNP

 

Cathy R. Arvidson, 
PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
5:35PM Celebrity C Using Provider Coaching to Improve
Health Literacy Carita Holman, 
DNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
4:45PM Rancho Mirage Culturally Appropriate Education for 
International Relief Workers: Can 
Education on Fluoride Varnish Help 
Sustain the Practice at Medical 
Mission Sites?

Amanda Adams, 
RN, BSN

 

Julie Hitzges 
RN, BSN

Clinical/0.10
4:55PM Rancho Mirage Increasing Prediabetes Awareness and 
Screening in an Underserved 
Hispanic Community Miriam Ramos, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
5:05PM Rancho Mirage Implementation of a Referral Criteria for
 Acute Pain Service Consultation Lindsey Stanton, 
DNP, CRNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
5:15PM Rancho Mirage Supporting Health Literacy: 
A Quality Improvement Project Molly Toon, 
DNP, RN, CPNP-PC Clinical/0.10
5:25PM Rancho Mirage Implementation of Evidence-Based Child 
Oral Health, Application of Fluoride 
Varnish During Pediatric Healthcare 
Visits: A Quality Improvement Project Diana Lamboy, 
DNP, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
5:35PM Rancho Mirage Improving Patient Satisfaction and 
Reducing Readmission Rates with 
Interprofessional Rounds

Cynthia F. Atkinson, 
RN, MSN, CNL

 

Linda J. Hulton, 
RN, PhD

Clinical/0.10
4:45PM Celebrity F Improving Hospital Throughput: Can the
Implementation of Interprofessional 
Rounds Improve Throughput Efficiency

Rebecca A. Howdyshell,
RN, MSN, CNL

 

Linda J. Hulton, 
RN, PhD

Clinical/0.10
4:55PM Celebrity F DNP Leadership Role Modeling Use of 
Evidence to Decrease Catheter 
Associated Urinary Tract Infections With 
Leader Rounding Using a Checklist Elizabeth Menschner, 
DNP, MAS, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Clinical/0.10
5:05PM Celebrity F Human Papillomavirus: Does Increased 
Health Care Provider Knowledge Result 
in Increased Vaccine Uptake?

Paige T. Russell, 
DNP-FNP, APRN

 

Cathy R. Arvidson, 
PhD, FNP-BC, APRN, FAANP

Clinical/0.10
5:15PM Celebrity F Autism Education for Adult Primary Care 
Providers – Ready or Not, 
Here They Come Geri Chesebrough, 
DNP, MSN, RN, CNE Clinical/0.10
5:25PM Celebrity F Prevalence of Compassion Fatigue 
Across Oncology Nursing Laurel Tor, 
DNP, FNP, AOCNP Clinical/0.10
5:35PM Celebrity F Transdisciplinary Health Protection for 
Adolescents & Families: Connecting 
Settings & Facilitating Intergenerational 
Support, Knowledge, Activation, and 
Engagement for Long-Term Outcomes Deb Gorombei, 
DNP, RN, CFRN, LNCC Clinical/0.10
4:45PM Celebrity G Nurse Practitioners’ Knowledge, 
Attitudes, and Perceptions Regarding 
Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Treatment Tiffany-Mae Purdy, 
DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10
4:55PM Celebrity G Expanding the Campus-Wide Sudden 
Cardiac Arrest Safety Net: DNP 
Project Sustainability with 
Interdisciplinary Collaboration Mary McCormack, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-C Clinical/0.10
5:05PM Celebrity G Improvement in the Transition Process
 for Medically Complex Pediatric Patients
 between Inpatient and Outpatient Care Tamara S. Van Kampen, 
DNP, RN Clinical/0.10
5:15PM Celebrity G An Evaluation of the Influence of the 
Care (Compassion and Respect at the
 End-of-Life) Program Brenda Chan, 
DNP, RN-BC, FNP Clinical/0.10
5:25PM Celebrity G Structured Patient Education Utilizing 
The Medication Oral Agent Teaching Tool 
and Medication Adherence in Oncology 
Patients Prescribed Oral Chemotherapy Virginia Newman, 
DNP, APRN, AOCNS Clinical/0.10
5:35PM Celebrity G ” Facilitating Entry into 
Doctoral Education” Mark Foster, 
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Clinical/0.10