Thursday August 8, 2019

Time Location Event Speaker Category/CE
THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019
6:30AM – 7:45AM Foyer Registration-Breakfast
8:00AM – 5:00PM Kennedy Ballroom Exhibitors
7:45AM – 8:00AM Grand Ballroom Opening Announcements
8:00AM – 8:15AM Grand Ballroom Dean’s Welcome from Malek School of Health Professions
Marymount University
Jeanne A. Matthews
PhD, RN
8:15AM – 9:15AM Grand Ballroom The Royal Flush: Leveraging DNP Students to Change
Health Policy
Shannon Idzik
DNP, ANP
1
9:15AM – 9:30AM Foyer Transition Time
9:30AM – 10:30AM Breakout Sessions
Imperial I USP- 800 Oncology Policy – Usage of Personal Protective
Equipment among Oncology Nurses
Denise Menonna Quinn
DNP, RN
Policy/1
Imperial II DNP Providers as Policy Advocates: Changing the Nursing
Role in Advancing the Healthcare Agenda
Carolyn M. Rutledge
PhD, FNP
Tina Gustin
DNP, CNS, RN
Policy/1
Decatur Facilitating DNP Student Engagement in Health Policy:
Informing and Advocating Through a Policy Brief
Karen Mihelich
DNP, APRN
Louis M. Davis, APRN
Noel Koller-Ditto, APRN
Taylor Brazelton, APRN
Academia/1
Longworth Collaborative Care: Normalizing Implementation of
Evidence-Based Practice for Policy Change
Rebecca A. Bates
DNP, APRN
Academia/1
Latrobe Influencing at a National Level as Leaders in a
Non-Traditional Setting
Beverly Hancock
DNP, RN
Robyn Begley
DNP, RN
Admin/1
Culpeper Outside the Classroom and into the Capital: Strengthening
the DNP’s Role as a Policy Advocate
Audra N. Rankin
DNP, APRN
Academia/1
Roosevelt Military, Veteran and Family Care: Convergence of Policy,
Preparation and Practice
Catherine G. Ling
PhD, FNP
Rita D’Aoust
PhD, ACNP
Alicia G. Rossiter
DNP, FNP
Policy/1
10:30AM- 10:45AM Foyer Transition time/AM Break
10:45AM-11:45AM Grand Ballroom State and Federal Access to DNP Care Andrea Brassard
PhD, FNP
1
11:45AM – 1:15PM Lunch on own
1:15PM – 2:15PM Mini Podium Sessions
1:15PM Imperial I A “Capitol Hill” Immersion Experience: Boots on the Ground Melody Eaton, PhD, RN

Linda Hulton, PhD, RN

Jeannie Garber, DNP, RN

Policy/.25
1:30PM Imperial I Designing a Telehealth Program in Primary Care for
Opioid Use Disorder
Katherine J. Coulter
DNP, APRN
Mary Hintzsche, DNP, APRN
Policy/.25
1:45PM Imperial I Importance of Health Policy in the DNP Project Tracy Vitale
DNP, RN
Molly J. Bradshaw
DNP, APRN
Policy/.25
2:00PM Imperial I A Health Policy Analysis of Spinraza: Orphan Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Brenda Cowan
DNP, APRN
Policy/.25
1:15PM Imperial II Teaching and Leading  Beyond the Traditional Four Classroom
Walls: A Nursing-led Public Health Program to Improve Early
Childhood Outcomes
Diana Ruiz
DNP, RN
Minerva Gonzales
DNP, RN
Academia/.25
1:30PM Imperial II Supporting Health Policy through a Breastfeeding Curriculum
for Nursing Education
Catherine Folker-Maglaya
DNP, APRN
Maureen E. Pylman, PhD
Penny R. Marzalik
PhD, APRN
Academia/.25
1:45PM Imperial II Transforming Your Student’s Passion into Policy Impact Which
Improves Healthcare Outcomes
Catherine Johnson
PhD, APRN
Mary C. Loughran
DNP, RN
Academia/.25
2:00PM Imperial II Mind Map: Advocacy in Collaborative Partnerships to Increase
Mental Health Workforce
Nisha Nair
DNP, RN
Janice Sanders
DNP, RN
Academia/.25
1:15PM Decatur Stereotypic Beliefs about HIV/AIDS in Rural South Texas:
A Foundation for Population-Based Capacity Building
James Jeffery Watson
DNP, RN
Clinical/.25
1:30PM Decatur Being the Healthiest Company on the Planet: The Value of a
Multidisciplinary Workplace Primary Care Clinic
Katherine Lothe
DNP, APNP
Clinical/.25
1:45PM Decatur Can Telemedicine be Used for Adolescent Post-Operative
Knee Arthroscopy Follow Up?
Kathy Abel
DNP, CRNP
Terri Giordano
DNP, CRNP
Clinical/.25
2:00PM Decatur The DNP Policy Work in Expanding Role of Nurse
Practitioners in Home Based Primary Care
Ron Ordona, DNP, FNP Clinical/.25
1:15PM Longworth White Supremacy and Structuralized Racism: The Impact on
African Americans and Health Care in the United States
Kayla Worley
DNP, APRN
Clinical/.25
1:30PM Longworth Screening for Adolescent Eating Disorders in a School-Based
Health Center using the SCOFF Questionnaire
Kelli Docman
DNP, APRN
JoAnn M. Peterson
DNP, APRN
Karen K. Trees
DNP, APRN
Cara A. Busenhart
PhD, APRN
Clinical/.25
1:45PM Longworth Identified Interventions to Increase Patient Satisfaction and
“The Bottom Line”
Marilyn D. McBride
DNP, RN
Kelli K. Cleveland
DNP, FNP
Kelly S. Johnson
DNP, RN
Shellye A. Vardaman
PhD, RN
Clinical/.25
2:00PM Longworth They’re Not Crazy: Improving Mental Health Competency
for Nurses
Kit Bredimus
DNP, RN
Clinical/.25
1:15PM Culpeper Examining the Impact of a Dedicated Education Unit on New
Graduate Nurses’ Transition to Practice
Kimberly A. Dimino
DNP, RN
Academia/.25
1:30PM Culpeper A Policy Analysis of Preventative Health for Adolescents
with MassHealth Insurance
Ann Marie Reynolds-Lynch
DNP, RN
Policy/.25
1:45PM Culpeper Investigating History to Inform DNP Policy Jeannine Uribe
PhD, RN
Policy/.25
2:00PM Culpeper Open
2:15PM – 2:30PM Networking Time/PM Break
2:30PM – 3:30PM Breakout Sessions
Imperial I All Aboard: Building a Clinical Practice and Policy Governance Structure For A Multi-Hospital Healthcare System Carmen Shaw, DNP, RN Policy/1
Imperial II Changing Policy to Teach and Model Patient-and Family-Centered Care: The DNP Leader and Patient Family Advisor Role in Interprofessional Education Mary Lynne Knighten
DNP, RN
Derek S. Drake
DNP, RN
Admin/1
Decatur Impact of DNP Academic-Service Partnerships: Improving Job Enjoyment of Operating Room Nurses: An Academic and Clinical Collaboration Cynthia D. Sweeney
DNP, RN
Rita F. D’Aoust
PhD, ACNP
Cathaleen Ley
PhD, RN
Clinical/1
Longworth The Expert Role of the DNP Prepared Nurse Impacts the Healthcare System From Bench to Bedside, Classroom to Boardroom Monica L. Tenhunen
DNP, RN
Sarah Ann Keil Heinonen
DNP, APRN
Barbara L. Buchko
DNP, RN
Jeanine M Frumenti
DNP, RN
Policy/1
Latrobe The DNP-Prepared Nurse and Health Policy:
A Formula for Change
Kathy Moran
DNP, RN
Rosanne Burson
DNP, APRN
Lisa M. Zajac
DNP, RN
Grace Jacek
DNP, RN
Academia/1
Culpeper Narrowing the Research-Practice Gap: DNP-Prepared Faculty Leading RN-to-BSN Students to Engage in Evidence-Based Practice Christine R. Espina
DNP, RN
William Lonneman
DNP, RN
Sarah Bear
EdD, RN
Academia/1
4:00PM Day Two Concludes