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Conference 2018 | Ambulatory Care Nursing Conference





Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Start TimeSessionTitleSpeaker
7:30 AMRegistration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits  
8:15 AMWelcome and Overview  
8:30 AMLiving as Prescribed: Ways to Motivate Improved Self-CareWendy Lustbader 
9:30 AMBreak and Exhibits  
9:50 AMConcurrent Sessions
A01Concussions in Youth SportsMonique Burton, Haley Seymour, Lauren Roberts 
A02In the Middle of It: Responding to Sensitive Family IssuesWendy Lustbader 
A03Wound Care: Basics and Beyond for the Ambulatory Care ProviderTeresa Gegax-Martinez 
A04How Documentation Affects Litigation OutcomesMelissa Hartley 
A05Evolution or Revolution? Current State of Pain Management (Rx=1.16) Debra Gordon 
11:00 AMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
11:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
B01The Evaluation and Management of Common Pediatric Thyroid Conditions and Thyroid Nodules (Rx=1.16) Scott Manning, David Werny 
B02Pelvic Floor DysfunctionSara Worden 
B03Supporting Transgender Patients in HealthcareConnor Wesley 
B04Motivational Interviewing: Basics, Updates and PracticesJonnae Tillman 
B05What to Eat? Fad Diets and Celiac Disease in PediatricsHelene Law 
12:25 PMLunch (provided), Optional Group Networking Opportunity (sit with colleagues with similar interests), Exhibits and Posters (Rx=0.0)  
1:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
C01Autism Spectrum Disorder and Early InterventionC. J. Stout 
C02Living Beyond Breast Cancer: The Nurse‚Äôs Role in Prevention and SurvivorshipHeidi Trott 
C03Communicable Disease Outbreaks: The Role of Vaccines (Rx=1.16) Trang Kuss, Chas DeBolt 
C04Trauma Informed Care - Understanding the Concept and Making It a RealityLea Ann Miyagawa 
C05Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and Practice IssuesMargaret Holm 
2:40 PMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
2:55 PMConcurrent Sessions
D01Immunization Updates (Rx=1.16) Trang Kuss 
D02Social Determinants of Health and Health DisparitiesJulian Perez 
D03Sexy Topics in Sexually Transmitted DiseasesShireesha Dhanireddy 
D04Nurse Care Management: Improving Outcomes with a Patient-Centered ApproachAllison Zelikoff 
D05Emergency Preparedness: The Golden HourTamlyn Thomas 
4:05 PMAdjourn and Evaluation (10 minutes are added to the contact hours for the completion of the online evaluation.)  

Thursday, April 19, 2018


7:00 AMRegistration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits  
7:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
E01Moving Palliative Care Upstream - Improving AccessDarrell Owens 
E02Poster Presentations SimplifiedYashica Crumpton 
E03HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (Rx=0.83) Ann Dreyer 
E04Words Matter - How the Language We Use Influences Our PatientsNatasha Parman, Elliot Feldman 
8:20 AMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
8:30 AMWelcome and Overview  
8:40 AMEmbracing the Best in Ambulatory Care NursingKathy Mertens 
9:40 AMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
10:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
F01Nick of Time Foundation: ECG Youth Heart ScreeningSue Apodaca, Darla Varrenti 
F02Chronic Cough in Kids: What to do?Lisa Musso 
F03Hot Topics in Travel MedicineAnne Terry 
F04Caring for Victims of Sexual AssaultTerri Stewart 
F05Clinic-to-Community Links with the Y: Evidence-Based Disease Prevention and Management ProgramsWendy Bart 
11:10 AMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
11:20 AMConcurrent Sessions
G01Caring for Transgender YouthJulia Crouch 
G02Dementia in Practice: Practical Tools, Real World AdviceBarak Gaster 
G03Emerging InfectionsChristopher Baliga 
G04Heart Failure Management: The Role of the Outpatient NurseJaimie Pechan 
G05Opioid Response - Prescribing and Monitoring ProjectChristopher Baumgartner, Blake Maresh 
12:30 PMLunch (provided), Optional Group Networking Opportunity (sit with colleagues from participating agencies), Exhibits and Posters  
12:45 PMOptional certification classLaurie King, Kerri Black 
1:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
H01Pediatric Dermatology for the Ambulatory Care Nurse and ProviderSuing Lockhart 
H02Getting to the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing: The Role of a Values Assessment in Facilitating Behavior ChangeGlen Felias-Christensen 
H03Call Management for Patients with Underlying Mental Health SymptomsAnnelise Joslin, Amanda Hapenny 
H04Training Population Health NursesMeredith Cotton 
H05Probiotics, Vitamin D, and Other Supplements that Impact the Healthcare of Your PatientsKris Somol 
2:40 PMBreak, Exhibits and Posters  
2:55 PMConcurrent Sessions
J01Anxiety and Related Disorders: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment for YouthKendra Read 
J02Diet, Bugs and DiseaseR. William DePaolo 
J03Diabetes Updates for Primary CareAvantika Waring 
J04State of Health: What is Next for Washington State?Mich'l Needham 
4:05 PMAdjourn and Evaluation (10 minutes are added to the contact hours for the completion of the online evaluation.)  



Rx = Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level.

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