Program - Friday, March 10

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ANA Annual Conference

7:00 am - 1:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am  - 7:50 am Hot Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am General Session

Session G402

Cross Continuum Care: Professional Implications for Practitioners and Leaders of Nursing

Everything is connected … nurses are moving into new roles as health care is moving into new realms. How do we match these new roles with consumer expectations and industry needs? Attend this session to learn how to navigate these new practice settings while you continue having a positive impact on patient outcomes.

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  • Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, JD, MS, BSN, Chief Nursing Officer, The Advisory Board Company
9:00 am - 9:15 am Break
9:15 am - 10:15 am Concurrent Sessions
9:15 - 10:15 am Invited Speaker Sessions

Session C502

Highly Reliable Organizations

High-reliability organizations operate in complex, high-hazard domains for extended periods without serious accidents or catastrophic failures—which requires establishing a positive safety culture and instituting a robust process improvement culture, with a focus on processes and outcomes. Pathway to Excellence and Magnet designated organizations demonstrate these attributes.

Attend this session and learn how one exemplary organization integrates Pathway to Excellence standards and high-reliability principles to provide exceptional care.

  • Patience Harris, BSN, RN, Specialist, ANCC, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Thomas Kester, RN, MSN, CNOR, Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Broward Health Imperial Point, Florida
10:15 am - 10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am Concurrent Sessions
10:45 - 11:45 am Invited Speaker Sessions

Session C512

The Intersection of Staffing and Work Environment: What Leaders Must Know to Succeed

Many clinicians struggle to find best practices for applying patient satisfaction data to inform future approaches for improving quality of care. If used effectively, quality data gives nurse leaders a powerful tool to shape the work environment.

Presenters in this session use straightforward examples and stories from clinicians’ experiences in implementing statistics to improve health care delivery. Participants will come away with more confidence, tools, and actionable ideas for how to apply data analysis in their own workplace.

  • Mary Jo Assi, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FNP-BC, American Nurses Association, Silver Spring, MD
  • Christina Dempsey, MSN, MBA, RN, CNOR, CENP, Press Ganey, South Bend, Indiana
11:45 am - Noon Break
Noon - 1:00 pm Closing Session

Session G403

Building Resilience: Bounce Back and Thrive

How well do you cope with stress and change? Nurses today are immersed in a challenging and fluid environment, with increased workloads, new roles and responsibilities, and tremendous pressure to adapt to new realms in health care. Resilience is key to being successful in the face of change…but how do you become resilient?

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  • Jeff Vankooten

*Schedule is subject to change