Riding the Wave of Change NENA/NBENA

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Presenters: Ms. Trisha Coady Co-founder & President MedSenses ® Inc, www.medsenses.com Seeing the need for increased access to continuing education for nurses and the collection of evidence-based e-learning practices in healthcare, MedSenses was born. With a clinical background in coronary, addictions, pediatrics, neonatal & flight nursing, she has authored hundreds of hours of clinically relevant e-learning courseware. Having built & delivered training both at the University & Institutional education levels, Trisha brings a qualified approach to how we, as nurses, learn. Trisha has spent the last eight years of her career researching e-learning strategies and how these may be modified or applied to our community of nurses around the globe. Acting as a primary clinical advisor to many technology & publishing firms throughout North America, she has written, been published, and presented numerous times on a healthcare-specific e-learning model, blending social media & learning, critical thinking & advanced web-based simulation in Nursing. Trisha hopes the payoff will be offering hospital administrators with qualified tools in providing their staff with greater job satisfaction & sense of value; she believes that education is the key to a higher quality healthcare environment. Improving Outcomes Using Peer networks & Simulation Patient outcomes rely heavily on both the knowledge and experience of the healthcare professionals that surround them. In these days of greater patient to nurse ratios, undermanned emergency rooms, rural practice facilities having equal access to information, and limited education budgets, knowledge and experience are even more difficult to obtain. This presentation will discuss how an individual or institution might mitigate these challenges and improve patient outcomes by leveraging existing technologies; more specifically engaging in peer mentorship networks and integrating self-directed learning and simulations into our continuing education routines. *Access to a FREE wed-based Emergency Response Simulation will be given to all attendees!* Terri Kean Terri has been a registered nurse for 25 year. She has spent the majority of her career working in Intensive & Emergency care areas both here at home and in the United States. She is currently working as a nurse practitioner in diabetes care at the Saint John Regional Hospital A Woman’s Heart During this session, the atypical presentation of women with heart disease will be discussed. The review of pertinent signs and symptoms will enable health care providers to better assess female patients presenting with heart disease. The use of case studies will strengthen the learnings of the session and prepare participants to better advocate for their female patients. Janice Kenney I obtained my nursing diploma in 1981 from the SJSN & completed my BN in 2006 from UNBSJ .. in between those years I obtained my post graduate certificate in Neuroscience Nursing from the Montreal Neurological Institute, I became the first certified CAN specialty Nurse in NB and I was an instructor for the Post-basic Critical Care Course. I have been the Neuro ICU charge Nurse … the Neuroscience Nurse Manager and presently …. I am the Neurosurgery Case Manager. Emergency Neurological Assessment This lecture will serve as a review for the more seasoned ER nurse and perhaps ignite a fire in the up and coming ER nurse to optimize neurological care in the ER. As the bouncers of hospital emergency care.. it is a must for the ER nurse to complete clear, concise and timely neuro assessments…I hope you can join me. Karen Gogan Registered Nurse from the graduating class of the Saint John School of Nursing 1984. I have been employed at the SJRH since 1984 with the last 24 years spent in the department of OBS. I have my Perinatal Certification. I have spent one year on the Post Partum & Gynecological nursing unit, 18 years spent in Labor & Delivery, three years in the Fetal Assessment unit and now this past two years as Resource Nurse. As the Resource Nurse I am involved with developing programs for orientation of new staff to the Labor & Delivery department, instructor of the Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Course and the Operating Room Course for Labor & Delivery. I also fill in for staff when necessary in Labor & Delivery, Fetal Assessment, Clinic two and the Women’s Health Center at Saint Josephs Hospital. I enjoy Laughter, Love & Live, my 20 year old son and my 50 year old husband and being a Nurse. Crisis Intervention & Prevention of Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Room Nurse at the site of a crowning fetal head in the Emergency Department. Mary Lynn Clark 1983 Grad UNB Fredericton Degree in Social Sciences, 1987 grad Saint John School of Nursing, 1994 Grad UNBSJ Bachelor of Nursing, Certification specialties in Critical Care & Cardiovascular Nursing – Member of CAN Exam Development Committee, 2008 Grad Athabasca University Master’s in Nursing, ICU Nurse Since 1991, Last ten years Clinical Educator/faculty in NB Heart Centre, ICU, New Brunswick Critical Care Nursing Program and BN Undergrad Program at UNB, Wants to open a Tea Room. Patti Gallagher Clinical Nurse Specialist Neurosciences, Saint John Regional Hospital Membership: The NB Stroke Strategy, The Horizon Health Stroke Network, National Stroke Nursing Council for the Canadian Stroke Strategy and a chairperson on Transitions for the Canadian Best Practices for Stroke. Check out our stroke e-learning program: http://www.ahsc.health.nb.ca/Elearning/Heart-and-stroke-Prevention/heart-stroke-prevention.html
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Dr. Rob Innis Worked in Newfoundland as a Family Physician, worked on the northern peninsula doing rural medicine and ER. He went into the military three-four years ago and has had two tours in Afghanistan. He is going back to school to do trauma as this is his love. He is full time in the military & works evenings/holidays and weekends in the ER in Oromocto to keep his skills up. Now part of our relief to Haiti, Jan 2010. Sheri Coburn Responsible for the implementation and ongoing coordination of the first Domestic Violence Outreach program in New Brunswick. Her role as the Outreach Coordinator over the past 6 years has included offering short term counseling to individuals impacted by Family Violence, providing community education, and working at the provincial level to create additional services for woman impacted by Family violence. In addition, her role as a facilitator for the Moving Forward Program; a concurrent program for women & children who have been exposed to Woman Abuse allows her to address the long term impacts on infants and children who have experienced family violence. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Criminal Justice from the University of Winnipeg and a bachelor of Social work from St. Thomas University. Sheri recently graduated with her Masters of Social Work from Dalhousie University where she spent three years furthering her research & education about he impacts of family violence on women & children. Attendees will learn about the social, cultural, and structural factors that contribute to and perpetuate domestic violence followed by an overview of the many forms by which women and children are abused within the family context. Health care providers within the emergency department setting offer a unique opportunity to intervene and make a difference in the lives of abused women; the presentation stresses the importance of capitalizing on these opportunities. The presentation will provide clear direction to service providers on how to best recognize and respond to this vulnerable and sometimes challenging population. Dr. Shawn Jennings Past: Graduated from Saint John High School 1971; B.Sc. Dalhousie University 1974; M.D. Dalhousie Medical School; 1978 – married 1978; Family Doctor 20 years Saint John, NB; Board of Hospice of Saint John–mid 90s; Chair of fundraising for Hospice of Saint John-mid 90s; Brainstem Stroke – May 1999. Present: President of the Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities; appointed to premier’s Council on the status of Disabled Persons for fourth term; active member of Kennebecasis committee for Disabled Persons; President KV Housing Inc. – goal to bring affordable accessible housing to the Kennebecasis Valley (KV) area; Board member of Ken Val United Church Suites – bringing affordable housing to seniors & physically disable to the KV area; Dream Again Campaign Team for new Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation; Awarded the Dr. Garfield Moffatt Medal in June 2997 by NB Medical society; Volunteer Medical Director of Stroke Network – an online stroke support organization; courtesy staff – Saint John Regional Hospital; numerous ongoing projects involving disability groups. Speaking Engagements: National Convention of Occupational Therapists Saint John June 2002; Region 3- Physiotherapist, Occupation Therapist Meeting Fredericton March 2003; Provincial Respiratory Therapist Meeting – Saint John April 2003; American Heart & Stroke Convention Boston June 2003; National Urology Convention Saint John Oct 2003; Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Convention Sept 2004; Rehabilitation Conference Winnipeg June 2004; Prince Edward Island Provincial Stroke Conference Nov 2005; Annual Meeting of the OR Nurses of NB Woodstock April 2005; National Speech Language Pathologist Convention Moncton April 2007; Provincial Nursing Home Association Meeting Saint John May 2007; Forum on Chronic Diseases Moncton Nov 2008; Student nurses in Saint John, Fredericton & Kingston On, medical students in Halifax, student OT’s, numerous schools, local clubs, and nursing homes. Author of Locked in Locked Out. Into the third printing; used in the nursing curriculum at UNB Fredericton & Queen’s University; resides in Rothesay with wife Jill and has three children: Colin, Beth, and Tara. Mark Black Born with a congenital heart defect, Mark barely survived his first week of life. Before reaching the age of two, Mark underwent two open heart surgeries and was told by doctors that he would require more surgery before he started school. Fortunately, Mark went 22 years before he had to face the biggest obstacle of his life; a life-saving heart and double-lung transplant which he received in Sept 2002. Since that time, Mark has beaten all the odds. He is a 3-time Marathon runner and a 4-time Half-Marathon runner. Mark has competed twice for Team Canada at the World Transplant Games and is an 8-time Canada Transplant Games Medalist. He is also a Best-Selling Author. His book: “Living Life from the Heart: 52 Weeks to a Better Life” has inspired thousands. Mark has been speaking professionally for seven years and is the founder of his own speaking and consulting firm, Mark Black Speaks. He is frequently booked by associations, companies and schools to inspire people to “Live and Work with Passion and Purpose” and his presentation has now inspired more than 50,000 people across North America. For more information about Mark’s inspirational programs go to www.MarkBlackSpeaks.com “Live Life from the Heart” In this powerful presentation Mark shares his amazing personal story of perseverance and courage. After battling heart disease for 22 year. Mark leaves home and moves to Toronto to wait on an organ transplant waiting list knowing that he might never come home alive. What happens next is nothing short of incredible. In this unique presentation Mark shares the philosophies and insights that helped him endure the months of waiting, survive to grueling surgery, and propelled him from his death bed to a marathon finish line in less than three years. Built on years of personal experience in overcoming adversity, Mark shares how a few simple concepts can help all of us “Live Life from the Heart.” More than just your average motivational talk, Mark’s presentation goes right to the heart and is an experience you won’t soon forget. Don’t miss this powerful hour.
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Denise Peach-Stokes Is a registered nurse working with South shore Health for 15 years, the last ten being devoted to critical care nursing. Denise worked in the intensive care unit at South Shore Health for six years and then took a position on the critical care float team rotating between the intensive care unit and the emergency department for three years. She has also spent time working at the QEII emergency department in Halifax. Most recently, Denise has been employed as the critical care resource nurse for South Shore Health. She is a graduate of both the critical care nursing program and emergency nursing program in Halifax and she is also nationally certified in critical care. Denise has been closely involved with the orientation program of the new graduates and nurses with no previous experience in the emergency department and spends a great deal of time providing education and mentorship to the novice nurses in the emergency department. Jeri Zinck Is a registered nurse currently working for South Shore Health as the team leader in the emergency department. Jeri’s career has spanned a multitude of nursing environments and she actually spent the beginning part of her career nursing in Miami. Upon her return to Canada, she worked in Halifax and then came to South shore Health where she has been working for over thirty years. Jeri has a tremendous amount of nursing experience, the majority of which has been obtained in the emergency department environment. She is a graduate of the critical care program and has worked in numerous leadership capacities throughout her career. She has also devoted a considerable amount of time to the orientation package for novice nurses in the emergency department. Jeri is committed to staff development and education and works closely with the team to make sure staff needs are met. Nadine Stevens Is currently the clinical services manager for the intensive care unit and the emergency department at South Shore Health. Nadine has had an expansive nursing career, predominantly in the intensive care unit and emergency department and has been in a managerial role since 2001. Through per positive and enthusiastic personality, Nadine continuously motivates the emergency nursing team. She has been very involved in recruiting new staff for the critical care environments and has not shied away from hiring new graduates. Working in collaboration with the team leader, critical care educator, frontline nurses and physician department leads, she has been instrumental in developing a comprehensive orientation package and mentorship program. She is a strong believer in life long learning as evidenced by her support for staff education and development. Dr. Rose McCloskey Is a nursing Professor at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John and also works on a casual basis as a staff nurse in the Emergency Room at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Her research interests are acute illness and hospitalization of older adults, particular nursing home residents in the emergency room. She has received numerous research grants to fund her research, has published in several peer- reviewed journals and presented at many local, national and international conferences. She is a past recipient of the Canadian Nurses Association Dr. Anne Beckingham award for excellence in Gerontological Nursing Practice and a gold medal from the Governor General for her research. She is originally from Cape Breton Nova Scotia but now resides in Quispamsis with her husband and their two daughters. The presentation will share findings from a study on resident transfers between a nursing home and an ER in Atlantic Canada. Observations were made of how ER transfer decisions were made in one nursing home. Residents were also accompanied on their transfers, including the ambulance transport to and from the ER, and their entire ER visit. Particular attention was paid to how information was transferred between sites and how staff interacted across sites. This presentation will highlight some of the key findings of this study and will provide recommendations for improving resident transfers and to ensure more appropriate use of precious ER resources. Ali Pishe Ali Pishe is a Nurse Practitioner at St. Joseph’s Urgent Care Centre and also works as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and Project Coordinator for the greater Saint John Sexual Assault Response Team. Her background is in Emergency Nursing where she first encountered victims of sexual assault. Ali has an interest in women’s health and equality issues, and since 2005 she has been dedicated to improving the community based response to sexual assault in the greater Saint John area. Implementing a Sexual Assault Response Team: A Community Effort Sexual Assault Response Teams have been a successful solution to care and service delivery, addressing the physical and psychosocial needs of victims acutely and over the long-term. No one agency can successfully handle all aspects of a sexual assault. Collaboration among community partners is necessary and strengthens the response of each individual agency, ultimately benefitting the victim. The SART model is an exciting and innovative service delivery model aiming to provide victims of sexual assault the care and support they deserve. Nathalie Boivin A registered nurse, completed a Master in Community Health (Health Promotion Option) with the Department of Médicine Sociale et Préventive of the Faculté des sciences de l’alimentation de l’Université Laval. Since 1998, she is a Professor with the Science Infirmière de l’Université de Moncton, Campus de Shippagan, Bathurst site. Her research interests are in the field of Health Promotion, Community Health and, for the last six years, Health Literacy. Nathalie is involved in numerous committees either at the national, provincial or regional levels. Member of the board of directos of the Société santé et mieux-être en français du NB, and involved with the Mouvement Acadien des Communautés en santé du Nouveau-Brunswick. In collaboration with the Bathurst Healthy Community network, she has initiated a francophone network of healthy schools, conducted a Health literacy project entitled “Capsules-santé pour mieux vivre” and, more recently, organized the annual celebration of the National Health day activities held on May 12. Health & Literacy: What Every Nurse Should Know The 2003 International Adult Literacy & Skills Survey (IALSS) reported that 55% of the New Brunswick population, and 68% of the francophone population, 16 and over, presented literacy scores that are below what is required to function in today’s society. A low literacy skill population faces numerous difficulties to access health services and health related information. This is compelling and hints to the necessity for Nurses to review their professional practice. Taryn McKenzie Taryn has worked in the Emergency Department at the Civic Campus of the Ottawa Hospital since 1991 and has been one of the Nurse Educators in this department for close to nine years. Taryn gained experience with Dr. Ian Stiell’s emergency research as a research assistant with the “Canadian C-Spine Rule” and “Canadian CT Head” studies. She has enjoyed the experience of working along side Christine Beland as lead ED educators with the Nursing C-spine Study since it’s introduction to the introduction to the ED nurses in 2005.
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Christine Béland Christine started her emergency nursing career in 1981. She is currently a full time Emergency Nurse Educator at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Over the years she has been actively involved in developing Emergency Department Nursing Standards and protocols to improve emergency nursing care. While she has worked collaboratively with Taryn for several years she has been particularly pleased to have partnered with Taryn as co-lead in the educational roll out of the Emergency Nursing C-spine study. Emergency Nurses Clearing C-Spines ED Nurses at the Ottawa Hospital have been involved with the Emergency Nursing C-Spine Study since 2005. This presentation will focus on the educational roll out of the study where Emergency Nurses have been empowered to clear the c-spine utilizing the application of the “Canadian C-Spine Rule.” It will also provide an update on the progress of the study. The presentation will conclude with a practical demonstration regarding assessment of a patient using the “Canadian C-Spine Rule.” Dana Manzer Dana graduated SJ School of Nursing in 1991, BN from UNB 2004, and Nurse Practitioner in 2008. She has 20 years experience in a variety of practice settings including CCU, Nurse Associate with cardiac surgery, emergency, internal medicine, and as a Nurse Manager. Presently Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Operations Manager for the Low Threshold, High Tolerance Uptown Methadone Clinic – the first clinic of its kind in Eastern Canada – which opened in Aug 2009. Nurse Practitioners – Coming to an Emergency Room Near you? The focus of this presentation will be on providing attendees with an overview of the role of Nurse Practitioners (education, training, ordering and prescriptive authority, skill set), barriers/challenges that currently exist, and evidence that supports the integration of NPs in the ER setting. Methadone – Changing the Lives of Opiate Abusers It will provide some statistics on opiate abuse, various presentations of substance abusers in the ER, how to recognize signs of IV drug use, medical sequelae of substance abuse and what nursing staff should be on the lookout for (ie when a fever not a fever but endocarditis?), harm reduction philosophy, and the role of methadone in the management of opiate abuse. Sue Ness Executive Director of Zone 1, Moncton New Brunswick’s Horizon Health Network. Her 30+ year nursing career has spanned practice, education administration in both the community and acute care settings. She has held positions such as clinical coordinator, Director of Extra Mural & Primary Care, Chief Nursing Officer, VP of Acute Care & now Executive Director. She has also been very active in professional association activities, having served as VP for the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, President of the Nurses Association of New Brunswick and an active Board member of CAN serving on the executive committee, and currently as an elected member for CAN’s committee on nominations. In her other life she enjoys outdoor pursuits such as swimming, hiking, skiing and camping and is equally proud of her personal roles as wife, mother and “Nan.” Where have all the Leaders Gone? Leadership, in this time of unprecedented change and boundless demand on the health care system, has never been so important. This session will focus on what new brand of leadership will emerge over the next few years, where we can find effective leaders and what unique roll nurses can play in the transformation of health care delivery in the next decade… and have fun doing it!! Melanie Sohn Lecturer Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine Emergency Department Morbidity and Mortality Lead, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital, Emergency Department. She earned her BSc in Medical Laboratory Science & Medical Degree at the University of Alberta. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Dalhousie University, followed by a CCFP Emergency Medicine Residency a the University of Ottawa. Dr. Sohn is interested in medical education and medical error. She is working on new ideas to stimulate enhanced learning and improve clinical practice. In her spare time she is an avid Ultimate Frisbee Player. She is world traveler who enjoys hiking and camping in the great outdoors. She enjoys music and is an accomplished piano player. Dr. Paul D. Keyes, MD CCFP (EM) Born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Saint John, NB. Raised in Saint John NB and attended St FX University prior to departing for St. John’s Newfoundland to attend Memorial University Medical School. After graduation in 1995, Dr. Keyes completed a two year family medicine residency including rotations in rural NFLD, Labrador, NB, and NS. He then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine in Halifax, NS before returning to Saint John and beginning clinical practice as a staff physician in the Dept of Emergency Medicine at the Saint John Regional Hospital in 1998. Currently Dr. Keyes is a Staff Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine Horizon Health Care, Saint John zone, Saint John Regional Hospital. His academic appointment is that of Assistant professor Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University Halifax NS. Nicole Moore She has been nursing for the past 16 years, starting out in Med/Surg nursing before moving on the Critical Care. (Cardiac Care initially and then on to the ED) Spent the first eight years in the ED as bedside nurse, then assumed Nurse Manager role in 2005. Currently working towards my Masters degree in Nursing at Athabasca University. Happily married with two boys (ages 9&11), like to keep active and participate in sports whenever possible. Overcrowding in the ED – One Hospital’s Plight I must admit, the topic of overcrowding has become a bit of a passion of mine (as many of the fellow ED Nurse Managers in the Province can attest to!!) It is an issue that can totally encompass an Emergency Department, yet has many ramifications that reach well beyond the walls of the ED. The presentation will give a bit of an overview on where the “Overcrowding Phenomena” is today, and go through some of the steps that our ED has taken in an attempt to combat this dilemma. I will also share some of the pitfalls and some of the successes that we have realized bring the audience up to speed on where we are today and what some of our “future initiative” will be in regards to Overcrowding in the ED. Time will be offered at the end to field any questions that may arise.
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Joanna Genovezos Currently a Nurse Educator for the Emergency Department at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus. She graduated in Nursing from John Abbott College (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec) and has a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa. She has worked full time in the Emergency Department since 2001 and has been in this current position as Educator for the last two years. Ionna has also worked as a clinical instructor with nursing students. She is very passionate about Emergency Nursing and is very excited to share her work with peers from across the country. Case Presentation: “I have a Headache” This presentation is an in dept case review which highlights the pearl and pitfalls of a chief complaint of headache along with a brief overview of vertebral artery dissection. Dr. Marianne McKenna Originally from Summerside, Prince Edward Island. She did her undergraduate degree in Biology a the University of PEI. She completed her medical degree and pediatric residency training at Memorial University in Newfoundland. Marianne recently moved to Saint John, NB in Oct 2009 and has since been working at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Dr. Peter Ross Assistant Professor Memorial University, post Graduate Site Director (Saint John) for Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ross obtained a Bachelor of Science at the University of NB. He completed his MD followed by his residency in Family Medicine at memorial University of Newfoundland. Peter’s extensive experience in emergency medicine allowed him to achieve his CCFP EM. Dr. Ross is a dynamic teacher who is focused on resident training and technology in teaching. He is a Master Instructor in Emergency Department Echo (EDE) and has taught this skill to Emergency Physicians across Canada. As Provincial Director for Ambulance Newfoundland and Labrador, Dr. Ross has developed a keen interest in emergency medical services (EMS) Peter is an accomplished athletic who enjoys triathlons, hockey, and snowboarding. He is married with three children. Timothy K.S. Christie, BA (UNB), MA (UNB), MHSc (UBC), PhD (Ottawa) Dr. timothy Christie is the Regional Director of Ethics Services for Horizon Health Network in New Brunswick. He was formerly the Director of Ethics Services for the Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation and prior to returning to New Brunswick in 2006 he was the Health Care Ethicist for the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Dr. Christie is a philosopher and an epidemiologist specializing in medical ethics. He earned a BA (first class honours) and MA from the University of New Brunswick, a PhD from the University of Ottawa, and a Master of Health Science degree (MHSc) in Epidemiology from the faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. In addition to his position as the Director of Ethics Services, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of bioethics at Dalhousie University, a Lecturer in the Department of Humanities & Languages at UNBSJ and he teaches for the Philosophy Department at UNB (Fredericton). He supervises graduate students and has taught medical ethics at the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, and the University of Ottawa. His research interests are the role of Ethics in Public Policy and Evidence Based Medicine. In addition to writing many technical documents he has recently published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, Developing world Bioethics, the Canadian medical Association Journal, Healthcare Policy, the Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, Health Law in Canada, the British Columbia Medical Journal and the magazine Public Health Today Jacques Giroux Jacques has many years with the RCMP and will share his expertise in forensic evidence collection, gunshot wounds and tasers.
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Come to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada’s oldest incorporated city. A city that is rich in history and culture, beautiful scenery, and the friendliest people in the world. Saint John is the “friendliest city in the east.” Registrations may be sent to: Beth Gillies C/O Saint John Regional Hospital Emergency Department P.O. Box 2100 Saint John, NB E2L 4L2 Riding the Wave of Change NENA/NBENA 2010 Registration Registration must be received by the committee one day before the Conference or registrant will be held responsible for fees. All breakfast, lunch and nutrition breaks are included in registration fee. Registration Type Early Registration Before April 1 st After April 1 st One Day Conference – Thursday or Friday One Day Conference - Saturday Social – Lilly Lake (Lobster) Pre-Conference ECG Pre-Conference CTAS NENA Members $350.00 $400.00 $75.00 $50.00 $75.00 $75.00 Non Members $400.00 $450.00 Greetings Every minute of every day Emergency Nurses are continually “Riding the Wave of Change.” Overcrowding, diversion, critically ill and injured patients, anxious families, understaffing, new equipment and new technology are only a few of the stressors that make us continually adjust our practice. Join other nurses from across the country to brainstorm problems, and then laugh about these problems, talk about solutions and commiserate when change seems impossible. Hear our speakers’ present ideas that will help us to continue to provide optimal care to our patients and their families and to help us in “Riding the Wave of Change.” Conference Committee $140.00 (Must specify Which Day)
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RIDING THE WAVE OF CHANGE Pre-Conference – Wednesday 5 May 2010 Time 9:00-1700 Day 2 Conference – Friday 7 May 2010 Time 9:00 9:30–10:45 10:45–11:00 11:00–11:45 Session Concurrent Sessions Please Circle One A or B Wine & Cheese Social Keynote A. B. ECG Interpretation – How to read ECG’s the Easy Way with Sue Morris, RN, BN, Nurse Clinician NB Heart Center CTAS-NENA Recognized Triage Course Session Welcome Keynote Speaker Coffee – Market Square Concurrent Sessions Keynote Dr. Shawn Jennings 2000-2200 A. B. Day 1 Conference – Thursday 6 May 2010 Time 9:00 9:30–10:45 10:45–11:00 11:00–11:45 Please Circle One A or B 12:00–14:00 14:00-14:45 Lunch & Annual General Meeting Concurrent Sessions Dr. Peter Ross – Post Cardiac Arrest Hypothermia Trish Coady - Medsenses Session Opening Address by Hiadee Goldie Keynote Speaker Coffee Concurrent Sessions Keynote Introduction for Premier Graham Mark Black – “Live & work with Passion & Focus” Election of Officers Please Circle One A or B 14:45-15:00 Coffee Concurrent Sessions A. B. Sherri Coburn – Domestic Violence Dana Manzer – NP’s in the ER Please Circle One A B C A. B. C. Terri Kean – A Woman’s Heart Trisha Coady – E-learning Strategies Mary Lynn Clark – Am I on Fire or Burning Out? Coping with Your Changing Self in a Changing Environment 15:00-15:45 Please Circle One A or B 16:00-16:45 Concurrent Sessions A. B. A. B. Ali Piche – Sexual Assault Response Team Dana Manzer – New Methadone Treatment/ Program Jacques Giroux – Gun Shot Wounds & Tasers Nathalie Bovin - Health & Literacy 12:00–13:00 13:00-13:45 Lunch Concurrent Sessions Please Circle One A or B 16:45 Wrap Up Please Circle One A B C 14:00-14:45 Concurrent Sessions A. B. C. A. B. Janice Kinney – Neuro in the ER Taryn McKenzie & Christine Beland Emergency Nurses Clearing C-Spines Dr. McKenna – Peds Presentation Dr. Tim Christie – Ethics Patti Gallagher – TPA in Strokes 19:00 Dinner At Lilly Lake Banquet Day 3 Time 9:00-9:45 Conference – Saturday 8 May 2010 Session Concurrent Sessions Please Circle One A or B 14:45-15:00 15:00-15:45 Coffee Concurrent Sessions Keynote A. B. A. B. Joanna Genovezos – “I have a Headache” Rose McCloskey – Resident Transfers Dr. Paul Keys – Rapid Sequence Intubation: Airway Management of Pediatric Patients Mel Sohn – Mortality & Morbidity Interesting Case Studies Please Circle One A or B A. B. Nicole Moore – ER Overcrowding Denise Peach-Stokes, Jeri Zink & Nadine Stevens – New Grad Orientation Please Circle One A or B 10:00-10:45 Concurrent Sessions Please Circle One A or B 10:45-11:00 11:15-12:30 Coffee at Market Square General Sessions A. B. Please Circle One A or B 12:45-13:30 Closing Speaker Rob Ennis – Front Line ER Medicine in Afghanistan Karen Gogan – Obstetrical Emergencies Sue Ness – Where have all the Leaders Gone?
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Registration Registration must be received by the committee one day before the Conference or registrant will be held responsible for fees. Cancellation deadline for refund all but 15% is April 1/2010. Wine & Cheese Social Wednesday, May 5 th with the NENA Executive & Board of Directors & NCAC Committee from 8pm – 10pm Pre-Conference Wednesday, May 5th ECG Interpretation – How to read ECG’s the Easy Way with Sue Morris, RN, BN, Nurse Clinician NB Heart Center NENA Recognized Triage Course Trade Show – Industry Vendors Highlighting the Latest Equipment Vendor Market – Do your shopping without leaving the hotel Silent Auction All TNCC, ENPC, CATN II Instructors are invited to a Networking Breakfast with the National Course Administration Committee (NCAC). Come and learn what is new with these courses, and share ideas. Free session. Friday, May 7 th 7:15-8:45 am. Join us at Lilly Lake for a Maritime Kitchen Party. Lobster will be cooked on site and you will be entertained by a local comedian who will share what it means to be a Maritimer. Transportation will be provided and there will be an alternate dinner selection for those that do not want to try the lobster. When registering at the Hilton please mention NENA for the conferencing pricing of $139.00/$149.00/night. Parking is $16.00/day. Transportation from Saint John airport to downtown is $25.00. Description: Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB Hilton Harbourfront Hotel Saint John is a full service, 4 star, downtown harbourfront Saint John hotel with 197 rooms and is connected to New Brunswick's largest Trade and Convention Centre. We have Saint John's premier dining room, cocktail lounge bar, and are connected via indoor pedway to Market Square retail and business complex, Harbour Station, Aquatic Centre, New Brunswick Museum, and Brunswick Square Financial & Shopping Centre. Situated directly on the harbour, Hilton Saint John hotel is the only 4 star hotel located on the waterfront at the foot of historic King Street in Canada's oldest incorporated city, Saint John, New Brunswick. Only moments from the world-famous Reversing Falls….. TO REGISTER FOR THE NENA/NBENA 2010 RIDING THE WAVE OF CHANGE CONFERENCE Name: Organization: Address: City Telephone Pre-Conference ECG or CTAS-NENA $75.00 Province Fax Postal Code E-mail Title: Wine & Cheese Social Lilly Lake Social $50.00 Registration $350.00 $400.00 $450.00 One Day Conference $140.00 Thursday or Friday One Day Conference Payment Enclosed Saturday $75.00 Networking Breakfast for TNCC, ENPC, and CATN II instructors hosted by NENA National Course Administration Committee – 7:30am-8:45am - Free Session Cancellation: Please note that non-attendance at the course does not entitle the registrant to a refund. In the event that a registrant becomes unable to attend following the deadline for cancellation, a substitute attendee may be delegated. Please notify Beth Gillies of any changes as soon as possible. The committee assumes no liability for changes in program or content or speakers. Sent to: Beth Gillies - C/O Saint John Regional Hospital - Emergency Department - P.O. Box 2100 - Saint John, NB - E2L 4L2
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