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2014 Annual Convention



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OCTOBER 2-4, 2014
San Antonio, Texas
Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel




Schedule At-A-Glance

THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2014
PRE-CONVENTION SESSIONS


12:30 PM – 4:30 PM PRECONVENTION WORKSHOP: Geriatric Syndromes: Your Patient is Demonstrating What Symptoms?

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Moderator Meeting

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM New Member/First Time Attendee Orientation

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Fellow’s Informational Session: All You Need to Know to Become an NGNA Fellow

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM OPENING SESSION & WELCOME
PRESIDENT’S WELCOME: Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA, FNGNA

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM OPENING SESSION: GENERAL SESSION I – Health Promotion Among Older Hispanics
Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM WELCOME RECEPTION & POSTER SESSION



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014


7:30 AM – 8:30 AM PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS & Annual Membership Meeting

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN

10:00 AM– 11:00 AM GENERAL SESSION II: Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults
Rebecca A. Rottman-Sagebiel, Pharm D, BCPS, CGP

11:10 AM– 12:10 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS I (see brochure for session descriptions)

11:45 AM – 1:30 PM LUNCH SERVED 12:00 – 1:15 PM
Posters will be up [Earn CE with poster viewing].
NGNA Fellows Lunch

1:30 PM– 2:30 PM NEW: Explore the Riverwalk with NGNA!

2:40 PM – 3:40 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS II (see brochure for session descriptions)

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS II (repeat)

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM COMMITTEE MEETINGS



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014


8:10 AM – 9:10 AM GENERAL SESSION IV: Why Hospital and Nursing Home Care Coordination Matters
Judi Kulus, NHA, RN, MAT, C-NE, RAC-MT
Vice President, Curriculum Development
American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC)

9:20 AM– 10:20 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS III (see brochure for session descriptions)

10:20 AM– 10:50 AM Break

10:50 AM– 11:50 AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV (see brochure for session descriptions)

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM AWARDS LUNCHEON

1:50 PM – 2:50 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV (repeat)

2:50 PM – 3:50 PM GENERAL SESSION V: Seeing Dementia From the Other Side of the Mirror: Appreciating What is Happening for the Person with Dementia So We Can Reduce Distress, Meet Needs, and Foster Positive Care Outcomes
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

3:50 PM– 4:05 PM President’s Closing Remarks

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM STUDENT SESSION


Poster Presentations

Melanie Duffy
Taking Nursing Practice to the Next Level: Advancing Practice and Certification

Sue Durkin
An Innovative Approach to Integrate Music Therapy in Acute Care within a Cost Containment Environment

Dawn Fredrich
Fred and Minnie Need Some Help: An Unfolding Case Study

Caryl Mayo
Creative Strategies for Caring for the Older Adult: Nursing Students and Faculty Unite to Cultivate Gerontological Nursing in Clinical Settings

Barbara Hulsman
The Relationship between Self-Directedness and Health Promotion Behaviors in the Elderly

Beth Mastel-Smith
“In this group, I’m not different”

Deb Sanders
Resilience and Self-Transcendence in Older Women

Denise Lyons
Reducing Falls Using Another Pair of Eyes

Barbara Raudonis
Advancing Geriatric Palliative Care: Who, What, Where, and Why

Pi-Ming Yeh
The Influences of Anxiety, Depression, and Coping Strategies on Older People's Suicidal Ideation

Janice Crist & Beverly Heasley
Pet Care Promotes Resident Self Care: Nursing Students Practicing the Eden Alternative

Susan Carlson
Using the ANA Gerontological Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice (2010) to Measure Quality Within a Geriatric Clinic

Darlene Rabe
Using change management to implement a delirium assessment tool in the ICU