2011 Program-at-a-Glance

Conference Info Pre-Convention Speaker Presentations Invited Speakers Register
Thursday (Day 1) Friday (Day 2) Saturday (Day 3) Sunday (Day 4) Photos


Wednesday, October 12, 2011

11:00 AM-5:00 PM


12:00 PM-8:00 PM

Certification Preparation Course –Day 1
Deborah M. Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA

Thursday, October 13, 2011

7:00 AM-7:00 PM


8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Certification Preparation Course –Day 2
Deborah M. Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Preconvention Workshop 1 –Medication Management and the Older Adult

2:00 PM-5:00 PM

Exhibits and Poster Set Up

3:00 PM-5:00 PM

 Preconvention Workshop 3 – Fellows – Chapter Structure and Governance

4:30 PM-5:00 PM

Moderator Meeting 

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

New Member/First-time Attendee Orientation

5:30 PM-5:45 PM

President's Welcome

5:45 PM-7:00 PM

Opening Session
Marilyn Gugliucci, PhD, AGHEF, GSAF, AGSF

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Poster Session

Friday, October 14, 2011

7:00 AM-7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM-5:30 PM


7:30 AM-8:30 AM

General Session I 
Susan Prevost, RN, PhD, COI – Sigma Theta Tau

8:45 AM-9:45 AM

General Session II
Karen Robinson, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN – Outcomes of Caregivers

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Lifestyle Exhibits, Poster Viewing & Vendor Exhibits
(posters and exhibits open 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM)

10:15 AM–11:15 AM


11:30 AM–12:30 PM


12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Lunch with Exhibitors and Posters

12:30 PM–1:30 PM

NGNA Fellows Luncheon

12:30 PM–1:30 PM

Long Term Care Special Interest Group Luncheon

2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Consumer Session

3:15 PM–4:15 PM

Annual Membership Meeting

4:30 PM–5:30 PM


5:30 PM–7:00 PM

Student Session

6:00 PM–7:00 PM

President’s Reception (invitation only)

Saturday, October 15, 2011

7:30 AM-5:15 PM


7:45 AM-8:30 AM

Breakfast Session
Tammy Rolfe, Advancing Excellence Campaign

8:30 AM–9:30 AM

Keynote Session
Meridean L Maas, PhD, RN, FAAN - 2011 NGNA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

9:45 AM–10:45 AM


11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Judith Braun and Innovative Practice Oral Presentations

12:00 PM–2:00PM

Awards Luncheon

2:15 PM–3:15 PM


3:15 PM–4:15 PM

Committee Meetings

4:15 PM–5:15 PM

NICHE Presentation

Evidence Based Practice in the Nursing Care of the Older Adult: Implementing Innovation
Deirdre M Carolan Doerflinger, CRNP, PhD

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

NICHE Reception

Sunday, October 16, 2011

7:00 AM–11:00 AM


7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM–8:15 AM

Fellows Informational Session

8:30 AM–9:30 AM

General Session III - American Indian Affairs
Margaret P. Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN

9:40 AM–10:40 AM

General Session IV - Current State of Healthcare Reform
Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN

10:50 AM–11:50 AM

General Session V – Transcendence
Valerie McCarthy, RN, PhD

11:50 AM–12:05 PM

Closing Remarks