2011 Convention Presentations

Conference Info Pre-Convention Program-at-a-Glance Invited Speakers Register
Thursday (Day 1) Friday (Day 2) Saturday (Day 3) Sunday (Day 4) Photos

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

12:00 PM-8:00 PM

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

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

3:00 PM-5:00 PM

 Preconvention Workshop 3 – Fellows – Chapter Structure and Governance

5:30 PM-5:45 PM

President's Welcome

5:45 PM-7:00 PM

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

Friday, October 14, 2011

7:30 AM-8:30 AM

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

8:45 AM-9:45 AM

pdfGeneral Session II - Outcomes of Interventions for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
Karen Robinson, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN – Outcomes of Caregivers

10:15 AM–11:15 AM


Let's Talk About Sex and The Older Woman>
Gerti Heider, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC

Communication Tune Up: The Elderspeak Challenge
Kristine Williams, RN, PhD, FNP-BC, FGSA

pdfPlanning for Care: Two Generations Aging
Jean Sherman, EdD, RN

11:30 AM–12:30 PM


pdfGeriatric Education and Clinical Experiences for Nursing Students: A Wellness Perspective
Carol Amann, MSN, RN-BC

pdfCaregivers: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia
Lucille Taylor-Smith, BSN, MSN, RN

pdfDetection, Early Management, and Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections in Older Adults
Riesa Gusewelle, MNSc, RN, APRN, GNP-BC

2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Consumer Session

3:15 PM–4:15 PM

Annual Membership Meeting

4:30 PM–5:30 PM


Go Granny Go! Injury in the Geritol Generation
Laura Criddle, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC

pdfSenior Care Coordination: Geriatric Nursing in an HMO Primary Care Clinic
Mary Jane Carroll, BSN, RN-BC, ONC

Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action: How the Institute of Medicine Report on the Future of Nursing
Casey Shillam, PhD, RN-BC

5:30 PM–7:00 PM

Student Session

Saturday, October 15, 2011

7:45 AM-8:30 AM

pdfBreakfast Session - Advancing Excellence in Americas Nursing Homes
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


pdfPreventing Readmissions through Safe Transitions
Lisa Johnson, RN, MSN, GCNS-BC

Predictors of Post Operative Delirium (POD) in Geriatric Patients Undergoing Hip Surgery
Helen Miley, RN, CCRN, PhD, ACNP, GNP

pdfGeriatrics: The New Face of Oncology Patients
Catherine Klein, RN

11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Judith Braun and Innovative Practice Oral Presentations

pdfSilver Hour
Marilyn Smith-Stoner, RN, PhD, CHPN

pdfImproving Elder Care Through Patient Family Perspective
Kim Shields, MSN, RN, CPHQ and Diane Breckenridge, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF

2:15 PM–3:15 PM


Culture Change: It Will Either Happen With You or To You
Edward Latham, RN, FNGNA

pdfFunction Focused Care
Denise Schwartz, BSN, RN, BC

pdfEnd of Life Conversations with Older Adults
Gayle Kruse, RN, GCNS, ACHPN

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

Sunday, October 16, 2011

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

pdfGeneral Session V – Transcendence
Valerie McCarthy, RN, PhD

11:50 AM–12:05 PM

Closing Remarks