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Dimensions in Cardiac Care

Dimensions in Cardiac Care

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014  

Location

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
A-C Ballroom, second floor
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Phone: 216.707.4100

Cleveland Clinic Nursing Institute is hosting the 31st annual Dimensions in Cardiac Care 2014 conference designed to provide the nursing professional with the latest trends in cardiac care. This three day conference will take place on November 2nd through November 4th, 2014.  

A Sunday evening panel and reception will feature Cleveland Clinic’s Rapid Response Teams and their approach to code prevention and management.

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General Information

Host

Zielony Nursing Institute

Conference Location

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216.707.4100

Contact Information

Jamie Belkin
Phone: 216.932.3448
jamie@jamiebelkin.com

Myra Cook
Phone: 216.445.3416
mcook3@ccf.org

Travel and Accommodations

Conference Location

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Phone: 216.707.4100

Parking

Parking is available at both hotels or in the 100th Street Visitors Garage at the corner of Carnegie Avenue and 100th Street.

Hotel Accommodations

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
$179 plus tax per night

InterContinental Suites Hotel
8801 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
$139 plus tax per night

For reservations at either hotel call 216.707.4100 or 877.707.8999. Please mention Dimensions in Cardiac Care to receive the block rate.

Conference Co-Directors

Myra Cook, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCRN-CSC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiovascular ICU
Heart & Vascular Institute

Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Coronary ICU
Heart Failure ICU and Cardiac Short Stay/PACU/CARU
Heart & Vascular Institute

Deborah Brosovich, MA, RN, CCRN
Assistant Director of Nursing
Heart & Vascular Institute

Rosslyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing
Heart & Vascular Institute

Faculty

Guest Faculty

Karen Donatello, RN, RCIS, CCDS

Device Check Specialist, Medtronic Inc

Vicki Good, MSN, RN, CENP

Past President, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Brian Tilton, RCIS, CEPS

Direct Sales Representative, St Jude Medical


Clinic Faculty

John Michael Adam, IV BSN, RN

Electrophysiology Nurse

Nancy Albert PhD, RN, CHFN, CCNS, CCRN, FAHA, FCCM

Director of Nursing Research

Keith Anderson, Pharm.D.
Mohamed M. Awada, RN, RA

Registered Nurse

Nancy Bair, MSN, RN, CNS-BC

Pulmonary Hypertension Mid-Level Provider

Stephen Baker, RN
Brian Baranowski, MD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine

Jennifer Barker, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Vicki Bramley, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Tiffany Buda, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Alicia Burkle

Trainer, Central Monitoring Unit

Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Myra Cook RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCRN-CSC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

John Diemer, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Anthony DiStefano, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Bryan Dodrill, NREMT-P

Supervisor, Central Monitoring Unit

Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Bijan Eghtesad, MD

Staff Surgeon, Director, Transplant Fellowship Program

Eric Frankoff, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Katherine Gambino, MSN, RN, CNP

Nurse Manager

William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN

Cardiac Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH

Staff Physician

Kelly Haight, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Erin Henry, MSN, RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Hill, RN, MSN, CCNS-CSC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Wael Jaber, MD

Staff Physician

Samir Kapadia, MD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Sones Catheterization Laboratories

Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Lisa Keene, RN

EPS Quality Officer

Kay Kendall, MSW, LISW, CCTSW

Senior Social Worker

M. Bridget Kerr, MSN, RN, CNOR

Clinical Instructor

Debbie Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Wayne Kupetz, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Heather Lachiewicz, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML

Nurse Manager

Meredith Lahl, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, PNP-BC, CPON

Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist

Molly Loy, MSN, RN, CNL

CMU Project Manager

Sean Lyden, MD

Staff Surgeon Vascular Surgery, Medical Director Clinical Supply Chain

Michele Manning, MSN, RN, CCNS, ACNP, CCRN

Nurse Practitioner

Peter Manring, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Jacqueline Matthews, MS, RN

Senior Director, Quality Reform and Reporting

Josalyn Meyer, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Terri Miller, MSN, RN, CNP

Preventive Cardiology

Michael Milyo, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Kimberly Miracle, MSN, RN, ACNP-C, ACNP/VAD

Coordinator for Mechanical Circulatory Support Team

Nader Moazami, MD

Staff, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Staff, Biomedical Engineering

Maria Mountis, DO

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Staff Transplant Center

Tonya Moyse, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD

Staff, Thoracic Surgery

Kathleen Negrey, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Judy Pearce, BSN, RN, CCRN

Nurse Manager CICU and HF ICU

Shannon Pengel, MSN, RN

Clinical Director of Nursing for Cardiac Nursing

Sonja Pitrof, MS, RN, ACNP, CCRN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Lydia Pitts, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Siva Raja, MD, PhD

Staff, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Daniel Raymond, MDM

Staff, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN

Cardiac Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Megan Roland, RN

Clinical Coordinator

Eric Roselli, MD

Staff, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

James Rozelle, RN

Staff Nurse

Melinda Ryan, MSN, RN, CNP

Vascular Medicine Nurse Practitioner

Joseph Sabik, MD

Chairman, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Maureen Schaupp, MSN, RN, CNP, CHFN, APN/PA

Manager

Laura Schenck, BSN, MBA, RN, CCRN

Nurse Manager

Sandi Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS

Senior Nurse Researcher

Kathleen Singleton, MSN, RN, CNS, CMSRN, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Martin Smith, STD

Director of Clinical Ethics

Marian Soat, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Sunita Srivastava, MD, FACS

Staff, Vascular Surgery, Quality Review Officer

Kathyrn Stuck-Boyd, BSN, RN, CCRN, PCCN

Clinical Instructor

Rachael Taggart, BSN, RN, CCRN

Staff Nurse, EP Lab

Balaji Tamarappoo, MD, PhD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine

George Thomas, MD, MPH, FACP

Staff, Nephrology & Hypertension

Marsha Thompson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC, APN/PA

Manager

Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Rossalyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Nursing Director

Ann Vanderbilt, MSN, RN, CNS, CNP

Advanced Practice Nurse Manager

Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Krysten Whitesel, BSN, RN

Staff Nurse

Angela Whitman, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Jean-Pierre Yared, MD

Director, Center for Critical Care Medicine

Erica Yates, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Zoe Ann Zelazny, BSN, RN

Staff Nurse

Highlights

This three day conference features topics including:

  • Advances in Cardiac and Vascular Hybrid Procedures
  • Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Assessment and Management of Delirium
  • Cardiac Assist Devices: Who gets what?
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiopulmonary Arrest Management
Abstract Submission Guidelines

You are invited to submit an abstract of on-going cardiac, thoracic vascular or critical care nursing research or projects for consideration in the poster session. Non-research posters should address clinical projects, novel programs or a solution to meet the needs of cardiac, thoracic vascular,or critical care patients, families or the teams who care for these patients.

Deadline

Abstract submission must be received no later than August 31, 2014. You will be notified of acceptance by September 12, 2014 via e-mail. Abstracts must be submitted by e-mail to caryt@ccf.org

Submission Instructions
  • Abstracts not conforming to the stated requirements will not be reviewed and will be returned to sender.
  • Each abstract should be single spaced and fit on one page (not to exceed 250 words).
  • Black type using a 12 pt font size and 1" margins.
  • Do not include charts or graphs.
  • Research abstracts must include: problem statement, aims, methods (design, subjects, setting, variables, and interventions, if applicable), results, and implications for nursing. Bold type the title of each section.
  • Non-research abstracts must include: background/problem, project description, project goals, evaluation/results and implications for nursing. Bold type the title of each section.
  • For submission of the abstract, please also include the following: Use a left justified margin for title and text, do not indent. Type the title in capital letters on the first and any following lines. Immediately after the title, list the last name and first initial of the authors. List the institution of the first author after the last author. Omit degrees and titles. Follow institutional name with city and state.
  • Example: NOVEL APPROACHES TO PATIENT CARE. Jones, J., Smith, N., Any Hospital, Cleveland, OH.
  • Leave the next line blank. Begin the abstract left-justified on the next line.
    • A single cover sheet must accompany the above copy that includes: Title, author(s) name, address, telephone number; primary author’s credentials and professional affiliation/job title; type of abstract you are submitting (research, clinical project, novel programs or solution).
Poster Presentations

If your abstract is accepted, please note the following:

  • Posters will be tacked onto a 6' x 4' mounting board. No tables will be available for tabletop poster displays. Poster can be 6' by 4' or less in size.
  • A panel of nurse researchers and practitioners blindly reviews submissions.
  • The primary author will receive a $75.00 discount for the full Conference registration or $25.00 for a one-day registration. Payments will be made post conference.
NursingStudentAbstractSubmission

New for 2014!

Current nursing students are invited to submit an abstract of on-going cardiac, thoracic vascular or critical care nursing research or projects for consideration in the poster session. Non-research posters should address clinical projects, novel programs or a solution to meet the needs of cardiac, thoracic vascular, or critical care patients, families or the teams who care for these patients. 2014 graduates can submit work from pre-graduation. For those submissions selected, author will receive a $25 discount on the conference registration.

Deadline
Abstract submission must be received no later than September 15, 2014. You will be notified of acceptance by September 30, 2014 via e-mail. Abstracts must be submitted by e-mail to caryt@ccf.org

Submission Instructions

  • Abstracts not conforming to the stated requirements will not be reviewed and will be returned to sender.
  • Each abstract should be single spaced and fit on one page (not to exceed 250 words).
  • Black type using a 12 pt font size and 1" margins.
  • Do not include charts or graphs.
  • Research abstracts must include: problem statement, aims, methods (design, subjects, setting, variables, and interventions, if applicable), results, and implications for nursing. Bold type the title of each section.
  • Non-research abstracts must include: background/problem, project description, project goals, evaluation/results and implications for nursing. Bold type the title of each section.
  • For submission of the abstract, please also include the following: Use a left justified margin for title and text, do not indent. Type the title in capital letters on the first and any following lines. Immediately after the title, list the last name and first initial of the authors. List the institution of the first author after the last author. Omit degrees and titles. Follow institutional name with city and state.
  • Example: NOVEL APPROACHES TO PATIENT CARE. Jones, J., Smith, N., Any Hospital, Cleveland, OH.
  • Leave the next line blank. Begin the abstract left-justified on the next line.
    • A single cover sheet must accompany the above copy that includes: Title, author(s) name, address, telephone number; primary author’s credentials and professional affiliation/job title; type of abstract you are submitting (research, clinical project, novel programs or solution).

Poster Presentations
If your abstract is accepted, please note the following:

  • Posters will be tacked onto a 6' x 4' mounting board. No tables will be available for tabletop poster displays. Poster can be 6' by 4' or less in size.
  • A panel of nurse researchers and practitioners blindly reviews submissions.
Exhibitors and Vendors

For questions, please email Becky Cunningham at cunninb@ccf.org.

Exhibitor Level A - $1,500 full conference (3 days) / $650 daily rate
  • Print recognition in Symposium materials including but not limited to syllabus, exhibitor map and signage
  • Electronic recognition – video screens inside Conference Center
  • 6’ table, linen & skirting, 2 chairs, access to electricity
  • Preferred location
  • Three (3) complimentary full Symposium registrations for company personnel
  • Access to Symposium registration list, name and company only
  • All meals, including social events and breaks
Exhibitor Level B - $1,050 full conference (3 days) / $500 daily rate
  • Print recognition in Symposium materials including but not limited to syllabus, exhibitor map and signage
  • 6’ table, linen & skirting, 2 chairs
  • Standard location
  • One (1) complimentary full Symposium registration for company personnel
  • All meals, including social events and breaks

Exhibitor Registration

Accreditation

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 15.50 Contact Hours Synergy CERP Category A, 1.00 Contact Hour Synergy CERP Category B and 1.75 Contact Hours Synergy CERP Category C, File number 00018737.

Agenda - Day 1 (11.2.14)
Sunday, November 2
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 1: 12 Lead ECG Interpretation
Morning Sessions:
Introduction to 12 Lead ECG Ischemia, Injury, Infraction
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Ischemia, Injury, Infarction Axis Determination
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Break at 11:50 a.m. for lunch / Exhibitors
Afternoon Sessions:
Bundle Branch Blocks Wide Complex Tachycardia's
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Putting it All Together
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 2: Electrophysiology/Cardiovascular Lab
Morning Sessions:
Heart Dissection & Gross Anatomy Review
Brian Tilton, RCIS, CEPS
Placement, Management and Extraction of Cardiac Implantable Devices
John Michael Adam, IV, BSN, RN
Lisa Keene, RN
New Trends in Acute Cardiac Interventions
James Rozelle, RN
Break at 11:50 a.m. for Lunch / Exhibitors
Afternoon Sessions:
Building an Effective Orientation Program: Strategies for Success
M. Bridget Kerr, MSN, RN, CNOR
Enhancing the Patient and Family Experience
Megan M. Roland, RN
Managing Ventricular Tachycardia
Brian Baranowski, MD

Pericardial Perforation
Rachael Taggart, BSN, RN, CCRN
Concepts in Cardiac Catheterization
Jennifer Barker, BSN, RN
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 3: Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacology
Morning Sessions:
Relax and Take a Deep Breath: What's New in the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
Nancy Bair, MSN, RN, CNS-BC
A Wisp of a Breath: Medications That Help Breathing
Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN
Keith Anderson, Pharm.D.
Managing Heart Failure
Maureen Schaupp, MSN, RN, CNP, CHFN
Management Strategies of Statin Therapy
Katherine K. Gambino, MSN, RN, CNP
Erin Henry, MSN, RN, CNP
Terri Miller, MSN, RN, CNP
Break at 11:50 a.m. for Lunch
Afternoon Sessions:
Polypharmacy and Delirium in the Older Adult
Erica Yates, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN
Update on Novel (and well-worn) Anticoagulants and Thrombolytics
Melinda Terese Ryan, MSN, RN, CNP
Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacology: Prescribing Schedule II Medications - How Has it Changed your Practice?
Michele Manning, MSN, RN, CCNS, ACNP, CCRN
5 p.m. Evening Panel: Cleveland Clinic's Journey to Closing the Loop: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiopulmonary Arrest Management
Moderator: Rosslyn VanDenBossche, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Alicia Burkle
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Brian Dodrill, NREMT-P
Molly Loy, MSN, RN, CNL
Josalyn Meyer, BSN, RN
Michael Milyo, BSN, RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN
Kathryn Stuck-Boyd, BSN, RN, PCC
Agenda - Day 2 (11.3.14)
Monday, November 3
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Advances in Cardiac Surgery
Joseph Sabik, MD
8:50 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. How Will You Step Forward?
Vicki Good, MSN, RN, CENP
Past President, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break / Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Assessment and Management of Delirium After Cardiac Surgery
Jean Pierre Yared, MD
Laura Schenck, BSN, MBA, RN, CCRN
Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Pacemakers & Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: The Basics for Bedside Nursing
Karen Donatello, RN, ECIS, CCDS
Management of Pleural Effusions
Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN
Working with the Team: Making the APN Voice Heard
Anne Vanderbilt, MSN, RN, CNS, CNP
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch / Exhibitors
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Every Drop Counts: Avoiding Hospital Acquired Anemia
TBD
Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: Which Test When?
Wael Jaber, MD
Sternums That Don't Heal: Repair or Replacement
Daniel Raymond, MD
Pacemakers & Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: Using Device Diagnostics to Assist with Patient Management
Karen Donatello, RN, RCIS, CCDS
Chest X-ray Interpretation - Basic
Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Advances in Vascular and Cardiac Hybrid Procedures
Eric Roselli, MD
New Approaches to Valve Repair and Replacement
Samir Kapadia, MD
Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD
Aneurysm Management: Medical Versus Surgery
Marian Soat, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Fall Prevention - Bed Alarms, Motion Sensors & More...
Angela Whitman, BSN, RN
Tonya Moyse, BSN, RN
Marsha Thompson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break / Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Chest X-ray Interpretation - Advanced
Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP
Fluid Management in Heart Failure: Medications and Devices
Nancy Albert, PhD, RN, CHFN, CCNS, CCRN, FAHA, FCCM
1, 2, 5 Campaign: Mastering the First 5 Minutes of a Code
Rosslyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
John Diemer, RN
Anthony Distefano, RN
William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN
Wayne Kupetz, RN
Peter Manring, BSN,RN
Michael Miylo, BSN,RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN,RN, CCRN
Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN
Management of Pericardial Effusions
Sonja Elizabeth Pitrof, MS, RN, ACNP, CCRN
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AACN Local Chapter Session: Meet & Greet the ACCN Past President

5:30 p.m. Networking Night - including Tours and Research/Creative Projects Poster Display
Agenda - Day 3 (11.4.14)
Tuesday, November 4
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Value Based Care and Healthcare Reform
Jacqueline L. Matthews, MS, RN
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. 1, 2, 5 Campaign: Mastering the First 5 Minutes of a Code
Rosslyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
John Diemer, RN
Anthony Distefano, RN
William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN
Wayne Kupetz, RN
Peter Manring, BSN, RN
MIchael Miylo, BSN, RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN
Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN
Post-Acute Care and Cardiovascular Disease: Challenges and Opportunities
Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH

Distinguishing Characteristics of Arterial and Venous Disorders
Kathleen A. Singleton, MSN, RN, CNS, CMSRN

Current Status of Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation
Nader Moazami, MD
Bijan Eghtesad, MD
. Writing a Successful Poster Abstract
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Sandra Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break / Exhibitors
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Challenges in the Medical Management of the Patient with Aortic Stenosis
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Judy Pearce, BSN, RN, CCRN
Current Trends in Cardiac Oncology
Balaji Tamarappoo, MD, PhD

Limb Salvage
Sean Lyden, MD

Cardiac Assist Devices - Who Gets What?
Maria Mountis, DO
Tiffany Buda, BSN, RN
State of the State: Rules and Regulations for the APN
Meredith Lahl, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, PNP-BC, CPON
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch / Exhibitors
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Psychosocial and Ethical Challenges in Destination Therapy
Kay Kendall, MSW, LISW, CCTSW
Martin Smith, STD
Kimberly Miracle, MSN, RN, ACNP-C
New Therapies in the Management of Hypertension
George Thomas, MD, MPH, FACP
Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Sunita Srivastava, MD, FACS
Cultural Awareness in Cardiac Care
Lydia Pitts, BSN, RN
Kathleen Negrey, BSN, RN
Mohamed M. Awada, RN, RA
Stephen Baker, RN
Eric Frankoff, BSN, RN
Krysten A. Whitesel, BSN, RN
Zoe Ann Zelazny, BSN, RN
Minimally Invasive Repairs for Achalasia
Siva Raja, MD, PhD
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Every Nurse is a Leader
Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
3:15 p.m. Evaluation / Wrap Up
Registration Information

A full refund will be made if canceled by Monday, September 29, 2014.
After September 29, 2014, a $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund for the Full Conference registration and $50 from the Single Day registration. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER OCTOBER 24, 2014.

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Conference Fees  
One Day Full Conference Early Bird*
(Thru 8/30)
Nurse $200 $475 $425
Student $80 $175 $175
CCHS Employee $150 $275 $275

*Early bird rate does not apply to single day registrations.

Conference fee includes program book, continental breakfast, lunches, refreshment breaks, and reception.