2024 Annual Convention

September 19-20, 2024
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord
Concord, NC

Agenda


2023 116th Annual Convention
September 14-15, 2023
Benton Convention Center
Winston-Salem, NC

2023 Convention Daily Schedule - Live Agenda | Earn up to 24.50 Contact Hours!

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

8:00 AM Registration Opens
8:45 First Time Attendee Orientation
9:30 Welcome to the 116th NCNA Convention
9:45 KEYNOTE: Innovation: It’s Time For Nurses to Redesign Healthcare (1.0 CH)
Oriana Beaudet, DNP, RN, PHN
10:45 GENERAL SESSION: Defining Your Nursing Leadership (1.0 CH)
Deborah Small, DNP, RN, NE-BC, FAAN
11:45 Exhibit Hall | Posters Group A (0.75 CH)
12:30 PM Awards Luncheon
2:00 Exhibit Hall | Posters Group B (0.75 CH)
2:45

Break

                      Begin Breakout Sessions
                      A-
Practice            B- Education      C- Leadership      D- Self-Care
3:00

Breakout Sessions I (1.0 CH)

I-A: We Are Everywhere: Generating Cultural Responsiveness and Competence in Nursing
Kerstin Hudgins, EdD, MSN, RN, CCRN, CEN, FCCM

I-B: Fentanyl Awareness through Professional Governance and Personal Stories
Deborah Krueger, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC, CHTP

I-C: Updates from the NCIOM convening of the Task Force on the Future of Nursing Workforce
Brieanne Lyda-McDonald, MSPH; Catherine Sevier, DrPH, RN

I-D: Pilates, Barre, and Other Practices: Move More Efficiently To (Re)Gain Health and Wellness!
Mary E. Holtschneider, MEd, MPA, BSN, RN, NPDA-BC, NREMT-P, CPTD

4:00

Break

4:15

Breakout Sessions II (1.0 CH)

II-A: Public Health Nurses: From Policy to Patient Care
Angela Callicutt, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CPHN

II-B: Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Clinical Judgement: Next Generation NCLEX
Jennifer M. Wells, PhD, RN; Jennifer L. Jones-Locklear, PhD, MSN, RN

II-C: Generational Diversity in the Workplace 
Lisa M. Foster, DNP, RN, NPD-BC

II-D: Mindful Moments & Aromatherapy Decrease Stress in the Workplace
Deborah Krueger, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC, CHTP; Tiffany Davall, MSN, RN, HNB-BC

5:30 NCNA Networking & Engagement Reception

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

7:15 AM Exibit Hall
7:30 Wellness Meditation
Deborah Krueger, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC, CHTP
7:45 Registration Opens | Continential Breakfast
8:15

GENERAL SESSION: Responding to Workplace Violence (1.0 CH)
Penny Sauer, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, CNE

9:15

Legislative Session: Advocacy for a Safe Workplace (1.0 CH)
Community Panel

10:15 Break 
10:30

Breakout Sessions III (1.0 CH)

III-A: NCBON Updates and Data Review
Sara A.Griffith, PhD, MSN, RN; Catherine Moore, PhD, RN

III-B: Children - A Vulnerable Population During a Disaster
Ivy M. Bagley, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, IBCLC, CDP, NHDP-BC, PMH-BC

III-C: TED-Like Talks: Nursing Beyond the Hospital
Marla Barthen, RN (films); Deborah Herring, MHA, BSN (faith); Sarah Francis, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, EDAC (HC design); Joni Mitchem, MBA, RN, CEN, ME (Med Examiner)

III-D: How Resiliency Can Defeat Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue
Jamie Bunn, MSN, RN, CEN, NPD-BC, TCRN; Kate Phillips, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, NPD-BC

11:30

Exhibit Hall | Posters Group C (1.0 CH)

12:30 PM

Membership Forum (1.0 CH) | Working Lunch | Election Results

2:00 

Break

2:15

Breakout Sessions IV (1.0 CH)

IV-A: Caring for the Caregiver: Recognition, Intervention & Restoration of Nurses with Substance Use Disorders (SUD)
Nichole Capitanio, LCSW, CEAP

IV-B: Building Confidence and Competence: Reimagining a Clinical Transition-to-Practice Program
Jennifer Chutz, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN; Heather Walsh Jones, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC 

IV-C: Building High Performing Teams using Relational Leadership
Ashley Kellish, DNP, RN, CCNS, NEA-BC

IV-D: Empowering Nurses to Recognize, Navigate and Respond to Stress, Burnout and Integrity Compromising Situations
Lylia Nichols, BSN, RN, CLNC, CNL

3:20 Closing Keynote: Taking Action to Promote Health Equity and Nurse Well-being (1.0 CH)
Susan Hassmiller, RN, PhD, FAAN

The sessions and agenda listed above are subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates. Last Edited 8/10/23


CONTACT HOURS:
Up to 24.50 Contact Hours (CH) available for FULL registrants who attend in-person (12.50 CHs for onsite and 12.0 CHs for breakout session playbacks).

BREAKOUT SESSION PLAYBACKS

Miss a session you really wanted to see? Don’t worry about it! We provide recordings of all of the breakout sessions to attendees — and you can get CHs for all of the concurrent sessions from the day(s) you are registered. You will receive an email about a month after Convention with all the info. General sessions (keynotes, etc.) are not included.

 

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