113th NCNA Annual Convention

September 17-18, 2020
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Raleigh, NC


NCNA 2020 Annual Convention
September 17-18, 2020
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Raleigh, NC

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2020 Convention Daily Schedule

24.25 Contact Hours Possible for FULL Registrations
(12.25 CH for onsite participants and 12 CH for Breakout Session Playbacks)



8:30 AM Registration Opens
8:45-9:15 First-Time Attendee Orientation
9:30-9:45 Welcome to the 113th NCNA Convention!
9:45-10:45 Opening Keynote Leading Nursing Forward® in 2020, Year of the Nurse — Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN (1.0 CH) 
10:45-11:45 Compassion is the Art of Nursing — Cynthia Sweeney, DNP, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN (1.0 CH)
11:45-12:30 RN Networking Central 
Posters Group 1 (0.75 CH)
12:30-2:00 Membership Forum (1.0 CH) | Working Lunch 
2:00-2:45 RN Networking Central 
Posters Group 2 (0.75 CH) 
2:45-3:00 Refreshment Break 
3:00-4:00 Breakout Sessions I (1.0 CH)
  I-A: Workplace Violence Crisis: A Healthcare System’s Journey to a Safer, Supportive Workplace — Cameron Elgin, DNP, RN-BC
  I-B: Nurse Presence Capability–Elements Essential in Practice, Teaching, and Leading — Rebecca L. Turpin, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  I-C: NCBON Update — Crystal Tillman, DNP, RN, NP-BC, FRE
  I-D: Don’t Treat Everyone Equal: Addressing Patient Care Outcomes in the Context of Cultural Diversity and Implicit Bias — Letha Joseph, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC
4:00-4:15 Break
4:15-5:15 Breakout Sessions II (1.0 CH)
  II-A: The Second Victim Phenomenon and Implementation of a Peer Support Program — Luci New, MSN, CRNA
  II-B: Changing the Narrative: Nurses as Sources in Health News — Rose Hoban, RN, MPH; Barbara Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS; Chris Cowperthwaite, APR
  II-C: Will the Next Prescription Be for the Pharmacy or the Farmacy? — Joanne Evans, MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC
  II-D: Healthy Nurses. Healthy Leaders. Healthy Tomorrows — Jackie Medland Phd, RN, NEA-BC
5:30-6:30 NCNA Networking & Engagement Reception 


7:45 AM Registration Opens 
7:45-8:15 Continental Breakfast 
8:15-9:00 Human Trafficking — Speaker TBD (0.75 CH)
9:00-10:00 Legislative Update - A Fresh Approach to Nursing Policy Goals in an Election Year — Speaker TBD (1.0 CH)
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Breakout Sessions III (1.0 CH)

III-A: I Am Not Sure I Should Do This: When Scope of Practice and Competency Collide — Yvonne DeMuth MSN, RN, CCRN-e, CPEN, CEN


III-B: Cultivating Nursing & Finance Collaboration — Patricia Richardson, MSN, BSBA, RN, CMSRN


III-C: Nurses: Addiction as a Response to Compassion Fatigue and Perfectionism — Connie Mele, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, NE-BC, LCAS, FIAAN

  III-D: TED-like Talks — Speakers TBD
11:15-12:15 RN Networking Central 
Posters Group 3 (1.0 CH) 
12:15-1:40 Awards Luncheon
1:40-2:00 Break
2:00-3:00 Breakout Sessions IV (1.0 CH)

IV-A: Lessons from the Front Line: Malpractice Case Studies and Stats — David Griffiths, SVP

  IV-B: Perfect Harmony a Systemwide Staffing Solution — Stephanie McDonald MSL, BSN, RN, NEA-BC; Nicole Deal, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  IV-C: The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Providing Optimal Patient Care — Felecia S. Williams, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, CHC
  IV-D: Nurse Fatigue: Causes, Consequences & Strategies for Resilience — Karen Cochran, MSN, RN, CNOR
3:00-4:00 Closing Keynote — What Would Florence Say? — Rebecca Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN (1.0 CH)