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    Registration for NAON's Orthopaedic Symposium is now open!

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    Registration rates:
    NAON members with ONC certification - $435
    NAON members - $450
    Non-Members - $595

    Please note: to receive the member rate, you must have renewed your membership through 2017.

    Want to see which sessions are ideal for your role? Click here! To download the full schedule of sessions, click here.

    The 2017 NAON Orthopaedic Symposium is worth 14.5 contact hours.

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    Friday, October 27
      Track A   Track B
    7:30 am - 7:45 am Welcome/Announcements

    7:30 am - 7:45 am 

    Welcome/Announcements
    7:45 am - 8:45 am

    Nursing Care of Complicated Open Lower Leg Fractures

    Presenters: Robin Evans, RN, MSN; Mary Beth Pais, RN, MNEd, ONC

    Outcome: Assess and adopt evidence-based practices in the clinical setting for the complex trauma patient population.

    7:45 am - 8:45 am

    Development of the Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Program at Orlando Health

    Presenters: Laura Arkin, MSN, CNS, ONC, CCNS; Chris Thibault, DPT

    Outcome: Implement evidence-based practice changes to improve patient outcomes in the outpatient total joint setting.

    8:55 am - 9:55 am

    Multidisciplinary Pain Management: Changing the Patient’s Hospital Experience

    Presenters: Molly McNaughton, RN, CNP; Leslie Maynard, CNP; Lynda Syrek, RN, BSN

    Outcome: Implement multimodal techniques for pain management in the practice setting.

    8:55 am - 9:55 am

    Multidisciplinary Pain Management: Changing the Patient’s Hospital Experience

    Presenters: Molly McNaughton, RN, CNP; Leslie Maynard, CNP; Lynda Syrek, RN, BSN

    Outcome: Implement multimodal techniques for pain management in the practice setting.

    9:55 am - 10:10 am Break 9:55 am - 10:10 am Break
    10:15 am - 11:15 am

    Sports Medicine and ACL Grafts: Nursing Implications

    Presenter:Sheri Lankford, BSN, CNOR

    Outcome: Use evidence and best practices to improve patient care following ACL surgery.

    10:15 am - 11:15 am

    The Evolution of an Acute Pain Service: Improving the Orthopedic Patient Experience

    Presenter: Ashley Hausner, BSN, RN, ONC

    Outcome: Implement applicable strategies for orthopaedic patient pain management in the clinical setting.

    11:15 am - 12:30 pm Lunch 11:15 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    LAB: Upper and Lower Extremity Neurovascular Assessment for the Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse

    Presenter: Colleen Walsh, DNP, RN, ONC, ONP-C, CNS, ACNP-BC

    Outcome: Implement applicable assessments and interventions in professional practice

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    One Journey to Advanced Joint Commission Certification in Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Presenter: Mickey Haryanto, RN-BC, MBA, ONC

    Outcome: Adopt practice changes and strategies to improve outcomes in the TKA and THA patient populations.

    2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

    Bone Health and Fragility Fractures: When and How to Make a Difference

    Presenter: Doug Dirschl, MD

    Outcome: Adopt evidence-based practice changes that impact patient outcomes related to bone health and diseases.

    2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

    Bone Health and Fragility Fractures: When and How to Make a Difference

    Presenter: Doug Dirschl, MD

    Outcome: Adopt evidence-based practice changes that impact patient outcomes related to bone health and diseases.

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Atypical Presentation of Acute and Chronic Illnesses in the Older Adult: A joint presentation between NAON and the NGNA (National Gerontological Nursing Association)

    Facilitated by: Kathleen A. Ennen, PhD, RN, CNE (NGNA)


    Panelists:
    Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, CNOR(e); Katelyn A. Bredeweg, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, ONC

    Outcome: Implement evidence-based strategies to improve outcomes in the geriatric patient population.

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Atypical Presentation of Acute and Chronic Illnesses in the Older Adult: A joint presentation between NAON and the NGNA (National Gerontological Nursing Association)

    Facilitated by: Kathleen A. Ennen, PhD, RN, CNE (NGNA)


    Panelists:
    Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, CNOR(e); Katelyn A. Bredeweg, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, ONC

    Outcome: Implement evidence-based strategies to improve outcomes in the geriatric patient population.

    Saturday, October 28
    Track A Track B
    7:45 am - 8:45 am

    Diabetes in the Orthopaedic Patient; When It's Not Sweet to Be Sweet

    Presenter: Amber S. Kujath, PhD, RN, ONC; Wanissa Ford, MSN, FNP-BC

    Outcome: Implement evidenced based strategies to improve outcomes in the orthopaedic patient who has diabetes.

    7:45 am - 8:45 am

    Transforming Geriatric Hip Fracture Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Presenters: Jennifer Smith, RN ACNS-BS, CPHQ

    Outcome: Implement evidence-based initiatives in the clinical setting to improve outcomes in the geriatric hip fracture population.

    9:00 am - 12:15 pm (includes 15 minute break)

    Suturing Principles and Techniques for the Orthopaedic Patient: Lecture and Lab for the NP/ Advanced Practice Nurse

    Limited to 50 participants

    Presenters: Richard P. DuShuttle, MD, PA; Cynthia Devine, APRN, CNP

    Outcome: Increase skills and confidence and apply learning in the professional practice setting.

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    PANEL: Nurse Navigation in Today’s Orthopaedic World: An Essential Piece to the Puzzle


    Panelists: Linda Abella, MSN, RN, ONC; Tami Hawkins, MSN, RN

    Facilitated by: Amy Ketchum, MS, RN, OCNS-C

    Outcome: Apply principles and proven strategies for care through the continuum to facilitate optimal patient outcomes.

    10:45 am - 12:15 pm

    Total Joint Arthroplasty Patient Optimization: Beginning with the Best Outcomes in Mind

    Presenters: Kim Wilder, MSN, RN, ONC; John Edwards, CRNA

    Outcome: Apply evidence-based strategies to the orthopaedic patient preoperatively to influence positive patient outcomes.

    12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch
    1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

    Radiographic Interpretation for the Orthopaedic Patient: An Interactive Session with Case Studies and Discussion

    Presenter: Tina Kurkowski, NP

    Outcome: Apply skills learned to identifying operative and non-operative fracture patterns in the professional practice setting.

    1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

    Going Viral with Nurse Empowerment; Improving Outcomes in the Trenches

    Presenters: Melissa Yager, MS, RN, CNS, ONC; Stacy Parker, BSN, RN, ONC

    Outcome: Adopt professional practice approaches that empower bedside nurses to advocate for and implement strategies that improve patient outcomes.

    3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

    One in 2.7 Million - How Nurses Voices Count

    Presenter: Jill Ariagno, MSN, RN, CPNP

    Outcome: Incorporate professional practice strategies that positively impact patient care or the professional practice environment.

    3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

    What Orthopaedic Nurses Can do to Promote Musculoskeletal Health through Movement

    Presenter: Charla Johnson, RN, MSN, ONC

    Outcome: Adopt strategies that improve orthopaedic patient function and outcomes.

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Closing Session: It’s in Every One of Us

    Presenter: Faith Roberts, MSN, RN, CCRN

    Outcome: Apply ideas shared to personal Professional Development, resulting in enhanced satisfaction for the care provider.

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Closing Session: It’s in Every One of Us

    Presenter: Faith Roberts, MSN, RN, CCRN

    Outcome: Apply ideas shared to personal Professional Development, resulting in enhanced satisfaction for the care provider.

     

     

     

     

    *All speakers, session titles, and objectives are subject to change.  Changes will be communicated to registrants as soon as they are known.

    Please note: The Suturing Lab session is limited to 50 participants. You must register for it during the registration process.

    Registration Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received on or before September 15th, 2017 will receive a full refund minus a $200 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for requests received after September 15th, 2017. All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to registration@orthonurse.org.


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