Event Details

Virtual Event
Allied Health and APRN Virtual Symposia
September 20, 2023

NAON hosts a virtual symposium for Nursing and Allied Health. Join NAON presenters and Director of Education, Karen Myrick, for a live broadcast recording of each session, a virtual chat, and a brief Q&A . This workshop is specific to Advanced Practice Nursing (APRN, NP, CNS), Physician Assistant (PA) or Allied Health professionals in the care of the orthopaedic patients. Topics covered reflect various patient populations relevant to any clinical setting. 

Learner Outcome: The learner will adopt practices and strategies that enhance the skills and practice of the APRN and improve patient outcomes.

12.0* CNEs, Category A

*Please note CNE is subject to change and attendees will be notified the final CNE by event date. 

Sessions Include:

Frisky Fractures and Hidden Problems

  • Jennifer Hehl, RN, PhD, CNOR , ONC

Multimodal Pain Management in the Orthopaedic Setting

  •  Zack Lerner, DNP, APRN

Multi-disciplinary Collaboration to Facilitate Successful Same day Discharge following Arthroplasty

  • Vanessa Dellheim, PT, DPT, GCS
  • Loretta Ouellett, NP
  • Erin Nee, PT, DPT
  • Sara Macneill, PT, DPT

Nurse Navigators & Social Worker Partnerships to Optimize Patients for Surgery

  • Daniel Wiznia, MD
  • Neelaab Nasraty, BS, ALM

Putting Position Statements into Practice: Acute Perioperative Pain Management Among Adult Patients Undergoing Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Laura C. Arkin, MSN, APRN-CNS, ONC, ONC-A, CCNS, FCNS 
  • Molly McNaughton, MAN, CNP-BC, PMGT-BC, AP-PMN
  • Ann Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, CNS, RN, PMGT-BC, AHNBC
  • Mary Lyons, MSN, AGCNS-BC, PMGT-BC, AP-PMN

Leading a Traumatic Orthopedic Educational Series for a Multidisciplinary Orthopedic Team in a Multi-Hospital System  

  • Casey Hammerle, MS, RN
  • Virginia Provenza, BA

Developing a Strategic Plan or the Orthopaedic Service Line at the System Level

  • Cindy Lewis DNP, ARNP, ONP-C        

Nurses Using a Collaborative Approach to Improve Hospital Length of Stay and patient experience on a Surgical Orthopaedic Unit

  • Michelle Osborne, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNN
  • Asha Gallagher,  PT, DPT, MBA, WCC, CEAS, CPXP 

Perioperative Cefazolin Administration in Arthroplasty Patients with Reported Penicillin Allergy    

  • Debra Schulman, MBA, RN, CCRC
  • Eugene S. Krauss, MD
  • MaryAnne Cronin, PharmD, BCPS, BS Pharm, MS

Interruption of Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) for Neuraxial Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Joint Arthroplasty

  • Debra Schulman, MBA, RN, CCRC
  • Eugene S. Krauss, MD
  • MaryAnne Cronin, PharmD, BCPS, BS Pharm, MS

APRN Compact Updates

  • Michelle Buck, MS, APRN,CNS

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport: Seeking Balance for our Athlete Patients

  • Laurel Short, DNP, FNP-C


Member: $275

Non Member: $350

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