DENVER, CO • AUGUST 16-18, 2020

EDUCATION

SUNDAY

CE SUPER SESSIONS

1-2:30 PM

A Strength-Based Approach to Developing Your Personal Brand

1.5 CE CREDITS
Phyllis Quinlan, RN, MFW Consultants to Professionals

Nursing Leaders Aren’t Born, They’re Made

1.5 CE CREDITS
Brandon G Bennett, DNP, RN, CNS, CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM, CEN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, SurgeryDirect

3-4:30 PM

Branding Yourself as a Thought Leader and Leveraging LinkedIn

1.5 CE CREDITS
Phyllis Quinlan, RN, MFW Consultants to Professionals

Exams in ‘Jams: Obtaining Your CCI Nursing Certification from Home

1.5 CE CREDITS
Carissa L. Homme, PhD, Senior Manager, Test Development and Certification, CCI

MONDAY

EDUCATION

8-9 AM

Quick Escapes to Building the Team

1 CE CREDIT
Sarah Bosserman Matulewicz, MSN, RN, CNOR, Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator, WellSpan Health York Hospital

We Are All In This Together: The practice of surgery and the need for intradisciplinary collaboration

1 CE CREDIT
James Stobinski, PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM (E), CEO, Competency and Credentialing Institute

What’s the Holdup? Overcoming Operating Room Delays and Fostering Interdepartmental Collaboration

1 CE CREDIT
Brandon G Bennett, DNP, RN, CNS, CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM, CEN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, SurgeryDirect

9:30-10:30 AM

New Nurse Graduate Pipeline: Building perioperative practice

1 CE CREDIT
Vangie Dennis, MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, Executive Director of Surgical Services, WellStar Health System, Atlanta Medical Center Downtown & Atlanta Medical Center South

The Shocking Truth of Insulated Instruments – Implementing a Strong Insulation Testing Program

1 CE CREDIT
Cheron Rojo, CRCST, CIS, CER, CFER, CHL, Clinical Education Coordinator, Healthmark Industries

What is a Compliance Officer and What is Their Value to Me?

1 CE CREDIT
Beverly Kirchner, BSN, Chief Compliance Officer, SurgeryDirect LLC

11 AM-12 PM

Surgical Smoke Intervention and Implementation Plan to Effect Practice Change

1 CE CREDIT
Brenda C. Ulmer, RN, MN, CNOR, Perioperative Nurse Educator, and Vangie Dennis, MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, Executive Director of Surgical Services, WellStar Health System, Atlanta Medical Center Downtown & Atlanta Medical Center South

Staying Current with AAMI ST79 for Your OR and Your SPD

1 CE CREDIT
Delores O’Connell, LPN, BA, AGTS, ASQ-CQIA CRCST, CHL, CER, CIS, Clinical Education Specialist, STERIS Corporation

Using Community Partnerships for Recruitment

1 CE CREDIT
Stephanie Reed, RN, Clinical Educator, University of Maryland Medical Center

2-3 PM

What’s Your Energy IQ? Safe Use of Energy-based Devices During MIS Procedures

1 CE CREDIT
Brenda C. Ulmer, RN, MN, CNOR, Perioperative Nurse Educator

Surgical Site Infection: Could It Be the Instruments?

1 CE CREDIT
Sharon McNamara, RN, Perioperative Consultant, OR Dx+Rx Solutions for Surgical Safety

The Role of Personality in Overcoming Workplace Stress: How personality characteristics can successfully be used to reduce stress and burnout

1 CE CREDIT
Vivian Jones, MSN, BSN, RN, Facility and Operating Room Nurse Educator, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

3:30-4:30 PM

Challenging the “Jeopardy” in Patient Safety

1 CE CREDIT
Sharon McNamara, RN, Perioperative Consultant, OR Dx+Rx Solutions for Surgical Safety

Hold Your Form – Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

1 CE CREDIT
Sharyn Combs, CHBC, JMT, CRCST, TAP Administrator/Trainer, SIPS Consults

OSHA and You!

1 CE CREDIT
Allan Brack, Managing Editor, ORsafe.org

TUESDAY

9-10 AM

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

1 CE CREDIT
Thomas Overbey, CCSVP, Marketing Director, Ultra Clean Systems

Recharging Your Facility Culture!

1 CE CREDIT
Barbara Holder, RN, BSN, CAPA, CAIP, Quality Improvement, Infection Control, Safety, Risk & Regulatory Officer, Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center

10:30-11:30 AM

100 Ways to Improve Your Patient Satisfaction

1 CE CREDIT
Barbara Holder, RN, BSN, CAPA, CAIP, Quality Improvement, Infection Control, Safety, Risk & Regulatory Officer, Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center

Best Practice in Instrument Reprocessing for the ASC or Clinic Setting

1 CE CREDIT
Delores O’Connell, LPN, BA, AGTS, ASQ-CQIA CRCST, CHL, CER, CIS, Clinical Education Specialist, STERIS Corporation

12:15-1:45 PM

KEYNOTE

2020 the Year of the Nurse, the Year to End Incivility in the Workplace

1 CE CREDIT
Phyllis Quinlan, RN, MFW Consultants to Professionals

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