Conference Brochure

The 2015 NNEC Brochure and Program will be available in December 2014.

Conference Schedule

Day One: Thursday, March 19, 2015

0645-0745

Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Poster Session

0745-0800

Welcome – Katherine Brown-Saltzman, MA, RN

0800-0930

Keynote: Gitte Hansses-Koksvik, MA
Giving Voice to the Unexpressive Patient

0930-1000

Poster Session

1000-1115

Plenary: Jennifer Bartlett, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, & Katherine Brown-Saltzman, MA, RN
If It Was Only a Matter of Checking a Box: The Limitations of Advance Care Planning

1115-1230

Case Discussion

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1515

Breakouts

Gitte Hansses-Koksvik, MA
Promoting the Dignity and Integrity of Vulnerable Patients: Engaged Proximity or Respectful Distance

Vivian Norman, MSN, RN, CCRN
Improving the End of Life Experience in Critical Care

Anne Basting, PhD, & Elissa Brown, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Connecting Through Creativity

Mary Walton, MSN, MBE, RN
Can I Hear You? Strategies for Improving Communication When Language Preferences or Ability to Vocalize Present Challenges at the Bedside

James Hynds, PhD, LL.B., MTh
Being Competent About Capacity

Joan Henriksen-Hellyer, PhD, RN, & Theresa Drought, PhD, RN
Sounds of Silence: Knowing When and How to Speak Up

Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN
Advance Directives for Psychiatric Treatment: Clinical Usage and Ethically-relevant Differences with EOL Treatment

1515-1545

Break and Poster Session

1545-1700

Closing: Anne Basting, PhD
Voices of Memory Loss

Day Two: Friday, March 20, 2014

0645-0745

Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Poster Session

0745-0800

Welcome – Katherine Brown-Saltzman, MA, RN

0800-0915

Keynote: Mary Koloroutis, MA, RN
Health Care Harm: The Casual Diminishment of a Human Being

0915-0945

Poster Session

0945-1100

Plenary: Timothy Godfrey, SJ, DNP, RN, PHCNS-BC
Coming Home: The Revised Code of Ethics for Nurses

1100-1115

Break

1115-1215

Case Discussion

1215-1315

Lunch

1315-1500

Breakouts

Jennifer Bartlett, PhD, RN-BC, CNE
The Conversation: My Gift of Grace

Timothy Godfrey, SJ, DNP, RN, PHCNS-BC
Labeling and Paternalism: The Challenges of Caring for Vulnerable Populations

Mary Koloroutis, MA, RN, & Michael Trout, MA
See Me as a Person

Heather Fitzgerald, MS, BSN, RN, & Marilyn Shirk, MN, RN, CNS-BC
Panel: Karen Jones, MS, BSN, RNC-NIC; Charlotte Lawson, MS, BSN, RN; Lori Mountain, RN-BC, CHPN; Sophia Telfer, BSN, RN-BC, PCCN
Ethics Champions: Engaging Colleagues for Conversation, Education & Advocacy

Brenda Barnum, MA, BSN, RN
Widening Our Ethical Gaze: Seeing the Big Picture for Little Patients

Carol Taylor, PhD, MSN, BSN
Emerging Ethical Challenges in Palliative Care

Donna McKlindon, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, Anna Dermenchyan, BSN, RN, CCRN-CSC, & Kathy DuBois, MSN, RN-BC
Communicating Effectively and Ethically through Social Media

1500-1515

Break

1515-1630

Closing: Michael Trout, MA
Is Attunement an Ethical Issue?

1630-1645

Evaluations

For past programs and brochures, please visit the Past Programs page.