Schedule of Events


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

2:30-5:00 pm

ACHNE Executive Committee MeetingGALLIER AB


Thursday, June 7, 2018

8:00 am–12:00 pm

ACHNE Board of Director's MeetingGALLIER AB

Pre-Conference Workshops:
12:00–4:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop Option #2: A Tour of New Orleans and its Resilient CommunitiesSOUTHDOWN
Facilitator: Julie Fuselier, MSN, MPH, RN, FCN, CNE - SOLD OUT

1:00–4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop Option #1: Envision your Future as a Board Member: Unmasking Competence with Systems ThinkingBAYSIDE C
Sponsored by the ACHNE Research Committee
Presenters: Ann Stalter, PhD, RN; Janet Phillips, PhD, RN, ANEF; Terry Pope, MSN, RN

40th Anniversary Gala Events:  
5:00–7:00 pm

Welcome Reception / Silent Auction OpensLAGNIAPPE

7:00–9:30 pm

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner with President's Panel Presentation and AwardsRHYTHMS BALLROOM


Friday, June 8, 2018

6:00–7:00 am

Wake Up and Walk with the PresidentMEET IN LOBBY

7:15–8:15 am

Continental BreakfastRHYTHMS 1/2/3
Committee Meetings
New Member's Meeting

8:30–9:45 am

Opening Keynote and Town Hall: How Nurses are Building a Culture of HealthRHYTHMS 1/2/3
Keynote Speaker: Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Director of the RWJ Future of Nursing Campaign for Action

9:45–10:00 am

Refreshment BreakLAGNIAPPE

10:00–11:30 am


Session A: Objective 1. Identify innovative roles and achievements of community / public health / population health /global health nursesRHYTHMS 1/2/3

A1: Utilizing MAPPS: Reducing Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption through a Targeted Social Norms CampaignKelly A. Krumwiede, PhD, MA, PHN, RN; Stacey Van Gelderen, DNP, PHN, RN; Norma Krumwiede, EdD, MEd, MN, PHN, RN, School of Nursing, Minnesota State University Mankato
A2: Transforming the Future of Community Health Nursing Education Through the Use of Global Service Learning PartnershipsChesanny Butler, MSNed, PhD, RN, CNE, Department of Nursing and Health Professions, University of South Carolina Beaufort
A3: Developing Student Leadership Capacity through Global Health ProjectsDebra Millar, MSN, RN, PHNA-BC, School of Nursing, California State University Stanislaus
A4: Using Simulation Scenarios to Enhance Online Community Health Nursing InstructionMary Jo Stanley, PhD, RN, CNS, School of Nursing, California State University Stanislaus

Session B: Objective 3. Strategize ways that ACHNE’s core values can guide the future of community/public health nursingBAYSIDE A

B1: Collaborative Partnerships to Improve Food Literacy among YouthGina Alexander, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, Nursing, Texas Christian University
B2: Preparing Nursing Students for Disaster Response: Building a Better Disaster Educational ExperienceJulie St. Clair, RN, MSN, Nursing, University of Southern Indiana
B3: Cycling Without Age: Community Collaboration and ResearchPaula McNiel, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
B4: Community Engagement Model: A Relational Approach to Community Based ClinicalAndrea Simek, DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Elisa Schmitz, DNP, APRN, CPNP; Paula Byrne, DNP, PHM, RN, Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica

Session C: Objective 2. Envision the future roles of community / public health nurses in education, practice, and researchBAYSIDE C

Symposium: Changing Focus: Re-envisioning Nursing Education, Research, and Practice to Improve the Health of CommunitiesDonna J. Biederman, DrPH, MN, RN; Irene C. Felsman, DNP, MPH, RN; Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; Heather Mountz, School of Nursing, Duke University

11:30 am–1:00 pm

Lunch and Business MeetingRHYTHMS 1/2/3

1:15–2:15 pm

Plenary Session: Finding the Balance: Clinical Practice vs. SimulationRHYTHMS 1/2/3
Sponsored by the ACHNE Education Committee
Presenters: Joy Hoffman, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC; Kim Decker, PhD, RN, CNS; Mary Ann Drake, PhD, RN, CNE; Kathy K. Hughes, DNP, MSN, RN; Jody Spiess, MSN, RN, GCPH; Christine Vandenhouten, PhD, RN, APHN-BD, CPH;
Irene C. Felsman, DNP, MPH, RN

2:15 pm–2:30 pm

Refreshment BreakLAGNIAPPE

2:30–3:30 pm

Poster Session 1 RHYTHMS 1/2/3
1: Occupational Exposure of Welding Heavy Metal Aerosols and Educating Patients on Safety MeasuresRebecca McClay, DC, MS, BSN/RN (candidate), American Public University System
2: Utilizing the CHANGE Tool: Implementing Policies and Environmental Changes Regarding Sugar-sweetened BeveragesKelly Krumwiede, PhD, MA, PHN, RN; Norma Krumwiede, EdD, MEd, MN, PHN, RN; Stacey Van Gelderen, DNP, PHN, RN, School of Nursing, Minnesota State University Mankato
3: Innovations in Academic-Practice Partnerships to Promote Cultural and Population Health Competencies in Nursing StudentsSara Brown, DNP, RN, RNC-MNN, CNE, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
4: Changing Focus: Developing Population Health Competencies in Executive Nurse Leaders through Masters EducationSara Brown, DNP, RN, RNC-MNN, CNE, Jefferson College of Health Sciences
5: Upstream Approach to Addressing Mental Health in the Community Health SettingJill Folsom, MS, Plattsburgh State University of New York
6: Collaborative Partnerships between a School Corporation and a University Nursing Program: A Win-Win PropositionJulie St. Clair, RN, MSN, Nursing, University of Southern Indiana
7: A History of Empowerment:  A Review of Nine Concept Analyses over TimeTara Vaughn, PhD(c), MPH, MSN, RN, PHNA, University of Texas at Tyler
8: The Impact of Rhode Island’s Mandatory Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination on Influenza Incidence in Long Term Care Facility ResidentsWendy A. Chicoine, MSN, RN;  Joanne Costello, BSN, MPH, MN, PhD, Rhode Island College
9: Healthy Students are Better Learners: A Qualitative Exploration of School Health and Wellness Policy ImplementationHeide Cygan, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, Nursing, Rush University; Carly Tribbia, MSN, RN, Rush University Medical Center

Poster Session 2BAYSIDE C
1: Innovations in Interprofessional Education: Community Health Nursing Leads the WayVoncelia Brown, PhD, RN, Salisbury University
2: The Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) Research Mentoring Group’s Crosswalk between OMAHA SYSTEM and Guiding Undergraduate Community/Public Health Education DocumentsAnn Stalter, PhD, RN, Wright State University
3: Utilization of Car Seat Simulation to Teach Second Degree Accelerated Baccalaureate Students Correct Usage of Infant and Child Car SeatsKayla Travis, MSN(c), RN, Arkansas State University
4: MyHealthConnect: An Interprofessionnal Smoking Prevention ProtocolJennifer Moore, Hannah Allen, National University, Los Angeles, CA
5: Healthcare Navigation and Patient Activation for Recently Resettled RefugeesA. Kate Clark, DNP RN PHNA-BC, Eastern Mennonite University; Pamela Kulbok, DNSc, RN, PHNA-BC, FAAN, University of Virginia; Ann Hershberger, PhD, MSN, Eastern Mennonite University; Megan Matteson, Church World Service
6: International Service-Learning and Transition between Cultures – A Student’s PerspectiveAnna Maria Genovesi; Linda Knecht, MSN, RN, University of Michigan – Flint
7: An Internet Based STI Prevention Intervention to Promote Correct and Consistent Condom UseBreanda Mulzac, Rush University
8: Preventing After-Hours Calls in HospiceKelsey Swyter; Masako Mayahara, RN, PhD, Rush University College of Nursing
9: Global Service Learning: Foot Care Clinic in GuatemalaChris Tesch, MSN, RN, University of South Dakota

Poster Session 3BAYSIDE A
1: Student Nurses Providing In-Home Respite: A Win-Win ExperienceChristine McGrane; MS, RN; Diane Martins, PhD, RN; Patricia Burbank, DNSc, RN, FAAN, University of Rhode Island; Lynn Blanchette, PhD, RN; Donna Huntley-Newby, PhD, RN, Rhode Island College
2: The Theory of Triadic Influence is Useful to Guide Individual Health Behavior Decision-Making within the Population Health FrameworkDavika Reid, MSN, RN, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
3: Soliciting Supplemental State Funding through Legislative Advocacy: Lessons Learned from Charitable Clinics in TexasDavika Reid, MSN, RN, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing; Jody Hopkins, LCSW-ACSW, The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, Affiliate
4: Community Paramedicine Education Drives Evidence-based Practice and Health Care Cost SavingsMary Ahlers, Paramedic Health Solutions
5: Student Nurses Provide POP-UP School Nurse ClinicKathleen Reed; Elizabeth Min; Harding Zills; Marion Donohoe, DNP, APRN, CPNP, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing
6: Creating Public Health Nurse Leaders through Collaborative Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Public Health Nursing ClinicalJulie Lamb, MS; Mallory Bejster, Rush University
7: Changing Epidemiology of Hepatitis C in KentuckyBarbra Cave, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC; Kathy J. Sanders; Heather Beeber; James O'Donnell; Laura Smart, University of Louisville
8: Development of a Flu Vaccination Policy at an Older Adult Day Services FacilityElizabeth Anderson, BS; Jordyn Beck; Kristen Figueroa, Rush University
9: Collaboration with Public Health Agencies for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Prevention StrategiesPatricia Z. Stout, MS, APNP-BC; Diane Martins, PhD, RN, University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing
10: Public Health Nurse as Advocate for Statewide Initiative to Regulate Tanning Salons in Rhode IslandCourtney Jusino; Diane C. Martins, PhD, RN, University of Rhode Island

2:30–3:30 pm

Exhibit Hall / DemonstrationsLAGNIAPPE

3:30–5:00 pm


Session DObjective 3. Strategize ways that ACHNE’s core values can guide the future of community/public health nursingRHYTHMS 1/2/3

D1: The Evaluation of a Community Based Program on Health Indicators in a Food Insecure PopulationMark Wilkinson, DNP, MBS, RN, Nursing, Lubbock Christian University
D2: Building your Toolbox: Resources for the Novice Community/Public Health Nurse EducatorAgnes Burkhard, PhD, RN, APHN-BC; Eileen Sarsfield, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, Nursing, Marymount University
D3: Characteristics and Initial Outcomes of Runaway/Homeless Youth Utilizing a Community-Based Substance Use Treatment ProgramScott Harpin, PhD, MPH, RN; Chase Boyer, MA, College of Nursing, University of Colorado; Amber Murray, MA, RN,  Namaste Home Health and Hospice
D4: Advocating for Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Families through a Community-Academic Partnership Focused on Research & Policy DevelopmentKelly A. Krumwiede, PhD, MA, PHN, RN; Kristen Abbott-Anderson, PhD, PHN, RN, School of Nursing, Minnesota State University Mankato

Session E: Objective 4. Integrate mentoring, coalition building, and collaboration with national associations to build the future of the professionBAYSIDE A

E1: Public Health Nursing Capacity, Public Health Infrastructure, and Population Health: An American Academy of Nursing (the Academy) Policy BriefPamela Kulbok, DNSc, RN, PHNA-BC, FAAN, University of Virginia; Joan Kub, PhD, MA, PHCNS-BC, FAAN, University of Southern California; Jacqueline A. Merrill, PhD, MPH, RN, Columbia University; Sarah. Miner, PhD, RN, New York University
E2: Using AACN Toolkit to Implement Successful Public Health Nursing (PHN) Academic Practice PartnershipsMonique Reed, PhD, RN; Pamela Levin, PhD, PHNA-BC, College of Nursing, Rush University
E3: Competencies: A Disciplinary Expectation and Crucial Strategy for Maintaining and Sustaining Public Health Nursing WorkforceMonica Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN, Villanova University; Barbara L. Joyce, PhD, RN, CNS, ANEF, University of Colorado; Nancy Brown-Schott, MSN, CNS, RN-BC, University of Toledo (retired); Vicki Hicks, MS, APRN-CNS, RN; Regina Johnson, MSN, RN, University of Kansas School of Nursing; Lucille B. Pilling, EdD, MPH, BSN, RN, Thomas Jefferson University; Rachelle Collinge, MPH, BSN, RN, Missouri Health Department
E4: DNP-PhD Collaboration for the Future of PHN Practice, Education, and ResearchHeide Cygan, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC; Monique Reed, PhD, RN, College of Nursing, Rush University; 

Session F: Objective 1. Identify innovative roles and achievements of community / public health / population health /global health nursesBAYSIDE C

Symposium: Preparing Graduates for Roles in Community-based Nursing PracticeJennifer Morton, DNP, MPH, APHN-BC;  Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS, Nursing, University of New England; Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University; Rebecca Sutter, DNP, BC-FNP, Nursing, George Mason University; Kae Rivers Livsey, PhD, MPH, RN, Nursing, Western Carolina University; Sandy Halford, MSN, RN; Florence M. Weierbach, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, Nursing, Eastern Tennessee State University; Joy Bliss, PhD, MSc, BN, RN, Nursing, Chaminade University of Honolulu

6:00 pm

"Meet, Greet and Eat" Social EventOFF SITE

Saturday, June 9, 2018

7:00–8:00 am

Networking BreakfastRHYTHMS 1/2/3
Presenter and Discussion Leader: Janice Miller, MSN, RN, University of Iowa College of Nursing

8:15–9:30 am


Session G: Objective 1. Identify innovative roles and achievements of community / public health / population health /global health nursesRHYTHMS 1/2/3

G1: A Collaborative Community Health Partnership to Address Substance Abuse PreventionKim Decker, PhD, RN, CNS; Joyce Splann Krothe, PhD, RN; Derrick M. Garletts, MSN, MPH, RN, Nursing, Indiana University
G2: Intercollegiate Alliance for Health and Well-being (ICAHW) Walking Program to Improve Health Outcomes Among Individuals with a Low Socioeconomic Status and Limited Access to Health CareSuzanne M. Keep, PhD, RN, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy; Susan Harrington, PhD, RN, Kirkhoff College of Nursing, Grand Valley State University
G3:  Improving Healthcare Providers Confidence in Decision Making when Caring for COPD Patients in the Community SettingDavina A. Soernssen, RN, MSN, CHSE, Nursing, Rutgers
G4: Exploratory Analysis of Role and Related Skills and Expertise of Registered Nurses in Maryland Primary Care PracticesSusan M. Antol, PhD, MS, RN; Carole Staley Collins, PhD, MSN, RN, Partnerships, Professional Education & Practice, University of Maryland Baltimore

Session H: Objective 2. Envision the future roles of community / public health nurses in education, practice, and researchBAYSIDE A

H1: Engaging Pre-Licensure Nursing Students in the Research Process – A Win-Win StrategyDonna J. Biederman, DrPH, MN, RN, School of Nursing, Duke University
H2: Depression Education to Promote Nurses as Advocates for Adults with Co-Morbid Type 2 Diabetes in the Community: Can nursing students close the gap?Kathleen Cervasio, PhD, EdD, ACNA-BC, RN; Anna M. Acee, EdD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, School of Nursing, Long Island University
H3: Enhancing Nursing Student's Understanding of Veteran Care in the CommunityCory Church, PhD, RN-BC; Sharon A. Denham, PhD, RN, CNE, Nursing, Texas Woman's University

Symposium Session I: Objective 3. Strategize ways that ACHNE’s core values can guide the future of community/public health nursingBAYSIDE C

Introducing the Revised QCC Competencies for Public Health NursingMonica Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Patricia J. Kelly, PhD, MPH, APRN, University of Missouri-Kansas City; L. Campbell, Texas Tech;  Joan Kub, PhD, MA, PHCNS-BC, FAAN, University of Southern California; Susan Little, DNP, RN, North Carolina Department of Public Health 

9:30–10:30 am

Keynote Session: Public Health Nursing, Population Health and The Future: Time for a Paradigm Change?RHYTHMS 1/2/3
Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Dean Emerita, College of Nursing, University of Kentucky

10:30–10:45 am

Refreshment BreakLAGNIAPPE


Session J: Objective 2. Envision the future roles of community / public health nurses in education, practice, and researchRHYTHMS 1/2/3

J1: Building a Global Partnership to Provide Health Promotion Teaching in Rural GhanaConnie Lamb, PhD, RN, CNE, Nursing, Berea College
J2: Envisioning the Association of Community Health Nurse Educator’s Research and Scholarship Future with Evidence Based PracticeAnn Stalter, PhD, RN, College of Nursing and Health, Wright State University; Katie McElroy, PhD, RN, Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing; Conni J. DeBlieck, DNP, MSN, RN, Nursing, University of New Mexico; Stephanie S. Smith, PhD, RN, School of Nursing College of Health & Human Services, University of North Carolina
J3: Healthy Baby-Healthy Teeth Initiative in a Baccalaureate Nursing CurriculumPatricia M. Schoon, DNP, MPH, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Metropolitan State University

Session K: Objective 3. Strategize ways that ACHNE’s core values can guide the future of community/public health nursingBAYSIDE A

K1: Incorporating Interprofessional Education and Service Learning into Second Degree Accelerated BSN CurriculumPaige Wimberley, PhD, APRN, CNS, CNE, Nursing, Arkansas State University; Shawn Drake, PhD, PT, Arkansas State University
K2: Service-Learning Designation for CHN Clinical CourseJulie Fuselier, MSN, MPH, RN, FCN, CNE, Donna M. Kazemi, PhD, CNE, FAAN, School of Nursing, UNC-Charlotte
K3: Closing the Educational Gap for Children with Asthma: Leveraging Resources Using a Multi-Site, Multi-Disciplinary Academic-Practice PartnershipMonica Diamond-Caravella, DNP, MS, RN, AE-C, Nursing, Farmingdale State College

Session L: Objective 5. Summarize the contributions of ACHNE over the past 40 years in advancing community/public health nursing education, research, and practiceBAYSIDE C

L1: Evolution of Two Decades of Service Learning Partnerships and Public Health Nursing Clinical EducationPamela Frable, ND, RN; Sharon Bennett Canclini, RN, BSN, MS, PHNA-BC, CNE, FCN; Danielle Walker, PhD, RN, CNE; Gina K. Alexander, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN; Carol J. Howe, PhD, RN, CDE, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University
L2: Opening a Time Capsule that Links ACHNE and the Omaha SystemKaren S. Martin, RN, MSN, FAAN, Martin Associates; Mary Reynolds-Keegan, RN, MSN, DNP, Lake Superior State University School of Nursing; Debra L. Eardley, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, Metropolitan State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Conni J. DeBlieck, RN, MSN, DNP, New Mexico State University School of Nursing; Karen A. Monsen, RN, PhD, FAAN, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
L3: ACHNE Research Funding as a Catalyst for Improving Education and Practice Related to Rural Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s DiseaseLisa Kirk Wiese, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC, CNE, C.E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University
L4: Measuring BSN Competencies in Public Health NursingSusan Swider, PhD, APHN-BC, FAAN, Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing, Rush University; Lisa A. Campbell, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Judy Didion, PhD, RN, Oakland University; Joan M. Stanley, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN, American Association of Colleges of Nursing; Marva M. Price, DrPH, RN, FAANP, FAAN, Duke University

12:00–12:30 pm

Closing RemarksRHYTHMS 1/2/3
Speakers: Marion Donohoe, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, ACHNE President and Pamela Levin, PhD, PHNA-BC, ACHNE President-Elect