Agenda: Friday, October 5

Thursday, October 4   |   Saturday, October 6

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

6:30 AM – 7:30 AM The AAMN Foundation Run/Walk

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast, Poster Presentations, & Exhibits
(Exhibit Hall)

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Chapter Presidents’ Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

President’s Address and Panel Discussion

Brent MacWilliams, PhD, MSN, RN, APNP, ANP-BC, AAMN President
Blake Smith, MSN, RN
Stephanie McKennie, PhD, RN
Melanie Gray, PhD, RN


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Innovations World Café Thought Leaders Unite with YOU… From the Bedside to the Classroom


Facilitator: Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, Owner, Nurse Tim, Inc.
Panelists: Donna Meyer, MSN, RN, ANEF, CEO, Organization for Associate Degree in Nursing
Bob Patterson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNML, AAMN Immediate Past President
Norm Shanks, MSN, RN, Patient Care Manager, Aurora Health Care
Morgan Bailey, MBA, MSN, DNP, Nursing Supervisor, Wisconsin Resource Center
Stephanie McKennie, PhD, RN, Milwaukee Area Technical College


9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Innovations World Café You Build Our Future Crowd Sourcing…From Relationships to the Bedside to the Classroom


Janet Wessel Krejci, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Marquette University
Panelist: Tim J. Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN, Owner, Nurse Tim, Inc.


10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Morning Break, Poster Presentations & Exhibits
(Exhibit Hall)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Innovations World Café Nurses’ Roles in Safely Identifying and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence

Tina L. Bloom, PhD, MPH, RN
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

The AAMN Foundation Briefing


William Lecher, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
The AAMN Foundation, President
Senior Clinical Director
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch, Poster Presentations & Exhibits
(Exhibit Hall)

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout 1A: Innovation Hot Seat: Diverse Populations

1:30 p.m. Accelerated Nursing Education Programs: Are There Gender Differences?
Normajean Colby

1:50 p.m. Jordanian Male Nurses Perceptions of Nursing as a Career: A Qualitative Study
Susan LaRocco, PhD, RN, FNAP

2:10 p.m. College Student Veterans' Experience with Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms: A Grounded Theory Study
Andrew Thomas Reyes, PhD, MSN, RN
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout 1B: Innovation Hot Seat: Nursing Practice

1:30 p.m. Prostate Cancer: PSA Screening to Survivorship
Jennifer Myers, ANP

1:50 p.m. Early ECMO Patient Selection Criteria and Safe Transfer Strategies for the Cannulated Patient
Joseph Smith, MSN, RN, CCRN

2:10 p.m. Building without a Blueprint
George Konkel, BSN, RN-BC
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout 1C: Healthcare Innovations

1:30 p.m. Following the Path of Least Resistance: Feminist Theory’s Countervailing Force on the Profession of Nursing
David Foley, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, MPA

1:50 p.m. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum: Time for Nursing Education to Be a Part of the Game!
Mazen El Ghaziri, PhD, MPH, RN

2:10 p.m. Storytelling as a Teaching Strategy: Leveraging Stories from Clinical Practice to Enhance Student Engagement and Learning
Cristan Sabio, PhD, MSN, RN and Nancy Petges, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CNE
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM

Breakout 2A: Innovations in Mentoring: Paying it Forward

Paula Lucey, RN, PhD

2:40 PM – 3:40 PM

Breakout 2B: Mini NCLEX Review

Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAADN
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM

Breakout 2C: Innovations in Nursing Education

Terrie Garcia, MEd, RN, PhD(c)
3:40 PM – 4:00 PM Break, Poster Presentations & Exhibits
(Exhibit Hall)

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Annual Business Meeting

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The AAMN Foundation Annual Dinner Fundraising Event
(Purchase of Ticket Required)

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Assemble Kits for Service Project – VA Hospital