Conference Agenda

Thursday, September 21, 2017

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-up

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Featured Session: Palliative Care
sponsored by: Vitas Healthcare

4:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. Palliative Care Update
sponsored by Vitas Healthcare

5:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. Spotlight on Male Caregivers-Pt.1
Jean Accius
sponsored by AARP


6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening Night Reception
in exhibit hall


Friday, September 22, 2017

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. The AAMN Foundation Run/Walk

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
in exhibit hall

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Chapter Presidents' Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. President's Address
Brent MacWilliams, PhD, RN, ANP
AAMN President


8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Nursing in Haiti
Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF 

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Morning Break, Poster Presentations & Exhibits

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Spotlight on Male Caregivers-Pt.2
Richard Lui, MSNBC
sponsored by AARP


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Service Project-Haiti Nursing School Supply Kits

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. The AAMN Foundation Briefing
William Lecher, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
President, The AAMN Foundation
Senior Clinical Director, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chapter Presidents' Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Academic Track
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Program: Review of Male Student Mentorship and Leadership
Blake Smith BS, MSN-RN; Vernell Dewitty, MBA, MSN, PhD, RN

Clinical Track
Presentation 1. Acculturation and Changes in Anthropometric Indicators Among Filipino Men with Hypertension
Reimund Serafica, PhD, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

Presentation 2. Reducing Metabolic Syndrome Risks for the Hispanic Worker: A Culturally Sensitive Approach
Steven Marks, DNP

2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Academic Track
Motivation of Men in Nursing to Pursue a Doctoral (PhD) Degree
Bernadette Curry, PhD, RN

Clinical Track
Climate Change and Health: How Should Nurses Respond?
Gary Laustsen, PhD, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

3:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Break, Poster Presentations & Exhibits

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Annual Business Meeting

5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Evaluations

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. AAMN Foundation Dinner
additional fee


Saturday, September 23, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
in exhibit hall

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Men’s Health: A Community Perspective
Bonnie Schmidt, PhD, RN; Jason Mott, PhD, RN, CNE

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning Break, Poster Presentations & Exhibits

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Academic Track
The Importance of Nurses to the World’s Well-Being: An Alphabet Soup of Initiatives Formulated to Help Mankind
Edward Halloran, RN, PhD, FAAN

Clinical Track
To be Determined

10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Academic Track
The Influence of Professional Mentoring on Career Satisfaction and Intent to Stay in the Nursing Profession Among New to Practice Male Registered Nurses
Brian Fasolka, PhD, RN, CEN

Clinical Track
Use of a Policy-Driven Education Program to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates
Dustin Williams, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-BC

11:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Wrap Up/Evaluations