2021: Virtual Live – June 2

2021 QSEN International Forum

June 2, 2021


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7 am ET/ 6 am CT / 5 am MT/ 4 am PT

Conference Forum Hours are all Eastern Time


QSEN International Forum
Virtual Live Session
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (ET)

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (ET)
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL & POSTERS

“Doors Open”  Time to LOG IN, visit the VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL & POSTERS on the Cadmium Conference Platform

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM (ET)
TASK FORCE SUMMARIES AND OPEN INVITATION

TASK FORCE SUMMARIES AND OPEN INVITATION

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM (ET)
TOPICAL QSEN COMPETENCY DISCUSSION Sessions

Group A

Learning Healthcare Systems: Highlighting the VA
Moderators: Ruth Kleinpell, Phd, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship
Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Senior Faculty, VA Quality Scholars Program
Corrine Abraham, DNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, DNP Program Director
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Emory University

Research Academic Partnership in a learning health System
Catherine Alexander DNP, MPH, RN, Consultant, Co-Investigator: MS Continuous Quality Improvement Collaborative (MS-CQI), Department of Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Hasna Hakim DNP, RN, Director ICU, Massachusetts General Hospital
Randy Messier PCMH, CCE, Consultant, Dartmouth
Brant Oliver PhD, RN, MS, MPH, APRN-BC, Associate Professor, Departments of Community & Family Medicine and Psychiatry, and the Dartmouth Institute

EBP Implementation in Women’s Health
Erin Brown, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, VA Quality Scholar Fellow and DNP student, Atlanta VA Health Care System, and Emory University

Whole Health spread within the VA
Jennifer Werthman, PhD, RN, MS, MBA, Health Trust, Nashville
Thomasena Moore, DNP, MHA, RN, CPHQ,Clinical Quality Nurse Consultant, VA Quality Scholars Advanced Postdoctoral Nurse Fellow, Durham VA Health Care System
Joanna R. Sells, PhD, MS VA Quality Scholars Clinical Psychology Fellow, San Francisco VA Health Care System, University of California, San Francisco
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Group B

QSEN Competencies
Moderator: Barb Tassell, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, Educational Consultant, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

Transition-to-Practice Programs and QSEN Competency Improvement: Implications for Academic-Practice Partnerships Based on Chief Nursing Officer Survey Findings
Jacqueline Loversidge, PhD, RN, RNC-AWHC, Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Joyce Zurmehly, PhD, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, ANEF, Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

Assessing QSEN behaviors: The Didion-Koffel QSEN Competency Profile Tool
Judy Didion, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, Oakland University School of Nursing

Enhancing Engagement of Clinical Nurse Educators: Using QSEN Competencies to Revitalize an Orientation Program in a Tertiary-care Academic Medical Center
Loraine Hopkins Pepe, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, Network Director, Nursing Education and Professional Development, Einstein Healthcare Network
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Group C

Patient Safety
Moderators: Patricia Groves, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa, College of Nursing
Jucinda Bunch, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa, College of Nursing

Nurse Burnout and Patient Safety Grade
Andres Azero, PhD, Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing
Patricia Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor & Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing

Patterns of Adverse Event Reporting Post Simulation Encounters: Accelerated versus Traditional BSN Students
Mary McKay, DNP, RN, Associate Professor of Clinical, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
Jill Sanko, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies

After an Error or Near Miss Event: What were you thinking?
Diane Rudolphi, MS, RN, Senior Instructor, Med-Surg Clinical, University of Delaware School of Nursing
Jessica Madiraca, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, University of Delaware School of Nursing
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Group D

Quality Improvement
Moderator: Irene Cole, PhD, COS-c
Director of Strategic Outcomes at AccentCare, Inc.

The ”READI” Study: an academic/clinical/professional organization translational research partnership to implement nurse discharge-readiness assessment as a strategy to improve post-discharge outcomes.
Arlene Travis, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CHFN-K, CHC, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Structure and Process Predictors of Successful Unit-based Quality Improvement Projects
Danielle Olds, PhD, MPH, RN, Research Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing

A National Survey Describing QI Competence, Barriers and Facilitators and Participation in QI in Frontline Nurses and Nurse Leaders
Dana Tschannen, PhD, RN, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing
Catherine Alexander DNP, MPH, RN, Consultant, Co-Investigator: MS Continuous Quality Improvement Collaborative (MS-CQI), Department of Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
CIndy Zellefrow, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, Director Academic Core, The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Elizabeth Tovar, PhD, APRN, RN, Associate Professor, DNP Primary Care Track Coordinator, University of Kentucky
Kerry Milner, DNSc (Doctor of Nursing Science), RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Sacred Heart University

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM (ET)
NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM (ET)
WELCOME/CHRISTA KOFFEL AWARD PRESENTATION

WELCOME/CHRISTA KOFFEL AWARD PRESENTATION
Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, QSEN Institute,
Case Western Reserve University

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM (ET)
Panel Discussion

The Pearls of High Performing Academic Clinical Partnerships – Panel Discussion  

What does it take to accelerate academic-practice partnerships to ensure students and nurses integrate quality and safety competencies and improve clinical outcomes. 

Moderator: Kathleen G. Burke, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, CENP, FAAN
Editor-in-Chief, Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Administrative Consultant, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
University of Pennsylvania

Panel Members: Laura Reed, RN, DNP, MBA, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Operating Officer Fairview Health, University of Minnesota

Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP, Dean, University of Minnesota

Rosemary Carol Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Pennsylvania
James Ballinghoff, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Penn Medicine/Penn Presbyterian

Kathleen A. Mau, DNP, APRN, NEA-BC, ACCNS-AG, ACNS-BC, CEN Senior Director for the Office of Nursing Education and Professional Development at the Cleveland Clinic

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM (ET)
AWARD PRESENTATION

AWARD PRESENTATIONS
Linda Cronenwett Leadership Award
Jane Barnsteiner & Joanne Disch Innovation Award
QSEN Research Award
Poster Awards

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM (ET)
Break

Break

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM (ET)
ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SESSIONS BY OUR SPONSORS 
 
WOLTERS KLUWER

This session will review the pain points and obstacles experienced by healthcare systems and how they introduced innovative solutions to deliver care safely and to foster agility and efficiencies in the nursing workforce, including:
– Alternative care delivery models;
– Telehealth and other technologies; and
– Staff reallocation and strategies such as rapid onboarding 

National Association for Healthcare Quality
 
During this session, you will hear how your institution can embed NAHQ’s twice–validated healthcare quality competencies into nursing programs at all levels, and ensure faculty are outfitted with the resources to support students’ retention of key learnings. 
 
Friday Night at the ER
 
Systems thinking is fundamental to quality improvement efforts and has been suggested as a key element in improving patient safety. Learn how FNER is used as an immersive experience to teach systems thinking, enabling learners to examine their implicit biases and reflect on behaviors that impact patient outcomes. 

Elsevier Education

Are you looking for ways to integrate the QSEN competencies into your course?  Elsevier Education is inviting all faculty to review and discuss our implementation of the QSEN competencies in our Digital Clinical Experiences™ – developed in full partnership with the QSEN Institute.  Please join us with your questions and feedback about the ease of implementation, potential for time savings, evaluation of outcomes, and any suggestions for potential improvements.

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM (ET)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1

The Value of Nursing 
     
Speaker: Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Chief Executive Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Moderator: Patricia A. Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Dean and Strawbridge Professor
The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions
Ursuline College

June 2nd Presentation Evaluation

1:50 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)
NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM (ET)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2

Quantifying and Mitigating the Crisis in Competency: Harnessing the Power of Academic-Practice Collaboration to Support New Graduate RN Success

Speakers: Joan Kavanagh, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN 
Associate Chief Nursing Officer for the Office of Nursing Education and 
Professional Development at Cleveland Clinic

Patricia A. Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Dean and Strawbridge Professor
The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions
Ursuline College

Moderator Rebecca Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN
Lucy Jo Atkinson Perioperative Nursing Professo

June 2nd Presentation Evaluation

2:50 PM – 3:00 PM (ET)
NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM (ET)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 3


Working Together on Scholarship: Collaboration through Dissemination

Speaker: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles
 Professor of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing,
Editor-in-Chief, Nurse Educator & Journal of Nursing Care Quality

Moderator: Laura Goliat, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor, The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions, Ursuline College

June 2nd Presentation Evaluation

3:50 PM– 4:00 PM (ET)
NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM (ET)
SPECIAL SESSIONS

Group A
Integrating the QSEN Competencies into Student Learning: Strategies for Nurse Educators 

Speaker: Gerry Altmiller, EdD, APRN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, The College of New Jersey
Moderator:  Maria Mlinac MSN, RN, Faculty, The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions, Ursuline College

Group B
A Resource Using the Quality Health Outcomes Model (QHOM) to frame Nurses Contributions to Quality Health Outcomes
University of North Carolina Regional Center 

Speakers: Marianne Baernholdt, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for 
Global Initiatives and Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel 
Hill School of Nursing
Moderator: Laura Tramer MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, Faculty, The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions, Ursuline College

Group C
Integrating Mathematics and Safe Nursing Practice through Authentic Lab Scenarios  

Speaker: Daniel Ozimek, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Lindsay Good, M.Ed., Mathematics Faculty, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Beth Kelch, MS, Associate Professor of Mathematics,  Delta College
Glenn Murphy, MSN, RN, CNE, Nursing Faculty, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Maryann Valcourt, PhD, CPNP, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Marymount University
Gayle Watson, EdD, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K, Assistant Professor &
Department Co-Chair,  Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Moderator: Jennifer Johnson DNP, RN, Assistant Professor, The Breen School of Nursing and Health Professions, Ursuline College

Group D
Evolution of a QSEN Institute Regional Center with Academic Practice Partnerships to Improve Health Outcomes – JU Regional Center

Speaker: Teri Chenot, Ed.D., MS, M.Ed., MSN, RN, CCE, FNAP, FAAN, Associate 
Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing
Department Chair, Healthcare Quality, and Safety Programs 
Jacksonville University
Moderator: Laurie Canala, RN, MSN, MBA, CNOR
Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University

June 2nd Presentation Evaluation

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM (ET)
NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

NETWORKING BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (ET)
WORKSHOPS

Group A
An Academic-Practice Partnership: The Impact of Interprofessional Student-Team Home Visits on Patient Outcomes 
Speakers: Jennifer T.  Alderman, PhD, MSN, RN, CNL, CNE, CHSE, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Assistant Provost and Director Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice Professor, UNC School of Nursing

Moderator: Craig “Denny” King MSN, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

Group B
Practice Strategies – QSEN
This Live discussion will award an additional 1 CE after completion of a separate evaluation.
Speakers: Bethany Robertson, DNP, RN, Associate Professor, Emory University 
School of Nursing
Ashley Badders, MSN, RN, CCRN, CWRU FPB – DNP Student
Tammy Franqueiro, MSN, RN-BC, CENP, Vice President, Versant Holdings, LLC
Moderator: Aniko Kukla, DNP, RN, CPNP, Manager of Quality Management Services, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

Group C
Teaching Strategies – QSEN
This Live discussion will award an additional 1 CE after the completion of a separate evaluation.
Speaker: Yolanda Nelson, EdD, MSNed, RN-BC, Assistant Professor and Nurse Educator Track Leader, Director, QSEN Teaching Strategies School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, Department of Nursing
Moderator: Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of the QSEN Institute

Group D
Peer Review Paves the Way: Promoting Safe Communication for New to Practice Nurses
This Live discussion will award an additional 1 CE after the completion of a separate evaluation.
Speakers: Kelly Gallagher, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC,  Director of the Nurse Residency Program at Penn Medicine 
M. Christine Hockenbury, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, IBCLC, Penn Medicine
Diane Murphy, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, PCCN-K, Penn Medicine
Sandra Seiler, MSN, RN, CRNP-BC, Penn Medicine
Margaret Stein, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Penn Medicine
Karen Ulmer, MSN, RN, RNC, NPD-BC, Penn Medicine
Moderator: Janna D. Kinney, BSN, MSN, CCRN, Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

6:00 PM (ET)
CLOSING REMARKS

Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, QSEN Institute, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Get READY- QSEN 2022 in Denver Colorado
Amy Barton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor & Daniel and Janet Mordecai Endowed Chair in Rural Health Nursing, Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs, University of Colorado

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