2016 Annual Conference



GeroFocus: NGNA Conference on Gerontology
October 23-25, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Convention Agenda

Sunday, October 23, 2016

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Pre-Convention Session: Palliative Care: A Pathway and a Philosophy for Health System Reform
Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Session Moderator Meeting

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM New Member/First Time Attendee Orientation

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM President’s Welcome
Joanne Alderman, MSN, RN, BC, APRN, FNGNA

5:45 PM – 7:00 PM Keynote Address: Empowering the Next Generation of Nursing Graduates to Care for Elders: Nurse Educators Are Up to The Challenge!
Jane Kirkpatrick, PhD, MSN, RNC-OB, ANEF, Purdue University SON

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Welcome Reception and Poster Session


Monday, October 24, 2016

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast/NGNA Fellows - 'Ask the Expert' Sessions


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM President’s Welcome
Joanne Alderman, MS-N, APRN-CNS, RN-BC, FNGNA


8:30 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Presentation:Evaluation of the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations in Nursing Facility Residents
Jean Gaines, PhD, RN, FNGNA
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break


9:45 AM - 5:30 PM Silent Auction


10:00 AM– 11:00 AM General Session - Boxing for Parkinson Disease: Serving a Powerful Punch
Stephanie Combs-Miller, PT, PhD, NCS
11:10 AM– 12:10 PM Concurrent Sessions

SESSION 1:
Implementing Early Mobility Interventions Among Hospitalized, Older Adults to Reduce Functional Decline: A Literature Review
Peter Kennedy, BSN, RN

SESSION 2:
Meeting the End of Life Needs of Veterans through the We Honor Vets Program
Barbara M. Raudonis, Ph.D., RN, FNGNA, FPCN
SESSION 3:
Revisioning NGNA’s Research and Education Committee
Beth Mastel-Smith, PhD, MS, RN, FNGNA
Sharon Stahl Wexler, PhD, RN, FNGNA
Kathy Ennen, PhD, RN, CNE
Dawn Hippensteel, MS, BSN, RN, CCRN, GCNS
Carol Enderlin, Ph.D., RN, FNGNA



SESSION 4:
Shared Governance and Its Effect on Nurse Retention
Julie Britton, RN-BC, MSN, GCNS, FGNLA
with
Innovative Education Improves Patient Safety and Staff Satisfaction
Dawn Hippensteel, MS, BSN, RN, CCRN, GCNS and MaryAlyce McCormick, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, ONC, CNRN
SESSION 5:
Oxycontin with a Whiskey Chaser
Susan Constantine, MS, ARNP, BC
11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch / Fellow's Lunch
Poster Viewing Available


1:30 PM– 2:30 PM General Session: Transitioning a Traditional Assisted Living Community into an Interprofessional Academic Center: Elder, Student and Community Benefit
Beverly Heasley, MBA, RN, FNGNA and Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN
2:50 PM– 3:50 PM Concurrent Sessions II
SESSION 1:
The Flipped Classroom: Facilitating Active Learning to Enhance Knowledge Acquisition of Gerontological Nursing Students
Tracey L. Hodges, Ed.D, MSN, RN and Diane Young, MSN, RN
SESSION 2:
A Qualitative Systematic Review of the Recognition and Identification of Echolalia and Echo-phenomena in Older Adults to Inform Nursing Practice
Beth Kaskel, DNP, RN, CNE
with
An Analysis of Non-Emergent Needs for Older Adults Presenting to the Emergency Department
Alice Kindschuh, DNP, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, CNE
SESSION 3:
Strategies to Reduce Antipsychotic Use in the LTC System, Alberta, Canada
Mollie Cole, RN, MN, GNC ©
SESSION 4:
Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE) in the Long Term Care Community
Joanne Alderman, MS-N, APRN-CNS, RN-BC, FNGNA
Rhonda Hanan, MS, RN, DNS-CT, CDONA, GRN

SESSION 5:
Research Podium Presentations
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM Break


4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions III
SESSION 1:
It's All in the Name: Journey to a Nurse Driven Bladder Bundle Protocol
Ann Hendrickson, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
with
Broken Hearts: Experiencing Depressive Symptoms Prior to a Myocardial Infarction
Mary Coyle PhD, PMHCNS-BC
SESSION 2:
Implementing a Geriatric Native American Interprofessional Experience with Nursing, Medical and Pharmacy
Beth Kaskel, DNP, RN, CNE and Kathleen Karsten, PhD, RN
with
Why Conduct a Pilot Study, Especially in Long-Term Care?
Alyce S. Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, CCRN, CNS, CNE and Donna C. Owen
SESSION 3:
Nurse Residency Program for Long Term Care New Nurses
Linda Hassler, RN, MS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
SESSION 4:
Research Podium Presentations
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Committee Meetings


8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Alive Inside: Movie Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

8:00 AM – 9:10 AM Continental Breakfast/Breakfast Presentation
The Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy Experience
Karen Beranek, BSN, RN
Linda Hassler, RN, MS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Beth Culross, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, CRRN, FNGNA


8:00 AM – 9:10 AM Breakfast Student Session

9:15 AM– 10:15 AM General Session: Developing Empathy for Older Adults: The Geriatric Medication Game ©
Kimberly Plake, PhD, RPh

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM– 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions IV

SESSION 1:
Move to Improve: Creation of a Nurse Driven Progressive Mobility Protocol
Dawn Hippensteel, MS, BSN, RN, CCRN, GCNS and Melanie Duffy

SESSION 2:
Bowel Elimination: A TEAM Approach
Robin G. Zachary, DNP, RN
with
Share and Care To Get Us There: The "Stone Soup Story" for Trauma Systems Development
Meredith Addison
SESSION 3:
Dementia and Delirium in Those with Developmental Disabilities
Janice L. Palmer, PhD, RN
SESSION 4:
Research Podium Presentations
SESSION 5:
Sepsis: Legal Pitfalls of Failure to Assess, Intervene and Document
Jacqueline F Close, PhD, APRN and Shannon Holy, MSN, BSN, RN, LNCC

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Membership Meeting

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM General Session: Honoring Patient Preferences: Advance Care Planning and POLST
Susan Hickman, PhD
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Closing Session: Dance Based Therapy: What, Why, Who, When & How?
Jean Krampe, PhD, RN, CPHQ
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM President's Closing Remarks
Joanne Alderman, MS-N, APRN-CNS, RN-BC, FNGNA







Poster Presentations

Evidence-Based Practice Posters

E1
Enhancing Medication Safety in the Older Adult:  Guiding Nursing Students to Apply Evidence
Tracye B. Proffitt, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CCRN, Daphne Terrell, MSN, RN, CNRN and Susan C. Johnson, PhD, RN
Virginia Commonwealth University

E2
Coaching Methods for Training Staff in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review
Kerry Jordan, MSN, RN, CNL
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

E3
Reducing Pressure Injuries & Care-Giver Injuries
Jeanine Maguire
Genesis HealthCare

E4
A Systematic Review of Literature to Determine the Effectiveness of Post-Discharge Follow-Up Phone Calls on the Reduction of Hospital Readmissions
Jennifer Castleberry, MEd, MSN, RN, CNL
Augusta University

E5
Orthostatic Blood Pressure – What Does the Evidence Tell Us?
Denise L. Lyons, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, FNGNA
Christiana Care Health System


Quality Improvement/Performance Improvement Projects

QP1
A More Detailed CAM Increases Nurse’s Identification of Delirium
Denise L Lyons, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, FNGNA
Christiana Care Health System

QP2
Implementing the Dream Team to Increase the Patient Experience
Denise L Lyons, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, FNGNA
Christiana Care Health System

QP3
Move  It or Lose It
Marissa Guzman and Chat Conde
Riverview Medical Center

QP4
Improving Workflow for Medication Reconciliation in Home Based Primary Care
Gabriel Sapalaran
VA Birmingham Alabama

QP5
The Vision Becomes Reality: The Design and Build of an ACE Unit
Margaret Romanoski, Julie Zablocki, Brenda Belbot, Sandy Budczynski
St John Hospital & Medical Center

QP6
An Interprofessional Approach to a Side Rail Reduction Program:  An Evidence Based Approach to QAPI in Long Term Care
Erin Woodford, BSN, RN
Genesis HealthCare, Schuylkill Center


Research Projects

R1
Lavender Oil for Insomnia Symptoms
Carol Enderlin, PhD, RN, J.L. Rooker, T.M. Motes, Becky Webb, MNSc, RN
U of AR for Medical Sciences College of Nursing

R2
Defining Rehabilitation Success in Older Adults with Dementia – Results From an Inpatient Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit
Rob Mackenzie, RN(EC), MScN
St. Joseph’s Health Care, London

R3
The Influences of Family Interaction and Spiritual Well-Being on Older People’s Anxiety and Depression
Pi-Ming Yeh, PhD, RN
Missouri Western State University

R4
The Influences of Personality and Coping Strategies on Older People’s Anxiety and Depression
Pi-Ming Yeh, PhD, RN
Missouri Western State University

R5
Professional Quality of Life Scale Screening for Nurses Working in Geriatric Medicine
Kay Kolthoff
Valle Vista Health Systems

R6
The Use of Potentially Inappropriate Medications to Avoid in Rural Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Marcia Y Shade PhD (c), MSN, BS, RN
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Student Posters 

S1
Health Literacy (Older Adults and Postoperative Instructions)
Miriam Munion Marshall
University of Texas at Tyler

S2
Urban and Rural Midwest Alzheimer’s Family Caregiving Feasibility Study:  Lessons Learned
Rita M. Million, MSN, RN, APHN-BC, COI
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing

S3
Dolls for Dementia
Alyssa Wallschleger, Amanda Brandau
Georgian Court University

S4
Institutional Peer Support Mediates the Impact of Physical Declines on Depressive Symptoms of Nursing Home Residents
Sheri Wilson
Northwestern State University

S5
ACO Transition from Hospital to Long-Term Care
Kristen Kirby, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CNE, Pamela Karagory
Purdue University

S6
Well-Being of Older African Americans in the Nursing Homes: An Integrative Review
Zyra Daffodil Apugan, PhD Student, Kathie Records
PhD Student, Graduate Research Assistant

S7
Use of Teach-Back to Reinforce Nutrition Knowledge in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Jessica Coapstick, BSN, RN, Ila Jackson
Valparaiso University

S8
A Structured Education Program for Community Dwelling Older Adults
LoriAnn Pajalich, DNP, RN, CNS, GCNS-BC
Wilkes University/Geisinger Health System