Schedule of Events

ARN conference registration is located in the Charlotte Convention Center in Concourse C.

We are pleased to present the session schedule for the 39th Annual Educational Conference.  Simply click on the session title links to view a full description including the name of the speaker(s) and learning objectives.  The paper and case study session information will be added soon.  Please check back for updates to the schedule as information becomes finalized.

Please note:
The ARN Leadership Course is an extra cost event and will take place Monday, September 30, from 1- 6 pm and Tuesday, October, from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.  A check in desk will be located outside the course room and will open just prior to the start of the course on Monday, September 30.

Pre-conference activities begin Wednesday, October 2nd at 8am.  Conference activities begin on Wednesday evening at 5 pm with the Opening Reception with Exhibits and Posters.

 

Monday, September 30, 2013

1-6pm
4.25 CH

ARN Leadership Course
(Extra cost event, open to ARN members only)

Take Back Control of Your Day! Moving Beyond Crisis Management

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

7:30am-4:30pm
7 CH

ARN Leadership Course
(Extra cost event, open to ARN members only)

Take Back Control of Your Day! Moving Beyond Crisis Management

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

8am-Noon

Preconference Workshops (Extra cost events)

Professional Tour: Carolinas Rehabilitation
(Duplicate tour on Thursday, October 3)

Healing Mind and Spirit in Brain Injury Survivors, Caregivers, and Nurses
(001) 3.75 CH

1-5pm

Strategies for Delivering Quality Patient Education
(002) 3.75 CH

Working with Patients with Speech, Language, Cognitive and Swallowing Disorders: What Every Rehab Nurse Needs to Know
(003) 3.75 CH

5-7:15pm
Up to 3 CH

Opening Reception with Posters and Exhibits

7:15-8:30pm

Get Down and Get Moving to Support RNF (Extra cost event)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

7-8:30am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibits and Posters

7am-3:15pm

Poster Session

 7:30-8:15am

CRRN Renewal Information Session

7:30-8:30am

RNJ & RNF Consultation Sessions

8:30-10am

Keynote Session (101)
John Hockenberry
Supported by healthsouth

10:15-11:15am
1 CH

Concurrent Sessions

Family
CenteredCare
in
Rehabilitation:
Addressing
Issues and
Concerns to
Improve Care
Transitions
(201)

Spinal Cord
Injury and
Sexuality
(202)

The Power
of One—The
Power of All
(203)

Supporting the
FIM® Instrument
Through
Documentation
(204)

11:15am-1:15pm

Exhibits and Posters Open
Lunch available for purchase in the exhibit hall

11:30am-Noon

Corporate Showcase
(Box lunch will be provided.
Seating and lunch are limited to first 50 attendees.)
coloplastcolor

Noon-1pm 1 CH

Health Policy Presentation

Noon-4pm

Professional Tour: Carolinas Rehabilitation
(Duplicate tour on Wednesday, October 2)

12:30-1pm

Corporate Showcase
(Dessert will be provided.
Seating and dessert are limited to first 50 attendees.)
lofric50

1:15-2:45pm
1.5 CH

Paper and Case Study Sessions

Mother & Child

601

Brain Injury

602

Falls & Safety

603

Mentoring/
Professional Development

604

1:15-3:15pm

Career Fair in the Exhibit Hall

2:45-3:15pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall with Posters

3:15-4:15pm
1 CH

Concurrent Sessions

The Basics of
Research as
Best Evidence
for Practice

(301)

Life Care
Challenges of
the Medically
Complex Injury

(302)

Caring for
Individuals with
Open Spina Bifida
(Myelomeningocele)
and Their Families:
Experience and
Outcomes

(303)

Non-Pharmacologic
Approach to Pain

(304)

4:30-5:30pm
1 CH

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Administration/Management•Admissions Liaisons•Advanced Practice Nurse•Case Management/Insurance Nurse•Educators•Staff Nurses

Friday, October 4, 2013

6:15-7am

Zsa Zsa Zsa Zumba in the Morning

7-7:45am.75 CH

Updating the RNF Research Agenda: Methods, Actions and Results

7-8am

Breakfast with Exhibits and Posters

7-11am

Poster Session

8-9:15am
1 CH

Founder's Address
Falls Prevention: Best Practice, Evidence-Based (102)
Patricia Quigley, PhD MPH ARNP CRRN FAAN FAANP

9:30-10:30am
1 CH

Concurrent Sessions

Violence in the Workplace (401)

Staging–The Pressure Is On: A Look into Documentation and Reporting of Pressure Ulcers(402)

Transition Management for Success (403)

Appreciative Inquiry: Changing the Conversation in Health Care (404)

10:30-11am

Break in the Exhibit Hall with Snacks
(Exhibit Hall and Posters close at 11 am)

11am-12:30pm
1.5 CH

Paper and Case Study Sessions

Spinal Cord Injury

701

Skin Care

702

Rehab Beyond the Walls

703

Patient Satisfaction

704

12:30-1:30pm

RNJ & RNF Consultations

12:30-2:15pm

Lunch on your own

2:15-3:15pm
1 CH

Concurrent Sessions

Building Successful
Research
Collaboratives for
Healthcare Improvement
(501)
Pediatric Rehab in the ICU (502) Guilty or Innocent:
What Does
Your Documentation
Show–Did You Safely
Discharge Your Patient?
(503)
Performance
Measurement
and Management
(504)

3:30-5pm
1.5 CH

Paper and Case Study Sessions

Stroke

801

Patient Education & Communication

802

Rehabilitation in the 21st Century

803

Management

804

6:30-8:30pm

Bowling for RNF Dollars at Strike City Bowling (Extra Cost Event)

Saturday, October 5, 2013

7:30-8:45am

Annual Members Meeting and Awards Breakfast

9-10am
1 CH

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Gerontology•Home Health Care•Pain•Pediatrics•Researchers•Subacute•VA/DOD

10:15-11:45am
1.5 CH

Paper and Case Study Sessions

FIM & Documentation

901

Team Approach

902

Compassion & Caring

903

Bowel & Bladder

904

Noon-1:15pm

Closing Session
Lessons from a Life Lived at Full Throttle (103)
Darrell Gwynn