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We are pleased to present the session schedule for the 40th 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 Tuesday, October 28, from 7:30 am - 5 pm.

Pre-conference activities begin Wednesday, October 29, at 8 am.  Conference activities begin on Wednesday evening at 5 pm with the Opening Reception featuring Exhibits and Posters.

 

Tuesday, October, 28, 2014

7:30am-5pm

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(Extra cost event, open to ARN members only)

Building a Culture of Leadership: The Imperative for the Future
Lead Facilitator: Virginia “Ginny” Beeson, MSN NEA-BC
Moderator: Donna Williams, MSN RN CRRN

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8am-Noon

Professional Tour (extra cost event)
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
(Tour also offered on Thursday, October 30)
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8am-Noon

Preconference Sessions (Extra cost events)

Neuropharmacology in the Rehabilitation Patient: Neurological Disorders and Stroke (001)
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Best Practices in Fall and Injury Reduction in Rehabilitation (002)
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1-5pm

Neuropharmacology in the Rehabilitation Patient: Brain Injury (003)
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Motivational Interviewing: A Road Map to Patient Engagement in the Rehabilitation Setting (004)
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3-5:00pm

Chapter Leaders' Reception - Leadership and Mentoring Session
This session is for Chapter Leaders only.
An official invitation must be received to attend
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5-7:15pm

Opening Reception with Posters and Exhibits

Thursday, October 30, 2014

7-8:30am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibits and Posters

7am-3:15pm

Poster Session and Exhibits

7:30-8:30am

RNJ & RNF Consultation Sessions

8:30-9:30am

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FIM Documentation:Part 1 – Back to Basics (201)
Michelle Camicia, MSN RN CRRN

A Journey into Caring – Caritas Consciousness...IMAGINE the Possibilities (202)
Tina Roma-Fisher, MSN RN CRRN

Cultural Competence: A Framework to Improve Health Care (203)
Paul Nathenson, RN ND CRRN HN-BC CTN

Traumatic Amputations: The Next Steps (204)
Mary (Beth) Dameron, MSN RN CRRN CCM CBIS

9:45-11:15am

Opening Keynote Session
Aging with Injury (101)
Joni Eareckson Tada
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healthsouth

11:15am-1:15pm

Poster Session with Exhibits (lunch available for purchase)

11:30am-12:30 pm

Health Policy Presentation

Noon-4pm

Professional Tour (extra cost event)
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
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1:15-2:15pm

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Gerontology

Researchers

Pediatrics

VA/DOD

Subacute

Pain

Home Health Care

2:15-3:15pm

Break with Exhibit and Posters

3:15-4:15pm

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Rehabilitation Readmissions: A Look at the Data (301)
Terrie M. Black, MBA BSN RN-BC CRRN FAHA; Sandra Bennett Illig, MS RN NP

Best Practices for Reporting Research (302)
Elaine Miller, PhD RN CRRN FAAN FAHA

Best Practice Diabetes Drug Management Secrets (303)   Rx credits
Sharon Watts, DNP MSN

Teaching Patients to Manage Their Medications in a Rehabilitation Setting (304) Rx credits
Ekene Amaefule, MSN RN CRRN

4:30-7:30pm

RNF Dinner Symposium (extra cost event)
The New Safety Science: Transforming Education and Practice
Gwen Sherwood, PhD RN FAAN
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Friday, October 31, 2014

6:45-7:45am

The Essential Role of the Rehabilitation Nurse in Facilitating Care Transitions:
What Role Do You Have?  
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Michelle Camicia, MSN RN CRRN; Susan Wirt, MSN RN CRRN CCM CLCP CRP CNLCP; James Farrell, MBA RN CRRN; Terrie M. Black, MBA BSN RN-BC CRRN FAHA

7-11am

Poster Session with Exhibits

7-8am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibits and Posters

8-9:15am

Founder's Address ch icon
Smart Environments—Sensor Technology That Signals Change in Function or Health (102)
Lorraine Phillips, PhD RN

9:30-10:30am

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FIM Documentation:Part 2–Optimizing the Value of the Rehabilitiation Nurse (401)
Michelle Camicia, MSN RN CRRN

Life Care Planning: Case-Based Approach (402)
Terri S. Patterson, MSN RN CRRN FIALCP

Treatment of Acute and Chronic Wounds in the Rehab Patient (403)
Linda Droste, MSN RN CBIS CWOCN RN

Where Is Nursing? The ARN Interdisciplinary Team Mock Rounds Experience (404)
Michele Cournan, DNP RN ANPBC CRRN

10:30-11am

Break with Exhibits and Posters

11am-12:30pm

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FIM (601)

Behavior Management (602)

Creating Cohesive Teams (603)

Managing the Needs of the Medically Complex Patient (604)

12:30-2pm

Lunch on Your Own

12:30-1:30pm

RNJ & RNF Consultations

2-3pm

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ARN Competency Model for Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (501)
Stephanie A. Vaughn, PhD RN CRRN

Caregiver Panel–Family-Centered Care: Voice of Family Caregivers (502)
Barbara Lutz, PhD RN CRRN

Surviving a RAC Audit (503)
Pamela Roberts, PhD MSHA OT

Making Difficult Respiratory Topics Less Intimidating (504)
Lee Amari, RCP RRT

3:15-4:15pm

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Management (701)

Quality of Care (702)

21st Century: The Future is Now (703)

The Changing Culture of Skin Care (704)

4:30-5:45pm

Annual Members’ Meeting & Awards Presentation

5:45-6:45pm

Let’s Celebrate!
Come enjoy cake and champagne as we mark ARN’s 40th anniversary.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

6:15-7am

Continental Breakfast

7-8:30am

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Rehab Beyond the Walls of the Rehab Center (801)

Pain and SCI (802)

Practical Approach to Falls Prevention (803)

Education Strategies for Success (804)

8:45-9:45am

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Administrative/
Management

Admissions
Liaisons

Advanced Practice

Case Mgmt/
Insurance Consulting

Educators

Holistic Health

Staff Nurses

10-11:30am

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Case Studies in Behavior Management (901)

Trauma and PTSD (902)

The Science of Predicting and Preventing Falls (903)

Innovative Stroke Care (904)

11:45-1pm

Closing General Session
Envisioning the Future of Rehabilitation Nursing:
Transforming Practice in the Age of Reform (103)

Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM EdD ScD(h) FAAN FACCWS GCNS-BC NEA-BC CWCN CFCN
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