UPMC Hamot 4th Annual Nursing Symposium: The Joy of Making a Difference

Erie, PA US
April 24, 2020

DUE TO COVID-19, THE UPMC HAMOT 4th ANNUAL NURSING SYMPOSIUM IS BEING POSTPONED/CANCELED.

ALL PAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.

 

 

 

Join your colleagues for a day of education, rejuvenation, and inspiration!  

Nurses are the largest segment of America’s health care system. They are critical to the wellness of our nation as they promote and optimize the health of others. Nurses are role models, educators, and advocates. The well-being of nurses is fundamental to the health of our nation, our world. In accordance with the Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Initiatives by the American Nurses Association, UPMC Hamot is pleased to present fresh content on emerging trends and new knowledge in nursing with the goal of preserving, sustaining, and empowering the most trusted profession in the world.

 

UPMC Hamot is pleased and excited to welcome Amanda Gore, internationally renowned author, and  motivational speaker, to give the symposium’s keynote address.  

 

Amanda’s best-selling book, Joy Is an Inside Job, has inspired many to dissolve fear and create a resilience that helps to navigate stressful changes. She presents high-energy, information-packed presentations in an entertaining way that engages and energizes audiences.   Amanda gives specific strategies to reduce stress, lead more successfully, fear less, deal with change and collaborate effectively. 

 

Amanda Gore has previously addressed the National ANCC Magnet Conference and is unforgettably passionate about patient care, and LOVES nurses!  You can learn more about Amanda by visiting her website.  

 

Please share this exciting announcement and the link to Amanda’s website!

See attached brochure below for more details.

Target Audience

Nurses, advanced practice providers, allied health professionals, nursing faculty and nursing students are encouraged to attend this extraordinary day. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 8.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/30/2020
Course expires: 
04/23/2020
Event starts: 
04/24/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/24/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

2020 Program Outline

7:15 to 8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 to 8:10 a.m.   

Welcome and Introduction

James Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, UPMC Hamot

Vice President, Patient Care Services

8:10 to 9:30 a.m.

Opening Plenary Session/Keynote

What’s Joy Got to Do With It?!

Amanda Gore

9:30 to 9:45 a.m.

Break Poster Viewing

9:45 to 10:40 a.m.

Concurrent Session 1

10:40 to 10:55 a.m.

Break Poster Viewing

10:55 to 11:50 a.m

Concurrent Session 2

11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lunch, Networking, and Poster Viewing

12:45 to 1:40 p.m.

Concurrent Session 3

1:40 to 1:55 p.m.

Break Poster Viewing

1:55 to 2:50 p.m.

Concurrent Session 4

2:50 to 3 p.m.

Reconvene to the West Ballroom 

3 to 3:45 p.m.

Closing Plenary Session

Announcement of Poster Award Winners

The Joy of Making a Difference

James Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN

3:45 to 4 p.m.   

Questions/Evaluation

Please refer to the posted brochure for a detailed description of each presentation being offered during the plenary and concurrent sessions.

Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 455-1260

The Bayfront Convention Center in Erie is connected to the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel and Courtyard Bayfront.

Travel

Click here for directions

Symposium Speakers

Amanda Gore    

Keynote Speaker

 

 

Krista Baginski, RN, CCRN

UPMC Hamot

Valerie Baker, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC                            

Gannon University

Brittany Barko, MM, MT-BC, NMT                               

Lake Erie Music Therapy, LLC

Christine Bingman, MSN, RN, CIC                              

UPMC Northwest

Meagan Buck, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C                                                 

UPMC Kane

Jeanne Burns, MSN, RNC-NIC                                   

UPMC Hamot

Kaylene Cartney, RRT, BS                                         

UPMC Hamot

Amanda Cass, BSN, RN, TCRN                                  

UPMC Hamot

Chelsi Chappel                                                            

UPMC Hamot

Emily Clark, MSN, RNC-MNN                                      

UPMC Hamot

Kaitlynn Dawley, BSN, RN                                          

UPMC Hamot

Cheryll DiVincenzo, RN, CEN, CPAN,                                

UPMC Chautauqua

James E. Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN                            

UPMC Hamot

Brandi Duvuvei, BSN, RN                                           

UPMC Hamot

William Edgar, MSN, RN                                             

UPMC Kane

Mary E. Edwards, BSN, RN                                        

UPMC Northwest

Caryn Erwin, RN                                                         

UPMC Northwest

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW                                        

UPMC Western Behavioral Health - At Safe Harbor

Jessica Feasler, BSN, RNC-MNN, CLC                    

UPMC Hamot

Laurie Glass, DNP, CRNP, NNP-BC                          

UPMC Hamot

Yelena Grace, BSN, RN, CCRN                                 

UPMC Hamot

Viki Hedderick, DEd, MSN, RN                                 

Edinboro University

Elizabeth Heliker, BSN, RN                                        

UPMC Hamot

Emily Hirsch, MSN, MHA, RNC-NIC                           

UPMC Hamot

Leah Kucenski, BSN, RN                                           

UPMC Hamot

Lauren Kullen BSN, RN-BC                                        

UPMC Hamot

Randilyn Lewis, BSN, RN-BC                                    

UPMC Northwest

Jason Loflen, DO                                                       

UPMC Hamot

Brittany Loomis                                                          

Guest

Elizabeth Lucas, MSN, RN, CNE                              

Mercyhurst University

Emma Mack, BSN, RN, MHA                                     

UPMC Hamot

Donald E. Madden, BSN, RN-BC                              

UPMC Hamot

Sarah Maxi, BSN, RN, CCRN                                   

UPMC Hamot

Patricia McClennan, MA, NCC, CASAC                      

UPMC Chautauqua

John McGraw, BSN, RN                                           

UPMC Hamot

Jennifer Mifsud, MSN, RN                                        

UPMC Hamot

Karen A. Morahan, PhD, RN                                    

UPMC Hamot

Patrick Mwesige, BSN, RN, CCRN, CEN                        

UPMC Hamot

Michael Olszewski, BS, MSN, RN, CCRN                

UPMC Hamot

Mary Parana, MS, BSN, RN                                                

UPMC Kane

Anne Pedersen, MSN, RN, NEA-BC                         

UPMC Hamot

Elizabeth Raco, LSW                                                

UPMC Western Behavioral Health - At Safe Harbor

Janet Rice, BSN, RN-BC, ONC                                

UPMC Hamot

Trisha Rimpa, MA, BSN, RN-BC                              

UPMC Northwest

Keilani Rupp, RN                                                       

UPMC Northwest

Nancy P. Russo                                                        

Therapy Dogs United

Heather Schilk, BSN, RNC                                       

UPMC Northwest

Ashley Simon, BSN, RN                                           

UPMC Northwest

Lisa Simonian, DNP, CRNP                                      

UPMC Hamot

Cheryl Siverling, MSN, RNC-OB                               

UPMC Northwest

Kimberly Streiff, DEd, MSN, CRNP, NP-C                

Penn State Behrend

Jennifer Young, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM                    

UPMC Hamot

Morgan Youngs, BSN, RN                                         

UPMC Hamot

Karin Wickwire, DNP, AG-ACNP, SANE-A,

SANE-P, CRNP

UPMC Hamot

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Continuing Education

Physicians (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Health Care Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number  of contact hours commensurate with the extent  of participation in this activity.

Contact Hours

Contact hours will be given for participants who successfully complete all continuing education (CE) activities. In order to receive CE contact hours, participants must complete activity requirements including online program evaluation for each activity attended. Electronic evaluations must be completed within 14 business days to receive your CE certificate. 

Lectures
A maximum of 6.0 contact hours have been designated for the lecture presentations. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

Research Posters Viewing
A maximum of 2.0 contact hours have been designated for participants viewing displayed research posters at the conference. Review eight posters and complete the online evaluation for each poster to receive 1.0 contact hour or 16 posters to receive 2.0 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 8.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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DUE TO COVID-19, THE UPMC HAMOT 4th ANNUAL NURSING SYMPOSIUM IS BEING POSTPONED/CANCELED.

ALL PAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.

IMPORTANT consideration for registration:

In order to keep your continuing education records accurate, please use a consistent e-mail address every time you access this continuing education account.

From this account you will be able to:
  • Register for the type of continuing education credit you would like to receive (ACCME, AAPA, ANCC)
  • Receive important information and updates about the symposium
  • Have access to symposium presentation handouts
  • Do your evaluations for the sessions you attend
  • Access your Certificate of Continuing Education after the symposium

 

Registration Fees:

The registration fee includes the seminar, electronic educational materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and lunch.

 

Early Bird Registration before April 1, 2020

 After April 1, 2020

Student
 

$20

$40

UPMC Employees

$50

$70

Non-UPMC Employees

 

$75

$95

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be made. However, substitutes are welcome. Please notify the UPMC Hamot Center for Education of substitutions via email to: hinkelma@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-2513, or via USPS mail to: UPMC Hamot Center for Education, 201 State St., Erie, PA 16550.

 

UPMC Hamot Nurses intending to utilize Margaret Eckerd Brown (MEB) Funds for registration:  

Follow these simple steps PRIOR to registering on this site:

  1. Submit a completed MEB form to your department director for approval
  2. Submit the completed form (signed by applicant and the director) to the Education Department
  3. Once the form has been approved, you will receive an e-mail with a coupon code that you will use at "checkout"
  4. Return to this registration site and complete the registration process
  5. Enter your coupon code at checkout and submit.

UPMC Hamot Nursing MEB Form

MEB Tracking Form revised 7-2019.pdf