UPMC Hamot 4th Annual Nursing Symposium: Building Resilience in Challenging Times

Erie, PA US
June 30, 2021

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 community, our nation, and 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 building resilience within nursing with the goal of preserving, sustaining, and empowering the most trusted profession in the world.

Target Audience

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

 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how to find your purpose in our ever-changing environment
  • Explain the importance of connecting to the why behind the UPMC Experience
  • Summarize the signs of those affected by crisis and approaches to respond effectively
  • Review key components of Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Describe key components that drive employee engagement
  • Discuss strategies to create a highly engaged team
  • Discuss barriers to rural health care and the challenges related to current care delivery models
  • Explore opportunities for improved access through partnerships with regulatory agencies
  • Evaluate and interpret personal biases and stereotypes regarding individuals with substance use disorder and addiction
  • Describe three new emerging approaches to effectively treating addiction
  • Identify personal action steps that empower professional practice
  • Reflect on the topics presented at the symposium as inspiration to apply to your personal journey as a nurse
  • Explore the personal opportunities that nurses have to enrich, sustain, and empower their own their own resilience

The Hamot Health Foundation event HamotSTRONG celebrates UPMC Hamot’s exceptional staff and helps raise money to provide scholarships for employees seeking advanced degrees and training opportunities pertaining to all areas of health care. UPMC Hamot would like to thank the Hamot Health Foundation for their philanthropic support of so many continuing education efforts at UPMC Hamot; including the UPMC Hamot Nursing Symposium.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.25 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.
  • 5.20 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/31/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
06/30/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/30/2021 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

7:15 – 8

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 –  8:05

Introduction

James E. Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN

8:05 – 9:05

The Events That Shape Your Soul, Building

Resiliency From Within

Sandra L. Rader, DNP, MSA, RN, NEA-BC

9:10 – 9:50

Critical Incident Stress Management: Building Resilience

Patricia A. McClennan, MA, NCC, CASAC

Jennifer Mifsud, MSN, RN

9:50 – 10:05

Break/Poster Viewing

10:05 – 10:45

Marshmallows, Jenga, and Paper Airplanes: What Does It Take To Create a Highly Engaged Team?

Ashlee Skarzenski, MSN, RN, CPAN, CEN, NE-BC

10:50 – 11:30

Transformational Rural Health Care Model: Developing Strategic Partnerships and Optimizing Resources to Deliver Innovative Care to Rural Communities

Bill Edgar, MSN, RN

Meagan Buck, CRNP

Mary Parana, MS, RN

11:35 – 12:05

The Joy of Sobriety: The Patient and Professional Perspective

 

Jessianne Montie, MA, LPC, CAADC

Jason Loflen, DO

12:05 – 12:50

Lunch/Poster Viewing

12:50 – 1:30

Becoming a Chief Joy Facilitator: How to Find Joy and Resilience in a World of Stress and Strain

Janet Rice, BSN, RN-BC, ONC

1:35 – 2:15

La Vita e’ Bella

Closing Session

(with announcement of poster winners)

James E. Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN

2:15 – 2:30

Evaluations and Adjournment

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

TWO WAYS TO ATTEND THIS HYBRID CONFERENCE:

In Person at Bayfront Convention Center

COVID guidelines will be followed. Masks and social distancing will be according to the state guidelines at the time of the conference. Since meeting room temperatures can vary, it is recommended that you dress in layers and bring a light jacket or sweater with you to the conference.

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

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Preregistrants will be sent links prior to the conference, and all links will be available on the conference website for those who have registered.

Travel

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Course Director:

James E. Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN | UPMC CNEUPMC CNE

James E. Donnelly, MBA, BSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
UPMC Hamot
Vice President, Patient Care Services

Keynote Speaker:

Sandy Rader - Operations Chief & Nursing Off.. - UPMC | ZoomInfo.com

Sandra L. Rader, DNP, MSA, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Operating Officer
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Faculty:

Meagan Buck, CRNP

Bill Edgar, MSN, RN

Jason Loflen, DO

Patricia A. McClennan, MA, NCC, CASAC

Jennifer Mifsud, MSN, RN

Jessianne Montie, MA, LPC, CAADC

Mary Parana, MS, RN

Janet Rice, BSN, RN-BC, ONC

Ashlee Skarzenski, MSN, RN, CPAN, CEN, NE-BC
 

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 6.25 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 6.25 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 for Lectures
A maximum of 5.25 contact hours have been designated for the lecture presentations. Contact hours will be given for participants who successfully complete all continuing education (CE) activities. In order to receive CE contact
hours, participants must register to attend, 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.

Contact Hours for Research Posters
A maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hour has been designated for participants viewing displayed research posters at the conference. Review 8 posters and complete the online evaluation for each poster to receive 1 contact hour.

 

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.25 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.
  • 5.20 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

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

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

PDF icon MEB Tracking Form revised 7-2019.pdf

If you are having any technical issues or have any questions, please call 814-877-5691.