Thursday, September 28, 2017

8:00 amRegistration Opens
8:30 am - 10:00 am

Independant Business Special Interest Group (IBSIG) - Joliet Room

Operating Room Special Interest Group (ORSIG) - ByTowne Room

Palliative Special Interest Group (PSIG) -
Victoria Room

Workshop 1
Social Media: Driving Communication and Collaboration
Holly Byrne and Norma Tomlin
Richelieu Room

Workshop 2:
Person and Family Centred Care: Walk the Talk
Kimberly Miller
Ballroom C

10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

(IBSIG) continued -
Joliet Room

(ORSIG) continued -
ByTowne Room

(PSIG) continued -
Victoria Room

Workshop 3:
De-escalation The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and Your Rights - Let’s Talk About It. 
Norma Tomlin
Richelieu Room

Workshop 4:
Transgender Healthcare for Nurses
Deanna Clatworthy
Ballroom C

12:00 pmLunch and Free Time
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmRPNAO Annual General Meeting - Ballroom C
5:30 pmReception - Ballroom Foyer
6:30 pm

Gala Dinner and Awards
Master of Ceremonies:
Erin Davis

Ballroom B/C

9:30 pmAfter Party - Ballroom B/C

Friday, September 29, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 amRegistration
8:30 am - 9:00 amWelcome & Opening Remarks - Ballroom B/C
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Margret TrudeauOpening Keynote:
Margaret Trudeau, Celebrated Canadian, Mental Health Advocate
Ballroom B/C


10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing - Ballroom B/C
10:30 am - 11:30 amSue MatthewsKeynote:

Practically Speaking: An International Comparison of Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Roles To Identify Best Practices 

Sue Matthews, CEO, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Ballroom B/C

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Using the RPN Innovation Fund to Optimize the Role of the RPN: A Summary of Provincial Engagement
Barbara Jones, Director, Nursing Innovation, RPNAO

Ballroom B/C

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Introducing Change Day Ontario
Gail Paech, Chief Executive Officer, Associated Medical Services

Ballroom B/C

12:15 pm - 1:45 pmLunch and exhibit / poster viewing - Ballroom B/C
 LeadershipQuality PracticeRPN Role Optimization
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout 1: Mental Health First Aid Seniors
Mireille Cyr, Manager, Business Development & Planning, Mental Health First Aid Canada, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Joliet Room

Breakout 2: From Computer to Practice: The importance of Capturing BPSD in RAI-MDS
Tatiana Vavrova, RN, ROMHC
Lana MacDonald, RN, ROMHC
Ildiko Tanko, RPN

Capitale Room

Breakout 3: Registered Practical Nurses in Inpatient Rehabilitation Settings: A Competency Framework
Dr. Nancy Snobelen

Chaudiere Room

2:30 pm - 3:00 pmNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing - Ballroom B/C
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jann ArdenClosing Keynote:

Jann Arden, Renowned Musician, Bestselling Author

Ballroom B/C

4:00 pm - 4:15 pmConference Close and Wrap Up - Ballroom B/C

Poster Sessions

  1. The Missing Voice: RPNs in Acute Care Nursing Research
    Ben Hartung, RN, MScN Student , University of Ottawa
  2. RPN SCOPE ( champlain - Saint Elizabeth)
    Keshia Henry, Clinic and Visit RPN , Saint Elizabeth Health Care
    Betty Fehr, Personal Support Services Supervisor, Saint Elizabeth Health Care
  3. Interprofessional Mobile Learning Team
    Karen MacDonald, Georgian College
  4. Maximizing Utilization of Resources: Shared Learning through Simulations with PN and PTN Students
    Lorie Ranieri, Nursing Faculty , Fanshawe College
    Ronna Hoglund, PTN faculty , Fanshawe College
  5. Role of CCAC APNs in improving Palliative Care in Central West Region
    Trudy Mulderhall, Hall RN,BNSc,CHPCN©, Advanced Practice Nurse, Palliative Care Program, Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
    Jehan ara Cahgani, Advanced Practice Nurse, Central West Local Health Integration Network
    Svetlana Gadd, Nurse Practitioner, Central West Local Health Integration Network
  6. Registered Nurses' Foundation of Ontario
    Providing scholarships and bursaries to nursing students and nurses.
  7. An unacceptable reality: Enabling nursing knowledge for quality resident outcomes in Ontario’s Long Term Care Homes
    Sara Lankshear, Faculty, Georgian College