Thursday, September 28, 2017

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

Operating Room Special Interest Group (ORSIG) - Room

Operating Room Special Interest Group (ORSIG) - Room

Palliative Special Interest Group (PSIG) - Room

Workshop 1
Social Media

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

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

(IBSIG) continued - Room

(ORSIG) continued - Room

(PSIG) continued - Room

Workshop 3:

Workshop 4:

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

Master of Ceremonies:
Erin Davis

9:30 pmAfter Party

Friday, September 29, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 amRegistration
8:30 am - 9:00 amWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Margret TrudeauOpening Keynote:
Margaret Trudeau, Celebrated Canadian, Mental Health Advocate

10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing
10:30 am - 11:30 amSue MatthewsKeynote:

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

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


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, BScN, MWS, MSc, Director, Nursing Innovation, RPNAO

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

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

12:15 pm - 1:45 pmLunch and exhibit / poster viewing
 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

Breakout 2: From Computer to Practice: How accurate capturing of BPSD in RAI-MDS validates
Tatiana Vavrova, RN, ROMHC
Lana MacDonald, RN, ROMHC
Ildiko Tanko, RPN

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

2:30 pm - 3:00 pmNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jann ArdenClosing Keynote:

Jann Arden, Renowned Musician, Bestselling Author

4:00 pm - 4:15 pmConference Close and Wrap Up

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