Thursday, October 27, 2016

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

Independent Business SIG AGM (members only)
See agenda here

Operating Room Special Interest Group (ORSIG) - Room

Palliative Special Interest Group (PSIG) - Room

Workshop 1

Workplace Violence - De-escalation

Heidi Birks - RPN, Professional Practice Associate, RPNAO

Workshop 2:

Palliative Care Is Every Nurse’s Business

Katherine Murray, Founder, Life and Death Matters

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

Independent Business SIG
(all welcome)
How to Build a Business - RPNs - You're Not Alone
See agenda here

Operating Room Special Interest Group (ORSIG) - Room

Palliative Special Interest Group (PSIG) - Room

Workshop 3

HIV Infection: How to reduce the stigma while protecting yourself and others

Deanne Clatworthy

Workshop 4

Enhancing oncology and palliative care nursing education

Komal Patel, De Souza Institute

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

Gala Dinner and Awards
MC: Ms. Jessica Holmes - Celebrated Comedian and Author

9:30 pmAfter Party

Friday, October 28, 2016

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

Kathleen BartholomewOpening Keynote:
Healing Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility & Creating Healthy Relationships

Kathleen Bartholomew
Nurse Leader and Nursing Cultural Expert, Washington State, United States

10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing
 LeadershipQuality PracticeRPN Role Optimization
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Breakout Session 1

Interprofessional Care: A New Leadership Opportunity for RPNs

John Remington,Professional Practice Specialist and Terry Holland, Practice Coordinator, Quinte Health Care

Breakout Session 2

Let’s Be Clear: Strengthening Nursing Teams through Role Clarity 

Melissa Thomson, Manager and Joanne McRobert, Manager, Grey Bruce Health Services

Breakout Session 3

The Optimization of Nursing Staff Care Delivery through Leadership & Collaborative Nursing Practice

Zahra Ismail, Clinical Team Manager and Maria Monteiro, Clinical Nurse Educator, North York General Hospital

11:15 am - 11:30 amNetworking Break: Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Teresa BatemanLuncheon Keynote:
Leader-Ship ~ Are you on board or walking the plank?

Teresa Bateman
Director of Practice and Communications, College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta

12:15 pm - 1:45 pmLunch
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout Session 4

Strengthening Intraprofessional Collaboration and Role Clarity through Education of Nursing Faculty 

Kim Jagos, Professor of Nursing and Sandy Madorin, Practical Nursing Coordinator, Georgian College

Breakout Session 5

Geriatric RPN Knowledge to Practice Role 

Robin Hurst, Advanced Practice Consultant , Saint Elizabeth

Breakout Session 6

Understanding and Optimizing the RPN role: An Organizational Assessment of Policies, Staff Perceptions and Understanding the Scope of Practice

Maija Solo, Registered Practical Nurse and Maya Nikoloski, Manager of Professional Practice Nursing, Bridgepoint Hospital, Sinai Health System

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

Lisa Bayliss-PrattClosing Keynote:
Stronger Together: A cautionary tale of the importance of investing in a heterogeneous nursing workforce

Lisa Bayliss-Pratt
Director of Nursing, Deputy Director of Education and Quality, and Board Member of Health Education England

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

Poster Sessions

  1. Growing a Baby-Friendly Ontario: What You Need to Know?
    Linda Young, Director of Maternal Newborn Child, Mental Health, Interprofessional Practice and Organizational Learning and Kristina Niedra, MA is a Project Manager at Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital)
  2. Registered Practical Nurses lead implementation of practice changes in intramuscular injections
    Helen McGee, Advanced Practice Nurse at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  3. Fostering a quality practice setting through a role clarity initiative
    Colleen Wilkinson, RN, MS(N) is currently the Director, Interprofessional Practice and Informatics and Karen Law, RN, BscN (c) is currently a Patient Care Specialist in Interprofessional Practice, Lakeridge Health
  4. Optimizing the PICC team
    Carole Bourcier and Chantal Laniel, RPN working on the PICC Team, Ottawa’s Hôpital Montfort.
  5. Advocating for Registered Practical Nurses Sampling in Acute Care Nursing Research
    Benjamin Hartung, Registered Nurse and a Masters of Science in Nursing student, University of Ottawa
  6. Project Wicked- Nurse Role Clarity in a Mid-Size Community Hospital
    Margaret (Peggy) Hughes, MN RN Interprofessional Practice Coordinator, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital and Kathryn Weatherall RN BScN Med, First Year BScN Program Coordinator, Georgian College
  7. RPN and RN Role Clarity in a Mental Health and Addiction Setting
    Gillian Strudwick, Advanced Practice Nurse for Research & Innovation and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto