Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Panel 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Special Screening of "In Case of Emergency" General Session: Career Readiness through a Pandemic Live session. This panel will focus on the importance of career readiness through a pandemic and the steps to be a prepared candidate. The panelists will discuss communication skills, education plans, professional organization involvement, resume writing, interviewing skills, digital technology, Board of Nursing and licensure information, and other career management strategies. Our engaging and diverse panelists will speak to each of these areas and emphasize the importance of career readiness and provide “real world” advice as you step forward into your nursing career. At the completion of the discussion, there will be an opportunity for students to ask questions of the panelists. Moderator/Panelist: Giselle Melendez, EdD, RN, Nurse Leader, Pediatric Inpatient and Intensive Care Units, Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY Panelists: Sheri Cosme, DNP, RN-BC, Director, Practice Transition Accreditation Program and Nursing Skills Competency Program, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Silver Spring, MD; Khay Douangdara, MSN, RN, CPEN, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY; Lois Marshall, PhD, RN, Nurse Education Consultant; Miami, FL; Jim Puente, MS, MJ, CAE, Director, Nurse Licensure Compact, Chicago, IL; Cathlyn Robinson, MSN, RN, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, Paterson, NJ; and Jennifer Hanks, BSN, RN, UnityPoint Health, Finley Hospital, Dubuque, IA Sponsor: Emergency Nurses Association, Schaumburg, IL Click here to view trailer to "In Case of Emergency".
Thursday, April 8, 2021 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ward 5B: Nurses Who Defied Convention to Establish a New Standard of Care for HIV/AIDS Patients At the heart of the HIV/AIDs crisis and widespread hysteria, a single number and letter designated a ward on the fifth floor of San Francisco General Hospital, the first in the country designed specifically to care for AIDS patients. The critically acclaimed documentary 5B tells the inspirational story of the courageous nurses and caregivers who took extraordinary action to establish a new standard of care for the patients of 5B. 5B was proudly commissioned by Johnson & Johnson as part of their long-standing commitment to supporting nurses on the front line of healthcare. Following the film screening, stay for an inspiring Q&A session featuring Alison Moëd, Ward 5B’s first nurse manager. Join us, together, we celebrate the essential contributions of nurses whose innovation and leadership immeasurably changed lives during the onset of the AIDS crisis. Speakers: Lynda Benton, Senior Director, Global Corporate Equity, Johnson & Johnson; and Alison Moëd, MSN, RN, Ward 5B Nurse Manager (retired), San Francisco General, San Francisco, CA Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ Click here to view trailer to 5B Documentary.
Friday, April 9, 2021 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Social Justice Seekers: Nurses as Movers and Shakers Live session. Join this panel of speakers as they discuss innovative approaches to the social justice topics such as social determinants of health; incivility/bullying; climate action; and accessibility of care. The panel will highlight how social justice relates to your role as a student and nurse and actions you can take to make a difference. Moderator/Panelist: Gerry Altmiller, EdD, APRN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN; Professor, Director, Quality and Safety Innovation Center, School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey Panelists: Billy A. Caceres, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, FAAN, Assistant Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing; Cara Cook, MS, RN, AHN-BC, Climate & Health Program Manager, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments; Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, AACRN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion, Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Nursing; Soohyun Kim, MPH, MSN, CPH, APHN-BC, Tribal communities in Alaska on environmental issues; Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, Fellow; Ecoee Rooney, DNP, RN, SANE-A, Director, Nursing Leadership Professional Development, Ochner Health System|System Nursing Professional Development Sponsor: Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO