Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:00 am – 11:00 am Ward 5B: Nurses Who Defied Convention and Innovated to Establish a New Standard of Care for HIV/AIDS Patients At the height of the HIV/AIDs crisis and widespread hysteria, a single number and letter designated a space where nurses and caregivers bravely took extraordinary action to establish a new standard of care for a highly vulnerable population of patients. The critically acclaimed documentary 5B tells the inspirational story from the late 1970's through the 1980's of ward 5B of San Francisco General Hospital , the first ward in the country designed specifically to care for AIDS patients. 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 presentation featuring Julie Slade, DNP, RN Associate Professor of Nursing at Chatham University as she discusses key themes from the film, ways to use the 5B toolkit, and parallels to the current COVID-19 crisis, where nurses have once again driven transformative healthcare change. Speakers: MicheleMorgan, Senior Manager. Johnson & Johnson; and Julie Slade, DNP, RN Assistant Program Director | Associate Professor, Nursing Chatham University. Dr. Slade was a key contributor to the 5B AACN teaching toolkit for nurse educators released in December, 2021. The toolkit was designed to identify and spotlight key themes from 5B, showcase the impact nurses have on leading innovation and advancing new models of care, help nursing educators use the documentary as a teaching tool for the next generation of nurses, and inspire all nurses to serve with courage, ingenuity, and compassion. Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ Click here to view trailer to 5B Documentary.
Friday, April 8, 2022 9:00 am – 10:45 am Transition to Practice: Using Wit and Wisdom to Improve Outcomes and Ensure Your Success Join the cognoscenti for a lively panel of experts, novices, and those in between who will prepare you for your transition from nursing student to practicing nurse. You will hear what is in store for you as you work your way through nursing school and land your first RN position. Their stories, filled with wit and wisdom, will enhance your critical thinking skills and foster your success. No matter where you are in school, from freshman to senior, you will reflect and resonate with this engaging panel. Speakers:Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN, Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing; Lynn W. Newberry, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC, Education and Outreach Program Manager, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Brandi Borden, BSN, RN, NSNA President, 2020-2021; Stacie Kinsey, BSN, RN, CVOR Scrub nurse, The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano; Alexis Hodges; BSN, RN; Advocate Christ Medical Center, Neuro ICU staff nurse in Oak Lawn, IL; and Jaleighya Townsend, BSN, RN, Labor and Delivery nurse at Piedmont Hospital Moderator:Stephanie Brink, DHPE, MSN, RN, Assistant Dean of Online Programs RN-to-BSN Program Coordinator; Central Methodist University Sponsor: Central Methodist University