CNO Agenda

Sunday – September 29

1:00 PM - Registration & Itinerary Pick-up & Refreshments

Garnd Ballroom

2:15 PM - Opal’s Welcome Remarks

Clover

Presented by

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

2:30 PM - Emerging Nursing Professionals: Issues Related to the Next Generation of Nurses

Clover

Presented by

Anne Derouin, DNP, ARPN, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, Clinical Professor, Director, Pediatric Behavioral Mental Health Specialty Program, Duke University School of Nursing

3:00 PM - Recognizing the Need to Educate More Nurses

Clover

Bryan Sisk, Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive, Memorial Hermann Health System

3:35 PM - Roundtables - NON CE Refreshments

Grand Ballroom

4:55 PM - Panel: Nurses’ Mental and Physical Health

Clover

Presented by

Anne Derouin, DNP, ARPN, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, Clinical Professor, Director, Pediatric Behavioral Mental Health Specialty Program, Duke University School of Nursing

Maria Huling, Director of Nursing, Unified Pledge Health

Elizabeth Rodriguez, DNP, RN, Chief Operations Officer, Optimus Health Care

Moderator

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

5:40 PM - Day 1 Recap

Clover

Presented by

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

5:45 PM - Networking Cocktail Reception

Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by
BlueSky

Monday – September 30

7:15 am - Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Balcony

Sponsored by
AMN

 

7:55 am - Day 2 Welcome

Clover

Presented by

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

8:00 am - Panel: Healthy Work Environments as a Right, not a Privilege

Clover

Panelists

Stephanie Gedeon, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, Augusta Health

Neena Philip, DHA, RN, FACHE, CENP, CCRN-K, Chief Nursing Officer, New York Health + Hospitals

Cherie Smith, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President, Patient Care Services, OhioHealth

Moderator

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

8:50 am - Roundtables - NON CE

Grand Ballroom

9:30 am - Refreshments

Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by
GE Healthcare

10:10 am - The Complexities of Crafting an Effective Contract Labor Strategy

Clover

Presented by

Melissa Hosey, MSN, RN, NP-C, System Director of Clinical Workforce, Adventist Health System

10:40 am - Reducing the Economic Burden and Patient Harm of HAPIs

Clover

Presented by

William Padula, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical & Health Economics in School of Pharmacy, Fellow, Schaeffer Center, University of Southern California

11:15 am - Roundtables - NON CE Refreshments

Grand Ballroom

11:55 am - Morel Remarks & Brainstorm Session – NON CE

Clover

12:30 pm - Luncheon

Grand Ballroom Balcony

Sponsored by
Arjo

1:30 pm - Trauma Response Strategies: Reducing the Nursing Shortage

Clover

Presented by

Michele Szkolnicki, RN, FACHE, CMPE, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Penn State Health

2:00 pm - Pandemic Visitation Restrictions: As Viewed Through a Patient/Family Lens

Clover

Presented by

John Sims, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN, Strategic Healthcare Leader, Texas Health Resources

2:45 pm - Roundtables - NON CE Refreshments

Grand Ballroom

4:05 pm - At the Corner of Compassion and Outcomes

Clover

Presented by

Wendy Clayton, MSN, RN, CCM, CPHQ, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Penn State Health St. Joseph

4:35 pm - Panel: Expense Control Strategies for Healthcare Organizations

Clover

Panelists

Neena Philip, DHA, RN, FACHE, CENP, CCRN-K, Chief Nursing Officer, New York Health + Hospitals
Craig Felty, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Hancock Health

Moderator

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

5:20 pm - Day 2 Recap

Clover

Presented by

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

5:25 pm - Roundtables – NON CE Networking Cocktail Reception

Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by
Medical Informatics

Tuesday – October 1

7:45 am - Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Balcony

8:20 am - Strategies for Hospital Administration Liability Cases

Clover

Presented by

Craig Felty, Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Hancock Health

8:50 am - Bringing Nurses Back: Encouraging and Supporting Nurses’ Return to Practice; Nurse Emeritus Program

Clover

Presented by

Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President & Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Jefferson Health

9:25 am - Roundtables - NON CE Refreshments

Grand Ballroom

10:05 am - Succession Planning: Nurse Emeritus Programs

Clover

Presented by

AnnMarie Papa, Nurse Leader Emeritus, Jefferson Health

10:40 am - The Cost of Nurse Turnover: 3 Million Reasons for Change

Clover

Presented by

Heidi J. Zedlar MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, Dedicated Nursing Associates

11:10 am - Panel: Leading Through Adversity - Building Endurance and Resiliency in Healthcare

Clover

Panelists

Jose Torrez, Director of Food and Administration, The George

Washington University Hospital
David Weisman, Ph.D., CPXP, FPCC, Chief Experience Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals / Queens

Matthew Fiddler, DHA CPXP, Director of Patient Relations, Augusta Health

Moderator

Michele Szkolnicki, RN, FACHE, CMPE, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Penn State Health

11:55 am - Closing Remarks

Clover

Presented by

Michelle Cardinal, Deputy Managing Director, Opal Group

12:00 pm - Close of Program

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