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ANCC Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education

Monday, July 17, 2017
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Open Forum
Join the ANCC Accreditation Program staff and members of the Commission on Accreditation for this informal Q&A session to address your concerns. Refreshments served.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
8:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. Welcome
Introduction to the day, discussion on learning outcomes, and summary of therapeutic communication
Presenter: Jennifer Graebe, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
8:15 am-9:15 am Managing Stress, Building Resilience: The Imperative of Self-Care for Health Care Providers, Educators, and Researchers
Presenter: Aviad Haramati, PhD
Review published outcomes on interventions using mindfulness approaches to reduce stress and burnout and improve well-being. A physiologic framework will be provided to explain why mindfulness appears to be effective, followed by a discussion on incorporating mind-body techniques into the training curriculum for all health professionals.
9:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Reflection
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. The NPD Practitioner: More Than Just an Educator
Presenter: Mary Harper, PhD, RN-BC
The 2016 Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice was informed by an NPD Role Delineation study that identified seven unique roles of the NPD practitioner to promote learning, change, and professional role growth and competence.
10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Reflection
10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Maximizing Interprofessional Continuing Education Opportunities: It's All about Collaboration
Kim Cheramie, MSN, RN-BC
Sally Morgan, MAEd, BSN, RN

With the increasing emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, new skills are needed. Learn about strategies to maximize the opportunities nurse planners encounter in collaborating with other disciplines to plan quality continuing education.
12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.-:45 p.m. Premier Award
1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. From the Field - A Panel on Leadership in CE
Jennifer Graebe, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Pam Dickerson, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN
Sheryl Cosme, DNP, RN-BC
Jann Balmer, PhD, RN, FACEHP
Lawrence Sherman, FACEHP, CHCP
Join experts from academia, health systems, state nurses associations, and medicine for a panel discussion on effective leadership strategies in continuing health education. Participants share their experience and impact.
2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Key Challenges in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Integration: Making the Case for Collaborative Leadership Development
Presenter: Cynthia Arndell, MD, BSN, FACP
While interprofessional collaborative practice improves patient and population health outcomes, the socio-historical, economic, and political forces inherent in our health care systems continue to thwart efforts toward successful integration of interprofessional education and team-based practice.
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Closing remarks, Q&A, Reflection