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Annual Conference Agenda

We are building the agendas for 2018.  Here's what 2017 looked like....

Annual Advocacy Day:
Thursday, October 12, 2017

8:00 AM to 8:45 AM                  Registration and Networking with Breakfast

8:45 AM to 9:00 AM                  Welcome and Opening Remarks
                                                     Aimee McLean RN, BSN

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM                  Nuts, Bolts & Lobbyists 
                                                     Justin Stewart   

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM                Break & Vendors

 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM             Key Note Address
Harnessing Nurses Political Power
Janet Haebler MSN, RN

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM              Lunch and Networking

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM                The Utah Nursing Consortium 2017
                                                     Marianne Craven PhD,RN

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM                  Hands On workshop

                                                      Kathleen Kaufman MS,RN 


1:30 PM to 2:20 PM                  Levels of Advocacy and Social Media
Diane Forster-Burke MS,RN & Angela York BSN,RN     


2:25 PM to 3:15 PM                  Case Study and Immunization Advocacy

                                                      Erin Marshall MA,RN & Lacey Eden MS,NP-C


3:15 PM to 3:35 PM                  Poster Session with Refreshments
                                                     Poster Presenters

3:35 PM to 4:30 PM                  Expert Advocacy Panel Session
                                                      Question and Answer

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM                  Advocacy Day Closing Remarks
                                                      Aimee McLean RN, BSN

Evening Reception with local lawmakers and live music

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM                  UNA Welcome Reception
                                                       Warm Appetizers and Cold Drinks
                                                       RSVP by Oct 6th RSVP HERE

Annual Conference:

Friday, October 13, 2017

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM                             Registration and Networking

8:00 AM to 8:10 AM                             Welcome and Opening Remarks
                                                                  Aimee McLean BSN, RN

8:10 AM to 9:00 AM                             Historically, Have Nurses Led a Balanced Life?
                                                                  Kathleen Kaufman MS, RN

9:10 AM to 10:00 AM                           Keynote Address
                                                               We Are Nurses Leading Change & Building A Healthier America
                                                                  Danielle Howa Pendergrass DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC

10:10 AM to 11:00 AM                         Poster Session  Exhibition Hall
                                                                    Morning Snack

11:00 AM to 11:50 PM                         Concurrent Sessions I
                                                               Development of ANCC Approved Continuing Nursing Education
                                                               Activities Using Post-Concussion Syndrome as a Road map 
                                                                   Blaine Winters  DNP, ACNP-BC & Daphne Thomas RN, MSN
                                                                   & Craig Nuttall DNP-FNP
                                                               Stress, Simulation and Nursing Care
                                                                  Evy Warmbier MSN, BBA, RN, CNE

12:00 PM to 12:50 PM                         Lunch and Networking

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM                             Concurrent Session II
The School Nurses Role in the Event of a Disease Outbreak
                                                                   Lacey Eden MS, NP-C & Katie Maxwell, SN
                                                               Healer, Heal Thyself: A Model for Maintaining Emotional Health
                                                               as a Healthcare Professional
                                                                   Kreg Gillman PhD, MBA, Licensed Psychologist and Certified
                                                                   Mental Health Counselor

2:00 PM to 2:50 PM                             Poster Session  Exhibition Hall
                                                                   Afternoon Snack 

3:00 PM to 3:50 PM                             Concurrent Session III
                                                               Generating Gratitude to Improve Job Satisfaction
                                                                   Amy Stegen MSN, RN & Jamie Wankier MSN, RN
                                                               The Cost of Errors: Supporting the Second Victim in Nursing
                                                                   Tiffany Hood  MSN, RN

4:00 PM to 4:50 PM                             Plenary Session
                                                               Cultivating Nurse Well-being: Balancing Burnout, Personal
                                                               Resilience and the Work Environment
                                                                    Perry Gee  PhD, RN

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM                             Conference Closing Remarks 
                                                                   Aimee McLean BSN, RN

**Schedule subject to change based upon last minute changes**

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