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Virtual Stroke Conference Schedule

AANN's Advances in Stroke Care Conference will inspire you to optimize patient care through exposure to innovative research and leading evidence-based practice in stroke nursing. Our conference is an environment built to meet your needs whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional. This is an opportunity to meet your colleagues from around the country and foster relationships. View the virtual conference tech requirements here.

Schedule

All times are in the Central time zone (CDT). Live sessions marked with an asterisk (*) will be available only as a live session. There will not be recordings of these sessions available.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Pre-Conference Session

8:00 am – 4:30 pm CDT (7 CE contact hours)

*(001) SCRN Review Course

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development
Michelle Dedeo, DNP RN ARNP-CNS ACCNS-AG CCRN SCRN

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Pre-Conference Sessions

9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT (4 CE contact hours)

*(002) 3D Stroke Anatomy and Assessment

Level: Intermediate
Track: Anatomy
Linda Littlejohns, MSN RN SCRN CNRN FAAN

Break

1:00 – 1:30 pm CDT

Non-CE Symposium

1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT

Supported by: WL Gore

Pre-Conference Sessions

2:00 – 4:00 pm CDT (2 CE contact hours)

*(003) Experiences from the COVID Cloud: Emerging with Resilience

Level: Beginner
Track: Other
Lynn Klassman, MSN APN CCRN CCNS CNRN
Kiffon M. Keigher, MSN ACNP-BC RN BSPA
Minna Masor
Kate Murczek, BSN MS RN SCRN

*(004) Overview of New Guidelines for Care of the Patient with Acute Ischemic Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Clinical
Norma McNair, PhD RN ACNS-BC CNRN SCRN
Theresa Green, PhD MN BScN RN
Sue Ashcraft
Mary Rodgers

Friday, August 6, 2021

Non-CE Symposium

7:25 – 8:25 am CDT

Supported by: AstraZeneca

Welcoming Keynote: Nurse Power!™ Harnessing the Power, the Passion, and the Pride of Neuroscience Nursing

8:30 am – 9:45 am CDT (1 CE contact hour)

Educational Sessions

9:50 – 10:50 am CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(100) Development and Implementation of an Interprofessional Education Program for Stroke Patients and their Care Partners After Hospital Discharge

Level: Beginner
Track: Community Education
Amelia Tenberg, MSN AGNP-C CNRN SCRN

(101) A Picture is Worth 1000 Words: Using Imaging to Drive Intervention for Acute Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Clinical
Michelle Dedeo, DNP ARNP-CNS ACCNS-AG CCRN SCRN

Educational Sessions

10:55 – 11:55 am CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(102) JOIN the Chat! Use of a Real-Time HIPPA Compliant App for Improved Mechanical Thrombectomy Workflow

Level: Intermediate
Track: Clinical
Kiffon M. Keigher, MSN ACNP-BC RN BSPA

(103) Building an Evidence-Based Bridge From Hospital to Home Reduces 30-Day Readmissions Following Ischemic Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Ann Leonhardt-Caprio, DNP RN ANP-BC

Break

11:55 am – 12:10 pm CDT

Educational Session

12:10 – 1:10 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(104) Chicken or the Egg: Case Studies in Stroke and COVID

Level: Beginner
Track: Clinical
Michelle Dedeo, DNP ARNP-CNS ACCNS-AG CCRN SCRN

(105) Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) Collaborative Session

Level: Intermediate
Track: Rehabilitation
Margi Williams, PhD RN CRRN FNP-BC FADBA FARN
Holly Bentley, ABSN Student

Exhibitor Session

1:15  – 1:45 pm CDT

Poster Session

1:50  – 2:20 pm CDT

Educational Sessions

2:25 – 3:25 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(106) Using Post-void Residual Measurement to Reduce Urinary Complications Post-stroke

Level: Beginner
Track: Clinical
Melissa A. Schneider, DNP RN-BC ONC CNRN
Carolyn E. Smith, DNP RN CNRN

(107) "Beam me up, Scotty! Using a direct beam in model to improve door to needle times"

Level: Intermediate
Track: Program Management
Elida Bader, MSN RN CNRN
Mirella Loza, BSN RN
Joy Rainey, MSN RN SCRN ASC-BC

Break

3:25 – 3:40 pm CDT

Educational Sessions

3:40 – 4:40 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(108) Code tPA - A Primary Stroke Center’s Approach to Improve Door to Monitored Bed

Level: Intermediate
Track: Program Management
Cassandra Moore, MS RN CNE CCRN SCRN

(109) Unusual Arterial Embolic Events During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Case Series

Level: Expert
Track: Clinical
Jesse McClain, DNP APRN CCRN MSCN SCRN

Educational Session

4:45 – 5:45 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(110) Picking Apart the Pieces: Process Improvement in a System Hyperacute Transfer/Treatment Protocol

Level: Intermediate
Track: Program Management
Lynn Klassman, MSN APN CCRN CCNS CNRN

Opening Reception

5:50 – 6:30 pm CDT

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Educational Sessions

8:30 – 9:30 am CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(200) From Mountains to Molehills: Motivating Patients to Make Positive Behavior Change/ Goal Setting With Patients After Stroke for Secondary Prevention

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
Melanie McCauley, MSN RN SCRN
Lydia Weiss, DNP APRN

(201) Implementation of Acute Stroke Telemedicine within a Large Metropolitan Health System: The Role of Advanced Practice Nursing Partners

Level: Intermediate
Track: Program Management
Kiffon M. Keigher, MSN ACNP-BC RN BSPA
Elida Bader, MSN RN CNRN
Becky van Vliet, MS APN CNRN

Exhibitor Session

9:25 – 10:05 am CDT

Educational Sessions

10:10 – 11:10 am CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(202) Stroke Rehabilitation: Critical to Recovery

Level: Intermediate
Track: Rehabilitation
Sarah Andrews, MSN RN ACNS-BC ANVP-BC SCRN PCCN-K CMSRN

(203) Outreach Initiatives During Covid - How Can We Touch the Community During Social Distancing?

Level: Intermediate
Track: Communicty Education
Tina Johnson, MSN - RN SCRN CFRN CEN CPEN CMTE

Break

11:10 – 11:25 am CDT

Poster Session

11:25 – 11:55 am CDT

Educational Sessions

12:00 - 1:00 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(204) Implementation of Cerebral Microdialysis in a NeuroICU

Level: Expert
Track: Clinical
Valerie Musolf, DNP APRN AGACNP-BC CCRN CNRN
Kristen Fisher, DNP APN AGACCNS-BC CCRN-K

(205) Early Screening Algorithm for Depression after Stroke (E-SAD)

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Steven Yates, MSN BS RN FNP-C

Educational Session

1:05 - 2:05 pm CDT (1 CE contact hour)

(206) The Stroke Coordinators Education Survival Guide: Navigating the Education Wilderness

Level: Intermediate
Track: Program Management
Jamie Jones, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

Continuing Education Credit

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP: 13331).

Successful completion: Participants must be registered for the conference and attend the sessions(s). Attendees can be awarded 1 CE contact hour for every 60 minutes of educational content they attend or view and evaluate. Each participant will receive a username and password to complete an online evaluation. Participants must complete a form for each session they attend and an overall conference evaluation to receive contact hours.

Contact hours available for each component of the event are as follows:

  • SCRN Review Course (extra fee pre-conference event): 7 CE contact hours
  • 3D Stroke Anatomy and Assessment (extra fee pre-conference event): 4 CE contact hours
  • Pre-Conference session (extra fee pre-conference event): 2 CE contact hours
  • Concurrent sessions: 18 CE contact hours