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12 new Concurrent Sessions appeal to nurses, health professionals

Conf.logo-option-01Discover the variety of informative, interesting and actionable concurrent sessions at 2015 CLPNA AGM and Conference, hosted by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta at the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alberta from April 29 to May 1, 2015.

The conference features storytellers and expert presenters showcasing authentic practices in work and life presenting to 400 Licensed Practical Nurses, managers and affiliated health professionals.

Complete presentation descriptions available on the Program.

Concurrent Presentations:

1A: Learning What’s Real: Educational Tools to Improve Clinical Practice

Using Patient and Family-Centred Practice Tools to Improve LPN Proficiency, Accountability, and Clinical Best Practice
Shelly Bohn, Patient Care Manager, Ambulatory Neurology, Calgary Stroke Program-Acute and Prevention
Robert Cooper, Alberta Health Services

Preparing Practical Nursing Students for Acute Care Practice: Using Assessment and Debriefing Tools for Clinical Simulation
Sharon Burns, Columbia College

1B: Staying Real: Keeping Nurses Healthy

Are Your Feet Working for You?
Christiane Rawlins, Foot Care Specialist, Primary Care Network Edmonton North
Karen Hardy, Foot Care Specialist, Primary Care Network Edmonton North

Preventing Vicarious Trauma: Beyond Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
Daniel Doherty, Staff Development Specialist, Christiana Health Care Systems

1C: Respecting the Real: Supporting Inclusive, Responsive Nursing Practice

Diversity
Mohamed Abazinab, Clinical Educator, Carewest

Behavioural Supports Alberta: Supporting the Management of Responsive Behaviours through a Grassroots Approach
Lynne Moulton, Senior Leader, Clinical Consultation, Alberta Health Services

2A: Supporting our Patients, Supporting Ourselves

Connecting Meaningfully with Your Patient with Mental Illness
Elizabeth Anderson Author, Being Mentally Healthy

Recognizing the Importance of Caregivers
Debra Paches, Caregiver Navigator Coordinator, Alberta Caregivers Association

2B: Real Leadership: LPNs on the Cutting Edge of Patient-Centred Care

Leading the Way to Excellence in Care: Utilizing an Authentic Leadership Model to Drive Patient-Centered Care
Beth Wilkey, Program Manager, Alberta Health Services

Building a Bridge to the Patient Centered Medical Home: The Creation and Evolution of a Resource in Clinic Program for Primary Care in Rural Alberta
Graham Kitson, Executive Director, Alberta Heartland Primary Care Network
Kristine Osbaldeston, Clinical Program Manager, Alberta Heartland Primary Care Network

Lindsay Azure-Allan, Fort Saskatchewan Medical Clinic
Jenni Hartt, Alberta Heartland Primary Care Network

2C: Keeping it Real: Maintaining Authenticity in the Nursing Profession

Why Do We Do What We Do?
Kimberly Hogarth, Program Coordinator, Bow Valley College
Abbie Kranz, Clinical Coordinator, Bow Valley College

Workplace Bullying in Nursing: The Antithesis of Caring
Lisa Adams, MacEwan University

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