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Friday, May 8, 2020

Program subject to change

7:00 – 8:30 am


8:30 – 9:00 am

Opening Remarks & History of LPNs

9:00 – 10:00 am

Annual General Meeting

10:00 – 10:15 am

Refreshment Break

10:15 – 11:45 am

Defensive Documentation 
Chris Rokosh, RN, PNC(C), President of Connect Medical Legal Experts   

Learn about the five landmark Supreme Court of Canada cases that matter. Draw a straight line from nursing documentation to an improved standard of care. Identify 17 red flags in the medical record. Examine and critique documentation from real medical-legal case studies. Improved patient safety is the goal! Good documentation is the key to your defense!

12:00 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

Life is Worth Living 
The Kennedy Sisters, Life is Worth Living Foundation Inc.

Callie and Jaclyn Kennedy share the story of losing their sister to suicide and how it has impacted their family. Together, learn how to recognize the warning signs and risk factors of suicide and how to help connect someone who is feeling suicidal with the proper resources.

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Healthy Caring: Building Resilience into your Practice 
Michelle O’Rourke, RN MA, Author / Speaker

Caring for others can be physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausting. We will explore perspectives and practices to nourish your heart and mind, including ways to sustain healthy caregiving, build resilience, enhance opportunities for self-reflection and identify ways to create a healthy team environment. Leave with a template for your own personal wellness plan.

3:00 – 3:15 pm

Refreshment Break

3:15 – 4:15 pm

Skin Tears, Pressure Injuries and Moisture Associated Skin Damage: Navigating Care Among the Aging Population
Dr. Kimberly LeBlanc, Academic Chair of the Wound Ostomy Continence Institute and a certified Wound Ostomy and Continence (WOCC(C)) Nurse

The predication, prevention and management of complete skin issues in the geriatric population. A case-based format will be used to highlight how the latest evidence can be integrated into everyday practice.

4:15 – 4:30 pm

Closing Message

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Foundation Awards of Excellence Celebration
Ticketed Event, details to follow
Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPNs