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2011 NJENA Emergency Care Conference March 16 – 18, 2011

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New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association Join us for the 33rd Annual Emergency Care Conference and Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on March 16, 17, and 18, 2011 The conference fee includes breakfast and lunch, educational sessions, entrance to the exhibit area, and social events for the day(s) registered. CONFERENCE CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY The conference committee reserves the right to cancel any course or special event that does not meet minimum registration requirements. Topics and speakers are subject to change without notice. NJENA is not responsible for content. Refunds, excluding a 50% non-refundable processing fee, will be made for registration cancellations received prior to February 21, 2011. No refunds will be given after February 21, 2011.

BADGES ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES! TROPICANA CASINO AND RESORT REGISTRATION Would you like to stay overnight? A block of rooms have been reserved at a special rate of $75.00 per room, per night, single or double occupancy. There is a $25.00 charge for an extra person in the room - up to four people. Additional hotel service fees and state and local taxes may apply. In order to be eligible for the conference rate, participants must ask for the Emergency Nurses Association conference rate when making their reservation. Participants are encouraged to call 800-247-8767 and use a credit card to reserve the special Emergency Nurses Association Rate. This rate is only guaranteed until February 25, 2011. Check-in time is 3:00 pm, check-out time is 11 am (there is a $50 late fee after 11 am). NJENA is not involved with or responsible for room assignments. All rooms are at the discretion of the hotel.

2011 NJENA Emergency Care Conference Schedule of Events WEDNESDAY Pre-Sessions 8:00 – 5:00 101

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Review Jeff Solheim, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN One of the greatest badges of honor an emergency nurse can hold is to be certified as an emergency nurse. This oneday abbreviated course will prepare participants to answer questions on the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) exam in the following areas: Shock states, cardiovascular emergencies, respiratory emergencies, neurological emergencies, psychosocial emergencies and medical emergencies. The session will involve didactic material, video clips, and plenty of practice questions to help the participant learn the material, as well as measure their preparedness for the exam.


Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) Review Jeanne Venella, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN Debra Potts, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN The CPEN Review Course is designed to help prepare all emergency nurses who provide care to children and families for the comprehensive exam. As a participant, you will receive a complete overview of up-to-date pediatric emergency nursing practices, knowledge, and content that is needed to successfully pass the exam. Sample practice questions will allow the participants to have a firm understanding of how to best navigate through studying and preparation, as well as get a feel for the actual exam given on test day.


Learn How to Read EKG’s – 12-Lead EKGs Made E-Z Chuck Margarites, RN, CEN, CCRN, CFRN, CCEMTP Topics covered in this 8 hour intensive course include proper lead placement, understanding normal vs. abnormal, axis and hemiblock determination, bundle branch blocks, differentiating wide complex tachycardia from SVT with aberrancy, and myocardial infarction recognition. Also included is the use of a 15 lead ECG and treatment modalities.

8:00 – 12:00 104

Intermediate and Advanced Wound Repair Techniques Gwyn Paris-Atwell, RN, FNP, CEN This didactic and practical skill course will describe, discuss and demonstrate a variety of wound management techniques for complicated wounds. Specific techniques include layered repair, running subcuticular, mattress (horizontal and vertical) and deep buried sutures. A comprehensive review of pertinent anatomic structures and pathophysiologic processes involving wound repair, as well as the current literature as it applies to wound management, will be included.

5:00 – 8:00 NJENA State Council Meeting All attendees are strongly encouraged to attend the NJENA State Meeting. Come enjoy a nice dinner and celebrate our achievements. Discover how you can become involved in the New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association.

8:00 – 10:00 Welcome Wine and Cheese Reception This event is held in the Exhibit Hall and is a great way to see new products and network with peers. Come and join us for a wonderful nightcap with our vendors.

THURSDAY 7:30 – 8:00 Honor Guard & Opening Remarks Anne Stefanoski, RN, BSN, CEN 2011 NJENA State President Gayle Walker-Cillo, RN, MSN/Ed, CEN, CPEN, FAEN Emergency Care Conference Chair Anne Marie Papa, RN, MSN, DNP, CEN, FAEN 2011 National President, Emergency Nurses Association

8:00 – 9:00 201

Keynote Address: “Health Care at a Turning Point: Seizing the Opportunity” Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN President of the American Nurses Association (ANA), Karen Daley, will discuss her experiences as an ED nurse and provide an update on ANA’s national work in advocating for health care reform, as well as the critical role that nurses play during the implementation phase of reform. President Daley will also address how the reform will provide unprecedented, emerging opportunities for nurses in all practice settings, and provide an overview of recent work to promote the nursing profession done by the ANA.

9:30 – 10:45 211

Paradigm Cases (AKA All Things Weird and Wonderful) Jean Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN The emergency department is a special place! No one else sees patients from birth to death, with a multitude of health care issues and acuities ranging from benign to life-threatening. And we do it 24/7! Many of our best stories start with “you can’t make this stuff up.” Paradigm cases in emergency care will be shared with an emphasis on critical thinking regarding the nursing care of these challenging patients.


Snuffing, Huffing and Bagging: Care of the Patient Who Abuses Inhalants Jeff Solheim, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN Staff working in emergency departments should be familiar with substances of abuse, at-risk populations, and signs and symptoms of abuse. Inhalant abuse has the potential to be lethal and users who present to the emergency department will often have very unique decontamination and care needs. This session will review types of substances commonly used, inhalant techniques, ways to recognize signs of inhalant abuse and care considerations surrounding the inhalant abuse patient.

9:30 – 10:45 213

The Low Down on the Slow Down: Considerations in Geriatric Care William Gluckman, DO, MBA, FACEP As patients live longer, the population considered “geriatric” is growing rapidly. Geriatric patients may have physiological issues such as hearing loss or dementia, but are also managing multiple medications and providers. Come learn the best way to care for geriatric patients, as well as the subtle and atypical presentations of diseases that make this group challenging to assess.


The Challenges of Syncope at Triage Shelly Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN This lecture will review three causes of syncope and the appropiate triage interventions for syncope presentations. Case studies and the risk management implication of your triage decisions will be discussed during this presentation.


So You Want to Create Change: Understanding Legislative Advocacy Kathi Ream, BA, MBA Advocacy is more than just understanding the issues. The legislative process is deliberately complex, ensuring that proposed laws and policies receive the fullest possible consideration. To be successful, individuals have to anticipate all the “ins and outs”, what challenges you might face and proactive measures to counteract opposition before it occurs. This session will critique several real world scenarios faced by ENA members working on legislative change within their states and suggest how the outcomes might have been different.


Field Of Dreams or Toxic Wasteland: How Does Your Workplace Measure Up? Anne Marie Papa, DNP, RN, MSN, FAEN The attendee will be able to define and describe a toxic workplace and characteristics of a healthy workplace. Potential workplace challenges will be identified and strategies formulated to reduce the effects of a toxic workplace.

11:15 – 12:30 221

Neurological Tumors and Neurosurgical Management Dr. E. Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAHA This lecture will present case studies regarding the rapid diagnosis of neurological tumors and neurosurgical management. Focusing on the care of the acute trauma patient with neurological injuries.


Fun, and More Importantly, Inexpensive Ways to Improve Staff Satisfaction. Charles Kunkle, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN This lecture will discuss why staff satisfaction is so important, along with strategies to improve morale. You will walk away with inexpensive and fun programs that you can implement in your department.


More than Gatorade; An Evidence-based Approach to Pediatric Dehydration Debra Potts, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN Dehydration in the pediatric population can be a life-threatening diagnosis. This lecture will discuss various ways to manage dehydrated pediatric patients in the ED, and improve patient outcomes.


Penetrating Cardiac Trauma Dominick Eboli, MD, FACS Penetrating cardiac trauma is a significant source of morbidity and mortality in trauma centers. Rapid diagnosis, assessment and management are essential to optimize clinical outcomes. The discussion will include pre-hospital, emergency department, and operating room management.


Deal Me In: Engaging ED Nurses in Continuing Education Sandra Fishbough, RN, MSN This lecture addresses challenges in education and continuing education of seasoned and new ED staff nurses. Come and learn how to address the differences in learning styles, generations, and personalities to motivate all levels of of ED nurses.

11:15 – 12:30 226

On Call and Ready to Go: New Jersey Disaster Medical Assistance Team Responds to Haiti Dominick Parone, RN, BSN, CEN Disasters are situations that emergency nurses are uniquely qualified to handle. Emergency nurses possess valuable knowledge, skills and the ability to work under pressure. These traits are invaluable in a disaster response. This lecture will highlight the New Jersey DMAT’s experiences during the post Haitian quake medical response. Included in the discussion will be common injuries and challenges the team experienced.

2:00 – 3:15 231

Stroke Care – New Research and Technology Brian Walsh, MD, MBA The care of patients with stroke is changing rapidly. New research and technology in both radiology and interventional procedures are improving the diagnosis and management of stroke. This course will review the most recent literature and technology and explain how they will impact our patients.


Does Size Matter? Let’s Talk Bullets William Miller, RN, PHRN Injury due to firearms is the 8th leading cause of death in the United States. This lecture will discuss priorites of care for a shooting victim in the emergency department and the prehospital setting. Different types of bullets and their influence on the damage to the human body will be described.


Take Action! Stop the Horizontal Violence! Shelly Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN Emergency Department nurses across the country are challenged with a work environment that is stressful due to the nature of their patient population. Unacceptable behaviors demonstrated by some co-workers create more stress resulting in a very unhealthy workplace.. But there is good news! Learn how you can institute changes to be a part of a workplace that is conducive to mutual respect and support.

2:00 – 3:15 234

Wrapping Your Head Around Health Care Reform Kathy Ream, BA, MBA In 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “health care reform.” What does it mean for you, your patients, and nursing? This session is designed to help you become familiar with the ongoing implementation process, which continues through 2014. The session will help you navigate the numerous sections of the law by focusing on those provisions holding particular impact for nursing practice.


Emergency Childbirth: When Your Patient Multiplies! Anne Marie Papa, DNP, RN, MSN, FAEN Not in my ED! That is what we all say, but what do we do when our patient’s delivery is imminent? This session will review the anatomy of childbirth. We will discuss the stages of labor, types of delivery, care of the mother and baby and potential complications.


Anatomy of a Public Relations Nightmare: A Guide to Handling PR in the Face of a Negative Event. Jeff Solheim, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN A patient dies of a heart attack while waiting in the waiting room, a suicidal patient is able to hang themselves, a medication error results in the death of a patient in the ED. This session will present an actual case and will go on to review appropriate initial and longterm strategies for dealing with a public relations catastrophe. In addition, coping strategies appropriate for both leaders and staff who must work under the pressure of negative press and tips for recovering positively from such an event will be discussed.

4:00 – 5:15 241

Dethroning the Negativity Queens Charles Kunkle, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN What is the role of leadership regarding staff behaviors? How do we change negative behaviors into positive ones? This lecture discusses interventions used to promote and create positive behaviors in staff.

4:00 – 5:15 242

“Whatcha Lookin at, Doc?” William Gluckman, DO, MBA, FACEP A case-based approach to common ED complaints and the subsequent radiographic evaluations. X-rays, CT scans, MRI’s and ultrasound pictures will be used to demonstrate entities such as fractures, bleeds, and infectious processes.


The Patients that did not Follow the Rules! Dawn Specht, RN, APRN, CEN, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS This program will discuss atypical presentations of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and subdural hematoma (SDH).


Publishing: Pearls and Pitfalls Jean Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN Have you ever wanted to see your name in print? What to share what you learned from an interesting case? Or disseminate the results of your quality initiative? Professional publications are essential for knowledge dissemination. This presentation will address the basics of content development, manuscript preparation, submission, and revision. Bring your future article ideas with you!


Pediatric Trauma: Updates and Evidence Brian Walsh, MD, MBA Trauma is the most common cause of mortality and morbidity in children. The evaluation and management of pediatric trauma has changed based on new, evidence-based research. This course will review the important updates in the literature and discuss how they affect the injured children we treat.


The Drug Seeker and the ED: A Tale of Colliding Worlds Jeff Solheim, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN To many emergency department staff, drug seeking behavior is viewed as a nuisance and a waste of valuable resources. This session will look at the prevalence of drug seeking behavior, types of drug seekers (including dependent drug seekers, entrepreneurs, and mainstream pain patients) as well as numerous strategies for dealing with the complexities and diseases that cause drug seeking behavior in the emergency setting.

7:30 – 10:30 Party – Luck of the Irish? Watch out for the leprechauns playing tricks on St. Patrick’s Day. Ward off the tricksters by wearing your finest green attire and joining us for dancing and a light dinner.

FRIDAY 7:45 – 9:00 301

Things aren’t Always how they Seem Deena Brecher, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CEN, CPEN Pediatric patients can present a challenge for the emergency nurse for various reasons. Throughout each stage of growth and development, children are at risk for different illnesses and injuries. This course will use an interactive case presentation format to provide tools for the emergency nurse to use when assessing pediatric patients.


Save Lives, Clear Beds, Take Care of One Another! Caring for Our Nations Heroes in Mortaritaville Gwyn Paris-Atwell, RN, FNP, CEN Mortaritaville not Margaritaville, you saw it correctly! Through graphic slides, case presentations, and video you will experience our 2010 NJENA President’s deployment to Ballad, Iraq on New Year’s Day. Discussion will include caring for host nation soldiers, civilians, and NATO troops while enduring the daily threat of mortar attacks and small arms fire.


2010 BLS, ACLS & PALS Update: What’s Hot and What’s Not! Don Everly, RN, MSN, MBA, CEN, CPEN The new guidelines regarding the latest BLS, ACLS and PALS recommendations are here! This lecture provides a summary of the changes and what current research is revealing about the treatment of sudden cardiac death for infants, children and adults.


Preventing a Code Before they Call One Terry Foster, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CEN Nearly eighty percent of patients will have definite signs and symptoms long before an impending cardiac arrest. This lecture will focus on those symptoms and nursing actions that you can utilize to prevent a full cardiac arrest.

7:45 – 9:00 305

Patients with a Change in Behavior: Minimizing the Risks Shelly Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN This lecture will identify processes an emergency department can implement to improve safety for patients, staff, and visitors when a patient presents with a change in behavior. Medical causes of a change in behavior will be explored, along with the red flags that signal an increased risk for violence.


Give Me Just a Second Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi, RN, BSN, CEN, CPN, CTRN, CCRN, CPEN, SANE-A, EMT-P While all patients require our most thorough care, there are several common conditions when your immediate assessment and treatment can make a difference in damage, death or disability. Curious about what they are? You might be surprised! Come learn in depth about those conditions, how they present and what we as nurses can do to maximize the outcome to provide safe and superior care while reducing our liability.

9:45 – 11:00 311

Inflammation: How it Affects Acute and Chronic Illness Mary Ann “Cammy” House-Fancher, APRN, MSN, CCRN-CSC-PCCN This lecture describes the inflammatory process and how this acute and chronic cascade affects disease and treatment. The acute chronic phase of inflammation will be discussed as it relates to cardiovascular disease and the present day treatments. Case studies will also include examples of ARDS, severe acute pancreatitis, and sepsis.


Peds Needs – Pinwheel, Penlight, and Paperclips Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi, RN, BSN, CEN, CPN, CTRN, CCRN, CPEN, SANE-A, EMT-P Do you know the magic of a pinwheel, a penlight and a paperclip? If you don’t, then this session is for you! In this fast- paced, funfilled lecture, filled with unique, “down and dirty” tips and hints for assessing and caring for the pediatric patient, you will become equipped with a valuable and dynamic toolbox for caring for this age group. Find out super secrets to make the ED a pleasure for the patient, parent and practitioner!

9:45 – 11:00 313

The Laws of Leadership – Lucky 21 James Hoelz, RN, MBA, CEN, FAEN There are certain leadership “laws” that are necessary for success. Apply them and people will follow you. Ignore them and you will not be able to lead others. Join this energetic discussion of the 21 Laws of Leadership and how to apply them to your practice and your profession.


Penetrating Trauma Dawn Specht, RN, APRN, CEN, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS This program will discuss the rapid care and assessment of the patient who presents with penetrating trauma to the emergency department. The up to date techniques of evidence collection and criminal implications of penetrating trauma will be highlightled through case study presentations.


Managing Pain in the Emergency Department Setting Nancy Bonaulami, RN, MSN, CEN, FAEN Pain has been called the 5th vital sign, and much emphasis has been placed on assessing pain. In this session, you will gain knowledge of the physiology of pain and strategies for effectively managing adult and pediatric pain.


“I Have Been Cursed and I’m Going to Die”: Cultural Understanding of Curses and how They Can Affect Your ED Patients Lisa Wolf, PhD(c), RN, ,CEN The evil eye is known as ayin horeh in Hebrew; ayin harsha in Arabic, droch shuil in Scotland, mauvais oeil in France, bösen Blick in Germany, mal occhio in Italy and was known as oculus malus among the classical Romans. The patient presenting as “cursed” presents a challenge to ED staff, because often there is no good explanation for their physical symptoms, and some will actually die. Many cultures have some version of being cursed and what the outcome will be. This presentation will discuss different cultural understandings of curses, the “evil eye”, and demonic possession and how ED staff can better manage patients presenting with these types of complaints.

11:20 – 12:35 321

Deep Sedation – What You Need to Know Kathy Robinson, RN, BS, EMT-P, FAEN This session will provide an update on regulatory issues related to procedural sedation, including practice considerations and content recommendations for policies, procedures, and guidelines for credentialing your nursing staff to provide deep sedation in the ED.


New Frontiers in Emergency Nursing: A-Lines & CVPs in the Emergency Department Mary Stauss, RN, MSN, CEN, APN Advances in medical management of critically ill patients coupled with a lack of inpatient beds is presenting new challenges for today’s emergency nurse and requiring skills unheard of in the past. Arterial lines and CVP measurements are two non-traditional ED tools being used in the resuscitation of septic patients.


Engaging Employees and Hardwiring Success James Hoelz, RN, MBA, CEN, FAEN As leaders, each us are expected to make positive changes to our work environment to improve performance. Designing changes are often the easiest part of the process. Engaging employees to embrace change is often more difficult. This session will provide you with tools to hardwire success in your department.


“I’ve Had Every Disease Known to Man”: Dealing with Munchausen’s Disease Terry Foster, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CEN Patients with Munchausen’s Disease are seen at every level of the health care system. This lecture will discuss the three types of Munchausen’s and how to identify these patients. Specific information will be given for dealing with them in emergency situations.


ED in the ED Mary Kamienski, RN, PhD, APRN, CEN, FAEN More than ten million men suffer from erectile dysfunction. The medications used to treat this condition have mild to serious side effects. ED nurses need to understand the condition, be familiar with the medications and be able to intervene quickly if a patient presents to the ED with serious side effects.

11:20 – 12:35 326

Bleeding and the Use of Factor VII Mary Ann “Cammy” House-Fancher, MSN, APRN, CCRN-CSC-PCCN This lecture will discuss hemorrhage and the treatment of bleeding in the ED patient. Coagulopathy and the treatment of bleeding with specific blood products will be discussed. The use of Factor VII for the treatment of hemorrhage and other types of refractory bleeding will be discussed.

1:35 – 2:50 331

Recognition and Treatment of Cyanide Poisoning Kathy Robinson, RN, BS, EMT-P, FAEN Cyanide is a rapidly acting, potentially deadly chemical that can exist in various forms. Because it is not easily detected, its victims may be un- or mis-diagnosed. This session will discuss legitimate and nefarious uses in cyanide and the nurse’s role in recognition and treatment of cyanide poisoning.


Overview of Abscesses Teresa Campo, APRN, MSN, DNP, CEN This session will discuss the formation and different types of abcesses presented to the emergency department. Discussion will occur regarding various treatments and methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) considerations.


Cardiac Pharmacology Mary Ann “Cammy” House-Fancher, APRN, MSN, CCRN-CSC-PCCN Come enjoy this interactive and exciting review of critical care pharmacology and participate in a lively review of resuscitation medications. When do we use medications for blood pressure and which drug is indicated in different patient populations?

1:35 – 2:50 334

The 7 C’s of Charge Nurse Competency Nancy Bonaluami, RN, MS, CEN, FAEN The role of the ED Charge nurse carries great responsibility for effectively managing a department. What are the skills and competencies needed to achieve success? This presentation will identify and discuss the 7 C’s needed to be a great charge nurse: clinical competency, communication, conflict management, customer service, collaboration, compliance and courage.


10 Ways to Get Fooled at Triage Lisa Wolf, PhD(c), RN, CEN This presentation will briefly discuss different ways to view the function of triage, and how triage should be structured for maximum accuracy. The discussion will then turn to the most often mistriaged presentations, with key assessments to look for the “worst thing”, the “most common thing” and the “most likely thing”.


Shake Rattle and Roll… Pediatric Seizures Deena Brecher, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CEN, CPEN Caring for a pediatric patient who is experiencing seizures can be a challenging experience for an ED nurse. It is essential to be able to differentiate between the benign febrile seizure to life threatening meningitis or encephalitis. This course will review common causes of pediatric seizures and their appropriate diagnosis and management.

3:10 – 4:15 341

Closing Session Emergency Nursing: The Sacred and the Profane! Terry Foster, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CEN As emergency nurses, we experience both sacred and profane interactions on a daily basis. We regularly see the best and the worst aspects of our society. This lecture focuses on some of those unforgettable moments in emergency nursing. Plan to be enlightened and entertained as this speaker reminds us why emergency nursing is our chosen profession.

2011 Emergency Care Conference Speakers Nancy Bonaulami, RN, MSN, CEN, FAEN Director, Blue Jay Consulting This speaker is sponsored by BlueJay Consulting Deena Brecher, RN, MSN, ACNS- BC, CEN, CPEN Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children Wilmington, DE Teresa Campo, RN, MSN, DNP, CEN Nurse Practitioner, Bayfront Emergency Physicians Shelly Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN Educator/Consultant, Health Resources Unlimited Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN 2010 President of the American Nurses Association Dominick Eboli, MD, FACS Associate Director, Trauma Services Capital Health System, Trenton, NJ Donald Everly, RN, MSN, MBA, CEN, CPEN Director, Life Support Training Center, Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ Sandra Fishbough, RN, MSN Educator, Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, PA Joyce Forsman-Capuzzi, RN, BSN, CEN, CPN, CTRN, CCRN, CPEN, SANE-A, EMT-P Clinical Nurse Educator, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA Terry Foster, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CEN Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY William Gluckman, DO, MBA, FACEP President and CEO, Fast ER Urgent Care and Attending Emergency Physician James Hoelz, RN, MBA, CEN, FAEN Chief Nurse Executive Managing Partner, Blue Jay Consulting This speaker is sponsored by BlueJay Consulting Mary Ann Houser-Fancher, APRN, MSN, CCRN-CSC, PCCN President, CAMMI, Melbourne, FL Mary Kamienski, RN, PhD, APRN, CEN, FAEN Assistant Dean and Associate Professor Graduate Programs, UMDNJ School of Nursing, Newark, NJ Charles Kunkle, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN Director, Critical Care Services, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Langhorne, PA H. William Miller, RN, NREMT-P Assistant Coordinator Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

2011 Emergency Care Conference Speakers Anne Marie Papa, RN, DNP, FAEN ED Clinical Nurse Specialist, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2011 Emergency Nurses Association President Dominick Parone, RN, BSN, CEN Staff Nurse, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ Gwyn Parris-Atwell, RN, FNP, CEN Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Medicine/Urgent Care South Jersey Healthcare, Vineland, NJ Debra Potts, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Jean Proehl, RN, MN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist & Consultant, NH Kathi Ream, BA, MBA Director, Government Affairs Emergency Nurses Association, Washington, D.C. Kathy Robinson, RN, BS, EMT-P, FAEN Program Advisor, National Association of State EMS Officials, PA Jeff Solheim, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, FAEN President, Solheim Enterprises Director, Project Helping Hands, OR Dawn Specht, RN, MSN, APRN, CEN, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS Clinical Nurse Specialist, Atlanticare, Atlantic City, NJ Mary Stauss, RN, MSN, CEN, APN Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Educator, Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ Jeanne Vennella, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN Senior Consultant, Blue Jay Consulting This speaker is sponsored by Blue Jay Consulting Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAHA Neurosciences, Endovascular & Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Capital Health System, Trenton, NJ This speaker is sponsored by Capital Health System Brian Walsh, MD, MBA Director of Atlantic Ambulance Training Center and ACLS Program, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ This speaker is sponsored by Emergency Medical Associates, Livingston, NJ Lisa Wolf RN, PhD(c), CEN Clinical Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2011 Emergency Care Conference Committee Anne Stefanoski, RN, BSN, CEN 2011 NJENA President ECC Chairperson Gayle Walker-Cillo, RN, MSN/Ed, CEN, CPEN, FAEN Program Committee Jackie Taylor-Wynkoop, RN, MSN, PHRN – Chair Anthony Angelow, RN, MSN, CEN Exhibits Committee Elizabeth Whetzel, RN, BS, CEN, FN-CSA, EMT-B – Chair Cheryl Newmark, RN, MSN Kaitlyn Aquino, RN, BSN, CEN Poster Committee Anthony M. Angelow, RN, MSN, CEN Registration Committee Kathy Findlay, RN, CEN – Chair

A Poster is Worth a Thousand Words! The New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association wants to showcase your work. We would like to display posters that depict research, education, and evidence-based practice initiatives that you would like to share with your colleagues. This is a wonderful way to help each other and receive recognition for exciting and innovative work you are doing in your ED. Monetary prizes will be awarded in the following categories: • Research • Education • Evidence-Based Practice • Special Category – Student Nurse’s Use of Evidence-Based Practice Please contact Anthony M. Angelow, RN, MSN, CEN For more information, or to register online visit: or email Gayle Walker-Cillo:

Meeting at a Glance Wednesday, March 16, 2011 7:00 am – 8:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 5:00 am – 8:00 pm 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Registration Open Concurrent Pre-Sessions 101, 102, 103 Pre-Session 104 NJENA State Council Meeting Welcome Wine & Cheese Reception

Thursday, March 17, 2011 7:00 am – 4:45 pm 7:30 am – 8:00 am 8:00 am – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 9:30 am 9:30 am – 10:45 am 10:45 am – 11:15 am 11:15 pm – 12:30 pm 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Registration Open Honor Guard & Opening Remarks Session 201 Break Concurrent Sessions 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216 Break Concurrent Sessions 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226 Lunch Concurrent Sessions 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236 Break Concurrent Sessions 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246 “Luck of the Irish” Party

Friday, March 18, 2011 7:00 am – 4:35 pm 7:45 am – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 9:45 am 9:45 am – 11:00 am 11:00 am –11:20 am 11:20 pm – 12:35 pm 12:35 pm – 1:35 pm 1:35 pm – 2:50 pm 2:50 pm – 3:10 pm 3:10 pm – 4:15 pm

Registration Open Concurrent Sessions 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306 Break Concurrent Sessions 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316 Break Concurrent Sessions 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326 Lunch Concurrent Sessions 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336 Break Closing Session 341

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A copy of your ENA Membership Card MUST be included to take advantage of member rates.



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Course 101 CEN Review





Course 102 CPEN Review





Course 103 EKGs Made EZ





Course 104 Wound Repair Techniques





Thursday, March 17, 2011 – One Day Registration





Friday, March 18, 2011 – One Day Registration





2-Day Registration for Thursday and Friday





$60 per guest

x _________

= $_________

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Wednesday Guest Fee for Wine & Cheese Reception Fee for NJENA Party


Thursday Guest Fee for NJENA Party

$76 per guest

x _________


= $_________

Total Payable to NJENA = $_________ A copy of your membership card MUST be included to take advantage of the member rate. SPECIAL PRICING AVAILABLE FOR STUDENT NURSES WHO ARE IN THEIR INITIAL NURSING PROGRAM CONTACT GAYLE WALKER-CILLO AT

Payment Method MasterCard

American Express



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Personal checks NOT accepted after 2/21/2011 ________________________________________________________ Card Number

________________________________________________________ Name

________________________ Security Code ____________

_______________________ Expiration Date

________________________________________________________ Address

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It is advised that you check your institutional payment / registration process. We are not responsible for payment delay due to the institution. We suggest you submit your registration with personal payment and request reimbursement from the institution – we will gladly provide a record of receipt of your payment. If received after early cut-off date you will be responsible for the difference in fees. We cannot accept registration without payment.

Make checks payable to: NJENA Mail payment and this 2-sided form to: Kathy Findlay, 290 East Dark Hollow Road, Pipersville, PA 18947 Registrations received after 3/4/2011 will not receive a confirmation letter.

REFUND POLICY No refunds will be given after 2/21/2011. Refunds prior to 2/21/2011 will be subject to a 50% processing fee. $100 fee for returned checks. No personal checks will be accepted after 2/21/2011.

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