Reconnect & Rediscover Agenda - Day 1 - NAPNAP

Reconnect & Rediscover Agenda – Day 1

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Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021   

8–10 a.m. (2.0 contact hours)

Writing for Publication Workshop
Martha Swartz, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN and Sarah Martin, RN, MS, CPNP-AC/PC
Writing as a scholarly activity can be a daunting and scary task. However, once you persevere you will feel a huge sense of personal and professional accomplishment. This session provides an opportunity for authors to become knowledgeable about the publishing process including writing a manuscript, book chapter, and abstract. Publishing pearls, the 3 “writes” (topic, time & venue), and a writing plan will be described. Reference styles, tips for reference management and the appropriate attribution will be discussed. The components of a review, how feedback is given and tips for revision and resubmission will be described. The workshop will provide a forum for potential authors to dialogue about potential topics and works in progress with the Journal of Pediatric Health Care editors and workshop participants.

10:15–11:15 a.m.(1.0 contact hour)

General 101:  R U OK 2DAY? Strategies to Support Wellness and Resilience 
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
This presentation will provide brief evidence-based strategies to improve health, well-being and joy for pediatric advanced practice nurses.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (1.0 contact hour)

General 102:  “I Know I Am Burned Out. Now What?” Practical Strategies to Overcome Burnout and Find Your Bliss
Nicole F. Garritano, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC
In this session, participants will learn about and experience meditation and relaxation exercises, the power of positive self-talk, and subconscious thought transformation techniques that can be used daily to combat burnout, increase resilience and tap back into bliss.

1:45–2:45 p.m. (1.0 contact hour) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 103: Trauma Informed care 
    Brigit VanGraafeiland, DNP, CPNP, CNE, FAAN
    Sponsored by: Child Maltreatment and Neglect SIG
    More information coming soon!
  • 104: Using Compassion and Courage for Transformational Change
    Anne L. Derouin, DNP, APRN, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP
    In this session, participants will identify key personal beliefs which serve as “guideposts” in work as pediatric healthcare providers and leaders. The presenter will share strategies to use courage, compassion and identity to cultivate transformational change.
  • 105: Ped Rx: What’s New in Pediatrics Pharmacology
    Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
    An extensive review and update will provide the participant with an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits as well as potential risks of medications prescribed for children, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations. Current MedWatch Safety Alerts issued by the FDA will also be covered.

3–4:15 p.m. (1.25 contact hours) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 106: Pediatric Anxiety and Depression through the Waves of COVID-19: Managing the Ripple Effects 
    Beth A. Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS and Jennifer Keller, DNP, CPNP, PMHS
    This session will focus on the increased prevalence of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents in our post-COVID society. The lack of available child psychology and psychiatry services has increased the role of pediatric-focused NPs in providing evidence-based treatment of young patients with these diagnoses throughout the pandemic. Using case-based scenarios and interactive technology, participants will discuss factors impacting symptom presentation and review pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies. Innovative, COVID-friendly mental health resources and coping strategies for children, adolescents and their families will be presented.
    Sponsored by: Developmental Behavioral and Mental Health SIG
  • 107: Leadership Development: Making the Most Out of Mentoring
    Catherine M. Haut, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC, FAANP, FAAN and Susan Van Cleve, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP
    Pediatric APNs work in a variety of settings where they care for children with complex health and social problems, teach APNs and engage in research or evidence-based practice activities. Novice nurses as well as experienced APNs benefit from mentors who can provide support and guidance in establishing these new roles, mastering technical skills and navigating professional opportunities. This presentation will focus on mentoring expertise. The presenters will share their experience in a mentoring relationship and will encourage participants to identify their personal experiences as the mentee, mentor or both.
  • 108: Ped Rx: Respiratory Update
    Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
    An extensive review will provide the participant with up-to-date information pharmacological management of common respiratory illnesses in children.

4:30–5:30 p.m. (1.0 contact hour) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 109: Considering a Change? Panel Discussion on Career Progression 
    More information coming soon!
  • 110:  Engaging Organizational Response to COVID-19 Burnout and Exhaustion in the Pediatric APRN Workforce
    Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN and Jennifer Sonney, PhD, ARNP, PPCNP-BC
    This presentation will discuss the reported impacts of COVID-19 on pediatric APRN clinicians, faculty, and researchers and recommend sustainable strategies to direct resources at micro, meso, and macro levels to adequately protect the morale and well-being of the pediatric APRN healthcare workforce.
  • 111: Ped Rx: Psychotropic Medications
    Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
    An extensive review will provide the participant with up-to-date information about commonly used antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics.
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