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NPs in Long-Term Care Annual Conference

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$65 – $95

 

 

On Friday, May 3, 2019 the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario in partnership with the Ontario Long Term Care Association will host its 4 th Annual Conference on the Attending NP Role in Long-Term Care (LTC). This forum will address how we can optimize this role and support Attending NPs.

Join your colleagues on May 3 rd to hear from experts as they share their stories of success and barriers and the impact of Attending NPs on LTC and the overall quality of patient care. Our  speakers will provide you with knowledge and lived experience to give you much to think about as we look at the many ways Attending NPs can revolutionize the quality of patient care in LTC homes. Breaks and discussions will provide opportunities for networking with colleagues.

NPAO and OLTCA wants to ensure you are supported and utilized to your full scope of practice.

Please enter your dietary restrictions in the order notes at checkout

 

AGENDA OF THE DAY

9:00 am         Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Faith Donald

Professor

Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

Ryerson University

 

Jean Benton

Nurse Practitioner

 

9:30 am         Current System Changes as they Impact the Attending NP Role

 

Dr. Michelle Acorn

Provincial Chief Nursing Officer

 

10:15 am       Networking Break

 

10:30 am       Factors that Influence Panel/Roster Size in Primary

Care and Implications for LTC

 

Dr. Faith Donald

Professor

Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

Ryerson University

 

11:15 am       Understanding User Empathy and Knowledge About Dementia: User Experiences of 360° Video

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, especially agitation, can cause challenges for persons with dementia and stress on their caregivers. In this presentation, Dr. Newman will discuss a new media exhibit held at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The exhibit featured multiple art and digital media forms including photographs, paintings, written word, data visualizations, augmented and virtual reality.  Dr. Newman will also discuss results of research using virtual reality as an arts-based knowledge translation method and understanding users’ experiences of dementia through 360 video.

 

Dr. Kristine Newman

Associate Professor

Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

Ryerson University

 

12:00 pm       Networking Lunch

 

12:45 pm       Medical Cannabis in Canada: My personal experience with prescribing Medical Cannabis in LTC

This program will provide learners with an overview of the steps involved in providing access to medical cannabis for residents in LTC facilities.

Following this presentation, participants will be able to;

  • Understand the steps in assessment of a resident to determine if they are appropriate for Medical Cannabis
  • Provide a Medical Document for residents and other needed forms
  • Understand dosing, administration and titration
  • Understand medical cannabis shipments into LTC
  • Review of the OLTCA Pilot Study

 

Dr. Jess Goodman

Alanna Coleman, NP

Sponsored by Canopy Growth

 

1:45 pm         Roundtable Discussions – Hot Topics & Big Questions

  • Novice NPs working in LTC
  • Bringing up difficult conversations
  • Workload
  • Wound care
  • De-prescribing and how do I start?
  • Substitute Decision Maker

                       

2:30 pm         Report Back

 

2:45 pm         Update on Resources for Practice and Research

Dr. Faith Donald

Professor

Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing

Ryerson University

 

3:00 pm         Adjournment

Details

Date:
May 3
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$65 – $95
Event Category:

Organizer

Vanessa Mooney
Email:
vmooney@npao.org

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