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Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN)
Spring Nursing Conference & Annual General Meeting
 "Update Your Cardiovascular Nursing Toolkit"
Friday May 25th and Saturday May 26th, 2018

CCCN would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for supporting our Annual Spring Conference taking place in Niagara Falls, ON May 25th and 26th, 2018:
  • AMGEN
  • Bristol-Myers Squib
  • MIP Inc.
  • Novartis
  • Servier

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Friday May 25th Program

07:30
to
08:45
 Registration and Breakfast
Sponsored By: MIP Inc.
08:45
to
09:00
Greetings from CCCN President
Susan Morris
09:00
to
10:00
Opening Plenary
Perioperative Digital Health: The Science and Opportunity for Nursing
Michael McGillion, RN, PhD
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10:00
to
10:15
Health Break
 10:15 to
11:00





Concurrent Session 1: ACS/AMI
An End User-Designed Application for Emergent Acute Heart Pain: The Acute-Pain App! Phase 1
S. O'Keefe-McCarthy, L. Keeping-Burke, K. Taplay, J. Tsang, C. Glover, C. Norris, J. Price, S. Morris, B. Kennedy, K. Stearne, A. Flynn-Bowman, M. Vasilaki, J. Hoelzli & J. Randall

Concurrent Session 2: Cardiac Surgery
A "Novel", Arts-Based Approach to Improve the Patient Experience: A Cardiovascular Surgery Children's Storybook
B. Bailey, E. Ruthig, S. Spataro & K. Foster
11:05
to
12:00

Optimizing Patient Care in a Cardio Unit: The Relationship Between Cardiologist and Nurse
Dr. Shelly Zieroth
Estrellita Estrella-Holder, RN, MScA, MN, CCN (C), CHFN
Sponsored by Servier
 12:05 to
12:30
Lunch (12:05 – 12:30)
Sponsored by Novartis
 12:30 to
13:30
Addressing Heart Failure Drug Optimization and the Myth of the Stable Patient
Dr. Paul Hong
Dr. Karen Harkness RN, PhD, CCN(C), CHFN-K
Sponsored by Novartis
 13:40 to
14:25





Concurrent Session 3: ACS/AMI
Exploring the Educational Needs and Preferences of Women and Health Care Providers: Designing a Knowledge Dissemination Strategy of Cardiac Prodromal Warning Symptoms
S. O'Keefe-McCarthy, L. Keeping Burke, K. Taplay, K. Stearne, D. Gibson, B. Kennedy, L. Boyd, J. Sawdon, A. Flynn-Bowman, M. Vasilaki, J. Hoelzli & J. Randall

Concurrent Session 4: ACLS
An ACLS Case Based Interactive Session
S. Morris
14:25
to
14:40
Health Break
 14:45 to
15:00
CCCN Annual General Meeting
15:05
to
16:05
Cultivating Professional Innovation In Cardivascular Nursing: Highlighting the Benefits of Engaging In a CCCN Mentor/Mentee Relationship
S. O'Keefe-McCarthy
A. Buckle
16:05
 to
16:30

CCCN - Ontario Annual General Meeting
16:30
 to
17:30

Cocktail Reception
Social Activity




Saturday May 26th Program

07:30
to
09:00
 Registration and Breakfast
Sponsored By: Bristol-Myers Squibb
09:00
to
10:00
Navigating Difficult Conversations in Advanced Heart Failure: Optimizing the Cardiovascular Nurses Role
Patricia H Strachan, RN, PhD
10:00
to
10:15
Health Break
10:15
to
11:00
Concurrent Session 5: Patient Safety
Out-of-Province Air Transport of Cardiac Inpatients: Are Guidelines Recommended?
C. Kuttnig, L. Avery, E. Hyde, R. Labossiere-Gee & R. Love

Concurrent Session 6: Heart Failure
Heart Failure 101: Practical Tips for Every Practitioner
N. Jamal
11:10
to
12:00
Ensuring the appropriate dose of DOAC in patients with NVAFIB: The role of the Cardiac Nurse
Maria Timofeeva NP-PHC, DNP.
Sponsored By: Servier
12:05
to
12:35

Lunch

Sponsored By: AMGEN

12:45
to
13:45
Who is the PCSK9i Patient in Primary Care?
Dr. Alan Bell MD, FCFP
Sponsored By: AMGEN
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13:55
to
14:40




Concurrent Session 7: Patient Safety
Access to Care From a Stand Alone Heart Cathlab: A Regional Collaboration
T. Rogers, L.Boyd & J.Randall

Concurrent Session 8: Nursing Education
A Nursing Education Strategy to Optimize and Support Heart Failure Self-Management in the Community
C. Schumacher
 14:45
to
15:00
Health Break
 15:00
to
16:00

Closing Plenary
12 Lead Interpretation Session
Brenda Ridley, RN, CCN(C), BSCN, MAED, CHSE
16:00


Wrap Up and Evaluation


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Friday Posters
Poster Presenters will be at their poster at
10:00-10:15 and 14:25-14:40
Saturday Posters
Poster Presenters will be at their poster at
10:00-10:15 and 14:45-15:00
HEART [ART-INFORMED] JOURNEY THROUGH CARDIAC PAIN: AN INTERPRETATION THROUGH USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND POETRY
S. O'Keefe-McCarthy, K. Taplay, L. Keeping-Burke, Flynn-Bowman, M. Vasilaki & J. Salfi

COMBINING A SECONDARY STROKE PREVENTION AND CARDIAC CLINIC
J. Shaw & L. Butler
THE CONTENT VALIDITY OF THE PRODROMAL SYMPTOMS-SCREENING SCALE [PS-SS]: AN EXPERT PANEL
W. Heedo Lee & S. O'Keefe-McCarthy
STANDARDIZED NURSING CARE PLAN DOCUMENTATION FOR HEART FAILURE COMMUNITY CARE PATIENTS
L. Reid & C Schumacher

A PRIMER ON HYPERKALAEMIA:  A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS COMMON CONDITION
E. Estrella-Holder & R. Grant
ANEMIA AND HEART FAILURE: FUTURE THERAPIES DIRECTED AT CORRECTING IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA
R. Grant, E. Estrella-Holder & R. Grant

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