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Speaker: Jorie Klein, BSN, RN, Parkland Health & Hospital System
Panel Members: Stacy Smith, MA, MLS, BSN, RN, CHPPN, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas Lara Burnside, JPS Health Network, Vishal Bhalla, CPXP, MS, MBA, Parkland Health & Hospital System
Panel Facilitator: Kristin Tesmer, JD, FACHE, Dallas Medical Resources
Speaker: Carolynne Ferguson, RN, BSN, CMSRN, GRN, Texas Health Fort Worth
Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies – Workplace Violence Against Nurses Surveys Sally Williams, DFWHC Foundation
Panel Members: Penny Huddleston, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Irving, Winnie Neal, MSN, RN-BC, Methodist Dallas Medical Center Jill Benns, MSN, MBA/HCM, RN, C-ENP, RN-BC, Parkland Health & Hospital System
Panel Facilitator: Linda Plank, PhD, RN, NEA-BC Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Speakers: Mary Ann Contreras, RN and Heather Scroggins, MSN, RN-BC, JPS Health Network
Lisa Sullivan, DEA- Drug Diversion-Safety Implications
Ms. Lisa Sullivan is an alumnus of New Mexico State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree in 1989. She began her career with the DEA in 1990 as a Diversion Investigator in the San Antonio District Office. In 2000 she became the Diversion Group Supervisor in the San Antonio Office. The group was responsible for the dismantling and successful prosecution of one of the first internet pharmaceutical cases in the country. In 2005 Ms. Sullivan was transferred to the E-Commerce Section of the Office of Diversion Control DEA in Washington DC. There she worked on the CSOS program (the newly established controlled substance electronic ordering system), and the electronic prescriptions initiative (EPCS). In November 2007 Ms. Sullivan was promoted to the Diversion Program Manager for the Dallas Division. There she establishes priorities and direction for the Diversion Groups in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Tyler, TX, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa, OK.
Dr. Judy Embry Ph.D., Co-Chair, BSWH Pain/Opioid Ambulatory Initiative – Baylor Scott & White Health Broad Approach to Address Pain Management
Dr. Artee Gandhi MD, Medical Director Pain Management – Cook Children’s Hospital- Safe and Sound Pain Management Program
Dr. David Nilasena, CMO for CMS Dallas Regional Office – Rules and Regulations
Panel Discussion- Resources Available in the Community: John Haenes, LMSW, ICPS, Chief Operating Officer – Challenge of Tarrant County; Cynthia M. Velazquez, Diversion Outreach Coordinator – Drug Enforcement Administration (Dallas Field Division)
3.7 CNE Credits will be offered.
*CNE will be offered- Dallas- Fort Worth Hospital Council Research and Education Foundation is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
** CEU for Social Workers will be offered.