CE credits will be offered. The Dallas- Fort Worth Hospital Council Research and Education Foundation is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 


SESSION I: October 15th, 10:00am-12:45pm (2.75 CE)

Technology & Transforming Education for Nurses in Clinical & Academic Settings 
How has COVID-19 transformed nurse education? This session will explore alternative education delivery modes implemented by hospitals and schools. Presenters will share best practices for teaching, orientation/onboarding, competency/skills check off, precepting, cross-training, virtual education roadshows, clinical experiences, classroom teaching, online courses, clinical or lab instruction, preceptor training, and more.

Session Presentations: (15 minutes each)
1) Hospital Wide Orientation Conversion to Virtual Experience & Nursing Orientation: Jerry Dugan, Director of Organizational Effectiveness, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; Tiny Chiramel, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Educational Specialist, Nursing Education and Professional Development, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

2) Conversion of Preceptor Course to Online: Michelle Buster, MSN, RN-BC, Program Manager, Clinical Learning, Texas Health Resources University

3) On-Boarding Travel Nurses: Christopher Rougeux, RN, MSN, Service Line Director Clinical Education ICU/PCU, Medical City Healthcare

4) Interactive Learning: Kandice Perez, DNP, RNC-OB, Level I Coordinator – Clinical Assistant Professor Coordinator, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing

5) Amplifire EKG Program: Alex Klacman, PhDc, MSN-Ed, RN-BC CV, CCRN, THRU Clinical Education Specialist – Critical Care, Texas Health Resources

6) Cross Training of Nursing Staff: Jennifer Jones, MSN, RNC-NIC NPD-BC, Administrative Director, Clinical Education & Professional Practice, Medical City Healthcare

7) Developing an Online Capstone Experience for Nursing Students: Skip Morelock PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Nursing, Collin College

8) Conversion of In-Person Critical Care Education Roadshows to Virtual Roadshows: Alex Klacman, PhDc, MSN-Ed, RN-BC CV, CCRN, THRU Clinical Education Specialist – Critical Care, Texas Health Resources

9) Virtual Teams Parent Education Classes: Jill Johnson, RN, MSN, IBCLC, Childbirth Educator, Texas Health Resources

SESSION II: October 22nd, 10:00am-12:30pm (2.5 CE)

Identifying and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking in a Clinical Setting, Impact of Pandemic on Domestic Violence/Human Trafficking

Session Presentations:
1) Identifying and Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking in a Clinical Setting: Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, Clinical Professor of Nursing, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing
*Presentation will fulfill state requirement for direct care providers in Texas to take one hour of continuing education related to human trafficking. This session is curriculum approved by HHS in support of HB 2059 requirement.*

2) Update from 2019 Nurse Education Event Presentation – Identifying Patients who are Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking: Mary Ann Conteras, RN, Violence & Injury Prevention Manager, JPS Health Network

3) SANE Nurses Panel Presentation – Discuss how Pandemic has impacted care. Panel Members: Emily Cross, BSN, RN, TCRN, CEN, Trauma Nurse Clinician, MARTHA Project, THR Dallas; Janaki Subramanian, RN, CA-SANE, MDMC , SANE Coordinator, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; Connie Housley, SANE Coordinator, JPS Health Network

SESSION III: October 29th, 10:00am-12:00pm (2.0 CE)

Resiliency and Caregiver from Hospital Employee and Student Perspectives
This session will focus on telling the story from COVID units in the hospitals. It will offer a patient care perspective for nursing students and hospital nurses working in COVID units. What is it like working on these units? How has the pandemic affected educators in clinical and academic settings, new graduates, students not being able to complete clinicals, etc.? How are they taking care of themselves?

Session Presentations:

1) How are our Hospitals/Academic Institutions Taking Care of their Nurses/Students during Pandemic? (resiliency, self-care on these units, hospital support, community support) Panel Members: Glenda Mutinda, Director of Interprofessional Well-Being, JPS Health Network ;Elaine Beardsley, MN ACCNS-P CPEN, Clinical Resiliency Specialist, Childrens Health; Lyn Prater, PhD, RN, CNE, Clinical Professor & 2020-21 Senior Baylor Fellow, Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing

2) Hear the Stories of nurses and the pandemic – nursing students, new graduates, veteran nurses and nurse educators Speakers from Hospitals and Schools

Please contact workforce@dfwhcfoundation.org with any questions.