2018 Conference Schedule

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Tuesday, July 31
8:00 am - 12:00 pm - NAHN Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 am - 6:00 pm - Registration & Resource Center

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Chapter Presidents Meeting (invitation only)

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Conference Workshop:
Hispanic Communications Network presents: Media Relations 101 - Mariana Nonino, Digital & Social Media Coordinator, Paul Castro, Multimedia Producer.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Conference Workshop:
Movement is Life presents: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Payment Models – Move towards Equity for Latino patients? - Rose Iris Gonzalez, PhD, MPS, RN, Tamara Huff, MD.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm - Student Volunteer Meeting
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm - Keynote Addresss: Julissa Arce, Immigration & Education Advocate, Co-Founder/Chair Ascent Education Fund presents Diversity & Immigration

5:20 pm - 7:00 pm - Welcome Reception and book signing: Julissa Arce - My (Underground American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive.

Wednesday, August 1

7:30 am - 6:00 pm - Registration & Resource Center Open
7:30 am-8:30 am - Breakfast (provided)
8:00 am - 9:00 am - Business Exchange
9:15 am – 10:00 am – General Session
10:15 am - 11:15 am - Dr. Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder & Director of the Watson Caring Science Institute - "Living Caritas - Universals of Human Caring in Action" 
11:30 am - 12:30 - Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Expo Hall Open
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Poster Session Presentations (Group 1)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Council of Business Advisor (CoBA) Meeting (invite only)

Concurrent Sessions
 2:40 pm - 3:25 pm - Concurrent Session 1
 

  • Lessons Learned from a Clinic-based Intervention for Latino Families with Overweight Preschool-Aged Children - Victoria Keeton, MS, RN, PNP, CNS
  • Climate Change and Health Equity: Implications for Nursing - Cara Cook,MS, RN, AHN-BC  
  • Community-based Intervention to Enhance Exclusive Breastfeeding in Hispanic Women - Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC 
  • Chapter Development: Cultivating Resilient & Sustainable NAHN Chapters - Alana Cueto, MSN, RN, CNL, NAHN Membership Chair

 3:35 pm-4:20 pm Concurrent Session 2
  • No 'Butts' About it. - Jorge Prada, MS, RN, NP-C, EFM-C
  • What I Wish I Knew Before Going to Graduate School - Griselle Estrada, MSN, RN
  • Diabetes: Comparing RN vs Promotor-Led Interventions - Maria Elena Ruiz, Ph.D.,RN,FNP-BC
  • Workforce Diversity  - Amanda D. Quintana, DNP, RN, FNP
 
4:30 pm-5:15 pm Concurrent Session 3 
  • Creating a Pathway to Leadership for Millennial Hispanic Nurses: A Call to Action! - Adrianna Nava, MSN, RN
  • Culturally Tailored Dementia Specific Caregiver Program - Maria Ordonez, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
  • Perspectives of Culturally Congruent HIV Care for Puerto Rican Women Living in NYC - Michele Crespo-Fierro, Ph.D., MPH, RN, AACRN
  • Chapter Development: The Nuts and Bolts of the Finance and Budget Committee - Armando Riera, RN, MSN, ARNP-BC, NAHN Treasurer

5:25 pm-6:10 pm Concurrent Session 4
  • What's Next? Strategizing to be a FAAN - Norma  Cuellar, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
  • Process of Validation of the Spanish Version of the IAPCC-R - Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Ed.D, APRN-CNS, PMH-BC, CTN-B, C-TEFL
  • Transforming Disaster Relief into Sustainable Solutions in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria - Elizabeth Aquino, Ph.D., RN, Alana Cueto, MSN, RN, CNL, and Susana Gonzalez, MHA, MSN, RN, CNML
  • Chapter Development: Somos Nosotros - This is Us (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee)Veronica Vital, PhD, RN, Jeneva Gularte-Rinaldo PhD, RN, Lyda Velez, MSN, RN, CCTN
Dinner on your own - be sure to check out the Show Your Badge program for discounts on local restaurants and activities.

Thursday, August 2

7:30 am - 8:30 am - Breakfast (provided)
8:00 am - 9:00 am - Exhibitor Business Exchange 
9:45 am - 10:15 am - Break 
9:00 am - 11:30 am - Expo Hall Open 
9:15 am - 11:15 am - Poster Session 2 - in Expo Hall
11:45 am - 12:45 pm - Lunch 
11:45 am - Exhibitor Breakdown
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm - NAHN Business Meeting
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm - Break 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Keynote: Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent Adams

Concurrent Sessions

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Concurrent Session 5 

  • Impact of Resiliency Training in BAMA-L Students - Student Panel - Norma Cuellar, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Exploration of Contributors Hypertension Self-Management Among Latino Migrant Farm Workers Using a Spanish Translated Self-Care Scale - Eleanor Hall, Ph.D., RN 
  • The Importance of REAL Data to Promote Health Equity - Margarita Diaz, BSN, RN 
  • Chapter Development: Roberts Rules and the Art of Running a Successful Meeting - James Williams, PRP
 
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Concurrent Session 6 
  • Social Determinants of Health and Obesity: Reflections from An Interprofessional Service Learning Experience with Latino Families of Overweight Children - Victoria Keeton, MS, RN, PNP, CNS
  • Health Policy - How Can I Make a Difference? - Carli Zegers, BSN, RN
  • Equality Health's Care Model:  Improving Care Delivery thought the Lens of Culture - Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN
  • TBD
 
6:00 pm - Ohio Chapter Fundraising Event
                 Pura Vida on Public Square 
                 170 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44115
                  https://puravidabybrandt.com/

 

Friday, August 3

8:00 am-8:45 am - Breakfast 
9:00 am-10:00 am - Plenary Session: Stanislav Lechpammer, MD, Ph.D - Replacing Prostate Cancer Myths With Facts. Sponsored by Pfizer
10:00 am-10:30 am - Grant Updates
10:30 am-10:45 am Break 
10:45 am-11:45 am - Ricardo Palomares,Consultant, Author presents The Leaders Journey

11:45 am – Lunch on your own - Be sure to check out the Show Your Badge program for discounts on food and Cleveland attractions

2:00 pm-4:00 pm - NAHN Community Service Project - Rise Against Hunger®  sponsored by Cleveland Clinic
Volunteers Needed! Help us reach our goal of packing 10,000 meals! 

Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, mobilizing the necessary resources to end hunger by 2030.
Register to volunteer online here.

6:15 pm-7:00 pm - Gala Reception 
7:00 pm - Gala Awards & Dinner 

A special thank you to our generous sponsors:

  • Pfizer
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Equality Health
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Atlantic Health System
  • Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • CVS
  • Genex Services, LLC
  • ICF
  • Hispanic Communications Network
  • Movement is Life
  • National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE)
  • Planned Parenthood of America
  • The All of Us - NIH Research Program Chapters
  • The MetroHealth System
  • The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • Thomas Jefferson University