Conference Workshops

NPAPN 2021 offers interactive workshops in a virtual format in various theme areas. Tickets can be purchased upon registration and spots are limited. 

Sunday, August 29, 2021
12:00 – 1:30 pm (UTC-4, Atlantic Time)

Monkeying Around: Developing Online And Other Surveys For APN Research, Program Development, And Practice Evaluation
Franziska Geese, MScN, RN – University Of Applied Sciences Berne, Department Of Health Professions, Switzerland
Dr. Deborah Gray, Old Dominion University School of Nursing, Virginia Beach, USA
Elsie Duff, University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, Canada

Learning Objectives:
1. Have a better understanding of TDM and how to create high quality survey questions.
2. Be able to discuss common pitfalls and strategies to minimize difficulties in online and other survey creation.
3. Have an improved understanding and comfort level with utilizing survey research in clinical settings for program development and evaluation of interventions.

Assessing the risk of self-harm and/or suicide: an interactive workshop for advanced practitioners
Chris Hart, Reducing Deaths In Custody Project For NHS England, Royal College of Nursing, United Kingdom

Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to return to their area of practice and translate the techniques they’ve experienced in the workshop and be more able to assess patients at risk of suicide and self harm. Participants will be given a skills and knowledge self assessment sheet to complete before and after the workshop.
2. Participants will be able to develop a formulation of risk.
3. Participants will be able to develop a risk management care plan that could be presented as part of a negotiation with the patient, to help her/him keep themselves safe.
4. Participants will have a greater understanding of the issues within the UK prison system, risk factors that contribute to patient suicide and how nurses address these risks. Through so doing, they will have more knowledge and better awareness of the skills required to replicate this in their own area of work.

Increase engagement, capacity and outcomes through a personal strategic plan: Build your own!
Dr. Maria Kidner, CEO Leap Leadership, USA
Dr. Mary Beth Stepans, Duke University Adjunct Faculty, Durham, USA

Learning Objectives:
1. Build a personal set of values, vision and mission for personal or professional work as an APN
2. Understand the process of design and obtaining a personal professional strategic plan to enhance professional identity development and clarity for self and staff.
3. Enhance your knowledge base of multi-leveled strategic plans of personal, team, committee, projects and organizational levels.
4. Expand your knowledge on the possibilities of using staff strategic plans to mentor staff and provide work evaluations that are staff-centered and directly impact unit and organizational strategic plans.
5. Have the ability to inspire the use of unit, team, and organizational values and vision on a daily basis to improve staff capacity, engagement, and outcomes.

Sunday, August 29, 2021
7:00 – 8:30pm (UTC-4, Atlantic Time)

Cultural Humility and Transgender Care: Knowledge Development and Clinical Interventions
Dr. Erin Ziegler, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Benjamin Carroll, Queen’s University, Ottawa, Canada

Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will develop an understanding of the healthcare needs and barriers to care experienced by transgender individuals.
2. Participants will be able to differentiate cultural humility from similar concepts like cultural competence and cultural safety.
3. Participants will apply culturally humble concepts such as self-reflection, openness, supportive interaction, and system critique to their practice.
4. Participants will develop their ability to provide transition specific support and management, such as assessment, cross-sex hormone therapy, monitoring and surgical assessments.
5. Participants will identify and explore strategies for creating safer and more accessible spaces for transgender individuals in their organizations.

NP medical abortion provision: practical skills, resources, and the future of implementation
Dr. Andrea Carson, Postdoctoral Fellow School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Lindsay Pace, North Bay Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Martha Paynter, Dalhousie University, School of Nursing, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Kendra Weerheim, 
SHORE Centre, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Learning Objectives:
1. Specific: Apply current medical abortion practice guidelines and identify resources to support medical abortion care
2. Attainable: Participate in case scenarios to provide medical abortion and counsel patients
3. Relevant: Opportunity to learn from current medical abortion providers and to discuss practice issues in a variety of settings and countries

CNS Impact on 3 Spheres of Influence: Demonstrating the Value of the CNS role
Marcia Cornell, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, Ohio, USA
Stacey Claus, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, Ohio, USA
Lydia Booher, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, Ohio, USA

Learning Objectives:
1. Define impact of CNS as a change agent
2. Apply cost analysis tools and CNS competencies to demonstrate CNS impact
3. Formulate an outcome summary report showcasing CNS impact

Applying a Logic Model to Improve Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Advanced Practice Nursing Roles
Denise Bryant-Lukosius, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Learning Objectives:
1. An increased understanding of logic models and how they can be used to support the effective design, implementation, and evaluation of APN roles;
2. The ability to apply the PEPPA Framework to support the development of their logical model.
3. An increased understanding of practical tips for developing logic models and strategies to address potential barriers to completing a logic model for an APN role in their practice.