Setting the Pace Conference


2024 Conference Schedule

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Wednesday, April 24, 2023

Time Session / Speaker Picture
1230-1630 Trauma Bootcamp
1230-1300 NYS’s Journey to ACS Trauma Verification
Chris Sorrentino, MS, MSN, RN, FNP, TCRN
Chris Sorrentino
1300-1330 What does it mean to be a trauma program, what are the differences between different centers, what is expected from ED’s when you are working in trauma centers.
Francesca Sullivan, RN, BSN
Francesca Sullivan
1330-1400 Always Ready for Children Pediatric Recognition
Amy Eisenhauer, EMT
Amy Eisenhauer
1400-1430 Adolescence Trauma
Louise McEvoy, RN, MSN, CPEN EMT-CC
Louise McEvoy
1430-1500 Geriatric Trauma Patients: Identifying injury patterns in the older injured patients is key to early stabilization.
Francesca Sullivan, RN, BSN
Francesca Sullivan
1500-1630 Emergency Department Violence Prevention Panel – ANA-NY,NY-ACEP, NYSENA Alliance
Patrick Byrne, BSN, RN, MEP, CHEC
NYSENA President
Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc, FACEP
NY ACEP Government Affairs
Penelope C. Lema, MD,FACEP,FPD-AEMUS
NY ACEP Secretary/Treasurer
Katelyn Ethier
NY ACEP Executive Director
Marilyn L. Dollinger DNS FNP RN
ANA-NY President
Wendy Allen- Thompson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CEN
NYS ENA President-Elect
Jonathan Nover, MBA,BSN,RN
Chair- NYSENA Government Affairs
1730 Social
1800 Dinner
1830-2100 NYS Council Meeting

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Time Session / Speaker Picture
Time:  0700-0915 Breakfast with the Exhibitors
Time:  0915-0930 Welcome, Conference Overview and Housekeeping
NYSENA President, Patrick Byrne BSN, RN, MEP, CHEC
Patrick Byrne
Time:   Conference Chair, Mel Wilson, MS, RN, FNP, CEN, COHN-S, FAEN Mel Wilson
Time:  0930-1015 Ikigai Guy - Leadership Purpose
Chris Dellinger, MBA, BSN, RN, FAEN – ENA President
Chris Dellinger
Time:  1015-1100 Aortic Dissection
Teresa Dodge DNP, FNP-C, CEN
Teresa Dodge
Time:  1100-1145 Canabis Ingestion in Peds
T.Michele Caliva MA, BSN, RN, CSPI
T.Michele Caliva
Time:  1145-1230 Coaching and Feedback to Lead Your Team to Success
Deb Delaney, DNP, MHA, RN, CEN
Deb Delaney
Time:  1230-1345 Lunch with the Exhibitors
Time:  1345-1430 Disparities of Care in Stroke
Ann Leonhardt Caprio, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, SCRN, ASC-BC, FAHA
Ann Leonhardt Caprio
Time:  1430-1515 Documentation: Pearls & Pitfalls for the Emergency Nurse
Jean Proehl
Time:  1515-1630 Not for the Weak of Heart: Advanced Cases in Cardiology
Adam Lawrence, BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CTRN, EMT
Adam Lawrence
Time:  1630-1715 SafeCare: Nurturing a Culture of Safety for Staff, Patients, and Quality Healthcare
Jeanne J. Venella DNP, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN
Jeanne J. Venella
Time:  1800 Viva Las Vegas Party

Friday, April 26, 2023

Time Session / Speaker Picture
Time:  0730-0800 Continental Breakfast
Time:  0800-0845 Five ways to diagnose and treat your Emergency Department
Ryan Oglesby, PhD, MHA, RN, CEN, CFRN, NEA-BC - ENA President Elect
Ryan Oglesby
Time:  0845-0930 Geriatric Trauma
Adam Oplinger, BS, RN, CEN
Adam Oplinger
Time:  930-1015 Emergency Nursing: The Way We Were
Jean Proehl
Time:  1015-1100 Thermoregulation Dysregulation
Carolyn Dixon, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, TCRN, NY-SAFE
Carolyn Dixon
Time:  1100-1145 Leaning into Ortho Spine Emergencies
Eileen Breckenbridge, RN
Eileen Breckenbridge
Time:  1145-1215 Cruising with Donna
Donna Sowles, RN
Donna Sowles
Time:  1215 Final Raffle, Snacks, and Conference Closure

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved for 14.5 contact hours by Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.