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OMNE Nursing Summit

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

“Innovation & Action, Nursing at the Helm”

Registration deadline is March 14, 2018

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7:30 Registration, Networking Breakfast, Poster Presentations, Vendors

8:30 Welcome: Peggy McRae, MSN, RN, CCRN, President OMNE

8:35 Opening Remarks: “Nurses are Leaders: A Call to Action” – Valli Geiger, RN, Mayor of Rockland & Samantha Paradis, RN, Mayor of Belfast

9:00 Featured Speaker: Nursing Workforce Development: Innovate, Collaborate, Initiate! Dr. Anthony McGuire, PHD, CCRN-K, ACNP-BC, FAHA, Professor and Chair, Department of Nursing

10:00 Break: Visit Posters Presentations and Vendors10:30 Podium Presentation #1: “Gentlemen Nurse: Just Call Us Nurses” – Panel Robert Abel, MSH, RN, CHPN; Greg Burns, BSN, RN, CHPPN; Stephen Baybutt, MS, RN,– MaineHealth Care At Home

11:15 Podium Presentation #2: “What are Barriers & Facilitators to Nurse Utilization of Nurse Driven Protocol for Indwelling Urinary Catheter Removal” – Brenda Clark, BSN, RN, CMSRN – Maine Medical Center

12:00 Networking Lunch, visit Poster Presentations and Vendors

12:45 Podium Presentation #3: “Partnering with Patients to Improve Outcomes with Medications Compliance” – Cheryl Daigle, RN – Northern Maine Medical Center

13:30 Podium Presentation #4: “Mentoring Matters” – Jessica Anne Mosher, MSN, RN-BC V – Redington Fairview General Hospital

14:15 Break: Final opportunity to visit Posters and Vendors

14:30 A Message from Senator King (Video Recorded)

14:45 Closing Remarks: Edie Smith, Regional Representative Office of U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr.

15:30 Summit Conclusion: Thank you, Evaluation Process: Peggy McRae


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March 21
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drrive
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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