OMNE Nursing Summit
March 11 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
“Aging in Maine: Best Practices and Nursing Leadership”
Building the Nursing Workforce for Older Adults in Rural Maine Using Multimodal Strategies
Dr. Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN
Claudia J. Beverly PhD RN FAAN has been a nurse for over 50 years and is currently Professor Emeritus University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She was previously Director and founder of the John A. Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing College of Nursing, Associate Director and co-founder of the Institute on Aging and Director and founder of the Rural Centers on Aging, all programs of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is currently the immediate past President and a co-founder of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence. Her areas of expertise include Leadership and Policy, developing excellence in Americas’ Nursing homes and workforce development for primary care and long-term-care in rural settings. She is the author of numerous publications and is the recipient of the Mary Tolle Wright Leadership Award Sigma as well as an Edge Runner in the American Academy of Nursing.
- 7:30 Registration & Breakfast
- 8:20 Welcome
- 8:30 Keynote – “Building the Nursing Workforce for Older Adults in Rural Maine Using Multimodal Strategies’
Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- 10:00 Break
Visit our vendors and poster presentations
- 10:30 “An Overview of Care and Support Resources for Those Living with Dementia and Those Caring For
Peter Baker, LCSW, Program Director, Maine Chapter Alzheimer’s Association
- 11:15 “Mother-Daughter Dance to Unspoken Caring Needs: A Lesson in Caritas”
Lynne Wagner, EdD, MSN, RN, FACCE, CHMT, Caritas Coach
- 12:30 Networking Lunch
- 13:30 “Elder Abuse 101”
Christine Wolff, Director of External Relations, Elder Abuse Institute of Maine
- 14:30 “Embracing Aging, Living with Purpose”
Jess Maurer, Esq., Executive Director, Maine Council of Aging
- 15:30 Closing Remarks/ Conclusion/ Evaluations
- Describe evidence-based nursing care and interprofessional team collaboration used to care for aging adults.
- Describe and implement holistic caring strategies to improve care of the aging patient, caregivers, and nurses.
- Identify multiple initiatives which aim to improve the health of older adults and their families.
- Describe current research and treatments available for individuals experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
- Identify state-wide and national resources for individuals and families of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.