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Conference Agenda

PROGRAM AGENDA (subject to change)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

3:30 – 5:30 pm
Registration
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Beachfront Reception

Thursday, March 1, 2018

7:00 - 8:15 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am

 

Welcome

Mary Ellen Glasgow, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Professor and Dean
Duquesne University, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Carol Carfang, MSN, BS, RN

Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

8:30 - 9:30 am
Keynote Address
"Contemporary Clinical Healthcare Ethics: What Keeps Clinicians Up at Night?"

Robert Veatch, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics and Senior Research Scholar
Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Moderator: Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy in the  McAnulty College of Liberal Arts

9:30 - 10:00 am
Break and Poster Presentations
10:00 - 11:00 am
Breakout Sessions
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Plenary Panel
"Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Care  Rationing, and Nurses' Moral Distress"

Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN
Lillian S. Brunner Chair in Medical and Surgical Nursing
Professor of Bioethics and Nursing
University of Pennsylvania

Joan Liaschenko, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Center for Bioethics and School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
Director, Ethics Consult Service
University of Minnesota Medical Center

Elizabeth Peter, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Chair, Health Sciences Research Ethics Board
University of Toronto

Moderator: Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN
Senior Policy Service Professor and Co-director of the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, George Washington University School of Nursing
Professor Emerita and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media & Policy, Hunter College

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Lunch (provided)
1:45 - 2:45 pm
Breakout Sessions
2:45 - 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Keynote Address
"The Experience of Genomic Testing: Exploring Ethical Challenges in the Era of Precision Medicine"

Bonnie LeRoy, MS, CGC
Professor and Director of Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Department of Genetics Cell Biology and Development
College of Biological Sciences
University of Minnesota
Editor
Journal of Genetic Counseling.

Moderator: Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts

Friday, March 2, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am
Breakout Sessions
9:00 - 9:30 am
Break and Poster Presentations
9:30 - 10:30 am
Breakout Sessions
10:45 - 11:00 am
Welcome Remarks
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Keynote Address
"Shaping Ethically Competent and Committed Healthcare Professionals"

Amy Haddad, PhD
Director, Center for Health Policy and Ethics
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Endowed Chair in the Health Sciences
Creighton University
Past-President
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Board of Directors

Moderator: Patricia Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (provided)
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Plenary Panel
"Assessing the Moral Compass of a Healthcare Organization"

Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, CNA
Vice-President for Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Oregon Health Science University

Ramon Lavandero, RN, MSN, FAAN
Senior Strategy Advisor
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN Critical Care)
Clinical Associate Professor
Yale School of Nursing

Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics,
Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing
Johns Hopkins University

Moderator: Beth Epstein, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Chair of Acute and Specialty Care Department
University of Virginia School of Nursing

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Closing Keynote Address
"Ethical Issues in International Research: Benchmarks for Fairness"

Alex John London, PhD
Clara L. West Professor of Ethics and Philosophy
Director, Center for Ethics and Policy
Director, Ethics History and Public Policy Program

Carnegie Mellon University

Moderator: Melissa Kalarchian, PhD
Professor
Associate Dean for Research
Duquesne University School of Nursing

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception