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Breakout Session Speakers

Breakout Session Speakers

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Making the Hard Decisions: Ethical Care Decisions in Wartime Nursing
Janice Agazio, PhD, CRNP, RN, FAANP, FAAN
Assistant Dean and Director of PhD and DNP Programs
Ordinary Professor
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Consent and Authorization
David Atenasio, PhD(c)
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Addressing Incivility in Nursing: Use of Moral Courage by Nurse Leaders
Kimberly A. Brooks, MSN, RN
Director of Organizational Development, Nursing and Consumer Education and Nursing Research
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Getting It Right: Tools for Teaching Ethical Analysis
Jill E. Burkemper, PhD
Assistant Professor
Albert Gneagi Center for Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO

Restricted Permissibility for Procuring Solid Organs from Infants with Anencephaly
Brian S. Carter, MD
Neonatologist; Pediatric Bioethicist; Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

End of Artificial Life Ethics
Cynthia C. Coleman, D. Bioethics (c) MA, RN
Senior Clinical Ethicist
John J Lynch Center for Ethics
Medstar Washington Hospital Center,
Washington, DC

Ethical Considerations for the Nurse Anesthetist
Michael E. Conti, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Director/Assistant Professor
Emory University
Nell Hodgins Woodruff School of Nursing
DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program
Atlanta, GA

The Virtues of Family Caregiving
Michael Dahnke, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

Parsing Out the Hope from the Hype in Genomics
Katherine Drabiak, JD
Assistant Professor
College of Public Health
University of South Florida Health, Tampa, FL

When Acts Belie Principles: The Incongruity of Academic Leaders or Senior Faculty Who Violate the Nursing Code of Ethics
H. Michael Dreher, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Associate VP for Healthcare Innovation & Speical Projects
The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

How Healthcare Professionals Manage information and Ethical Challenges within the Clinical Context: A Systematic Review of Empirical Literature
Cornelius Ewuoso, MA, MSc
Faculty of Arts
Centre for Applied Ethics
University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Kris Dierickx, PhD
Professor
Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law
Katholieke Universiteit De Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Susan Hall, PhD
Faculty of Arts
Centre for Applied Ethics
University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Perinatal Care of Incarcerated Pregnant Women: Managing Conflicts between Nursing Ethics and the Law
Ginette G. Ferszt, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Lorie S. Goshin, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor.
Hunter College in the City University of New York, New York, NY

Nursing Strategies for Overcoming Implicit Bias
Michael B. Funke, PhD
Department of Philosophy
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Physician Assistance in Dying, Disability Rights, and Medical Professionalism: Developing a Virtue-Based Approach through Narrative Ethics
Peter J. Giannopoulos, PhD
Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow
Department of Philosophy
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Adults with Autism: When Parents Age out of Being the Care Giver: Where do They Go?
Ruth E. Irwin, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Clinical Knowledge Development: Continuity of Care of Wounded Servicemembers an Ethics Perspective
Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

The Power of the Pen - Ethical Considerations When Prescribing Treatment
Sister Thea Krause, CSFN, PhD, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner/Ethicist
VA Medical Center, Altoona, PA

The Issue of Stress of Conscience and Moral Injury in the Ethical Climate of Nursing: An Investigative Study
Theresa Kyzar, PhD, MSN, RN, MBA
Assistant Professor
BSN Campus Coordinator
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA

Deciding Together: Promoting Relational Autonomy in Advance Care Planning
Julie Murphy, MSN, RN, PhD(c)
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Protection or Paternalism? Rethinking the Ethics of Research with Vulnerable People
Judith Navratil, MA CIP
Faculty Research Liaison
Human Research Protection Office
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Using Clinical Simulation to Enhance Student Learning of Nursing Ethics
Laura Nold MSN, RN
Instructor
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

Acting on Values: Different Problems Need Different Approaches
Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI

Heeding Humanity in an Age of Electronic Health Records
Casey Rentmeester, PhD
Director of General Education
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Bellin College, Green Bay, WI

Male Neonatal Circumcision: Current Practices and Ethical Issues
Alex Sargsyan, DNP, ANP-BC, CNE, RN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Research Integrity Challenges in Developing Countries
Dina Siniora, MBA, PhD(c)
Graduate Assistant
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Andrew Faramnd, MD, Msc
Researcher at Neurosurgery Department
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Smartphone Technology Use at the Bedside: Ethically Speaking, Do the Pro's Outweigh the Con's?
Sally J. Spooner, DHSc, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
Health Professions Division
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Myers, FL

Using an Interdisciplinary Team Meeting Approach to Ethics Consultation
Sarah Stockey, DHCE
Clinical Instructor
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Evaluating Dual Agency in Nursing Practice: How to Make a Choice of Right Action
Liz Stokes, JD, RN
Senior Policy Advisor
American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights

Using Technology Tools to Teach Ethical Decision Making
Kay Swartzwelder, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Jackie Murphy, MSN, RN, CPN, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Selective Adherence to Treatment Plans: Prix Fixe or A la Carte?
Rebecca B. Yarrison, PhD
Associate Professor, Bioethics
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Lauren Dickey, BA
Philosophy Graduate Student
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Ethical Considerations for Research Involving Adolescent Social Media Usage
Jamie Zelazny, PhD, MPH, RN
Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Poster Presenters

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Incorporating End-of-Life Care in an Undergraduate Nursing Simulation Curriculum: Selecting a Student-Centered Simulator
Michelle L. Allen, EdD, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE
Aurora University
Aurora, IL

Ethics Theory and Clinical Ethics: Does the Ideal Inform the Real?
Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
Assistant Research Professor
The Pennsylvania State University
College of Nursing
Hershey, PA

Ethics Consultation Simulation as a Tool to Facilitate Comprehension of Nursing Ethics Principles: a Multi-site Study
Mary Donnelly, MSN, RN, JD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Loyola University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Opioid Use During Pregnancy, Reporting Standards and Implications for Improving Practice
Amy L. Haycraft, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, ANP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN

Nicole Schmitz, DNP, APRN, PNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN

A Novel Approach to Integrating Ethics and Culture Change in Long-term Care Communities: The EIT-4-BPSD Implementation Study
Julie Murphy, MSN, RN
PhD Candidate

Caroline McDermott, MS, RN
RWJF Scholar

Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD
Associate Professor of Nursing

Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing/Psychiatry

Marie Boltz, PhD, CRNP
Associate Professor of Nursing

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

Opioids and Organ Transplants: How the Opioid Epidemic Increases both Donor Organ Availability and Problems in Patient Selection Processes
Susan Pickup B.S., J.D. Candidate
Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh PA

Inter-Professional Dynamics are Essential to Leverage Professional Dignity: Perspectives from Palliative Care
Alessandro Stievano, PhD, RN
Research Coordinator
Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship Ipasvi
Rome, Italy

Douglas Olsen, RN, PhD
Associate Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Laura Sabatino, RN, PhD
Nurse Research Fellow Ipasvi
Rome, Italy

Gennaro Rocco, RN, PhD
Director Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship Ipasvi
Rome, Italy