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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
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

9:30 - 10:00 am
Break and Poster Presentations

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10:00 - 11:00 am
Breakout Sessions
SESSION 1: Ethical Theory and Practice

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

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

Can Persisting Ethical Quandaries in International Biomedical Research be Resolved? Critical Analysis of Specific Ethical Debates and Concerns Regarding International Research
Persis Naumann, PhD(c), MA, B.Tech
Graduate Research Assistant
Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator:
Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor and Director of Veterans to Bachelor in Nursing Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 2: Nursing Ethics Education

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

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

Simulating Ethical Issues in Pediatric Nursing
Laura Nold MSN, RN
Instructor
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

Moderator:
Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 3: Patient privacy in a Digital Age

Medical Gawking and the Temptation of Social Media: Reinforcing Dignity amongst Health Care Professionals
Cameron R. Nelson, JD, LLM, BSN, RN
Lieutenant Commander
U.S. Navy, Arlington, VA

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

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

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

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, MScN, BA, BScN, 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 Blessing

Fr. George Spangenberg, C.S.Sp.
Visiting Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Center for International Relations
Duquesne University

Lunch (provided)
1:45 - 2:45 pm
Breakout Sessions
SESSION 1: Ethical Considerations in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Adherence

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

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

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

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

SESSION 2: Military Ethics and Moral Injury

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

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 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

Moderator:
Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Professor
Jacques Laval Chair for Social Justice
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 3: Communication, Consent and Patient Autonomy

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

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

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

Moderator:
Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

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
School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, March 2, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am
Breakout Sessions
SESSION 1: Care and Research Involving Vulnerable Populations

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

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

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

Moderator:
Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Professor
Jacques Laval Chair for Social Justice
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 2: Moral Leadership and Clinical Ethics Consultation

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

Medical Ethics in the Hospital: Era of Ethical Decision-Making and Standards for Consultation in the Healthcare System
Jasia Baig, PhD(c), MS, BS
Graduate Research Assistant
Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

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

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

SESSION 3: End-Of-Life Ethics

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

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

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

9:00 - 9:30 am
Break and Poster Presentations

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9:30 - 10:30 am
Breakout Sessions
SESSION 1: Research Ethics

The Experiment Requires that You Continue
Bekka Williams, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, MN

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

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

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

SESSION 2: Parental Authority and Care for Families

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

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

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

Moderator:
Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor and Director of Veterans to Bachelor in Nursing Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

SESSION 3: Clinical Nursing Ethics

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

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

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

Moderator:
Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

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

Moderator:
Patricia Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor and Director of Veterans to Bachelor in Nursing Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch Blessing

Fr. George Spangenberg, C.S.Sp.
Visiting Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Center for International Relations
Duquesne University

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

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

Ramon Lavandero, RN, MA, MSN, FAAN
Senior Strategy Advisor
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
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, FAAN
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 
Professor of Philosophy
Director, Center for Ethics and Policy

Carnegie Mellon University

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

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