2020 Carfang Conference Agenda

February 26, 2020

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Registration

Ballroom Foyer

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Sky Terrace

February 27, 2020

7:00 - 8:15 am

Registration and Breakfast (provided)

Ballroom Foyer

8:15 - 8:30 am
Welcome Remarks

Aqualea Ballroom

8:30 - 9:30 am
Opening Keynote Address:
The Dying Person: Ethical Challenges in End-of-Life Care

Aqualea Ballroom

Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, MACP
Acting Director and Senior Research Scholar
Andre Hellegers Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Kennedy Institute of Ethics  |  Georgetown University

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

Ballroom Foyer

10:00 - 11:00 am
Breakout Presentations


Session 1: Conceptions of Health and Well-Being

Aqualea Ballroom

Well-Being and Personal Relationships in Medical Ethics and Clinical Health Care
Matthew Shea, PhD
Senior Clinical Ethics Fellow
UCLA Health Ethics Center, Los Angeles, CA

Health Policy in Personalist Mode
Grant R. Martsolf, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Professor and UPMC Health System Chair in Nursing Science, School Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Doing Good vs. Doing Well: A Case Analysis of Global Health Projects
Bruce Compton
Senior Director International Outreach
Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Louis, MO

Nathaniel Blanton Hibner, PhD
Director, Ethics
Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Louis, MO

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

Session 2: Nursing Ethics Education
Madeira

An Initial Inquiry in How to Teach Ethics and Culture to Prelicensure Nursing Students
Julia A. Greenawalt, PhD, RNC-OB, CHSE
Associate Professor of Nursing
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Leveraging the Power of Design Thinking in an Undergraduate BS Contemporary Issues and Ethics Course
Karyn L, Boyar, DNP, FNP-BC, RN
Faculty/Assistant Clinical Professor
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY

Michele Crespo-Fierro, PhD, MPH, RN, AACRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, LEAD Honors Program
Faculty Advisor for LATINOS
Faculty Counselor, STTI, Upsilon
New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY

Ethics Simulation as a Disorienting Dilemma
Clayton C. Clark, MSN, RN
Instructor of Nursing
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 3: Invited Session
Siesta Key

Shaping History: American Nurses Association Policies on Medical Aid in Dying
Felicia Elizabeth Stokes, JD, MA, RN
Director, American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights
PhD Student, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Panel Presentation:
When the Patient or Subject is a Child: Mitigating Risks and Protecting Interests in Pediatric Care and Research

Aqualea Ballroom

Emily A. Largent, JD, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

John Lantos, MD
Director of Pediatric Bioethics; Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Children's Mercy Adele Hall Campus, Kansas City, MO

Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery and The College Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Co-Director, Institute for Translational Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Moderator: Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Lunch (provided)

Belleair Room

1:45 - 2:45 pm
Breakout Presentations

Session 1: Autonomy and Dignity at the End of Life

Aqualea Ballroom

Autonomy and Dignity at the End of Life
Dena S. Davis, JD, PhD
Presidential Endowed Chair in Health
Professor of Bioethics
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Conscientious Practice at the End of Life: Medical Aid in Dying and a Nurse's Role
Bryan C. Pilkington, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Seton Hall University
Associate Professor, Medical Sciences, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
Associate Professor, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University
Affiliated Faculty, Department of Philosophy
Seton Hall University, Nutley, NJ

The Right to Dignity: Dignity Therapy as an Alternative to the Right to Die Movement
Christopher Gross, PhD
Assistant Professor, The Department of Integrative Studies
Divine Mercy University, Sterling, VA

Moderator: Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA


Session 2: Ethics Education in Action

Madeira

Evaluation of Undergraduate Interprofessional Education (IPE) Students Perspectives' about Ethical Principles and Decision-Making Skills when working with Patients and other Health Care Professionals
Verna L. Hendricks-Ferguson, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN
Irene Riddle Endowed Professor
Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

DNP Scholarly Projects: Unintended Consequences for Academic-Practice Partnerships
Judith A. Vessey, PhD, MBA, FAAN
Lelia Holden Carroll Endowed Professor in Nursing
William F. Connell School of Nursing
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Moderator: Mary Meyers, C.S.J., MSN, BA, MS, RN, AGNP-C
Remediation Coordinator, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 3: Addressing needs in Critical and Palliative Care

Siesta Key

Implementation of a Palliative Care Screening Tool Policy
Wendy H. Hatchell, DNP, MSN-Ed., RN
Instructor of Nursing, School of Health Sciences
Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

Ethical Challenges Confronting Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders: Lessons Learned
Paul D. Longenecker, RN, MBA, PhD
MSAH Program Director
Otterbein University, Westerville, OH

Ethical Shortcomings in Kidney Transplantation: Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Patient Populations
Hillary Villarreal, MA
Doctoral Student in Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 4: Social Justice, Conflict, and the Burdens of Care

Longboat Key

Is Housing the Answer for the Persons who are Chronically Homeless in the United States?
Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Professor, The Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations,
School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Heavy Burdens: Ethical Issues Faced by Military Nurses during a War
Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor, Director of Veterans to Bachelor in Nursing Program,

School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

2:45 - 3:00 pm
Break & Poster Presentations

View Current Poster Presentations

Ballroom Foyer

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Closing Keynote Address:
Creating a Moral Space and Building Moral Resilience in Nurses

Katherine Brown-Saltzman, RN, MA 
Co-Director of the UCLA Health System Ethics Center
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA  |  School of Nursing

Moderator: Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

February 28, 2020

7:00 - 8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast (provided)

Ballroom Foyer

8:00 - 9:00 am
Breakout Presentations

Session 1: Patient and Nurse Advocacy, Self-Advocacy, and Security

Aqualea Ballroom

Patient Self-Advocacy: A Framework for Defining Patient Ability to
Engage in Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Teresa H. Thomas, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Coauthors:
Heidi S. Donovan, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Margaret Q. Rosenzweig, PhD, CRNP-C, AOCNP, FAAN
Professor
Vice Chair of Research
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Catherine Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Endowed Oncology Chair
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Yael Schenker, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Palliative Care Research
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Ethics of Nurse Advocacy: The Tension and Mutuality between Advocacy for Nurses and Patients
Mukul Bakhshi, JD
Director, Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices
Director, Government Affairs
CGFNS International, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

In Defense of Nurses: The Ethics of Security in Health Care
Elizabeth Winright, BSN, MA
SSM-Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Tobias Winright, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

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

Session 2: Ethics and Justice in Responding to the Opioid Crisis

Madeira

Battling the Opioid Crisis: Cash Only, Please
Amy L. Haycraft, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ANP-C, RN-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Pregnant Individuals with Opioid Use Disorders
Brayden N. Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN, CNE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Meeting at the Crossroads of Stigma and Health Care: Achieving Ethical Palliative Care for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder
Adele Flaherty, MA
PhD Student, Center for Healthcare Ethics
Adjunct Faculty, Center for Healthcare

Ethics and School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 3: Moral Leadership and Clinical Ethics

Siesta Key

Preparing New Nurse Leaders: Using Narrative as Pedagogy
Eloise Balasco Cathcart, MSN, RN, FAAN
Clinical Associate Professor and Director,
Graduate Program in Nursing Administration and Leadership
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY

Discerning Eyes: Improving Patient Care through a Nurse-Centric Ethics Consult Service
David Wendell Moller, PhD
Chief of Ethics
Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD

Intimate Partner Violence Program for Nurses
Karen Stein, MSED, RN
Clinical Education Specialist
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Melanie T. Turk, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Coauthors:
Millicent Micho
Honors Student, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Morgan Smith
Honors Student, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Leanna Tobin
Honors Student, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Caroline Harpel
Graduate Student, Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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

Session 4: Paternalism, Patient Preferences, and Decision-Making

Longboat Key

Simultaneously Treating Compelled and Voluntary Patients: Meeting Ethical Obligations in Group Therapy Settings
Mary Broderick Donnelly, DBe, JD, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

The Problem of Understated Risks
Jason Marsh, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Lying to Convey Truth: How Power Dynamics Can Push Patients to Lie to Their Providers
Lauren K. O'Dell, MA
PhD Student
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

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

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

View Current Poster Presentations

Ballroom Foyer

9:30 - 10:30 am
Breakout Presentations

Session 1: Bullying and Incivility in the Workplace and Classroom

Aqualea Ballroom

The Ethical Challenge of Addressing Incivility in the Classroom
Sally J. Spooner, DHS, MSN, RN
Associate Professor, Assaf College of Nursing
Nova Southeastern University, Clearwater, FL

Responding to Incivility and Bullying in the Workplace, Coaching with Cognitive Rehearsal and Evaluation with Kirkpatrick's Model Level's 1-3
Nicole Szalla, DNP, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CHSE
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Alleviating Workplace Bullying by Improving Emotional Intelligence and Human Flourishing
Ann Spence, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Assistant Professor, College of Health and Wellness
Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA

Kathy Holloway, DNP, MA, RN, CNE, AHN-BC
Course Instructor, Western Governors University
Visiting Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL

Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 2: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Surrogate Decision-Making

Madeira

The Ethics of Surrogate Decision-Making at the Intersection of Clinical Practice and the Law
Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
Assistant Research Professor for Nursing and Bioethics
The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA

When Siblings Disagree about End-of-Life Care of an Incapacitated Parent
Grace W. Orsatti, J.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Education, School of Law
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Alison Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Eric Vogelstein, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 3: Moral Comfort and Moral Distress in Health Care Practice

Siesta Key

Pediatric Nurses' Moral Distress
Angela Karakachian MSN, RN
Instructor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Doing the Right Thing - The Connection between Ethical Practice, Self- Regulation & Trauma Awareness
Katherine M. Czyzewski, MSW, LCSW, SEP
Professional Development Specialist
Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, Geneva, IL

Development and Testing of the New Moral Comfort Questionnaire
Natalie Bermudez, PhD, RN, PCCN-K
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Moderator: Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Session 4: Care for Patients Who are Decisionally Incapacitated

Longboat Key

The Incapacitated Patient's Refusal of Recommended Medical Treatment: Is It Justifiable to Treat Over Objection?
Linda Breslin, DPS, RN
Clinical Ethics Consultant
Alden March Bioethics Institute
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Use of Predictive Modeling to Identify the Factors Associated with the Timing and Patient Outcomes of Clinical Ethics Consultation
Mary E. Homan, MA, MSHCE, DrPH
Assistant Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health & Equity
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

To Live Alone or Not
Pamela C. Spigelmyer, PhD, RN, CNS
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Mary Meyers, C.S.J., MSN, BA, MS, RN, AGNP-C
Remediation Coordinator, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

10:45 - 11:00 am
Welcome Remarks

Aqualea Ballroom

11:00 - 12:00 pm
Opening Keynote Address:
Navigating Grey Areas: Insights from a Clinical Ethics Residency for Nurses

Aqualea Ballroom

Pamela Grace, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Boston College  |  Connell School of Nursing

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (provided)

Belleair Room

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Panel Presentation:
Dying Well: Human Dignity and Care at the End-of-Life

Aqualea Ballroom

Jeffrey P. Bishop, MD, PhD
Director; Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics; Professor of Philosophy, Health Care Ethics & Theology
Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics
Professor
Department of Philosophy  |  St. Louis University

Farr Curlin, MD
Professor of Medicine
Josiah C. Trent Professor of Medical Humanities
Duke University  |  School of Medicin 

Helen S. Chapple, PhD, RN, MSN, CT
Associate Professor
Creighton University  |  College of Nursing

Moderator: Mary Meyers, C.S.J., MSN, BA, MS, RN, AGNP-C
Remediation Coordinator, School of Nursing
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Closing Keynote Address:
Health Inequities and Research: What Can Research Ethics Teach Us?
Ana Iltis, PhD
Professor of Philosophy
Carlson Professor of University Studies
Director, Center for Bioethics, Health and Society
Department of Philosophy  |  Wake Forest University
President, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Closing Reception (provided)

Ballroom Foyer