Breakout Session Speakers and Topics

Speakers will be assigned to specific times once all Abstracts have been accepted. 
Interested in submitting an abstracts for a 20 minute presentation and for posters that address any contemporary ethical issue in healthcare?
Abstracts are being accepted on a rolling basis until Dec. 15, 2019. Submit yours today!  

Examining the Role of Moral Inattentiveness in Perpetuating Racial Disparities in Maternal Morality

Elizabeth Balskus, MA
Quality Improvement Facilitator
Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Pittsburgh, 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

Moral Distress and Autonomy at the End of Life 

Dena S. Davis, JD, PhD. 
Endowed President Chair in Health
Professor of Bioethics 
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Ethics Simulation as a Disorienting Dilemma  

Clayton C. Clark, MSN, RN
Instructor of Nursing
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri  

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, Missouri                             

Nate Hibner, PhD
Director, Ethics
Catholic Health Association of the United States, St. Louis, Missouri  

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   

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 

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

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

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

Use of Predictive Modeling to Identify the Factors Associated with the Timing and Patient Outcomes of Clinical Ethics ConsultationU

Mary E. Homan, MA, MSHCE, DrPH
Assistant Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health & Equity
Medical College of Wisconsin

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  Heavy Burdens: Ethical Issues Faced by Military Nurses during a War

Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Duquesne University

Ethical Challenges Confronting Hospice and Palliative Care Leaders: Lessons Learned

Paul D. Longenecker, RN, MBA, PhD
MSAH Program Director
Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

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     

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
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pa