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​​2013 Conference Handouts


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handouts to be posted.

Note:  If the session is not linked, the speaker has not yet provided us with a presentation. We will be updating this page as we receive them.

Schedule-At-A-Glance - please note that this schedule will be provided for onsite attendees in your registration packet.



Wednesday, October 9, 2013


Workshop Day! - Please note that each workshop will have handouts distributed on site for registrants.


Thursday, October 10, 2013

Keynote Address: Opening Keynote Address: Quality – The Race without a Finish LineMelanie Simpson, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, CHPN

Non-CE Lunch Symposium*: Personalizing Medication Management with Pharmacogenetic Testing (PGT) – Maria Chianta, PharmD – Supported by an Educational Grant from Millennium Laboratories

General Session - Quality Indicators for Post-Operative Pain ManagementRenee Manworren, PhD, RN-BC, CNS; Joanne G. Samuels, PhD, RN, CNL; Debra B. Gordon, RN-BC, MS, DNP, ACNS-BC, FAAN

General Session - Jean Guveyan Lecture: Quality Pain Care for All Older Adults – Progress & Future DirectionsKeela A. Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN Supported by Purdue Pharma, LP


General Session - Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome: Two Dramatic Case Studies with Resolution of Symptoms Using Intrathecal Ziconotide – Anne J. Sapienza-Crawford, RN, MSN, CNP


Friday, October 11, 2013

Concurrent Session 1

Basic - 1A. Capnography: Standard of Practice for Medical & Surgical Patients Receiving OpioidsRobert L. Massey, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Basic - 1B. Pain Management Nursing Grand Rounds: Case Studies by Nurses, for Nurses Susan E. White, MSN, RN-BC, CNS, CHPN; Jennifer L. Granger, BSN, RN; Jane N. Cook, BSN, CMSRN

Basic - 1C. Documentation & Outcome Measurement of Assessment & Recommendations of a Pain Advisory Team (PAT) Using a Customized Note in the EMRVicki Holmes, MSN, APRN, CNN, CNS; Thomas Imhoff, PharmD


Adv.  - 1D. The Use of Innovative Educational Strategies to Increase Knowledge & Change Attitudes Regarding Children’s Pain  – Marti Michel, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPNP; Kathy Haughan, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Roberta Szumski, MSN, RN-BC

Adv. -  1E. – Session 1E has been CANCELLED – Sorry for the inconvenience!

Research - 1F. -- Piloting a New Paradigm to Analyze the Effects of Pharmacological Modalities & Practice Patterns on Post-Operative Pain SeverityJoanne G. Samuels, PhD, RN, CNL


Concurrent Session 2

Basic - 2A. Improving Patient Safety: Using the Pasero Opioid Sedation Scale– Ann Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RN-BC

Basic - 2B. Better Pain Management through the Use of a Nurse-Pharmacist Pain Advisory Team: Is It Possible & Measurable?– Lynne L. Brophy, RN, MSN, AOCN, CNS; Thomas Imhoff, PharmD

Basic - 2C. Pain Management Redesign Utilizing Failure Mode Effects Analysis to Improve HCAHPS Performance & Care Delivery–  Michelle Freitag, BSN, RN, CPHG; Megan Bauler, BSN, RN; Elizabeth M. Hale, BSN, RN

Adv. -  2D. Patient Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse & Medication Monitoring in Clinical Practice – 

George S. Behonick, PhD, DABFT

Adv. -  2E. Creating a Pediatric Chronic Pain Service: When the Impossible Becomes a Reality– Lucinda Brown, RN, MSN, CNS

Research - 2F. Help-Seeking Behavior for Chronic Pain: A Study Underpinned by the Theory of Planned Behavior– Nicola Cornally, PhD, MSc, BSc(Hons), DipN, RGN


Concurrent Session 3

Basic - 3A. Getting Pre-Operative Traction to Improve Post-Operative Satisfaction Outcomes for Chronic Pain Patients – Nancy Eksterowicz, MSN, RN-BC

Adv. -  3B-4B. Achieving Competency in Managing Opioid Therapy– Barbara St. Marie, PhD, ANP, GNP, RN-BC; Paul Arnstein, PhD, RN-BC, APRN-BC

Basic - 3C. Blaming Opioids: Determining Underlying Causes of Clinical Changes in Pain Patients– June E. Oliver, MSN, CCNS, APN/CNS

Adv. - 3D. Authorized Agent controlled Analgesia: Update on the Position Statement with Clinical Practice Guidelines– Maureen F. Cooney, DNP, FNP, RN-BC; Colleen J. Dunwoody, MS, RN-BC; Sandra I. Merkel, MS, RN-BC

Basic - 3E. Adolescents & Young Adults with Chronic Pain & Substance Abuse: Assessing Risks & Utilizing Resources– Sharon Wrona, MS, RN-BC, PNP

Research - 3F. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Self-Efficacy & Depression in Persons with Chronic Pain– Virginia R. Nash, DNP, RN, CNS


Concurrent Session 4

Adv. - 4A. ICU Pain Assessment of Ventilated/Sedated Patients –  Eve L. Broughton, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, CNRN, Pain-C; Lawrence Hoth, RN, BSN, CCRN

4B - See 3B above

Basic - 4C. Abstinence & 12-Step-Based Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program in Indianapolis– Susan McIlwain, MSN, RN-C, FNP-BC; James Ryser, MA, LMHC, LCAC, CADAC II, ICDAC

Basic - 4D. The Ethics of Rescheduling Hydrocodone: What Is the Impact?–  Cathy L. Carlson, PhD, RN, CGRN

Adv. - 4E. Learning from an Interprofessional Approach to Manage Pain & Anxiety in Pediatric Burn Patients– Paul Plowman, RN-BC; Caitlin Dougherty, CCLS

Research - 4F. Implementing Nurse-Delivered Massage to Address Pain & Distress among Hospitalized In-Patients – Marian Wilson, PhD(c), MPH, RN-BC


Saturday, October 12, 2013

Concurrent Session 5

Basic - 5A. Improving Acute Pain Management for In-Patients Using a Patient-Customized Opioid Tolerance Program –  Jill Payne, MSN, RN, CNML; James Ryser, MA, LMHC, LCAC, CADAC II, ICDAC

Basic - 5B. 5B: Steering through the Ethical Challenges of Pain Management– Helen N. Turner, DNP, RN-BC, PCNS-BC, FAAN

Adv. - 5C. Overview of Genetics & Pain Management: The Potential Role of Nursing –  Kathleen Broglio, MN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, CPE

Basic - 5D. What about the Other 85%? The Pain Management Challenges in the Developing World–  Joann M. Eland, PhD, RN, FNAP

Basic - 5E. Obesity & Inactivity Related to Pediatric Chronic Pain: Addressing the Elephant in the Room!–  Lynn M. Clark, MS, RN-BC, CPNP-PC; Britney J. Cox, MS, RN-BC, CPNP-PC


Research - 5F. Evaluation of a Standardized Sedation Assessment in the PACU to Prevent Post-Operative Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression– Paula A. Kobelt, MSN, RN-BC


Concurrent Session 6

Basic - 6A. Improving Pain Outcomes: A Multi-Professional Team Approach – Margaret A. Delks, MSN, RN-BC

Adv. - 6B. Reforming the Delivery of Pain Management Helen N. Turner, DNP, RN-BC, PCNS-BC, FAAN; Matthew Heywood, MPH, QMHP

Basic - 6C. It Takes a Village: One ASPMN Chapter’s Approach to Building an Integrated Community

Susan M. Jervik, BSN, RN-BC; Pamela Merriam, MSN, RN-BC, ANP-BC, OCN

Adv. - 6D. Pain & Technology in Clinical Practice Teaching Opportunities

Joann M. Eland, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN


Basic - 6E. Utilization of Prescribed Medication in Children & Adolescents Referred to a Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program –  Judy (Veronica) Gaughan, MS, RN

Research - 6F. Empowering Patients with Persistent Pain Using an Internet-Based Self-Management Program– Marian Wilson, PhD(c), MPH, RN-BC

General SessionNursing Pain Practice: The Need to Consider Policies Governing Prescriptive Authority– Aaron M. Gilson, PhD, MS, MSSW; Patricia Bruckenthal, APRN-BC, PhD; Wade Delk, BS

General Session - Aren’t We Here for Patients? Making Advocacy Work– Carol Curtiss, MSN, RN-BC; Marsha Stanton, PhD, RN; Judith Lentz, RN, MSN, NHA


Note:  If the session is not linked, the speaker has not yet provided us with a presentation. We will be updating this page as we receive them.