Daily Schedule

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Governor 1-2

  • ANCB Item Writing Workshop (CEU: 4)

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Executive Boardroom

  • IntNSA Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015

Pre-Conference Workshops


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Governor 1-2

  • ANCB Item Writing Workshop (CEU: 4)

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Executive Boardroom

  • ANCB Board Meeting

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Symphony 7

  • New Member/Attendee Orientation

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Welcome Reception & Silent Auction

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Symphony 5

  • Support Group Meeting

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Governor 1

  • JAN Editorial Board Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Symphony 4
  • Welcome & Opening Announcements

8:05 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.  Symphony 4

  • Opening Keynote Address (CEU: 1.25)

    Soul Health: Restoring Healthcare to its Rightful Place for Optimal Living

    Katherine T. Kelly, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Private Practice, North Carolina
    Presentation Handout

9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions (CEU: 1)

Symphony 4
Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

1. A 2nd Chance for the Chemically Dependent Nurse

Judith Richards, RN, BS, CARN 
Diedre Quealey, RN, BS
Presentation Handout

2. Pregnancy Recovery Center: A Medical Home Model Approach to Strengthen Families

Stephanie Bobby, BSN, RN, CARN 
Bawn Maguire, MSN, RN
Presentation Handout

3. The Emerging Paradigm of Integrative Addiction Therapy: A Biology Systems Approach and Clinical Applications of Nutritional Neuroscience for Treatment of Biochemical Brain Dysregulation in Patients with Addiction

Stephanie Ross, MHD, HT, CNC

4. The Soul Health Model: Aligning Addictions Treatment for “Whole Person” Success

Katherine T Kelly, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.


10:40 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Break with Exhibitors

11:05 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1)
Governor 1-2 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

5. Helplessness, hopelessness, unconsciousness and the death of compassion

Noel Holdsworth, DNH, PMHNP-BC, CTS
Presentation Handout
Presentation Handout

7. Neural Recovery Model: The Science of Sustainable Addiction Recovery

Judith Miller, Ph.D., CACIII
This session will be presented by:
Daphne Sue Waldo, RN, MSN, CNL

8. Alleviating Nursing Stress and Burnout with Daily Mindfulness Practice

Bari Platter, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC


12:10 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Symphony 4
  • Luncheon and Keynote Address (CEU: 1.25)

    Mindfulness and Yoga in Recovery: Evidence-based Neuroscience

    Lisa Marzilli, PharmD, CDOE, Rhode Island Primary Care Physician Corporation, Rhode Island
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1 (10a: 0.5, 10b: 0.5))
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

9. The Process of Workplace Re-entry for Registered Nurses with Substance Use Disorders after Treatment Completion

Deborah Matthias-Anderson, PhD(c), RN, CNE
Presentation Handout

10a. Opioid Overdose Prevention and Rescue Project

Sharon Morello, RN,BSN
Presentation Handout 1
Presentation Handout 2

10b. The Walley Whallop: The use of naloxone to prevent overdose

Brianne Fitzgerald, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Presentation Handout

11. Transference of Dependencies: Bariatric Surgery & Substance Use Disorders

Al Rundio, Jr., PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, DPNAP, FIAAN
Presentation Handout

12. Yoga & Addiction Recovery

Kiki Attonito, MA, CAP, RYT


2:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Symphony 4
  • Keynote Address (CEU: 1.25)

    Project Lazarus; Community based prevention, intervention and treatment to reduce overdose

    Fred Wells Brason II, Project Lazarus, North Carolina
    Presentation Handout

3:50 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Break with Exhibitors

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1)
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

13. Compassion Stress and Fatigue: Why Caring for Others has A Personal Toll on the Care Provider

Donna McCarten White, RN, PhD, CNS, CARN
Request Handout

14. Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) As Part Of A Comprehensive Approach to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

Christopher Shaw, PMHNP, ANP, CARN-AP
Krystal Souza, RN, BSN
Presentation Handout

15. Nursing education to implement hospital wide screening of patients for alcohol use

Dawn Williamson, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP
Adam Barrett, RN, BSN, CARN, CADAC

16. Healing Touch Another Option for Care

Dennis Hagarty, MSN, RN, CARN-AP, LCAS


5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Poster Session (CEU: 0.75)

Alcohol use and women: What every nurse needs to know and do

Ann Mitchell, PHD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN

Holly Hagle, Ph.D.

Irene Kane, PhD, MSN, RN, CNAA, HFI

Dawn Lindsay, PhD

Susan Albrecht, MN, MPM, CRNP, PhD

Kathryn Puskar, DrPH, RN, FAAN

Diane King, PhD

Bridget Hanson, PhD

Becky Porter, MS, LPC, UAA

Alexandra Edwards, MA

Sherilyn Faulkner, MA

Carolyn Shaputnic, RN, MPH


An Integrative Review of “Self-Care” for Parents In the General Population for Application to Parents Recovering from Substance Misuse

Phyllis Raynor, RN, MSN, PhD Candidate


Applying an Evidence-Based Child Treatment Model to Adult Addiction Treatment: An Innovative Approach to Substance Use Services

Jesse Tucker MSN, PMHNP-BC


Association between Alcohol and Drugs, Mental Health and Crime and Violence Problems: Cross Sectional Study

Heloísa Garcia Claro

Márcia Aparecida Ferreira de Oliveira

Ivan Filipe de Almeida Lopes Fernandes

Janet Titus

Rosana Ribeiro Tarifa

Thais Rojas

Paula Hayasi Pinho


Online Web-Based Addictions Curriculum for Undergraduate Nursing Education

Charon Burda, MS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

Katherine, Fornili MPH, RN, CARN


Outcomes of a One-Time Telephone Intervention for Smoking Cessation

Elizabeth Fildes, EdD, RN, CNE, CARN-AP, APHN-BC

Salome Kapella-Mshigeni, PhD, MPH, MPA

Nancy Campbell-Heider, PhD, FNP, NP-C, CARN-AP, FAANP


Prevalence of sleep disturbances in early recovery of treatment seeking alcohol dependent individuals with and without comorbid drug use

Barbara Whiting, RN, MSN

Rosa Clark, RN-BC,MS


Compliance with Tobacco Free Laws: Preliminary results of a longitudinal study

Kelly Buettner-Schmidt, PhD

Blake Boursaw, MS

Marie L. Lobo, PhD, RN, FAAN


The age and time of practice as a nurse influence in nurses’ attitudes towards alcohol and alcoholism?

Marina Bittencourt

Divane Vargas, Ph.D, MsN, BsN

Janaina Soares

Erika Gisseth León Ramirez

Talita Dutra Ponce

Presentation Handout


6:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Symphony 4

  • Awards Banquet

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Symphony 5

  • Support Group Meeting

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Symphony 4
  • Welcome, Opening Announcements

8:05 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Symphony 4

  • Keynote Address (CEU: 1.5)

    Craving: Etiology, Epidemiology, Management

    Omar Manejwala, MD, M.B.A., DFAPA, Manejwala Consulting Inc., North Carolina
9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1)
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

17. A clinical process improvement program to enhance care of intoxicated patients in the emergency department

Dawn Williamson, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP
Leslie Milne, MD
Presentation Handout

18. Biopsychosocial-spiritual Management for Persons with coexisiting Pain and Substance Use Disorders

Deborah MattelianoPhD, FNP, ANCC Certified in Pain Management
Presentation Handout


19. Daring Greatly: How to show up, be seen and live brave in recovery.

Ana Moreno, LMHC, CAP, ICADC, CIP, CDWF

20. Addiction: A Futurists Perspective

Omar Manejwala, MD, MBA, DFAPA

10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Break with Exhibitors

11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1 (22a: 0.5, 22b: 0.5))
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

21. SBIRT Plus Recovery Management (SBIRT+RM) Enhanced Model for Substance Use Disorder Interventions within Primary Care Settings

Katherine Fornili, MPH, RN, CARN
Presentation Handout

22a. Rasch Analysis of Global Appraisal of Individual Needs - Short Screener

Heloísa Garcia Claro, BSN, MSN, PhD
Márcia Aparecida Ferreira de Oliveira
Ivan Filipe de Almeida Lopes Fernandes

22b. Cultural Adaptation of the Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcoholic Attitude Scale - Spanish Version

Erika Gisseth León Ramirez, Ms 
Divane De Vargas, Ph.D, MsN, BsN
Janaina Soares, Ms 
Caroline Figueira Pereira, Ms 
Marina Nolli Bittencourt, Ms
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23. The Role of Self-Schemas in Impaired Problem Recognition, Drinking Behaviors, and Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorders

Lisa H. Domenico, PhDc, RN 
Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP 
Susan J. Pressler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Presentation Handout

24a. Gender-responsive care for teens in chemical dependency treatment

Roxanne Vandermause, PhD, RN, CARN
Merry Armstrong, DNSc, APRN 
Mary Roberts, MA, RN
Presentation Handout



12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • Annual Business Meeting Luncheon

1:35 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • Keynote Address (CEU: 1.25)

    Developmental Model of Recovery

    Tammy Bell, LCSW, MSW, MAC, The Relapse Prevention Center, North Carolina
    Presentation Handout
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1 (26a: 0.5, 26b: 0.5))
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

25. Learning about health and wellness from Veterans receiving care in a patient-centered medical home: A photo-narrative study

Lauren Broyles, PhD, RN 
Keri Rodriguez, PhD 
Melissa Wieland, PhD, MPH
Presentation Handout

26a. Buprenorphine policy update

Susanne Fogger, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP 
Katherine Fornili, MPH, RN, CARN
Presentation Handout

26b. AA's 12 Steps A Holistic Approach For Treating Addiction And a Vision For an Evolutionary Philosophy to Endure

Christopher Shaw, RN, MSN, ANP, PMHNP BC, CARN-AP

27. Putting the Pieces Together: Using SoulCollage®

Margaret Wyche, MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS

28. NADA Ear Acupuncture Protocol: Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating in Addiction Treatment

Michelle Olshan-Perlmutter, PMHCNS-BC  FNP-BC
Presentation Handout


3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Break with Exhibitors

4:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1)
Symphony 4 Symphony 5 Symphony 6 Symphony 7

29. Harm Reduction: Differing Points of View

Bonnie Franckowiak, DNP, FNP-BC, CARN-AP 
Fran Campbell, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN
Presentation Handout

30. The Time is Here: Differential Diagnosis and Coding using the DSM 5 and ICD 10

Diane Snow, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3

31. Putting the Pieces Together: Using SoulCollage®

Margaret Wyche, MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS
Presentation Handout

32. The Role Core Issues Play in Relapse

Tammy Bell, LCSW, MSW, MAC
Presentation Handout



5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Poster Session (CEU: 0.75)

Assessment of Family History of Substance Abuse for Preventive Intervention with Patients Experiencing Chronic Pain: A Quality Improvement Project

Virginia Nash, DNP, APRN, CNS

Elizabeth Pestka, APRN, CNS

Michele Evans, APRN, CNS


Health professional´s attitudes toward alcohol, alcoholism and the alcoholic person in São Paulo, Brazil

Divane Vargas, Ph.D, MsN, BsN


Profile of female smokers attending a specialized service in São Paulo city

Caroline Pereira

Divane Vargas, Ph.D, MsN, BsN


Screening, Brief Interventions, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for adolescent substance use: Implications for nurses in schools and primary care settings

Nour Alayan, MSN, RN

Lynn Shell, PhD, APN-BC, PMHNP, CARN-AP


The Comparative Research of Family Function between Alcoholics and Healthy Population in Japan

Shuichi Kusaka, DNS, RN


The Perception of Nurses with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Regarding Education Programs for SUD in Nurses

Clare Foshey, DNP (c), MS, RN


Trauma Center Youth Violence Screening and Brief Intervention; A multi-site pilot feasibility study

Donna Kazemi, PhD, RN - Presentation Handout


6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Executive Boardroom

  • FAN Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Dinner on own, EXPLORE CHARLOTTE!

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Symphony 5

  • Support Group Meeting

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Symphony Foyer

  • Continental Breakfast

8:40 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions
(CEU: 1 (36a: 0.5, 36b: 0.5))
Symphony 4
Symphony 5
Symphony 6
Symphony 7

33. Integration of Addiction Medicine in Primary Care

Stephen Wyatt, DO


34. One Step Forward

Merry Armstrong, DNSc, PMHNP-BC;

Rosemary Smentkowski, MSN Ed, RN, CARN;

Diane Snow, PhD, APRN, PHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN;

Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN



35. Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment With In a Community Based Program

Judith Magnon, BS, RN-BC, CAC

Presentation Handout

36a. Role of Behavioral Couple Therapy in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Myrto McNeil, BSN,RN, current DNP student
Presentation Handout

36b. Improving Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Young Adults: How do they differ & how can we help them?

Siobhan Morse, MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC
Presentation Handout

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Symphony 4

  • Time to Serve Task Force Meeting

10:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Symphony 4
  • Keynote Address (CEU: 1)

    Creating Stress Resilience, Self-Care, and Optimal Wellness

    Lourdes Lorenz, DHA-abd, MSN-IH, NEA-BC, AHN-BC, International Integrative Health Institute, North Carolina

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Symphony 4

  • Closing Remarks

12:45 p.m. Hotel Lobby

  • BUSES DEPART FOR BILTMORE HOUSE

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Social Event: Tour of Biltmore House, Asheville, North Carolina

Sunday, Oct 25, 2015

8:00 a.m. - 12 noon Executive Boardroom

  • IntNSA Board of Directors Meeting

IntNSA's Mission: To advance excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice setting
through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development.
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