2016 Conference Schedule

Continuing Education Credits

IntNSA awards contact hours for nurses, advanced practice nurses and chemical dependency professionals who attend the Annual Educational Conference.


IntNSA calculates the maximum number of education credit hours (per person) for the conference program to be 17.5, plus an additional 4 or 7 hours for pre-conference workshops, plus an additional 7 hours for the ANCB item writing workshop.

  • This activity will be submitted to the California Board of Registered Nursing for approval to award nursing contact hours.
  • This activity will be submitted to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board for Recognized Clock Hour (RCH).
  • This activity has been approved through NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #79507.

Currently, all applications are pending.


Each attendee, after completion of the conference survey, will receive a certificate indicating the number and type of credits earned.


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Daily Schedule

(subject to change)

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

8am - 4pm Mesquite 1 & Pinon

  • ANCB Item Writing Workshop (Ceu: 7)

5pm - 8pm Pinon
  • IntNSA Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016

Casuarina

  • 8am - 4pm: Registration

Mesquite 2

  • 8am - 4pm: Workshop A

  • 8:30pm - 9:30pm: ANCB Board Meeting

Mesquite 3

  • 8am - 4pm: Workshop B

  • 8:30pm - 9:30pm: JAN Editorial Board Meeting

Mesquite 4

  • 12:30pm - 4:30pm Workshop C

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: New Member/Attendee Orientation

  • 9pm - 10pm: Support Group Meeting

Casuarina

  • 8am - 4pm: ANCB Item Writing Workshop (Casuarina and Pinon rooms) (Ceu: 7)

  • 5:30pm - 7pm: Welcome Reception

  • 7pm - 8:30pm: Opening Keynote (Casuarina Ballroom):

    166. "Are We Missing the Boat on Chronic Pain?" (Ceu: 1.5) Presentation Handout
    Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM, Las Vegas Recovery Center

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016

  • 5:30am - 6:30am: FAN Walk (Meet in Hotel Lobby)

  • 7am - 8am: Continental Breakfast; Casuarina Ballroom

  • 8am - 9am: Opening Keynote Address; Acacia A-B-C:

    170. Treating Chronic Pain with Opioids:  Where are we? (Ceu: 1)
    Peggy Compton, RN, PhD, FAAN, Department of Advanced Nursing Practice, Georgetown University
    Presentation Handout

Concurrent Sessions - 9:10 to 10:10am

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
105. Effect of Anxiety on Treatment & Relapse after Opiate Detox.
Presentation Handout
 

Janet Hutchison, PhD, APN BC in Adult Health (ANCC), addicitons (IntNSA) and PMH (ANCC), Orange Blossom Family Health (Health Care Center for the Homeless)

142. Nurses Matter: Improving Patient Care by Caring for Ourselves.
 

Becky Eisenhut, MS, RN, CASAC, CARN, Statewide Peer Assistance for Nurses (SPAN) NYS Nurses Association

123. Older Adults: The Hidden Faces of Addiction?
Presentation Handout
 

Adam Searby, RN, PhD(c), Grad Dip AOD Studies, Grad Dip Ment Health Nurs, BN (Hons), Alfred Health / RMIT University

126. Decreasing Stigma Associated with Clients with Opioid Use by Health Care Providers: A Multifaceted Educational Approach for Nurse Practitioner Students.
Presentation Handout
 

Kathleen Elliott, DNP, ANP-BC, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 10:10am - 10:35am: Break with Exhibitors; Casuarina Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions - 10:40 to 11:40am  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
105. Effect of Anxiety on Treatment & Relapse after Opiate Detox.
 

Janet Hutchison, PhD, APN BC in Adult Health (ANCC), addicitons (IntNSA) and PMH (ANCC), Orange Blossom Family Health (Health Care Center for the Homeless)

 

163. SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) Tools for Guiding People Into Substance Abuse Recovery.
Presentation Handout
 

MaryAnne Murray, DNP, EdD, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Balance Beams Wellness, PLLC

143. Changes in Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Perceptions and Stigma towards Working with Patients Who Use Opiates After Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training.
 

Khadejah Mahmoud, MSN, RN, University of Pittsburgh, School

151. Substance Use Disorder Among Licensed Health Care Professionals.
Presentation Handout
 

John Paul Moses, RN, BSN, Hawaii Pacific University

  • 11:45am - 2pm: Luncheon and Keynote Address; Acacia A-B-C

    169. Impact of Opiate Dependence Epidemic – Global Perspectives (Ceu: 1.5)
    Panel TBD
    Presentation Handout

Concurrent Sessions - 2:05 to 3:05pm  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
159. Complementary/Alternative Therapies to Promote and Support Recovery.
 

MaryAnne Murray, DNP, EdD, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Balance Beams Wellness, PLLC

173. The Nuts and Bolts of the Inpatient Substance Use Disorders Consultation
Presentation Handout

Patti Burgee, MSN, MBA, CARN Johns Hopkins Hospital
165. Acute Pain Management in the Recovering Patient: Those on Buprenorphine Agents, Methadone, Naltrexone or Abstinent.
Presentation Handout
 

Kathleen Colfer, MSN, RN-BC, Jefferson Hospital

145. Substance Use among Nurses and Nursing Students: A Joint Position Statement.
Presentation Handout
 

Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, University of Michigan School of Nursing, International Nurses Society on Addictions

  • 3:05pm - 3:25pm: Break with Exhibitors; Casuarina Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions - 3:30 to 4:30pm  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
159. Complementary/Alternative Therapies to Promote and Support Recovery.
Presentation Handout
 

MaryAnne Murray, DNP, EdD, RN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Balance Beams Wellness, PLLC

 

160. Expanding Opportunities: Incorporating Harm Reduction Strategies into Nursing Practice with Encounters with Opioid Drug Users.
Presentation Handout
 

Theresa Fay-Hillier, DrPH (c), MSN, PMHCNS-BC, Drexel University

135. Strategies for Managing Infectious Diseases and Substance Use Disorders.
Presentation Handout
 

Justin Alves, RN, ACRN, CARN, Massachusetts General Hospital

154. Help for Jack(ie): The Perception of Nurses with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Regarding Education Programs for SUD in Nurses.
 

Clare Foshey, DNP, RN, Massasoit Community College / Regis College

  • 4:30pm - 5:15pm: Poster Session (Ceu: 0.75); Casuarina Ballroom
    See session titles below

  • 6:30pm - 9pm: Awards Banquet; Acacia A-B-C

  • 9pm - 10pm: Support Group Meeting; Mesquite 4

Friday, Oct 7, 2016

  • 5:30am - 6:30am: FAN Walk (Meet in Hotel Lobby)

  • 7am - 8am: Breakfast and Sections Table Discussions; Casuarina Ballroom

  • 8am - 9am: Keynote Address; Acacia A-B-C

    171. Leveraging Nurses in the Opioid Epidemic (Ceu: 1)
    Colleen LaBelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, Boston Medical Center
    Presentation Handout

Concurrent Sessions - 9:10 to 10:10am  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
157. Buprenorphine Policy Update: What is New in 2016.
 

Susanne Fogger, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAANP, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
Katherine Fornili, DNP, MPH, RN, CARN, University of Maryland School of Nursing

158. Bridging the Gaps to Addiction Treatment through Comprehensive Collaborative Practice among Advanced Practice Nurses in a large urban Medical Center.
 

Dawn Williamson, RN, MSN, PMHCNS, CARN-AP, The Massachusetts General Hospital

110. Injectable Naltrexone: A Retrospective Study of its Acceptance and Efficacy in a Community Setting.
Presentation Handout
 

Brianne Fitzgerald, PMHNP, FNP, MPH, Gavin Foundation

113. What If It Were You? An informed approach to dealing with substance use disorder.
Presentation Handout
 

Karolyn "KC" Crowley, RN, Insight Support Groups

  • 10:10am - 10:35am: Break with Exhibitors; Casuarina Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions - 10:40 to 11:40am  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
106. Effect of CES on Anxiety Following Opiate & Alcohol Detox.
Presentation Handout
 

Janet Hutchison, PhD- APN BC, Adult Health (ANCC), Addictions (IntNSA), PMHNP (ANCC), Orange Blossom Family Health (Health Care Center for the Homeless)

164. Points of Grace: Harm Reduction as Ethical Nursing Practice.
 

Mary Pat DeWald, MSN, MPA, Nursing, Public Administration, Evergreen Nursing Services

131. The Pregnancy Pact: Treating Mom and Baby Separate but Equal.
Presentation Handout
 

Stephanie Bobby, BSN, RN, CARN, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

148. Harm Reduction in an Acute Care Setting- Implications for Nursing Practice.
Presentation Handout
 

Emma Garrod, BScN, RN, CTE, Addictions Nursing Fellow, Providence Health Care

Concurrent Sessions - 2:05 to 3:05pm

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
109. LGBTQ*: Mental Health and Addiction, A Nursing Perspective.
Presentation Handout
 

Jennifer Rae Hackney, RN, BSN, PHN, BSW, PRIDE Institute

144. Low Dose Naltrexone for Treatment of Patients with Pain.
 

Lynn Shell, PhD FMHNP CARN-AP, Rutgers University

133. The Nurse’s Role in Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Amongst Women of Childbearing Age.

 

Ann M Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing


  • 3:05pm - 3:25pm: Break with Exhibitors; Casuarina Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions - 3:30 to 4:30pm  

(Ceu: 1)

Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
117. Effectiveness of grupal brief intervention performed by nurses in the hazardous and harmful alcohol use.
 

Divane Vargas, PhD, MSN, BSN, São Paulo University - School of Nursing

153. Weighing Risks and Benefits of Opioid Use for Individuals with Pain and Substance Use Disorders: Nursing Has a Plan.
 

Deborah Matteliano, PhD., ANP; FNP, CPMN, Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing SUNY Buffalo

Presentation Handout

114. Addressing Stigma for Patients with Alcohol or Drug Related Problems through an Innovative Nursing Community Practicum.
Presentation Handout
 

Angela Nash, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing

120. Project Connections: Bringing Bupe to the Community in Baltimore: The Nurse’s Role in Providing Treatment within a Community- based Buprenorphine Initiation and Stabilization Program using a Harm Reduction Model.
Presentation Handout
 

Meredith Zoltick, BSN, RN

  • 4:30pm - 5:15pm: Poster Session (Ceu: 0.75); Casuarina Ballroom
    See session titles below

  • 6pm - 8pm: FAN Board of Trustees Meeting; Pinon

  • Dinner on own

  • 9pm - 10pm: Support Group Meeting; Mesquite 4

Saturday, Oct 8, 2016

  • 5:30am - 6:30am: FAN Walk (Meet in Hotel Lobby)

  • 7am - 8am: Continental Breakfast; Casuarina Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions
Time Mesquite 2 Mesquite 3 Mesquite 4 Acacia A-B-C
8:10AM - 9:10AM
(Ceu: 1)
137. Integrating Adolescent Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment (SBIRT) throughout Nursing Education.
 

Cyrille Adam, Ed.M., Kognito

Tracy McPherson, PhD,

NORC University of Chicago

136. The Endocannabinoid System and Harm Reduction with Cannabis.
Presentation Handout
 

Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN, Patients Out of Time

108. Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics Testing: A Tool for the Nurse Practitioner in the Treatment of those with a Co-occurring Opiate Use Disorder and Mood Disorder.
Presentation Handout 
 

Patricia Allen, MSN PMHNP-BC DNP candidate, Summit Behavioral Health

115. Substance Use and HIV Among Young Black Men who have Sex with Men (MSM).
Presentation Handout
 

Austin Nation, RN, PHN, MSN, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

9:20AM - 10:20AM
(Ceu: 1)
129. Give Power to Word of Mouth: Adding a Clinical Education Component to a Community Service Program on Heroin.
 

Heather Frye, APRN, PMHNP-BC, MSN, MBA, Drexel University

147. Smoking and Opioid Dependence: Are ENDS the Answer.
Presentation Handout
 

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

161. An Observational Feasibility Study Exploring the Relationship of Self-Care and Parenting for Adults Recovering from Substance Use Disorders.
Presentation Handout
 

Phyllis Raynor, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, Medical University of South Carolina

156. Opioid use, misuse, and the impacts it has on a safety sensitive workplace.
 

Eileen Maloney-White, BSc RN COHN COHN(C) LNC-CSp CCWS FACLNC, Special Care Consultants/Jazz Aviation LP

  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM Closing Keynote (Ceu: 1); Acacia A-B-C

    101. Recovery Coaching: A Role for Nurses

    Omar Manejwala, MD, MBA, DFAPA, FASAM, Catasys
    Please email Omar for a copy of his slides: omanejwala@catasys.com
     

  • Social Event: Meet in hotel lobby at 12noon.

Sunday, Oct 9, 2016

  • 8am - 11:30am: IntNSA Board of Directors Meeting; Pinon

Poster Sessions

Thursday, Oct 6 Friday, Oct 7
103. Systematic Review of Surveillance by Social Media Platforms for Illicit Drug Use
Donna Kazemi, PhD, MSN, RN, University of North Carolina Charlotte, School of Nursing

116. Student Recovery Advocacy Movement on the Campus of University of Massachusetts  Dartmouth
Callie Nunez, Student Nurse, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, College of Nursing


118. What Role Does the Social Worker Play in Prevention and Treatment
Shirley Sunn, LCSW,BCD,CMFSW, Prime Healthcare, Sherman Oaks and Encino Hospital Medical Center


121. Managing the Detox Patient
Jill Hensley, RN CARN, UNC-Pardee Hospital


125. Public Health Implications of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Mary Beljan, DNP, MPH, RN, BSN, University of Michigan


132. Evaluation of Naloxone Use as an Opioid Harm

Reduction/Risk Mitigation Strategy in Veterans Prescribed or Using Opioids
Tiffany Reid, Doctor of Pharmacy, VA Butler Healthcare


134. HOPE: Northeastern Wisconsin's Response to "The Epidemic Of Our Time"
Lisa Haas, RN (BS in Nursing), Prevea Marinette


141. Reducing Opioid Overdose Deaths through the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project
Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, University of Michigan School of Nursing


146. Food and Alcohol: Preferred Substances of Abuse Among Individuals Struggling with PTSD Symptoms
Pamela Phillips, PhD, RN, University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Presentation Handout


152. The Effect of An Educational Video on Nurse Educator’s Stigma Related to Addiction: A Pilot Study
Paula Bellino, DNP, CRNA, Florida International University


155. Smoking Cessation Counseling Training for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Nurses
Melissa Myers, DNP, RN, CNE, CPN, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Presentation Handout


161. An Observational Feasibility Study Exploring the Relationship of Self-Care and Parenting for Adults Recovering from Substance Use Disorders
Phyllis Raynor, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, Medical University of South Carolina

102. Opiates, the Emotional Pain Reliever: Opiate Abuse, Cross Addiction, and Co-occurring Disorders
Roseann Rook, CADC, Timberline Knolls


112. Measuring the Impact of an Online Brief Intervention for Tobacco Use Training for Family Nurse Practitioner Students
Randy Gordon, DNP, FNP-BC, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Presentation Handout


119. CBT for Chronic Pain in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Judith Salazar, BSN, RN, CHPN-BC, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center


122. Best practices on a comprehensive inpatient substance use detoxification service
Laketa Dyson, RN-C, Johns Hopkins Hospital


124. Promoting Improved Nutrition with Individuals in Opioid Treatment: Reducing Perceived Barriers to Healthy Eating
Christine Costa, DNP, AGNP-BC, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


128. Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults: Prevalence and Service User Experiences
Adam Searby, RN, PhD(c), Grad Dip AOD Studies, Grad Dip Ment Health Nurs, BN(Hons), Alfred Health/RMIT University


138. The First Alcohol Consumption among Schoolchildren: The Frequency and Form of Introduction
Divane Vargas, RN, PhD, São Paulo University School of Nursing


140. Updating the Status of E-cigarette Use among Teens and Young Adults
Nancy Campbell-Heider, PhD, FNP-C, CARN-AP, FAANP, FIAAN, University at Buffalo


150. Demonstrating Community Coalition Impact on Adolescent Binge Drinking through Use of Longitudinal Data
P. Ann Solari-Twadell, RN, PhD, MPA, FAAN, Loyola University Chicago


162. Chemical Dependency Certification: A Commitment to Quality Improvement
Gray Williams, RN, Encino Hospital Medical Center

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