Driving Excellence in Pediatric Care

24th Annual CHAT Pediatric Nursing Conference Schedule

Day One -
Friday, October 27, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Welcome and Announcements
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.General Session
Inspired Nurse – Rich Bluni
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Break with Exhibitors
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Concurrent Session #1
  • I Want a New Drug - Deanna Gillespie

  • *The Price of Silence: The Impact of Ignoring Incivility, Lateral Violence and Bullying - Nancy Mastronardi

  • Medical Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse - Michael Svoboda & Sara Beasley
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Mini-Podium Presentations
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch (provided)- Visit Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Concurrent Session #2
  • TOSA: Best Practices in Organ Donation – Kathryn Beheshti

  • The Emerging Leader Program – John Fassnacht

  • Eating Disorders: Medical Complications and Their Treatment – Dr. Marie Monge
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.Break
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.Concurrent Session #3
  • Abusive Head Trauma: What Every Clinician Should Know – Kelly Gettig

  • *PACT: Care for the Caregiver – Marsha Nichols

  • Contraception: Helping Adolescents Prevent Cramps, Heavy Bleeding and Babies - Dr. Marie Monge
3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.Break with Exhibitors
3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.General Session
Nursing and Politics - Representative Donna Howard
4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Closing Remarks
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.General Reception - Urban Patio at The Westin Austin at The Domain
Day Two -
Saturday, October 28, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Welcome and Announcements
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.General Session
Meaningful Daily Physical Activity in Kids - Dr. Hancock Friesen
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Break
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Concurrent Session #1
  • Injury Prevention: Leadership in the Field of Injury and Violence – Stewart Williams

  • *Mindfulness Meditation: What’s the Big Deal About Breathing – Joe Barry

  • Cystic Fibrosis – Dr. Bennie McWilliams
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Mini-Podium Presentations
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Concurrent Session #2
  • TBI Rehab Management– Catharine Harrison

  • *Professional Boundaries: Many Shades of Gray – Krista Gregory

  • Parent Child Palliative Care – Lisa Vasquez
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Break
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Closing Session
*Burnout, Resilience and Rebirth: Fanning the Flame that Feeds Your Soul - Krista Gregory
3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.Closing Ceremonies

*Please note the lectures denoted with * are not currently approved for CNE

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