Librarians and Nurses: Relationships that Work March 25, 2010 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center 222 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Meet and Greet Continental Breakfast, Registration Post to Bulletin Board: “What works in your institution?” Best Practice notes: Post-it notes for sharing individual experiences 9:30 a.m. – 10:30a.m. Kathleen Stolzenberger RN, PhD (Title to follow soon) Roles librarians play in a hospital setting including how Magnet Principles apply even when the institution is not on the Magnet Journey. 10:30- 10:45 Break 10:45-12:00 Panel Discussion: Working with Librarians: The Nurse Perspective -Joanne Roy - Director of Clinical Professional Development at MidState Medical Center -Paula Lusardi- Critical and Acute Care Nurse Specialist at Baystate Medical Center -Joan Roche- Assistant Clinical Professor, UMass Amherst -Christine Gryglik-Clinical Nurse Specialist at Baystate Medical Center, PhD student at UMass 12:00-12:45 Lunch and chat 1:00-2:00 Susan Burger RN, PhD “Major Trends in Nursing” (note: title may vary) Current trends in nursing including new programs in education and the role of evidence based practice. 2:00-2:15 Break 2:15-3:15 Afternoon Sharing Facilitated discussion-several librarians will share their experiences of marketing to nurses, relationship building, and committee participation. Then the floor is open for sharing and brainstorming ideas for librarian and nurse cooperation 3:15-3:30 Wrap-up and closing remarks Feedback, next steps, evaluations SPEAKERS Kathleen Stolzenberger PhD, RN Dr. Stolzenberger was the Director of Research & Professional Practice/Magnet Project Director at Middlesex Hospital from 2000 to 2009. She currently chairs the Center for Nursing Research and Innovation at Middlesex and is a Magnet consultant. Under her leadership Middlesex achieved Magnet designation in 2001 and redesignation in 2005 and 2010. Her doctoral dissertation at the University of Rhode Island was titled “Nursing Practice in a Magnet Hospital: A Descriptive Study.” Prior to 2000 Dr. Stolzenberger was academic dean and President of the Wilcox College of Nursing. Susan Burger, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor Sacred Heart University Dr. Burger received a PhD in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000. Her major concentration was in Health Promotion and Health Protection in the School of Nursing and her minor concentration was in Health Policy and Administration in the School of Public Health. She received her MSN in Nursing Education from Southern CT State University and her BSN from Duke University. Prior to her current position she was an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University for 5 years. She currently teaches graduate level courses in Nursing Research, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, Health Policy, and Nursing Education. Dr. Burger has conducted several research studies examining the impact of organizational changes among health care organizations on access to health care and community health outcomes. She has presented findings from these studies at regional and national conferences and in peer reviewed scholarly journals. She is currently the PI on a study examining the impact of telehealth use among chronically ill seniors living independently in the community. In addition, she is collaborating with several faculty at Sacred Heart University on a proposed study to replicate a successful nutritional program among low-income Latino elders in Bridgeport, CT. PANELISTS Joan P. Roche, PhD, APRN, BC, University of Massachusetts School of Nursing Amherst, MA Joan Roche is a joint appointed Clinical Faculty (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Clinical Nurse Specialist (Baystate Medical Center). A major component of her role is to facilitate research and the application of evidence with clinical staff nurses. She facilitated a new process to include staff nurses in the review of the evidence for the development of nursing policy. Dr. Roche developed a nursing committee to manage this evidence review process and the clinical librarian participates in this committee. She also serves as a research facilitator for interdisciplinary research and research studies developed by staff nurses. In this capacity, Dr. Roche works closely with librarians in the clinical setting to identify evidence from the clinical databases for these policy and research roles. Paula Lusardi, RN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, Baystate Medical Center Springfield , MA Paula Lusardi is a Critical and Acute Care Nurse Specialist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. She is an Adjunct Graduate Faculty member for University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a contributing editor for Critical Care Nurse journal. Has several published articles on critical care nursing and has been a contributor to AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care Nursing and Nursing Research: Basic Concepts with application to Practice. Paula and Chris Gryglik developed a Nursing Research Council, Nurse Mentor Program at Baystate Medical Center. She has worked with librarians for many years. For her dissertation, “Making Sense of It: The Intensive Care Unit Experience: A Participant Observation Patient-Centered Study”, ICU nurses used the library to find the best way to access bedside information, and currently Research Interns (Staff Nurse Mentor Program in Evidence-based Practice) work with librarians for 2 four hour sessions as part of the program. Christine Gryglik, APRN, BC, PCCN Christine Gryglik is a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Surgical Nursing at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. She co- developed the Nursing Research Council, Nurse Mentor Program with Paula Lusardi. Chris has 24 years of Air Force nursing experience on active duty and in the Reserves and has filled many roles including a clinical nurse, staff development coordinator and Chief NurseExecutive. In her current role at BMC she oversees evidence based research and does clinical consultation for complicated post-surgical patients. She received her Family Nurse Practitioner certificate in 1980 and is a current PhD student at the University of Massachusetts. Joanne Roy RN PhD Joanne Roy is the Director of Clinical Professional Development at MidState Medical Center in Meriden, CT . She has held various positions including surgical staff nurse, nurse educator and clinical nurse researcher. She is a faculty member in the master's entry nursing program at the University of Connecticut. She has published several articles and has made multiple presentations on the topics of evidence-based practice, development of the clinical nurse leader and creating an environment for practice excellence. In her current position, Roy is responsible for clinical education services and programs.
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