2019 Conference Certificates


26th ORNAC National Conference ● April 26 - 30 ● Halifax, NS

If you did not attend a session then please enter '0' for participation hours.
Session Title Session Time Number of Hours Eligible Number of Hours Participated
Friday, April 26, 2019
Presentation and Discussion Mike Villeneuve, Linda Silas 1430 - 1530 1.00
Opening Keynote - Livin' Life Large - Coffee Talk Experience Tyler Hayden 1545 - 1715 1.50
  Total Hours for Apr 26 (Max 2.50 hrs):
Saturday, April 27, 2019
ORNAC Standards, Guidelines, and Position Statements for Perioperative Registered Nurses 1430 - 1530 1.00
ORNAC Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle de l’AIISOC 1430 - 1530 1.00
Enhanced Recovery Canada Claude Laflamme, Carla Williams 1500 - 1600 1.00
Saegis Safety Institute Black Box Tom Lloyd 1500 - 1600 1.00
  Total Hours for Apr 27 (Max 4.00 hrs):
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Concurrent Session A
How to get OR staff Engaged for Accreditation Kristen Webb 0845 - 0945 1.00
RNFA Dr Brennan, Dr McGory, Sarah Pelletier
Building a Perioperative Clinical Information System Erin Robertson
Concurrent Session B
Care and Handling of Instrumentation David Wood 1000 - 1100 1.00
Suture workshop "Dr Brennan, Dr McGory, Anne Marie Woodworth
Safe Perioperative Patient Care, But With Lower Environmental Impact Michael Overcash, Brendan O'Neill
Code Orange Alma Dirpaul, Anne-Marie DeWeert 1500 - 1600 1.00
Concurrent Session C
Blue Renew Panel Discussion Andy Sarsfield 1615 - 1715 1.00
A Career Well Travelled: Journey of a Perioperative Nurse Cathleen Ferguson
Turning the Tide of Preference Card Management Jane Kusler-Jensen
  Total Hours for Apr 28 (Max 4.00 hrs):
Monday, April 29, 2019
Concurrent Session D
Educational Strategies for Teaching Non-technical Skills to Perioperative Nurses Debra Clendinneng 0845 - 0945 1.00
Code Orange - Are you Ready? Kristen Webb
Surgical Stewardship: The Perioperative Nurse’s Role in Preventing Surgical Site Infections Peter B. Graves
Concurrent Session E
Leadership and Patient Safety: Intentional Development Deborah Roberts 1000 - 1100 1.00
What’s Bugging you? A multi-phased approach to reducing surgical site infections in a surgical colorectal population Patrice Clayton
Changing Tides for Perioperative Nursing Students' Observation Experiences Leah McKerricher, Barbara Omoth
CORL meeting 1100 - 1300 2.00
Keynote - Shaped by our Past, Defined by our Decisions David Garner 1300 - 1400 1.00
Concurrent Session F
Interprofessional Education and the Integration of Perioperative Nurses in a Surgical Resident PREP Camp Antoniette Labricciosa 1415 - 1515 1.00
Surgical Outcomes in Africa: Turning the Tide thru Perioperative Nursing Excellence Mary Knight
Clean Closure Protocol for Gastrointestinal Procedures Aline Ttizian
Concurrent Session G
Internationally Educated Nurses Journey to Global Perioperative Nursing Practice Daphny Grace Peneza 1530 - 1630 1.00
CCNPS legal advisor Tim Langlois
"Hybrid OR Suites: the Future of Neurosurgery" Preparing your OR staff Millie Markovich
  Total Hours for Apr 29 (Max 7.00 hrs):
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Concurrent Session H
Stand by Me: Improving Perioperative Nursing Orientation Plans to Support ESL Learners Stephanie Depledge 0915 - 1015 1.00
Optimizing Surgical Team Communication and Improving the Patient Experience Julie D. McBrien, Elizabeth Pawlowski
Debrief in the Operating Room- Next Steps Carol Kirkwood
Concurrent Session I
Polishing our Clinical Gems: Staff Orientation and Retention Strategies for Perioperative Leaders Daphny Grace Peneza 1030 - 1130 1.00
Applying LEAN Principles to improve OR efficiency Tanya Vandale
Interprofessional simulation (maximum 20-30 participants) Kelli Lackie, Narendra Vakharia 1030 - 1330 3.00
Concurrent Session J
Quality Improvement Initiatives That Work! Beverley Barbato 1230 - 1330 1.00
Full Spectrum Success: Living & Leading in True Color Melissa Swartzack
Keynote - This Would be funny if it Wasn’t Happening to Me! Jody Urquhart 1345 - 1500 1.25
  Total Hours for Apr 30 (Max 7.25 hrs):
Friday April 26 to Tuesday April 30, 2019
Total Hours to be Submitted: Max 32.75 hrs
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