Perioperative Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia

Program

24th Biennial PRNABC Conference

Technology: Creating Waves of Change
and Oceans of Opportunity

All sessions are subject to change.

 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
   
6:00 – 8:00 pm Registration and Opening Reception
  Grouse, Stanley and Cypress Rooms, 34th Floor
   
8:00 – 11:00 pm Exhibitor set-up
  Regency Ballroom ABC
   
   
Thursday, May 8, 2014
   
7:00 am – Registration Open
  Regency Foyer
   
8:00 – 8:30 am Opening Ceremonies
  MC: Jeremy Kerr
  Regency DEF
   
8:30 – 9:30 am Opening Keynote
  Ajay Puri
  Regency DEF
   
9:30 – 10:00 am Break
   
10:00 – 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions #1
   
  1A: Project Hands: Volunteer Surgical Teams in Guatemala
  Dr. Peter Scoates
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  1B: Nursing Informatics in the 21st Century – Patient Safety and Technology
  Elizabeth Borycki
  Regency DEF
   
  1C: Multidisciplinary Team Simulation Training Program for Obstetric Emergencies
  Laine Bosma and Flavia Mandic
  Oxford Room
   
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Trade Show Open / Lunch in Exhibit Hall   
  Regency ABC
   
2:00 – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #2
   
  2A: Nurse to Nurse: Hiking or Hospital? You Choose.
  Gwen Ellert
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  2B: Enhancing the Plasticity of the Brain
  Dr. Max Cynader
  Regency DEF
   
  2C: The Power of Why
  Barb Langlois
  Oxford Room
   
3:00 – 3:30 pm Break
   
3:30 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions #3
   
  3A: Legalities of Technology/Social Media Use in Health Care
  Penny Washington
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  3B: Turning Tragedy Into Hope
  Heidi Cave
  Regency DEF
   
  3C: Living Your Best Life
  Jeremy Kerr
  Oxford Room
   
4:30 pm End of Sessions for the Day
   
7:00 pm – Midnight An Evening at the Aquarium
  Vancouver Aquarium
  Transportation to and from the aquarium will be provided.
   
Friday, May 9, 2014 
   
7:00 am – Registration Open
  Regency Foyer
   
7:30 – 9:30 am PRNABC AGM + Breakfast
  Regency DEF
   
8:30 – 9:30 am MDRD Jeopardy
  Keir Surgical
  Oxford Room
   
9:30 – 10:00 am Break
   
10:00 – 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions #4
   
  4A: Cultural Diversity
  Jas Cheema
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  4B: Rapid Recovery Programs
  Jocelyn Reimer-Kent
  Regency DEF
   
  4C: Medical Device Reprocessing – Out of the Past and Into the Future
  Barb Bolding
  Oxford Room
   
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Trade Show Open / Lunch in Exhibit Hall   
  Regency ABC
   
2:00 – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #5
   
  5A: The Heart of the Matter: Pediatric VADs (Ventricular Assist Devices)
  Vicky Harris
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  5B: Immediate Pre-operative Decolonization Therapy Reduces Surgical Site Infections:
A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project
  Dr. Elizabeth Bryce
  Regency DEF
   
  5C: The Perioperative Nurse in Medical Device Reprocessing: A Win-Win Relationship
  Barb Kubik
  Oxford Room
   
3:00 – 3:30 pm Break
   
3:30 – 4:30 pm Plenary Address: Achieving Work-Life Balance
  Chris “Dr. Laugh” Johnson
  Regency DEF
   
4:30 pm End of Sessions for the Day
   
7:00 pm City Sights Photo Fun
  Join your colleagues for a fun evening exploring some of Vancouver’s well-known sights. Groups will participate in a light-hearted and memorable photo shoot at each locale, and will conclude the night with drinks and a casual reception back at the Hyatt. Stay tuned for more details!
   
   
Saturday, May 10, 2014
   
8:00 – 9:00 am Registration Open
  Regency Foyer
   
9:00 – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions #6
   
  6A: Neurosurgery and Technology
  Dr. Peter Gooderham
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  6B: Social Networking in Nursing
  Brooke Raphael
  Regency DEF
   
  6C: Hands-On Simulation (pre-registrants only) – 8:45 to 10:15 am
  BCIT
  (Note: this session is capped at a maximum of 20 participants)
  Oxford Room
   
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
   
10:15 – 11:15 am Concurrent Sessions #7
   
  7A: Forensic Nursing: CSI Comes to Healthcare
  Sheila Early
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  7B: New Technology and Techniques in Anaesthesia
  Dr. Sukhpal Brar
  Regency D
   
11:15 – 11:30 am Break
   
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions #8
   
  8A: Human Factors in the Operating Room
  Allison Muniak
  Balmoral / Windsor Rooms
   
  8B: Code Blue Emergencies: A Team Task Analysis and Educational Initiative
  Dr. James Price
  Regency DEF
   
  8C: Hands-On Simulation (pre-registrants only)  – 11:15 am to 12:45 pm
  BCIT
  (Note: this session is capped at a maximum of 20 participants. Repeated from the morning.)
  Oxford Room
   
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
  Regency DEF
   
1:30 – 2:30 pm Closing Keynote: From Skid Row to CEO
  Joe Roberts, “The Skidrow CEO”
  Regency DEF
   
2:30 – 3:00 pm Closing Ceremonies
  Regency DEF