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2014 OR Excellence Schedule at a Glance
Outpatient Surgery Editors
Publish Date: May 22, 2014
OR Excellence

2014 OR Excellence Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, Oct. 15

  • 1:00 pm
    You Can't Make This Stuff Up

    Ann Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC
    Nancy Burden, RN
  • 2:00 pm
    Can You Have Your Job and
    Stay (Happily) Married, Too?

    Marie Sakosky-Kelly, RN,
    and John D. Kelly IV, MD
  • 3:00 pm | Break
  • 3:15 pm
    The Worst Error of My Career

    David C. Ring, MD, PhD
  • 4:15 pm
    Ideas That Work Power Hour
  • 5:15 pm
    Wine Tasting in the Exhibit Hall

Thursday, Oct. 16

  • 7:00 to 7:30 am | Breakfast
  • 7:30 am
    Learn to Use Laughter
    to Let Out Little Puffs of Pain

    Bobbie Staten, RN, CSP
  • 8:30 am
    How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care

    Marty Makary, MD, MPH
  • 9:30 am | Coffee Break
    in the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:00 am
    When Bad Things Happen in Good ORs: Case Studies in OR Liability

    Karen Wright, RN, BSN, ARM, CPHRM
  • 11:00 am
    Give Your Facility's Website
    an Instant Upgrade

    David Geier, MD
  • 12:00 pm | Lunch and
    OR Excellence Awards
  • 12:45 pm | Dessert, Shopping
    in the Exhibit Hall
  • 1:30 pm
    State of the Art in Surgical Infection Prevention

    Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, DO
  • 2:30 pm
    Tournament of Champions
  • 3:30 | Breakout Sessions
    1. Growing a Culture of Safety by Managing Disruptive Behaviors
      Donna A. Ford, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR
    2. Rebooting Your Anesthesia Services — How to Get Things Done Your Way
      Jay Horowitz, CRNA
    3. Shake the QI Quakes
      Bunny Twiford, RN
  • 4:30 pm
    Martini Madness! in the Exhibit Hall

Friday, Oct. 17

  • 7:00 to 7:30 am | Breakfast
  • 7:30 am
    Eyes Wide Shut: How Would You Handle These Taboo Issues?

    Jan Kleinhesselink, RN, BHSM,
    and Carmen Lester, RN, JD
  • 8:30 | Breakout Sessions
    1. Is Your Staff Addicted (to Personal Gadgets and Devices)?
      Peter J. Papadakos, MD
    2. Ace the Online Admissions Process
      Tina Mentz
    3. How to Talk to Patients About Their Insurance Benefits
      Corrie Massey, MBA
  • 9:30 am | Break
  • 10:00 am
    How Heavy Is Too Heavy?

    Ashish C. Sinha, MD, PhD
  • 11:00 am
    Let's Talk About the Big "C" — Competency

    James X. Stobinski, PhD, RNO, CNOR
  • 12:00 pm | Adjourn