Nursing Ethics in Action

Track: Pre-Conference Workshop

Session Number: PC1
Date: Thu, Apr 5th, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Description:

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Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Learn about ethics champion programs and how they address ethical issues that nurses and healthcare teams face daily. Then participate in an ethics champion program simulation where you will be able to “take ethics to the bedside” by analyzing, advocating, collaborating and making a difference for your patients, families and healthcare colleagues.
Primary Presenter Bio: ngela Knackstedt, BSN, RN-BC is the Health Literacy/Bioethics Clinical Coordinator at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, a major academic medical center serving children Missouri and Kansas. Her nursing career has had a focus on nursing professional staff development, bioethics, health literacy, pediatric oncology, injury prevention and advocacy. In her current bioethics role she is the co-director and faculty for the Children’s Mercy Certificate Program in Pediatric Bioethics, a 9-month online certificate program and is also the director of the program’s Nurse Leadership Program that works with nurses to develop or expand nursing ethics at their institutions. She co-chairs the Children’s Mercy Nursing Ethics Forum which is the voice of nursing in ethics throughout the organization and active member of the organization’s Ethics Committee and ethics activities in the Kansas City metro area. Her work with community organizations, including chair-elect for board of Kansas Action for Children, has expanded her work and interest in the areas of health policy ethics and social determinants of health.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 2 Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 2 Bio: Marilyn Maddox, a nurse for over 4o years, works at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. She completed her Masters in Nursing Administration in 2006. She spent 27 years working in the PICU as a Charge Nurse and Nurse Educator which originated her interest in ethics. She is a member of the Nursing Ethics Forum and previously presented on Ethics at SPN. Currently she works as a Nursing Supervisor.
Presenter 3 Bio: Charlotte has worked in the PICU as a bedside nurse and ecmo specialist for 32 years. She is also a member of the Hospital Ethics Committee and Nursing Ethics Forum. She feels that strong ethical presence and support is vital to a healthy work environment as well as nurse longevity.
Presenter 3 Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 4 Bio: Heather is the Clinical Nurse Ethicist at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Heather co-chairs the Ethics Committee and chairs the Ethics Liaisons Committee at Children’s Colorado. She is a member of the ethics faculty for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. Heather frequently speaks regionally and nationally on ethical issues in the care of pediatric patients and their families.
Presenter 4 Institution: Children’s Colorado
Presenter 5 Bio: I have a Masters in Nursing and a Masters in Bioethics. My pediatric clinical experiences include direct clinical care, teaching and administration primarily in neonatal intensive care. In addition I spent 10 years at Emory University Center for Ethics where I coordinated educational programming for Ethics Committee and conducted research and education on pediatric palliative care. I have participated on hospital ethics committee for 30 years and I am currently Co-Chair of Bioethics Committee for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. My current interests include nursing ethics, provider moral distress, and ethics case consultation.
Presenter 5 Institution: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Learn about ethics champion programs and how they address ethical issues that nurses and healthcare teams face daily. Then participate in an ethics champion program simulation where you will be able to “take ethics to the bedside” by analyzing, advocating, collaborating and making a difference for your patients, families and healthcare colleagues.
Primary Presenter Bio: ngela Knackstedt, BSN, RN-BC is the Health Literacy/Bioethics Clinical Coordinator at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, a major academic medical center serving children Missouri and Kansas. Her nursing career has had a focus on nursing professional staff development, bioethics, health literacy, pediatric oncology, injury prevention and advocacy. In her current bioethics role she is the co-director and faculty for the Children’s Mercy Certificate Program in Pediatric Bioethics, a 9-month online certificate program and is also the director of the program’s Nurse Leadership Program that works with nurses to develop or expand nursing ethics at their institutions. She co-chairs the Children’s Mercy Nursing Ethics Forum which is the voice of nursing in ethics throughout the organization and active member of the organization’s Ethics Committee and ethics activities in the Kansas City metro area. Her work with community organizations, including chair-elect for board of Kansas Action for Children, has expanded her work and interest in the areas of health policy ethics and social determinants of health.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 2 Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 2 Bio: Marilyn Maddox, a nurse for over 4o years, works at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. She completed her Masters in Nursing Administration in 2006. She spent 27 years working in the PICU as a Charge Nurse and Nurse Educator which originated her interest in ethics. She is a member of the Nursing Ethics Forum and previously presented on Ethics at SPN. Currently she works as a Nursing Supervisor.
Presenter 3 Bio: Charlotte has worked in the PICU as a bedside nurse and ecmo specialist for 32 years. She is also a member of the Hospital Ethics Committee and Nursing Ethics Forum. She feels that strong ethical presence and support is vital to a healthy work environment as well as nurse longevity.
Presenter 3 Institution: Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
Presenter 4 Bio: Heather is the Clinical Nurse Ethicist at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Heather co-chairs the Ethics Committee and chairs the Ethics Liaisons Committee at Children’s Colorado. She is a member of the ethics faculty for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. Heather frequently speaks regionally and nationally on ethical issues in the care of pediatric patients and their families.
Presenter 4 Institution: Children’s Colorado
Presenter 5 Bio: I have a Masters in Nursing and a Masters in Bioethics. My pediatric clinical experiences include direct clinical care, teaching and administration primarily in neonatal intensive care. In addition I spent 10 years at Emory University Center for Ethics where I coordinated educational programming for Ethics Committee and conducted research and education on pediatric palliative care. I have participated on hospital ethics committee for 30 years and I am currently Co-Chair of Bioethics Committee for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. My current interests include nursing ethics, provider moral distress, and ethics case consultation.
Presenter 5 Institution: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta