Conference Agenda

The 2020 AHA Team Training National conference runs Tuesday, June 2 through Friday, June 5 in New Orleans. Please see this year’s agenda below, with session titles and speaker information.

PRE-CONFERENCE: JUNE 2-3

Tuesday, June 2
8:00AM - 4:30PM

TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course

TeamSTEPPS
Leadership
Quality Improvement

Tulane Health System

  • N. Kevin Krane, MD
  • Rita Preiksaitis, RN

TeamSTEPPS Next Steps Workshop

Quality Improvement
Leadership
TeamSTEPPS

Duke University Health System

  • Erin Eckert, MPA
  • Kyle Rehder, MD, FCCP
  • Margaret Sturdivant, RN, MSN, CPPS
Wednesday, June 3
8:00AM - 12:00PM

TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course (continued)

TeamSTEPPS
Leadership
Quality Improvement

Tulane Health System

  • N. Kevin Krane, MD
  • Rita Preiksaitis, RN

TeamSTEPPS Next Steps Workshop (continued)

Quality Improvement
Leadership
TeamSTEPPS

Duke University Health System

  • Erin Eckert, MPA
  • Kyle Rehder, MD, FCCP
  • Margaret Sturdivant, RN, MSN, CPPS

Progressive Simulation for Systems and Team-Based Improvements in Mass Casualties

Simulation and Gaming
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
TeamSTEPPS

Multidisciplinary team from Tulane School of Medicine and LSU-HSC

9:30AM - 11:30AM

TeamSTEPPS 101

TeamSTEPPS
Leadership
Quality Improvement

Multidisciplinary team from Duke University Health System


MAIN CONFERENCE: JUNE 3-5

Wednesday, June 3
10:00AM - 1:00PM

Registration Desk Open

 
1:00PM - 2:30PM

Keynote

Ben Nemtin

2:30PM - 3:00PM

Refreshment Break

 
3:00PM - 4:30PM

Living in a World of Virtual Reality: Personalizing, Assuming, and Other Forms of Self-Delusion

Resiliency
Compassionate Care

The MetroHealth System

  • Robert L. Smith, PhD

Generating Conversations: How Generational Differences Influence Team Dynamics

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Workforce
Leadership

Duke University Health System

  • Erin Eckert, MPA
  • Kyle Rehder, MD, FCCP
  • Margaret Sturdivant, RN, MSN, CPPS

Create Your Own Master Jedi Trainer Program Enhanced with Simulation

TeamSTEPPS
Simulation and Gaming
Interprofessional Education

Inova Heath System

  • Kathy Helak, MSN, RN, FACHE, CPPS
  • Emily Marko, MD, FACOG, CHSE
  • Charles Murphy, MD, CPPS

Share the Power: Implementation of a Gemba Board

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Quality Improvement
Change Management

Saratoga Hospital

  • Debra Fields, MS, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ, LSSBB
  • Michelle Little, BS, RN, CMSRN

Establishing and Expanding a Pediatric Critical Event Team Training Program in a Pediatric Hospital Network

TeamSTEPPS
Simulation and Gaming
Quality Improvement

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

  • Aaron Akamine
  • Nanette Ancheta, MSN, RN, CNS, PHN
  • Denise Sherwood, MHA, MSN, RN
  • Gim Tan, MBBS, MD
4:45PM - 5:15PM

FRED Talk: What Can New Orleans and Mardi Gras Teach about Teamwork?

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Resiliency
High Reliability

LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine

  • John Paige, MD
5:15PM - 6:30PM

Welcome Reception

 
Thursday, June 4
8:00AM - 9:00AM

Continental Breakfast

 
8:15AM - 8:45AM

FRED Talk: Just Culture - Building a Culture of Accountability

Just Culture
Patient Safety
High Reliability

Yale New Haven Health System

  • Stephen G. Jones, MD
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Demystifying High Reliability Concepts, and Where Does TeamSTEPPS Fit In?

High Reliability
TeamSTEPPS
Patient Safety

University of Washington

  • Ross Ehrmantraut, RN

Increasing Corrective Action Strength in Air Force Root Cause Analyses

Patient Safety
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Interprofessional Education

Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

  • Miranda Hancock, MPH
  • Beverly Thornberg, DHA, MHA, BSN, RN, CPPS

Team Training is Not Only for Clinicians: Implementation Strategies for Academia

Workforce
Change Management
Quality Improvement

Northern Illinois University

  • Marcia Cooke, DNP, RN-BC

Seattle Pacific University

  • Carol McFarland, MN, RN, CNE

The Checklist-Driven Manifesto for Culture Change

Change Management
Leadership
High Reliability

Ariadne Labs

  • Alexander Hannenberg, MD

Kaiser Permanente

  • Jason Cheng, DO

Bite Sized: Maternal Health Session

Simulation and Gaming
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Quality Improvement
TeamSTEPPS
Patient Safety

NorthBay Healthcare

  • Katie Lydon, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CPXP

University of Washington Medicine - Valley Medical Center

  • Stacey DeMaranville, MSN, RN

Bite Sized: Behavioral Health Session

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Workforce
Patient and Family Engagement
TeamSTEPPS
Change Management

St. Bernards Medical Center

  • Alyssa Edens, MBA
  • Kasey Holder, MD
  • Beth Murff, MSN, RN, CPPS
  • Angie Smith, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC
  • Jamey Wallace, BSN, RN
10:00AM - 10:30AM

Refreshment Break

 
10:30AM - 12:00PM

Keynote

Orlando Regional Medical Center

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Provided

 
1:30PM - 3:00PM

*Please note some sessions in this time slot begin early at 1:00 PM

The Disrespectful Patient: Where and How Do We Draw the Line to Protect Our Workforce?

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Patient Safety
Workforce

Beth Israel Lahey Health

  • Bettina Siewert, MD
  • Suzanne Swedeen, RN, MSN

The Toughest 25 Seconds of Your Life: Preparing Teams to Respond During the Attack Stage and the Aftermath of an Active Assailant in the Hospital Setting

Resiliency
Leadership
High Reliability

CaroMont Health

  • John J. Watts, MPH, BS, MEP, MT, CHEC, NRP

*But Wait, There’s More! Active Learning and Games for Integrating TeamSTEPPS Into Health Professions’ Curriculum

TeamSTEPPS
Simulation and Gaming
Interprofessional Education

UNT Health Science Center

  • Cynthia Carroll, MA, LPC
  • Didi Ebert, DO, MPH, MS, FAAFP
  • David Farmer, PhD, LMFT, LPC
  • Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN

Resiliency, Mindfulness and Joy in Leadership

Resiliency
Leadership
TeamSTEPPS

Stanford Healthcare ValleyCare

  • Joe Carlucci, PT, MS, MBA, FAB

*Errors! Errors! Errors! Using STEP to Recognize and Reduce Individual and Team-Based Medical Errors

TeamSTEPPS
Patient Safety
Quality Improvement

Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Kevin Ching, MD
  • Timothy C. Clapper, PhD
3:00PM - 3:30PM

Refreshment Break

 
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Be a Cultured Organization: Safety Culture Analysis and Targeted Culture Interventions

Leadership
High Reliability
Patient Safety

Duke University Heath System

  • Erin Eckert, MPA
  • Kyle Rehder, MD, FCCP
  • Margaret Sturdivant, RN, MSN, CPPS

Simulation-Based Team Training for Interprofessional Student Groups: A Decade of Lessons Learned

Interprofessional Education
TeamSTEPPS
Simulation and Gaming

University of Washington

  • Farrah Leland, JD
  • Tonya Martino, RN, BSN, ND
  • Megan Sherman, MAEdHD

Innovations in Battling the Opioid Epidemic in the Acute Care Setting: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Quality Improvement
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Change Management

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

  • Bert Lindsey, PT
  • Jay Morange, PT, DPT
  • Ashley Wilson, PharmD

Make It Fun! Using Improv to Learn Communication Skills

Patient and Family Engagement
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Simulation and Gaming

UCLA Health

  • Lauren Dowden, MSW, LCSW
  • Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS

Creating the Connection: Our Journey of Cultural Alignment

TeamSTEPPS
Quality Improvement
Multidisciplinary Team Performance

SSM Health-St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville

  • Kathleen Glenn, RN, BSN, MBA
  • Sharon Rateike, MS, RCEP, CPHRM
  • Laurie Wurster, BSPharm, RPh

Staying STEADY: Peterson Health's Journey to Implementing an Effective Organizational Resiliency Program

Compassionate Care
Patient and Family Engagement
Leadership

Peterson Health

  • Audrey Cortez, RN, BSN, MSN
5:00PM - 6:15PM

Poster Reception

 
Friday, June 5
8:00AM - 9:00AM

Continental Breakfast

 
8:15AM - 8:45AM

FRED Talk: Check on Your Leaders: We're Not Always Okay

Resiliency
Leadership
TeamSTEPPS

Glen Cove Hospital - Northwell Health

  • Aimee LoMonaco, MA, RN, NE-BC
9:00AM - 10:30AM

A Humanism Movement: Engaging Staff, Patients and Families in Human to Human Connections

Compassionate
Patient and Family Engagement
TeamSTEPPS

Northwell Health

  • Catherine Galla, RN, MSN, CENP
  • Angeli Lagasca, MA, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Denise Mazzapica, MSN, RN-BC
  • Myrta Rabinowitz, PhD, RN-BC, NC-BC

Making the Case: How Team-Based Approaches Improve Value

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Patient and Family Engagement
Workforce

American Hospital Association

  • Julia Resnick, MPH

C.L.U.E. (Collaborate, Learn, Understand, Educate): The Interactive Game of Health Care Compliance

Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Workforce
Simulation and Gaming

Atlantic Health System

  • Yutonya Horton, Esq.

One Bite at a Time: Recipes for Successful TeamSTEPPS Integration

TeamSTEPPS
Simulation and Gaming
Interprofessional Education

Nemours Children’s Hospital

  • Kelly Carlson Eberbach, DNP, MBA, RN, CPN, CPEN

University of Central Florida College of Medicine

  • Dan Franceschini, MSN, RN, CHSE

Ursuline College

  • Laura Goliat, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
  • Regina Prosser DNP, RN-BC, CNE, LNHA
  • Patricia A. Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN

When Crisis Strikes the Labor Unit: A Leadership Hands-On Workshop “Adding Structure to the Chaos”

Leadership
Multidisciplinary Team Performance
Simulation and Gaming

Kaiser Permanente Health Care

  • Mohamad Imad Haque, MD, COL(Ret), United States Army

University of Washington

  • Ross Ehrmantraut, RN
  • Peter G. Napolitano, MD, COL(Ret), United States Army
  • Rachel Umoren, MB, BCh, MS

Utilizing Lean Management to Reduce Workplace Violence

Quality Improvement
Patient Safety
High Reliability

Scripps Health

  • Jenny Batts, RN, BSN
  • Felipe Gutierrez, Phd(c), RN-BC, FNP
  • Melvin Lumagui , MSN, PHMCNS-BC
  • Virtud Oloan, PhD, RN-BC
10:30AM - 10:45AM

Refreshment Break

 
10:45AM - 12:30PM

Keynote

Do Tank