Conference Agenda

The 2019 AHA Team Training National conference runs Tuesday, June 11 through Friday, June 14 in San Antonio, TX. Please see this year’s high-level agenda below. A more detailed agenda including speakers and presentation titles will be made available soon.

PRE-CONFERENCE: JUNE 11-12

Tuesday, June 11
8:00AM - 4:15PM

TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course

#TeamSTEPPS
#LEADERSHIP
#QualityImprovement

Tulane

  • Jennifer Calzada, MA, MPH
  • N. Kevin Krane, MD
  • Rita Preiksaitis, RN
Wednesday, June 12
8:00AM - 11:30AM

TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course (continued)

#TeamSTEPPS
#LEADERSHIP
#QualityImprovement

Tulane

  • Jennifer Calzada, MA, MPH
  • N. Kevin Krane, MD
  • Rita Preiksaitis, RN
8:00AM - 12:00PM

Lights – Cameras – Activities: TeamSTEPPS via Active and Immersive Learning

#STAFFSatisfaction
#GAMING
#Workforce

Nemours Children’s Health System

  • Ashley Chick, BSN, RN
  • Felicia Coffel, AA, AS, EMT-P
  • Kelly Carlson Eberbach, DNP, MBA, RN, CPN, CEN
  • Brittany Hoffman
  • Brad Wilson, ASN, RN, EMT-P

University of Central Florida College of Medicine

  • Daniel Franceschini, MSN, RN, EMT

Driving Change—The Power of Activating and Engaging the Frontline Voice

#Workforce
#LEADERSHIP
#ChangeManagement

Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

  • Jan Brauer, RN, BSN, MA
  • Rhonda Fischer, RN, BSN, CEN

Fostering Resilience to Cultivate Change Workshop

#TeamSTEPPS
#StaffSatisfaction
#Resiliency

Duke University Health System

  • Holly Bradicich, BSN, RN
  • Alyson Gordon, CCP, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
  • Tammi Hicks, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC
  • Jennifer Justice, BSN, RNC-EFM
  • Priscilla Ramseur, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC

Duke Raleigh Hospital

  • Melissa Sullivan, MHA, BSN, RN, CPPS

MAIN CONFERENCE: JUNE 12-14

Wednesday, June 12
10:00AM - 1:00PM

Registration Desk Open

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Keynote

Nicole Malachowski
2:30PM - 3:00PM

Refreshment Break

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Evidence Based Resilience Skills That Increase Professional and Personal Effectiveness

#Resiliency
#LEADERSHIP

UC Denver, College of Nursing

  • Laurra M. Aagaard, MA, MS

Unsolved Mysteries of Healthcare: Unlock the Clues with TeamSTEPPS! (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#InterprofessionalEducation
#SIMULATION&GAMING
#PatientSafety

Ursuline College

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

C'mon! Not ANOTHER Initiative - Taking TeamSTEPPS and HROs into Just Culture (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#LEADERSHIP
#HighReliability

University of Washington Medicine

  • Ross Ehrmantraut, RN
  • Tonya Martino, RN, BSN, ND

From the Patient to the President: Harnessing the Voice of the Patient to Ensure Their Safety

#Patient&FamilyEngagement
#QualityImprovement

UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • Susan Bowman
  • Jason Fish, MD, MSHS, MS-MAS
  • Pam Mc Kinley, RN
  • Adrian White, RN

TeamSTEPPS 101

#TeamSTEPPS

Duke University Heath System

  • Erin Eckert, MPA
4:45PM - 5:15PM

New! FRED Talk: Avoiding Misunderstanding and Enhancing Patient and Family Engagement: Personal Lessons Learned

#Patient&FamilyEngagement
#TeamSTEPPS

Brigham Young University

  • Stacie Hunsaker, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CNE
  • Michael Thomas, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
5:15PM - 6:45PM

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 13
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

7:15AM - 7:45PM

New! FRED Talk: Diagnostic Errors: Why We Will Continue to Make Them

#DiagnosticError
#PatientSafety

New York University Student Health Center

  • Lewis Marshall Jr, MS, MD, JD
8:00AM - 10:00AM

Supercharge Quality Improvement Efforts

#HealthLiteracy/Patient Education
#Patient&FamilyEngagement
#QualityImprovement

Duke University Health System

  • Margaret Sturdivant, MSN, RN, CPPS

Medical Unit Simulation Safety Team Training (MUSSTT) in the Operating Room (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#PatientSafety
#SIMULATION

Madigan Army Medical Center

  • Mohamad I. Haque, MD FACS

University of Washington

  • Peter G. Napolitano, MD

Building a Culture of Respect to Improve Patient Safety/Outcomes, Medical Team Performance and Satisfaction (Workshop)

#PatientSafety
#LEADERSHIP
#Workforce

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

Active Learning Experiences to Integrating TeamSTEPPS Into Health Professions Curriculum (Workshop)

#InterprofessionalEducation
#TeamSTEPPS
#SIMULATION&GAMING

UNT Health Science Center

  • Cynthia Carroll, MA, LPC
  • Didi Ebert, DO, MPH, MS, FAAFP
  • David Farmer, PhD, LPC, LMFT

Leading Together: A New Paradigm for Health Care

#LEADERSHIP
#ChangeManagement
#HighReliability

American Hospital Association

  • Elisa Arespacochaga, MBA
  • Jay Bhatt, MD

You're a Master Trainer...Now What?! - Course Facilitation 101

#SIMULATION&GAMING
#ChangeManagement
#Education

University of Washington

  • Ross Ehrmantraut, RN
  • Farrah Leland, JD
  • Megan Sherman, MAEdHD
10:00AM - 10:30AM

Refreshment Break

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Keynote: Steering Your Ship Through Rough Waters: Lessons on Leadership from Captain Phillips

Captain Richard Phillips
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Provided

1:30PM - 3:00PM

In This Moment: An Exercise in Awareness, Leadership Communication and Self-care (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#Resiliency
#QualityImprovement

Discovery Integrative Healthcare Centers

  • Kathleen Quinn, EDD, MSN, RN

Team Training and Low Tech/High Fidelity Simulation – No Manikin Required! (Workshop)

#SIMULATION
#TeamSTEPPS
#InterprofessionalEducation

University of Washington

  • Ross Ehrmantraut, RN
  • Megan Sherman, MAEdHD

UCLA

  • Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS

He did WHAT?!? Understanding and Addressing Disruptive Behaviors in Healthcare

#Resiliency
#PatientSafety
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance

Duke University Heath System

  • Kyle Rehder, MD

Physicians as Patient Safety Leaders, Start-up Tools and Inspiration

#LEADERSHIP
#PatientSafety
#TeamSTEPPS

US Army Medical Command

  • COL Bonnie Hartstein, MD, MBA, MHA, FACEP
  • Phyllis Toor, BSN

Movie to Movement: One Patient's Story Inspires a Country to Change

#TeamSTEPPS
#PatientSafety
#InterprofessionalEducation

Health Quality Council of Alberta

  • Rhonda Pouliot, BSc, MA, MLT

Greg's Wings Projects

  • Teri Price

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

  • Tricia Swartz, RN, BScN, MSc
3:00PM - 3:30PM

Refreshment Break

3:30PM - 5:00PM

Strategic Perioperative Performance Improvement Using a Team-Based Leadership Model

#QualityImprovement
#ChangeManagement
#HighReliability

Surgical Directions

  • Thomas Blasco, MD, MS
  • Anne Cole, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC,CASC, CBSPD
  • Katherine Grichnik, MD, MS, FASE

More is Better: Improving Event Reporting in Ambulatory Care

#PatientSafety
#QualityImprovement
#StaffEngagement

Elliot Health System

  • Mara Aronson, MS, RN, GCNS-BC, FASCP, CPHQ

Let’s Go Team! Getting Nursing Faculty Onboard

#QualityImprovement
#ChangeManagement
#TeamSTEPPS

Northern Illinois University

  • Marcia Cooke, DNP, RN-BC
  • Deborah J. Riddell, DNP, APRN, CNM

Leave a Lasting Legacy: Make TeamSTEPPS Stick

#LEADERSHIP
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance
#PatientSafety

Stanford Healthcare ValleyCare

  • Joe Carlucci, PT, MS, MBA, FAB
  • Tiffany Padilla, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN

Learning Core Leadership: Understanding What Keeps Us From Seeing the Problem We Don’t See

#LEADERSHIP
#ChangeManagement
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance

USPHS Commissioned Corps

  • Jason Woo, MD, MPH, FACOG

Case Studies of Team Training From Across the Country

#QualityImprovement
#TeamSTEPPS

Poster presentation session featuring presenters from the following organizations:

  • SSM Health
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • SSM Health St Joseph Hospital Lake Saint Louis
  • Clemson University
  • Northwell Health at Syosset Hospital
  • Orlando Health-Health Central Hospital
5:00PM - 6:30PM

Poster Reception

Wednesday, June 14
7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

7:15AM - 7:45AM

New! FRED Talk: Teach, Care, and Advocate

#Resiliency
#TeamSTEPPS

Kaiser Permanente Georgia

  • Sudha Reddy, MD, MPH
8:00AM - 10:00AM

From Being to Becoming: Hardwiring the Equation for Culture Change

#TeamSTEPPS
#ChangeManagement
#HighReliability

Northwell Health

  • Michael Fener, CPA, MBA, EMT-B
  • Catherine Galla, RN, MSN, CENP
  • Lily Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Marianna Vazquez, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Streamlining Hospital Patient Flow (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#SIMULATION&GAMING
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance

Ministry of Health and Population

  • Hythem Abdelwahab, MD, MBA, MSIS

Quality & Accreditation Directorate, MOH

  • Hossam Elamir, MSc, PGDip, MD, CPHQ, CPHRM

Team Work Makes the Dream Work: Addressing Social Determinants and Serious Illness

#QualityImprovement
#Workforce
#Patient&FamilyEngagement
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance

Sharp HealthCare

  • Suzi K. Johnson, MPH, RN
  • Jillian Warriner, MPH

American Hospital Association

  • Julia Resnick, MPH

Paradigm Shift: Building Teamwork Training for Health Education Curriculums (Workshop)

#TeamSTEPPS
#InterprofessionalEducation

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Tom Kuriakose, Medical Student
  • Rick Lang, Medical Student

Creating a Culture of Safety in Four (not-so) Easy Steps

#ChangeManagement
#HighReliability
#PatientSafety

Hospitals Insurance Company

  • David Feldman, MD MBA CPE FAAPL FACS

Panel on Workplace Violence

#PatientSafety
#TeamSTEPPS
#MultidisciplinaryTeamPerformance
#Workforce

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

  • Rona Corral, RN, MSN
  • Jonathan Espenancia, RN, BSN, CMSRN
  • Griely Persia, RN, MSN, CMSRN

Jefferson Healthcare

  • Caitlin Harrison
  • Brandie Manuel, RN, MBA, CPHQ
  • Chris O'Higgins
10:00AM - 10:30AM

Refreshment Break

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Keynote

Robert L. Smith, PhD