Maryland Action Coalition (MDAC)

MDAC 2017 Retreat and Leadership Summit
The Culture of Health

Monday May 22, 2017
8:15 am to 4:00 pm
University of Maryland, 655 W. Lombard St. Baltimore, MD 21201

Special Thanks to the NSP II Project Directors and Staff for Disseminations through Podium or Poster presentations at the Maryland Action Coalition Summit on May 22, 2017.

Podium Presentations
Faculty Development: Preparing Clinical Nursing Instructors‌
-Susan Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Partnerships for Professional Advancement‌
-Mary Etta Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Academic Credit for Nurse Residency Programs: A Stakeholder-Driven Initiative‌
-Louise Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF
Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing
-Joan I. Warren, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing
-Kathleen Martin, DNP, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing


Poster Presentations
Associate to Bachelors (ATB): Positioning More Baccalaureate Nurses at the Bedside
-Heather Gable, DNP, RN, LNHA, RAC-C
Nursing Department Chair, Frostburg State University

Transforming Nursing Education for the Next Decade by Addressing the Nurse Faculty Shortage: Ideas, Directions and Solutions
-Judith M. Jarosinski, PhD, CNE
Associate Professor of Nursing, Salisbury University
-Tina P. Reid, EdD, MSN, RN
Associate Professor, Salisbury University
-Lisa Seldomridge, PhD, RN
Director of Graduate & Second Degree Programs, Salisbury University

Advancing Education Transformation: A Standardized Approach to Teach Essential Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Skills
-Debra Webster, EdD, RNBC, CNE
Nursing Instructor, Salisbury University
-Lisa Seldomridge, PhD, RN
Director of Graduate & Second Degree Programs, Salisbury University
-Judith M. Jarosinski, PhD, CNE
Associate Professor of Nursing, Salisbury University

Eastern Shore Faculty Academy & Mentorship Initiative (ESFAMI): A Forward Thinking Collaboration to Develop a Diverse Clinical Faculty Workforce
-Tina P. Reid, EdD, MSN, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing, Salisbury University
-Lisa Seldomridge, PhD, RN
Director of Graduate & Second Degree Programs, Salisbury University
-Judith M. Jarosinski, PhD, CNE
Associate Professor of Nursing, Salisbury University
-Brad Hauck, MHS
Program Director, Eastern Shore Faculty Academy & Mentoring Initiative, Salisbury University

Cecil-Harford Academic Progression in Nursing Initiative
-Laura Schenk, MS, RN
Academic Progression Coordinator, Harford Community College

Implementing the Dual Admission Program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing
-Nina M. Trocky, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CNE
Associate Dean for the Baccalaureate Program, University of Maryland School of Nursing
-Linda Murray, DNP, CRNP-Ped
RN to BSN Program Director, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Facilitating Student Admission to ADN-BSN Pathways: The Montgomery College On-Going Experience
-Laurie Williams, MS, MEd
Nursing Academic Progression Manager, Montgomery College
-Raquel Bertiz, PhD, RN, CNE
Professor, Montgomery College

Secrets to Successful Associate to Bachelor's Nursing Partnerships
-Karen Wons, MS, RN, CNE
Associate Professor & Coordinator Associate to Bachelor's Degree Option, Community College of Baltimore County

Supporting Professional Advancement in Nursing (SPAN) Program Mentorship Model: Leveraging Mentorship to Contribute to Nurse Retention & Career
-Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
-Nicole Johnson, MSN, RN, ONC
Clinical Faculty, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
-Sarah Firestone, MSW
Program Manager, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
-Tener Veenema, PhD, MS, MPH, RN, FA
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Nurse Leaders Shaping the Future Nursing Workforce
-Peggy Daw, DNP, RN-BC, CNE
Nurse Support Program II Grant Administrator, Maryland Higher Education Commission

See more at: Maryland Action Coalition Summit Presentations

The 2015-2017 Maryland Action Coalition Strategic Plan

VISION: Maryland will have progressive educational programs that cultivate a highly skilled nursing workforce to participate in the implementation of long-term sustainable change within health systems and allows diverse populations access. We envision a health care system where all Marylanders have access to high-quality care in which nurses are contributing to the full extent of their capabilities as vital members of a health care team providing exceptional patient care across the lifespan.

Future of Nursing Pillars
Advancing Education Transformation

Transform and advance nursing education and promote lifelong learning.

  • Expand statewide nurse residency programs to non-hospital settings.
  • Close the gap in achieving 80% BSN educated nurses in practice settings by 2020.
  • Explore the current state of doctoral education in Maryland and make recommendations for increasing PhD and DNP prepared nurses.
  • Increase the awareness of certification options as a means of continuing education and professional advancement.
  • Facilitate dissemination of NSP II outcomes, best practices, and lessons learned.
Removing Barriers to Practice and Care

Explore and remove barriers to nursing practice and care.

  • Remove barriers to conform to the NCSBN Model Nursing Practice Act and Model Nursing Administrative Rules.
  • Identify and remove legislative, regulatory and private industry barriers to APRN practice and care.
  • Identify and remove barriers to registered nursing practice and care.
Nursing Leadership

Advance nursing leadership among all Maryland nurses across diverse settings and populations.

  • Explore partnering opportunities to foster nurse leadership development.
  • Nominate qualified MDAC members for state and national leadership programs.
  • Promote Maryland nurses participation in NSP II academic and practice leadership programs.
  • Identify and recommend nurses for local, state and national boards and commission opportunities.
  • Identify and disseminate information on nurse leaders who are serving in key board positions in Maryland.
Workforce Data

Improve the collection of health care workforce data to better assess and project workforce requirements in Maryland.

Contacts for 3 Working Groups

Advancing Education Transformation:

Linda Cook, Chair: cook@son.umaryland.edu, 410-706-2771

Removing Barriers to Practice and Care

Veronica Gutchell, Chair: gutchell@son.umaryland.edu, 410-706-5945

Nursing Leadership

Patricia Travis, Chair: ptravis2@jhmi.edu, 410-361-8340

Information and Resources

MDAC Membership Form

MDAC 2015-2017 Strategic Plan

For more information please visit the Maryland Action Coalition website at http://campaignforaction.org/state/maryland.