Maryland Action Coalition (MDAC)

MDAC

MDAC 2018 Retreat and Leadership Summit
Building a Culture of Health

Monday May 21, 2018
8:15 am to 4:45 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 21, 2018.

Presentations
Fireside Chat: Influence of Legislation in Advancing the Culture of Health and Reducing Health Disparities
-The Honorable Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, MS, BSN, RN
Maryland State Senator, District 44

-The Honorable Adelaide Eckardt, MS, BS, RN
Maryland State Senator, District 37

-Suzanne Miyamoto, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief Policy Officer-American Association of College of Nursing

Moderator: Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing
Co-Chair, Maryland Action Coalition

When the Rubber Meets the Road: Public Health Nurses Convene to Address Barriers to Practice and Advance Health in Maryland
-Carolyn Nganga-Good, MS, RN
Public Health Nurse Leader/Nurse Consultant, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

-Pat McLaine, DrPH, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic
-Birch Barron, MSPH, CEM
Deputy Director, Governor's Office, Opioid Operational Command Center

-Kurt Haspert, MS, CRNP, APN-BC
Clinical Director of Addiction Services, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND)
-Harriet Smith, MS
Executive Director, Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition

Podium Presentations

Advancing Health through Education Partnerships: Outcomes Post Five Years of the Associate to Bachelors Model
-Karen Wons, MS, RN, CNE
Associate Professor, ATB Grant Project Director, Community College of Baltimore County

-Elizabeth Crusse, MS, MA, RN, CNE
Clinical Associate Professor, Towson University

-Judith Feustle, ScD, RN
Associate Dean, Nursing, Stevenson University

Toward Nursing Faculty Well-Being: Contributions from a Faculty Mentorship Program
-Louise Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF
Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Darlene Trandel, PhD, RN, FNP, CNP, ICF-PCC
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Toward Academic Credit for Nurse Residency Program Completion: A Three-Phase Project
-Kathleen Martin, DNP, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Joan I. Warren, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Louise Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF
Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Update on Academic Activities in Maryland
-Rebecca Wiseman, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Chair, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Universities at Shady Grove

The Role of Wealth in Healthcare: Closing the Disparities Gap in Healthcare through Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
-Jeffrey Ash, EdD
Assistant Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Advancing the Culture of Health: Baltimore City's First Collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment
-Anne Williams, DNP, RN
Director, Community Health Improvement, University of Maryland Medical System

Implementing Quality Improvement Projects in Health Department Settings: A Promising Opportunity for Academic-Heath Department Partnerships
-Sarah Hokenmaier, MPA
Program Director, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Using a Faculty Practice to Create a Culture of Health in West Baltimore
-Kelly Doran, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Megan Doede, MS, RN
Clinical Instructor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Barbara Barrett, MS, RN
Adjunct Faculty, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Poster Presentations
Increasing Diversity in Nursing: A Case Study in Support of Improving Outcomes in Minority Students by Strengthening Nursing Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)
-Maija Anderson, DNP, APRN
Professor and Director of Nursing, Morgan State University

-Pawn Johnson-Hunter, MS, RN
Project Manager, Nursing Program, Morgan State University

Academic-Practice Partnerships to Advance RN-BS Independence in Community-Based Settings
-Vicky Kent, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Health Professions, Nursing, Towson University

-Carlos Romero-Escobar, RN
Charge/Staff Nurse, Intensive Care Unit, Medstar

-Lavina Patel, RN
Registered Nurse

-Maria Baxter, MSN, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner Team Leader, Gilchrist Cares

Associate-to-Bachelor's (ATB) Option: A Collaborative Practice Model
-Laura Schenk, MS, RN
Academic Progression Coordinator, Harford Community College

-Elizabeth Crusse, MS, MA, RN, CNE
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Health Professions, Nursing, Towson University

Expansion is not a Simple Cut and Paste Exercise
-Bridgitte Gourley, DNP, CRNP
Assistant Professor, Specialty Director, Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Educating and Preparing the Diverse Nurse of Tomorrow
-Jennette Logan, DNP
Assistant Professor, Graduate Nursing Coordinator, Morgan State University

Healing Spirit via the Medicine Wheel
-Barbara Drury, MSN, RB-BC
Nurse Residency Coordinator, Meritus Health Center

Building a Culture of Health in Baltimore Early Head Start Centers
-Laura Allen, MS, RN
Program Director, Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Patricia McLaine, DrPH, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing

-Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing

See more at: Maryland Action Coalition Summit Poster 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 Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan

MDAC Membership Form

MDAC 2015-2017 Strategic Plan

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