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TUESDAY May 30, 2017

Pre-Conference

5:30-6:30        pm

CONFERENCE ASSISTANTS ORIENTATION  

Orientation for DI Conference Assistants (CA) & Facilitators only.

THURSDAY June 1, 2017

Day One

3:30-5:30        pm

CHECK-IN & DINNER

6:00-7:00        pm                 *

WELCOME | DIVERSITY IN NURSING- Dr. Susan Stone, FNU President

Using Leadership Skills to Affect Health Disparities

7:15-9:00        pm                 *

PATIENT/PROVIDER CARE: DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?           (arts-n-craft session)

Dr. Diane John, PhD ARNP FNP-BC FNU Faculty & Mandy Hancock, MA, FNU Courier

Coordinator/Development Office

Doctor-Patient Communication  (suggested reading prior to activity)

Physicians’ Communication & Perceptions of Patients (suggested reading prior to activity)

9:00- -----        pm

FREE TIME

FRIDAY June 2, 2017

Day Two

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

9:30-11:00     am

CULTURAL FIELD TRIP: Hurricane Creek Miner’s Memorial

Explore Appalachian Life & Rural Health

Bus ride to Leslie County, Ky

11:15-12:15    am

DIVERSITY MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE

FNU Marketing Dept.

The Livery & Wendover Retreat Area

12:15-1:30     pm

LUNCH | COOKOUT | NATURE TRAILS TOUR

The Livery & Wendover Retreat Area

1:40-2:00        pm

BACK TO CAMPUS

2:00-2:45       pm

FREE TIME      |   REFLECTIONS OF DIVERSITY (studio room)

2:45-4:15       pm                  *

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PREMIER SPEAKER: CULTURAL LINGUISTICS

Linguistically appropriate healthcare services

CAPT. James Dickens, DNP NP FAANP, US Dept. Health & Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH), member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)

Surprise Guest Appearance (as seen on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric)      *

4:30-5:30       pm                  *

INTRO TO APPALACHIA: PERCEPTION VS. REALITY

Rural & Immigrant Health, the Civil Rights movement, & Native American culture in Appalachia.

Shane Barton, Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK),

University of Kentucky

6:00-7:00        pm

DINNER

7:00-9:00        pm

MOVIE NIGHT: OUTBREAK  (movie preview) 

Emergency health management on pandemic & epidemic diseases (PED).

Facilitator: Karief LaCroix, RN BSN, FNU CNEP Class 157

SATURDAY June 3, 2017

Day Three

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

8:45-10:15     am

NURSES: FRONTLINE CAREGIVERS (student presentations)

Environment & Health                             Nurse Safety & Discrimination

Veterans/Military Health                        Mental Health: Patient & Police Interaction

Politics & Healthcare                                Sexual IQ Risk Reduction

10:30-12:00   pm                  *

KEYNOTE ADDRESS- Dr. Eric Williams, DNP RN CNE

12th President of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), mentor for the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), Assistant Director/Department Chair and Professor of Nursing at Santa Monica College

12:00-1:30     pm

LUNCH | FREE TIME

1:45-3:15       pm                  *

BOOK CLUB  |   RACE INEQUITIES IN HEALTH CARE (book preview)

Premier Speaker: Dr. Vernellia Randall, JD MSN, Author “Dying while Black”  

Facilitator: Tasha Parker, MSN, CNM, FNU PMHNP Class 155

3:30-4:45       pm                  *

TRANSGENDER HEALTH

Gender-Identity, Sexual Orientation and Trans-appropriate Patient/Provider Care

Dr. Trish McQuillin Voss, ND/DNP, MSN, CNM, FNU Faculty

5:00-6:00       pm

FREE TIME    |   REFLECTIONS OF DIVERSITY (studio room)

6:00-7:30       pm

DINNER & NETWORK RECEPTION

Hosted by: FNU PRIDE Alumni

7:30-9:00       pm

MOVIE NIGHT: SOMETHING THE LORD MADE  (movie preview)

Cross-cultural communication in the workplace.

Facilitator: Christina Bennett, BA BSN RN, FNU CNEP Class 130

SUNDAY June 4, 2017

Day Four

7:30-8:30       am

BREAKFAST

9:00-10:00     am                  *

INDIGENOUS HEALTH: MAYAN MIDWIVES IN GUATEMALA

Student Speaker: Essence Williams, RN, BSN, CBC, CCE, CNEP Class 140

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), member/speaker, 2016 & 2017

10:15-11:15   am                  *

MINDFULNESS: TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF AS A GRADUATE STUDENT

Student Speaker: Heidi Carter,  RN ADN, CNEP/Bridge Class 129

ACNM GAC/PAC School Legislative Contact (SLC) for Frontier Nursing University

11:15-12:00   pm

REFLECTIONS OF DIVERSITY (studio room)

12:00-12:30   pm

CONCLUSION | CIRCLE UP | GROUP PHOTOS

12:30-1:30     pm

DEPART CAMPUS

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Special Thanks to the following Corporate Sponsors

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