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We are pleased to present our 1st Annual Conference: DOCs at the table: Promoting Diversity and Transforming Nursing Practice

featuring Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kenya Beard.


The conference includes:

  • An all-star plenary lineup with presentations from preeminent leaders in research, clinical practice, academia, community, and advocacy!
  • Cross-cutting, interdisciplinary sessions, featuring work from nursing professionals are advancing the way in promoting diversity and transforming nursing practice!
  • A virtual poster hall featuring poster presentations from abstracts submitted on a broad range of topics.
  • Affordable registration fees priced to ensure the conference is widely accessible to all including conference registration scholarship
  • DOCs 2021 has something for everyone bringing together the best of the best of advocates, educators, health care, and nursing professionals to share ideas and practice.
  • Chances to network with a diverse audience
  • Convenient, virtual access
  • Conference Giveaways & Conference Scholarships
  • Conference swag-limited quantities!
  • This continuing education activity is approved for 6.0 contact hours sponsored by ONE Accord Health
  • Don't forget to use the copy and use conference hashtags! #DNPsofColor #DOCDNPs #DOCDNPCON2021 #CallMeDOC #DOCsAtTheTable #WhatsUpDOCs

Oct 23, 2021

9 AM - 6 PM (GMT-4)

Agenda

  • Main Conference Track
    9:15 AM - 9:30 AMWelcome and Presidential Address

    Danielle McCamey, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCP

    President at DNPs of Color, Inc.

    Lolita Melhado, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN

    Programming & Conference Co-Chair

    Angel Daniels, DNP, MSN.ed, RN, CCM

    Conference Co-chair

    9:30 AM - 10:05 AMTransformational Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    In this session you will learn the core pillars of diversity, equity and inclusion. You will understand key ways in which you can influence and transform a work environment to be more inclusive and equitable. You will leave with key tips in which you can implement in any work environment.

    Joy Fitzgerald

    Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

    10:05 AM - 11:05 AMFrom 80 Pages to 12: An Introduction to Writing a Journal Manuscript about Your DNP Project
    -Explain the purpose of journal manuscripts
    -Detail how to identify the right journal
    -Describe methods for beginning the writing process
    -Address DNPs’ obstacles to writing
    -Answer common questions about writing for publication

    Sara Hauber, MA

    Publication Matters, LLC

    Sharese T. Willis, PhD

    Doc's Editing Shop

    11:05 AM - 11:35 AMBIPOC in Academia: Elevating BIPOC issues for Health Equity through Faculty Diversity
    Dr. Julian Gallegos

    Julian Gallegos, PhD, MBA, FNP-BC, CNL, FAUNA

    Clinical Associate Professor, Director, DNP program of Purdue University

    11:35 AM - 12:05 PMVirtual Lounge & Poster Viewing
    Please join us in the virtual loung and check out the posters: www.dnpsofcolor.org/posters
    12:05 PM - 12:55 PMLunch Break
    Network
    View Posters & Vote on top posters for a prize
    View Nurses You Should Know Video Highlights
    12:55 PM - 1:45 PMImpact 360: DNPs Flexing Diversity Muscle

    Kenya Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

    Keynote Speaker at Chamberlain University

    1:45 PM - 2:45 PMPanel Discussion: DOCs at the Table-Promoting Diversity & Transforming Practice
    Interactive panel discussion regarding the following objectives:
    To discuss DOCs influence in promoting diversity in nursing practice
    To discuss the impact of DOCs transforming nursing practice
    To explore how DOCs can reduce health disparities and promote health equity

    Danielle McCamey, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCP

    President at DNPs of Color, Inc.

    Kellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE

    Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia University

    Vivienne Pierce McDaniel, DNP, MSN, RN

    Professor of Nursing at Aspen University

    Stephen Ferrara, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

    Columbia University

    Charles P. Buscemi, PhD, APRN

    Interim Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Florida International University Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences

    2:45 PM - 2:55 PMBreak
    Network
    View Posters
    View Nurses You Should Know Video Clips
    2:55 PM - 3:25 PMHealing the Healer: Cultivating Self-Care Through Mindfulness
    At the end of this presentation the learner will be able to:
    Discuss the impact of self-care on one’s overall health and wellbeing.
    Describe how mindfulness practices can improve emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing.
    Identify mindfulness self-care practices that can be incorporated into one’s daily life.

    Marica Derby-Davis Ph.D., RN

    ZahariYAH: Healing Body Mind Spirit

    3:25 PM - 3:55 PMGraduate Educational and Clinical Trends: History to Horizon
    •Provide a brief overview of historical evolution of graduate nursing education for minority nurses.
    •Discuss the relevance of theory in the development of contemporary nursing practice.
    •Identify programmatic and professional challenges related to nurse practitioner education at the graduate and post- graduate level.

    Lisa Young, DNP, APN, FNP-BC

    Chief Executive Officer at Alex & Assoc. Health and Higher Ed Educational Consultants

    3:55 PM - 4:10 PMA Summer Immersion Program to Improve Advanced Practice Nursing Workforce Diversity
    Ragan Johnson & Marquita Lyons-Smith

    Ragan Johnson

    Marquita Lyons-Smith, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC,

    4:10 PM - 4:25 PMBarberED Then Screened

    Wilhelmina Sizer, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

    4:25 PM - 4:40 PMPiloting Narrative Exposure Therapy for Racism Induced Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms

    Noelene Moonsamy, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    4:40 PM - 4:55 PMPromoting Resilience in Staff affected by COVID-19 within an Inpatient Setting
    Jordia Batchelor
    Jordia Batchelor graduated with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree in Family Nursing
    Practice from Bradley University (2021). She is a current colleague at Holy Cross Hospital
    (Silver Spring, Maryland) where she aids in the development, implementation, and the
    promotion of staff wellbeing through resilience and self-compassion techniques and tools. Dr.
    Batchelor has over eleven years of nursing experience where majority of her background was
    spent serving in float pool departments across multiple health care facilities within Virginia and
    Maryland. Her expertise encompasses delivering nursing care in various specialties and patient
    populations including medical-surgical care, intermediate care, orthopedics care, cardiac care,
    telemetry care, ambulatory care, and neurology care. Dr. Batchelor received an Associate in
    Applied Science degree from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (2010) and a Bachelor of
    Science degree in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University (2014). She is currently a
    member of the Maryland Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association.

    Jordia Batchelor, DNP, RN

    4:55 PM - 5:05 PMPodium Presentation Q&A
    Q&A with Podium presenters

    Ragan Johnson

    Marquita Lyons-Smith, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC,

    Wilhelmina Sizer, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

    Noelene Moonsamy, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Jordia Batchelor, DNP, RN

    5:05 PM - 5:25 PMClosing Remarks
    Announcement of Poster Winners
    Save the Date for DOCs Conference 10/22/22
    Complete evaluation for CE credit
    Virtual Poster Track
    11:30 AM - 11:35 AMImproving Health Equity and Outcomes in Diverse Populations by Looking Upstream

    Angel Daniels, DNP, MSN.ed, RN, CCM

    Conference Co-chair

    11:35 AM - 11:40 AMImpact of COVID-19 on Stress and Burnout Rates in Nursing Students

    Janine Inez, BFA, MSN, RN

    Registered Nurse

    Pascal Stirnimann, MSN, RN

    11:40 AM - 11:45 AMPromoting DEI in Nursing Begins with a Diverse Nurse Educator Workforce

    Angel Daniels, DNP, MSN.ed, RN, CCM

    Conference Co-chair

    11:45 AM - 11:50 AMMicroaggressions: A Weight on the Success of Graduate Nursing Students of Color

    Aron King, MS, RN

    Assistant Nurse Manager at UC Davis Health

    11:50 AM - 11:55 AMProject B.L.A.C.K. Barriers Lifted After Cultivating Knowledge
    Jasmine A. Berry DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Jasmine Berry, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Atlanta ID Group

    11:55 AM - 12 PMUsing the CLAS Standards to Transform Nursing at the Bedside and Beyond
    Yvette Conyers

    Yvette Conyers, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B

    Assisant Professor of Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner at St. John Fisher College

    12 PM - 12:05 PMDeveloping a Mobile Application to Increase Postpartum Depression Screening and Awareness with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

    Shardell Fairfax, DNP CRNP FNP-C

    12:05 PM - 12:10 PMTelehealth Primary Care Management Program in the African American Community: A Quality Improvement Project

    Eunice Cromwell, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    12:10 PM - 12:15 PMThe Effects of DSME on African American Adults with Type II Diabetes

    Nkeiruka Muonagolu, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

    12:15 PM - 12:20 PMMaximizing an Academic-Clinical Partnership to Facilitate Transition for Black Nursing Students

    Mary Starks, BS, RN, CNOR

    12:20 PM - 12:25 PMInter-hospital Transfer Timelines

    Renee Maeweather-Reed, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

    12:25 PM - 12:30 PMMinority Faculty Recruitment and Retention Through Mentorship and Departmental Support

    Bim Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP

    Associate Dean of the Masters Program at University of Maryland

    Nurses You Should Know Video Story Track
    9 AM - 9:05 AMKellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE, FAAN
    Dr. Bryant's grandmother, who was a nurse, inspired her to pursue nursing. After serving as a women's health nurse practitioner and teaching as an adjunct professor, she decided to pivot her career to academic leadership.
    9:05 AM - 9:10 AMIrene Bean DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CME, FAANP, FAAN
    Dr. Irene Bean is a nurse CEO who is transforming the nursing arena through health policy, advancing APRN laws, and providing care to underserved populations.
    9:10 AM - 9:15 AMVivienne Pierce McDaniel, DNP, MSN, RN
    Dr. McDaniel entered nursing after 15 years in the healthcare field. In over a decade of nursing leadership she has worked in outpatient, inpatient, assisted living, occupational health, behavioral health, and with medical devices before entering academia.
    9:15 AM - 9:20 AMPritma Dhillon-Chattha, DNP, MHA, RN
    Dr. Dhillon-Chattha started her healthcare career as a nursing assistant in high school and ended up managing occupational health and working with health information technology. She is also the co-founder of health start-ups, including one launched during Covid to address mental health using nurse practitioners.
    9:20 AM - 9:25 AMRhoda Redulla DNP, RN, NPD-BC
    Dr. Redulla continues to teach, serving as an assistant professor of clinical nursing for Columbia University’s DNP program and contributing faculty for Walden University’s PhD/DNP programs. She has spoken nationally and globally including the Nursing Times Directors’ Congress and WHO-Public Health England Collaborating Conference. She the author of two books, Fast Facts for Making the Most of Your Career in Nursing and The Nurse Journal, and the recipient of numerous awards during her career, including Outstanding Alumni Award by the Johns Hopkins University and three times as Nurse of the Year (for research and innovation) from the Philippines Nurses Association of America and Philippine Nurses Association of New Jersey over the last decade.
    9:25 AM - 9:30 AMRosanna Hui, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CCRN-CMC, NASM-CPT
    Learn how taking care of her father and grandmother inspired Rosanna to become a nurse and how advice from a close friend has guided her on the path to the position she holds today.
    9:30 AM - 9:35 AMKwuan Paruchabutr, DNP, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNM, FACNM
    As an Army Nurse Corps Veteran, listen to how Dr. Paruchabutr developed her passion for women's health and health policy
    9:35 AM - 9:40 AMAnumol Thomas, DNP, FNP-C, CCR
    With dreams of working as a nurse in the U.S. at the early age of 10, Dr. Thomas' journey in nursing has spanned three different countries and touched the lives of many in her community
    9:40 AM - 9:45 AMFidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN
    Nurse educator and leader transforming nursing education by incorporating the arts and humanities into standard curriculum.
    9:45 AM - 9:50 AMTavell L. Kindall, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AACRN, AAHIVS
    With a breadth of nursing experiences from medical-surgical to flight nursing he has pushed forward with every opportunity available. Watch and listen to Dr. Kindall's inspiring journey in nursing, where he now leads the profession in the state of Louisiana.
    9:50 AM - 9:55 AMFleeta B. Okolie, DNP, MSN, APN-BC
    What began as a volunteer role as a candy striper in high school turned into a 25-year nursing career that has spanned med-surg, telemetry, occupational health, and telehealth.
    9:55 AM - 10 AMNicole Thomas, DNP, RN, CCM
    Dr. Thomas is a nurse entrepreneur, educator, mentor, and author.
    10 AM - 10:05 AMDamaris Grossmann DNP APRN FNP-C HNB-BC CYN
    Dr. Grossmann is a post-9/11 U.S. Navy Veteran who pivoted to a career in nursing.
    10:05 AM - 10:10 AMRhonda Sullivan, DNP, PhD, MSN, MBA, CWON, LNCC, NE-BC, and CSPHA
    Nurse Pioneer in Wound & Ostomy Care from Jacksonville, Florida.
    10:10 AM - 10:15 AMDanielle McCamey, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP
    https://vimeo.com/635759982

    Danielle McCamey, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCP

    President at DNPs of Color, Inc.

Speakers

  • Kenya Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN (Keynote Speaker at Chamberlain University)

    Kenya Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

    Keynote Speaker at Chamberlain University

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  • Danielle McCamey, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCP (President at DNPs of Color, Inc.)

    Danielle McCamey, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCP

    President at DNPs of Color, Inc.

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  • Lolita Melhado, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN (Programming & Conference Co-Chair)

    Lolita Melhado, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN

    Programming & Conference Co-Chair

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  • Angel Daniels, DNP, MSN.ed, RN, CCM (Conference Co-chair)

    Angel Daniels, DNP, MSN.ed, RN, CCM

    Conference Co-chair

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  • Joy Fitzgerald (Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer)

    Joy Fitzgerald

    Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

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  • Sara Hauber, MA (Publication Matters, LLC)

    Sara Hauber, MA

    Publication Matters, LLC

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  • Sharese T. Willis, PhD (Doc's Editing Shop)

    Sharese T. Willis, PhD

    Doc's Editing Shop

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  • Julian Gallegos, PhD, MBA, FNP-BC, CNL, FAUNA (Clinical Associate Professor, Director, DNP program of Purdue University)

    Julian Gallegos, PhD, MBA, FNP-BC, CNL, FAUNA

    Clinical Associate Professor, Director, DNP program of Purdue University

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  • Kellie Bryant,  DNP, WHNP, CHSE (Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia University)

    Kellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE

    Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia University

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  • Vivienne Pierce McDaniel,  DNP, MSN, RN (Professor of Nursing at Aspen University)

    Vivienne Pierce McDaniel, DNP, MSN, RN

    Professor of Nursing at Aspen University

  • Stephen Ferrara, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP (Columbia University)

    Stephen Ferrara, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

    Columbia University

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  • Marica Derby-Davis Ph.D., RN (ZahariYAH: Healing Body Mind Spirit)

    Marica Derby-Davis Ph.D., RN

    ZahariYAH: Healing Body Mind Spirit

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  • Lisa Young, DNP, APN, FNP-BC (Chief Executive Officer at Alex & Assoc. Health and Higher Ed Educational Consultants)

    Lisa Young, DNP, APN, FNP-BC

    Chief Executive Officer at Alex & Assoc. Health and Higher Ed Educational Consultants

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  • Ragan Johnson

    Ragan Johnson

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  • Marquita Lyons-Smith, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC,

    Marquita Lyons-Smith, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC,

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  • Wilhelmina Sizer, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

    Wilhelmina Sizer, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

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  • Noelene Moonsamy, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Noelene Moonsamy, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

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  • Jordia Batchelor, DNP, RN

    Jordia Batchelor, DNP, RN

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  • Janine Inez, BFA, MSN, RN (Registered Nurse)

    Janine Inez, BFA, MSN, RN

    Registered Nurse

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  • Pascal Stirnimann, MSN, RN

    Pascal Stirnimann, MSN, RN

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  • Aron King, MS, RN (Assistant Nurse Manager at UC Davis Health)

    Aron King, MS, RN

    Assistant Nurse Manager at UC Davis Health

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  • Jasmine Berry, DNP, APRN, FNP-C (Atlanta ID Group)

    Jasmine Berry, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

    Atlanta ID Group

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  • Yvette Conyers, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B (Assisant Professor of Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner at St. John Fisher College)

    Yvette Conyers, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B

    Assisant Professor of Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner at St. John Fisher College

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  • Shardell Fairfax, DNP CRNP FNP-C

    Shardell Fairfax, DNP CRNP FNP-C

    Read Bio
  • Eunice Cromwell, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    Eunice Cromwell, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    Read Bio
  • Nkeiruka Muonagolu, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

    Nkeiruka Muonagolu, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

    Read Bio
  • Bim Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP (Associate Dean of the Masters Program at University of Maryland)

    Bim Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP

    Associate Dean of the Masters Program at University of Maryland

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  • Charles P. Buscemi, PhD, APRN (Interim Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Florida International University  Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences)

    Charles P. Buscemi, PhD, APRN

    Interim Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Florida International University Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences

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  • Renee Maeweather-Reed, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

    Renee Maeweather-Reed, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

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  • Mary Starks, BS, RN, CNOR

    Mary Starks, BS, RN, CNOR

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Documents

Event Sponsor Prospectus
About DNPs of Color
Nurses You Should Know Video Commercials
Links from DNPs of Color Manuscript Presentation Hauber_Willis
Dr. Gallegos: BIPOC in Nursing Academia Slideshow
Derby Davis2021 Conference Slideshow.pdf
Jordia Batchelor Promoting Resilience in Staff affected by COVID-19 within an Inpatient Setting
Lisa Young Conference Slideshow-.pdf
_Hauber & Willis 2021 Conference Slideshow-10.05-Session.pptx.pdf
Wilhelmina _ 2021 Conference Slideshow.pdf
Johnson & Lyons-Smith _ 2021 Conference Slideshow.pdf

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