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8th Annual Evidence Based Practice Conference

“Transforming & Improving Health Care
Through Research and
Evidence Based Practice”

Save the Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Place: Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor, Maine

Call for Abstracts – 8th Annual Conference 2014 

Evidence Based Practice Brochure 2014


Keynote Speaker:

Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Director, Nursing Research, EBP & Quality
Department of Nursing & Patient Care Service
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

What’s Data Got To Do With It? Nursing’s Role in Transforming Healthcare

Quest Speaker:

Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN


Featured Speakers:

Capt. Kelly A. Renehan, BSN, RN, CCRN, CPN
United States Army

Dismounted Complex Blast Injury

LisaHarvey-McPherson, RN, MBA, MPPM
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems

Planning the Future: Statewide Initiatives in Health Care

Allen Fasnacht, MSN, RN
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Power and Influence: How to be a Difference Maker

Leaders of Change:

Pret Bjorn, RN, BSN
Eastern Maine Medical Center

Improving Trauma Room Performance with Nursing Telepresence and Video Review

Leon Binette, RN, BSN
Eastern Maine Medical Center

A Patient Blood Mgt Program’s Effect on Post-op Transfusion Rates & Discharge Hemoglobin Levels

Evidence in Action Panel:

Jana Jacobs, RN, BSN, CMSRN
Maine Medical Center

Improving Nursing Care of Inpatients with Diabetes

Mandy Rodney, RN

Implementing an Integrated Nursing Practice Model in the Emergency Department

Mary Shea, PhD, FNP, PNP
University of Maine, School of Nursing

 Enduring Resilience Being Near Elderly, Uninsured and Living in Washington County















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Contact Information

School of Nursing
5724 Dunn Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5724
Phone: (207) 581-2592 | Fax: (207) 581-2585E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System