Subject to change.

  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    8:00 am  -  9:00 am
    Continental Breakfast
    8:00 am  -  9:00 am
    9:00 am  -  9:05 am
    Welcome and Overview of Day
    Maureen Cahill, MSN, RN
    Associate Director, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN
    9:05 am  -  9:45 am
    Lessons from the Graduate Nurse Demonstration Project
    Barbara Todd, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
    Director, CMS Graduate Nurse Demonstration Project, University of Pennsylvania
    9:45 am  -  10:15 am
    Global Educational Innovations and Graduate Nursing Education Abroad
    David Benton, PhD, RN, FRCN, FAAN
    10:30 am  -  10:45 am
    10:45 am  -  11:25 am
    The Global Forum on Health Professional Education, Lessons for America
    Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
    Senior VP, Accreditation, Certification, Measurement, and the Institute for Credentialing Research, American Nurses Credentialing Center  
    11:30 am  -  12:30 pm
    12:30 pm  -  1:30 pm
    The Competency Assessment Project for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
    Francis Gerbasi, PhD, CRNA
    CEO, Council on Accreditation
    1:30 pm  -  2:30 pm
    Proposed Changes to Maintenance of Certification (MOC) by the American Boards of Medical Specialties
    Maureen Cahill
    2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
    Innovations in APRN Education Affecting Certification and MOC
    Rick Meadows, MS, NP-C, FAANP
    CEO, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCB)
    John Preston, DNSc, CRNA, FNAP, APN
    Chief Credentialing Officer, National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) 
    Suzanne Staebler, DNP, FAANP
    President, The National Certification Corporation (NCC)

    Diane Thompkins, MS, RN
    Manager, Accreditation, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    3:30 pm  -  3:45 pm
    Q&A Session