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Nursing, Continuing Education

Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Nov 08
Chiang Auditorium
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Center for Clinical Practice
Nursing Research Conference Committee presents

The 25th Annual Nursing Research Evidence-Based Practice Conference

"Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice"

Program Objectives

  1. Explore the historical dimensions of nursing research and evidence-based practice as it relates to healthcare.
  2. Compare relevant nursing research and evidence-based practice findings.
  3. Analyze the changing role of the nurse in integrating research and evidence-based outcomes.
  4. Identify strategies that empower nurses to improve health care outcomes.


Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Skin & Wound Care;
Executive Editor Emeritus, WCET Journal; Faculty, Excelsior
College, School of Nursing; President, World Council of
Enterostomal Therapists 2020, Global Healing Changing
Lives; Senior Adviser, Hartford Institute for Geriatric
Nursing; President, Ayello, Harris & Associates, Inc.

Marilyn Bookbinder, PhD, RN, FPCN
Visiting Professor, DNP Program;
Chamberlain University College of Nursing

Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Executive Director, NJCCN;
Clinical Professor, Specialty Director, Leadership Track
Rutgers University School of Nursing

Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN
Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers University School of
Nursing; Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse, APN,
Englewood Health

Jon-Kerwin Lagasca, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Nursing Staff, Emergency Department, Englewood Health

Virginia Murphy, BSN, RN, CCRN
Care Manager, MSICU, Englewood Health

Maddie Whalen, MSN/MPH, RN, CEN
Evidence-Based Practice Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Hospital



8:30 a.m.   PRE-TEST

8:45 a.m.   WELCOME
Kathleen Kaminsky, MS, RN, NE-BC
Sr. VP Patient Care Services
Chief Nursing Officer,
Englewood Health

Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Journey to Excellence: 25-Year Milestone

10:00 a.m.   Break/Poster Presentations

10:15 a.m.   Marilyn Bookbinder, PhD, RN, FPCN
EBP: What’s Changed and What Needs to be Changed? Ask an APRN.

11:15 a.m.   Maddie Whalen, MSN/MPH, RN, CEN
The Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Model:
The Present, Potential and Power of Nurse-Led EBP

12:15 p.m.   Lunch and Poster Presentations

1:15 p.m.   Jon-Kerwin Lagasca, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Stress in Emergency Department Nurses

2:00 p.m.   Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN
Virginia Murphy, BSN, RN, CCRN
Using Ultrasonography to Detect Muscle Wasting in Critically Ill Patients: A Feasibility Study

Elizabeth Ayello PhD, RN, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN
How Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing is Still Relevant for Today’s Nurse

3:45 p.m.   Post Test and Evaluations

Conference Planning Committee

Susan DeGennaro, MSN, RN, APN-C, OCN
Barbara Wiklinski, EdD, RN, CNE

Conference Committee Members
Remberto Deleon, BBA
Carol Eastman, MSN, RN
Erline Everett, MSN, RN-BC, ANP
Debra Golaszewski, MSN, RN, CCRN
Suzanne Jackson, MSN, RN, CCRN
Cody Lallathin, BSN, RN
Christine Massey, MSN, RN-BC
Lia Sabbagh, MLS

Englewood Health’s Center for Clinical Practice Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). P#137-3/18/21. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity. Disclosure information: Full disclosure will be provided at the educational activity.

Contact Hours
6.00 contact hours will be provided to RNs. Successful completion requires attendance at the entire program and completion/submission of an evaluation form.

We reserve the right to amend the program in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Free valet or garage parking for visiting attendees.

Registration Information

Englewood Health Employees
The program is free, but registration is required.
Please call 201-894-3320 to register.

Non Englewood Health Employees
The registration fee until October 25 is $75 and includes program, breakfast, lunch and contact hours. From October 26 through November 8, the registration fee is $100. 

Nursing Students
The registration fee is $50 (must present valid school ID).

For group rates for 3 or more attendees, please call for discount.

On-site registration payable by check only.
No refunds will be given after October 29.
Substitutions are permissible.

For further information or questions, contact Remberto Deleon at 201-894-3320 or email: at the Center for Clinical Practice.

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