Conference Materials

 

 

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

7:45 - 8:00     Opening Remarks          Laurie McDonald, LCSW, CCTSW

8:00 - 8:15     HelpHOPELive          Joni Henderson

8:15 - 9:45     Moving Forward: Professionalism          Moderator: Laurie McDonald, LCSW, CCTSW

 Monica Sutton, LCSW, ACM; Frederick Kouri, LMSW (KS), LCSW (MO), CNP; Sondra Cohen, LSCW, MA

9:45 - 10:15 Break/Exhibits

10:15 - 11:15

A Good Life with Kidney Disease          Nancy Spaeth, BE, RN

12:45 - 1: 45  

1. Peds Forum          Heather Langlois, LICSW, C-SWHC; Barb Shaltis, LMSW

2. Happiness is an LVAD: Destination vs. Bridge          Shelley Hall, MD, FACC

3. Tools for Living Donor Assessment          Christine Frederici Hines, LCSW/ CCTSW

4. Psychosocial Issues in the Management of the Chronically Ill          David Diehl, LCSW

1:45 - 2:15 Break/ Exhibits

2:15 - 3: 15

1. Adherence in the pediatric organ transplant patient and their caregivers; helpful tools and strategies          Jami Gross-Toalson, PhD

2. Heart Transplant / LVAD Social Worker Forum          Kay Kendall, ACSW, LISW, CCTSW;  Jan Hart, LCSW, CCTSW

3. Support & Resources          David Diehl, LCSW; Esther Shin, LMSW; Kenlyn Junge, LMSW; Denise Harrington, LMSW

4. Living Donor Advocate Forum          Sondra Cohen, LCSW, MA

3:15 - 3:30 Break / Exhibits

3:30 - 4:30

1. Bio-Medical Ethics in Living Liver & Kidney Donation          Guiliano Testa, MD, FACS, MBA

2. All About VADS!          Jan Hart, LCSW, CCTSW; Dorene Scolnic, LCSW, CCTSW; Dennis Rivard, MA, CP

3. The Power of Social Media to Network within the Transplant Community          Susan Walker, LMSW, CCTSW

 

4:40 - 5:40

Questioning Our Principles          Carolyn Smith-Morris, Ph.D., M.S., LPC

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 Thursday, October 10, 2013

 

7:45 - 8:00     Opening Remarks

8:00 - 8:15     Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA);           Rick Lofgren

8:15 - 9:15

 1. Affordable Care Act: What Does It Mean to My Patients?          Troy Zimmerman, VP Government Relations, National Kidney Foundation

2. Altruistic Living Donation          Anne Lawler, LCSW-R, CCTSW, ACSW, BCD

9:15 - 9:45 Break / Exhibits

9:45 - 10:45

1. Kidney Education for Your Success (KEYS)(Peds to Adult Transition)          Angela Degnan, LCSW, LSCSW, NSW-C

2. UNOS: Committee Development & Policy Comments          James Alcorn, Policy Director

3. Let's Talk Immigration: Where We've Been, Where We're Going!          Nubia Torres, BA

 

11 - 12

1. Peds New Worker Workshop          Lisa Dodd, LISW, CCTSW

2. New Worker Workshop          Kay Kendall, ACSW, LISW, CCTSW

3. Using Change Theory to Increase Adherence          Carol Lee, LCSW

4. Inside Secrets for Communication with Doctors          Ed Dominguez, MD

12:10 - 1:30 STSW Business Meeting & Luncheon (Open to all STSW members)

1:40 - 2:45

1. Palliative Care/Hospice for the Transplant Patient: Helping the Team with Earlier Recognition          Mark Casanova, MD

2. Complex Issues in Cystic Fibrosis & Lung Transplant          Jamie Grollman, Ph.D.

3. Symptom Targeted Intervention (Limited to 100; 2-part session; also 3:15-4:15)          Melissa McCool, LCSW

2:45 - 3:15 Break / Exhibits

3:15 - 4:15

1. New Trends in Hand Transplant          Tae Chong, MD

2. Clinical Update on Delirium          Vivyenne Roche, MD, Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program

3. Symptom Targeted Intervention (Must attend 1:40 session also)          Melissa McCool, LCSW

4:25 - 5:25

Healthy Coping: Diabetes, Depression, and Stress          Pam Fox, LCSW, CCM

7 - 9 Gala

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Friday, October 11, 2013

 7 - 8  Opening Remarks

8 - 8:15 Genentech - Emily Yu

8:20 - 9:20

Substance Abuse: Current Perspectives, Current Trends & Effective Treatments          Kay Colbert, LCSW

9:20 - 9:50 Break / Exhibits

9:50 - 10:50

1. Evaluation of AUDIT to Screen for Alcohol Abuse in Candidates for Left Ventricular Assist Devices          Lilli Bauman, MSW

2. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Educate Bone Marrow Transplant Caregivers          Vinita Khanna, MSW, Ellen Polamero, LCSW

3. Ethics and Transplant: When Cognitive Ability is Limited Do We Say 'No'?          Beth Hyland MSW, LISW-S, C-SWHC, CCTSW; Terry Roncagli MSSA, LISW-S, CCTSW

 

11 - 12

1. Transplant Scrabble: CMS/JCAHO/UNOS & QAPI          Nicole Johnson, RN, MBA, Michele G. Walton RN, BSN, Nurse Consultant, CMS

2. International Forum          Wayne Paris, PhD, Kate Sheridan, MSW, BA, Dip Cert., Paula Wickenden, MSW 

12:00 Adjourn