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Events: 2013 ONA CE Conference Schedule

The schedule is tentative and will be finalized shortly.  Scroll down to view the schedule for each day.  Or you can jump to a specific day with the following links:


Tuesday, October 1: Labor CE Day

Time Event Room
7:30am Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast McKenzie Foyer
8:15am Welcome and Introductions  
8:30-9:15am Randi Weingarten, President – AFT Willamette Ballroom
9:15-10:00am Elizabeth Shuler – Secretary-Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer, National AFL-CIO Willamette Ballroom
10-10:15am Break  
10:30am-12:00pm Concurrent Sessions  
Social Media and Nurses: Keeping Connected While Keeping Out of Trouble
Rebecca McCay, RN, BSN – ONA Labor Relations Representative
Sally LaJoie, JD – ONA Labor Relations Representative
East Willamette
OSBN Discipline
Tom Doyle, JD, Attorney – Bennett Hartman Morris Kaplan
Margaret Semple, JD, Interim Executive Director – OSBN 
Middle Willamette
Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act
Amy Clary, PhD, Associate-Research and Strategic Initiatives – AFT
West Willamette
12:00-1:30pm Lunch - provided by ONA  
1:30-3:00pm Concurrent Sessions  
Why Politics Matter: For Nurses and Patients
Sarah Baessler, BS, BA, Director – ONA Government Relations 
East Willamette
Oregon AFL-CIO: The Oregon Model for the Country (Oregon Strong Voice/Organizing)
Tom Chamberlain, President – Oregon AFL-CIO
Middle Willamette
Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act (repeat session)
Amy Clary, PhD, Associate-Research and Strategic Initiatives – AFT
West Willamette
3:00-3:30pm Break  
3:30-4:15pm Mary Lehman MacDonald, Director, AFT Healthcare Willamette Ballroom
4:15-5:00pm Stewart Acuff - Union Activist Willamette Ballroom
5:00pm Evaluation and Closure  


Wednesday, October 2: Nurse CE Day

Time Event Room
7:00am Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits Opens  McKenzie Foyer
8:00am Welcome and Introductions  Willamette Ballroom
8:15-9:30am Keynote: Transitions: The Value of Nursing in a Changing Health Care System
Jennifer Mensik, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Administrator, Nursing and Patient Care Services – St. Luke's Health System
Willamette Ballroom
9:30-10:00m Break / Visit Exhibits  
10:00-11:00am Risk Analysis: The Essence of Care Coordination
Lee Paton, PhD, RN, Professional Practice Leader - Ambulatory – OHSU
Willamette Ballroom
11:00am-12:00pm Ambulatory Care Coordination
Debra McKissack, RN, BSN, CNOR; RN Case Manager – Legacy Health
Carrie Thomas, RN, MSN, CCM, CNLCP, Nurse Case Manager – Legacy Health System
Tedra Demitriou, RN, Ambulatory Nurse Specialist – Legacy Health
 Willamette Ballroom
12:00-1:00pm Lunch - provided by ONA  
1:00-2:00pm Ordinary Heroes
Barbara Van Slyke, RN, BSN, OCN, CRNI, Charge, Outpatient Infusion – Bay Area Hospital
Willamette Ballroom
2:00-2:30pm Break / Visit Exhibits  
2:30-4:30pm Wrapping Services Around Your Patient in a Primary Care Home
Kelly Volkmann, MPH, Health Navigation Program Manager – Benton County Health Department
Elicia Miller, RN, BSN, Nursing Manager – Benton County Health Services
Carol Oldshield, RN, BSN, Care Coordinator – Benton County Health Department
Willamette Ballroom
4:30pm Evaluations and Closure Willamette Ballroom
  Open time.  Attendees responsible for their own dinner.   
6:00-8:30pm ONA/NPO Social Reception  Columbia






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