Omni Hotel at CNN Center Atlanta, GA
Convention: March 1-4, 2015
Imaging Nurse Review Course: February 27-28, 2015

Presentation Handouts

Sunday, March 1, 2015
IR Team Concept:"Changing times, re-defining roles"
Jafar Golzarian, MD - University of Minnesota

Code Situations- Anatomy of contrast allergy
Bethany L. Niell, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital

Extreme IR: Another Chapter
Seyhan Senler, MD, Floyd Memorial Hospital

Mid-Revolution Update: The ups and downs of changes in the US healthcare system
Donald F. Denny, Jr., MD, FSIR, Princeton Healthcare System

The Future of Interventional Radiology
James F. Benenati, MD, FSIR, Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Quality in Interventional Radiology: There is no I in TEAM!
Michael J. Miller, MD, Duke University Hospital

Put Your Seatbacks and Tray Tables in the Upright and Locked Position: A checklist for Radiation Dose Management and Operator Protection (PDF not currently available)
Robert G. Dixon, MD, UNC, Chapel Hill

High Reliability in Health Care; We’re all in this together
Robert M. Spillane, MD, Hartford Hospital


Monday, March 2, 2015
Joanna Po Lecture Series:
The Unique Voice of Nursing in Imaging - Can We Be Heard?
Presenter: Brenda Boone, PhD, RN

Recognition and Treatment of Contrast Reactions in the Radiology Environment
Presenter: Piera M. Cote Robson, MSN, ANP-BC, OCN

Magnet Immersion for Radiology Nurses
Presenter: Alexandra Penzias, M.Ed., MSN, RN, CEN

Radiology Nursing: The Aoteoroa New Zealand Perspective
Presenter: Fiona Unac, NP, DipAL&T, MN

Revolutionary Medical Advancements of the Civil War (PDF not currently available)
Presenter: Paulette Snoby RN, BSN, MPA

Challenges of Caring for the Pediatric Population in Radiology Nursing
Presenter: Sylvia Miller, RN, BSN

Is Your Patient at Risk? Air Embolism Post CT Guided Lung Biopsy: A Rare but Potentially Fatal Complication
Presenter: Lauren Miller RN, MSN-L, CRN

Management of Malignant Ascites
Presenter: David A. Rosenthal, PA-C, MHP


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Managing Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Agents in the Interventional Radiology Setting
Presenter: Amy Huggins, BSN, RN                                           

Sedation Challenges in the Interventional Radiology Suite
Presenter: Lisa Pella, B.A., R.N., C.R.N.

Critical Care Nursing Management of Patients Undergoing Endovascular Treatment for Cerebral Vasospasm
Presenter: Lora Cheek RN, SCRN

Hot Topics
Moderators:  Christy E. Lee, MSN, APRN, BC-CRN
Deborah S. Romanie, RN, CRN
Brenda Boone, PhD, RN, CRN

Hemodialysis Access Update
Presenter: Eileen Derks-Wilson, RN, MSN, CEN

Leading Multidisciplinary Team Building: A Practical Approach to Mock Emergencies
Presenter: Cathy Brown, BScN, RN CRN

MRI: The Problem with July 1st
Presenter: Ruth A Cherry, RN, BSN, OCN

Creating a Drain Management and Discharge Teaching Program in Radiology
Presenter: Sarah Whitehead, BSN, RN, CRN

Radiology Nursing and the Telephone: Risk Reduction
Presenter: Mary Elizabeth Greenberg, PhD

Improving the Work Environment Using Principles of Positive Psychology
Presenter: Clint Morris MSN, RN, NEA-BC


Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Nursing Care of the Patient Undergoing Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)
Presenter: Lauren Picarde RN, BSN

Cases from an Expert Witness in Radiology Nursing Legal Case
Presenter: Katherine Duncan, BA, RN, CRN

Working in a Multi-Modality Operating Suite
Presenter: Angela Kanan, BSN

Basic Imaging Pathophysiology and Selection of Visual Guidance for IR Procedures: Not Quite 50 Shades of Gray
Presenter: Arturo D. Gonzalez, MD, DABR