Day 1: 17 July, 2017 Monday

Nursing: Sharing Resources- A Global Experience
13:30 – 14:10

DEBATE: Building Sustainable Programs vs. Medical Missions

  • Building Sustainable Programs: Harald Lindberg, Norway
  • Medical Missions: Gabe Owens, US
14:10 – 14:30 Developing Resources for Nursing Education

Developed World: Cecelia Hyslop, Canada
Developing World: Claudia Scanzoni, Venezualla
14:30 – 14:50 Nurses Educating Beyond the Classroom

Nursing guidelines:Mary Rummell, US
PCICU Nursing Residency Program: Rohini Paul, India
14:50 – 15:10 Providing Cardiac Surgery Education to Families
Suhayle Binti Sead, Malaysia
15:10 – 15:30 Leveraging Technology to Enhance Global Education
Patricia Hickey, US

Day 2: 18 July, 2017 Tuesday

Partnering with Parents & Families: A Global Perspective
13:30 – 13:45 Challenges in Parenting a Child with Heart Disease
Ewa-Lena Bratt, Sweden
13:45 – 14:00 Why Should We Practice Family-Centered Care
Gaby Stoffel, Switzerland
14:00 – 14:15 Family Presence During Rounds
Jos Latour, UK
14:15 – 14:45 Global Perspectives on Family Visitation: 24 hours vs limited
Limited: Vivian Shen (China)
24 hours: Anna Fisk (US)
14:45 – 15:00 Empowering Families to Care for Their Child After Surgery
Sandy Staveski, US
15:00 – 15:15 Communication and Support for CHD Patients and Families Across the Lifespan
Trudy Pierick, US
15:15 – 15:30 Nursing Involvement in Remote Device Follow-up: A Global View
Brynn Dechert-Crooks, US

Day 3: 19 July, 2017 Wednesday

Not Just Big Kids: Considerations for Care of Young Adults with CHD
13:30 – 13:50 Location Matters: Pediatric Versus Adult Hospitals
Pro: Steve Crumb, US
Con: Phillip Moons, Belgium
13:50 – 14:10 What Every Pediatric Nurse Needs to Know About Inpatient Care for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in 20 Minutes or Less?
Pam Miner, US
14:10 – 14:50

The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Survivor: What to Expect as the CHD Patient Ages
Ariane Marelli, Canada

14:50 – 15:10 The Time is Now, Or Is It? Transition to Adult Care
Ami Bhatt, US
15:10 – 15:30 Psychosocial Needs of Young Adults with CHD
Susan Fernandes, US

Day 4: 20 July, 2017 Thursday

Nursing & Administration:Developing Nurse Leaders
*Each of the first four speakers should focus on a single nurse-led initiative that they are proud of or has produced positive outcomes for patients. (i.e. a nurse-directed patient-centered project in the domains of safety, quality, infection reduction, nutrition, skin, patient experience, families etc. or a creative leadership role that has worked well)
08:00 – 08:10 Exemplar of Nursing Impact in Oceania *
Ana Kennedy, New Zealand
08:10 – 08:20 Exemplar of Nursing Impact in Europe *
Liz Smith, UK
08:20 – 08:30 Exemplar of Nursing Impact in Asia *
Vivian Shen, China
08:30 – 08:40 Exemplar of Nursing Impact in Africa
Ncedi Stemela, South Africa 
08:40 – 09:00 Nursing Leadership in the 21st Century
Patricia Hickey, US
09:00 – 09:30 Discussion
Optimizing a Successful Career
10:00 – 10:20 Checklists: Two Perspectives
Utilization of Checklists to Ensure Quality: Lisa Moore, US
Overutilization of Checklists: Jason Thornton, US
10:20 – 10:40 Bundles and Pathways: What’s the Evidence?
Phillip Moons, Belgium
10:40 – 11:00 Pathway Outcomes: Do They Really Improve Care?
Martha Curley, US
11:00 – 11:20 Optimizing compliance without breaking the bank
Mary McLellan, US
11:20 - 11:40 Top Four Oral Abstracts