2015 Conference Schedule


7:30 - 8:15AMRegistration

Breakfast Buffet / Silent Auction

Poster Presentations

Presenter: Stephanie Baldwin - Queens Med student
Theme: Transition/Integration
Topic: Qualitative Analysis of IEN Test-taker Perceptions of CELBAN

Presenter: Michelle Cader- CLEO
Theme: Partnerships
Topic: How to help Your Patients Find Good Legal Information

Presenter: Tanja Kotolenko - CAMH
Theme: Partnerships
Topic: Collaborating for Care

Presenter: Jennifer Kwan- College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
Theme: Transition/ Integration
Topic: Learning from experience: increasing efficiency in the IEN registration process

Booths / Displays
8:15 - 8:30AMWelcome, Greetings and Introductions, Executive Director, CARE Centre
8:30 - 9:30AMKeynote Speaker: Josephine Etowa, BScN, MN, PhD - Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing
9:30 - 10:00AMCARE Centre Joan Lesmond IEN of the Year Award
Board member Ella Ferris to present awards
10:00 - 10:30AMCoffee Break / Silent Auction
Displays / Poster Presentations
10:30 - 11:15AMExpert Panel

Kate Wilson- Moderator
Eberechi Ehumandu – (LHSC)
Tanja Kotolenko – (CAMH)
Liandi Zhang- (Mt.SH) (partnership)
Idevania Costa (Teaching Assistant, PhD Student, School of Nursing, Queen’s University)

11:15 - 11:30PMFacilitated Networking
11:30 - 12:00PMPoster Tours
12:00 - 12:30PMLunch / Silent Auction

12:30 - 1:30PMConcurrent Sessions

Presenter: Annette Weeres, Heidi Birks - RPNAO
Theme: Career Building
Topic: Navigating Your Career

Presenter: Ndolo Njie - University of Ottawa
Theme: Integration
Topic: Resilience among Internationally Educated Nurses:
New Insights on Transition in the Work Place

Presenters: Ahmad Baki, Hameed Zahedi
Theme: Transition
Topic: What Does a Language Barrier Mean? A Linguistic View
1:30 - 2:30PMTwo Sides of the Coin, Domestically trained nurses and IENs working together

Ivana Freitas- Moderator
Cynthia Buenaventura- RN
Loy Asheri- RN
Tanya Rose- RN
Christa Servanez- RN
2:30 - 3:30PMRob Fraser, RN, MN, Writer & Digital Tool Strategist, author of The Nurse’s Social Media Advantage
3:30 - 3:45PMCoffee Break / Silent Auction
Displays / Poster Presentation
3:45 - 4:30PMConference Closing: Lillie Johnson, Sickle Cell Association of Ontario Founder, 2011 Order of Ontario recipient, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto Alumnus Award recipient

Silent Auction Winners

Exhibitor Passport Prize Draw