Help us celebrate the 24th Annual USPHS Nursing Recognition Day!

24th Annual U.S. Public Health Service
Nursing Recognition Day Webinar
You are invited to celebrate Nurses Day 2015 with the United States Public Health
The 24th Annual Nurse Recognition Day is going virtual, and for the first time we will
host the entire event from a computer, so come and celebrate what nurses have
accomplished this past year!
Event: Ethical and Quality Care – A Nursing Standard
When: Wednesday May 6, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. (EDT) to 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
This is a free online event that will offer Continuing Education Units after successfully
completing a post test. The webinar will be recorded and available at if you
are unable to watch the entire event.
Registration is open until Sunday May 3, 2015. To register for the webinar please visit: .
You will receive an email reminder of the event on Friday May 1, 2015. This email
reminder will include the webinar web address and password along with helpful tips to
view the webinar through adobe connect.
If you have questions about this event, please email [email protected] .
11:00 am
CDR Hadsall
11:05 am
Opening Remarks
11:20 am
Publication Award Winner’s
RADM Faye G. Abdella Publication Award for Nursing Research
LCDR Amy R. Kolwaite, ARNP, MS
Publication -Assessing Functional Needs Sheltering in Pike
County, KY: Using a Community Assessment for Public Health
Emergency Response
RADM Julia R. Plotnick Publication Award for Health/Nursing
Richard Ricciardi, PhD, NP
Publication – A Conceptual Model of the Role of Complexity in
the Care of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
RADM O Marie Henry Publication for Clinical Nursing Practice
Mary Myers, RN, MSN, PCCN and Ellen J. Eckes, MSN, ARNP,
Publication- A Novel Approach to Pain Management in Persons
with Sickle Cell Disease
Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams
Questions for all award winners
12:40 pm
Presentation: The Image of Leadership – Building Nurse Leaders
Captain Patrick Denis, Deputy Director, Division of the Civilian
Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps
1:20 pm
Presentation: Sleep! For your Body and your Brain; Ashura Williams
Buckley, MD, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuroscience Branch,
National Institutes of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
2:00 pm
Closing Remarks
CDR Steve L Morin
To learn more about each Publication Award please visit the Nurse Professional Advisory Committee
web page and for additional information visit: