LEADERSHIP CONFERENCEPONL Officers& Board MembersExecutive DirectorMarion Burns Tuck, PhD, RN,NEA-BC, FACHEPresidentHolly Lorenz, MSN, RNPresident-ElectPaula Coe, DNP, RN, NEA-BCTreasurerGreg Gurican, RN, BSEE,MSNE, MBASecretaryMary O’Connor, PhD, MSN, RNImmediate Past PresidentBarbara Wadsworth, DNP, RN,NEA-BC, FAANBoard MembersKatrina Fritz, BSN, RNDarla Frack, RNCathy McQuait, BSN, RN, MSBonita Trapnell, RN, MSN,NEA-BCDenise Morian, DNP, RNSharon Peters, BSN, RNAmanda Esmond, MSN, RNMargaret Iacobacci, RN, BSN,MSN, CNORFran Cusick, MSN, RNHeidi Seiberlich, MSN, RN, CCRNDiane Hupp, DNP, RN, NEA-BCDear Colleague,Welcome to the 2017 Annual PONL Nursing Leadership Conference!It will once again be held at the Wyndham Hotel in historicGettysburg, PA on Oct. 19-20, 2017.PONL’s Program & Education Committee members have been hardat work creating a conference schedule that is sure to captivate nurseleaders in all areas of their careers. Speakers will address key topicssuch as patient safety, health literacy, and cultural practices. You willleave with the knowledge to empower and lead your team into 2018and beyond.This year’s conference will offer ample takeaways for all levels ofnursing leaders. It will include valuable networking opportunities andan exhibit hall packed with new and exciting solutions for yourpractice. Our 25 accepted poster submissions will be on display foryou to peruse and judge. We will also host our raffle and silentauction, which offers unique ways for you to support PONL andperhaps check some items off your holiday shopping list!If you are not currently a PONL member, I highly encourage you toconsider joining. In addition to top-notch educational programs andnetworking, our legislative involvement at both the state and federallevel provides the much needed “Voice of Nursing Leadership” inPennsylvania. In addition to our Group Membership DiscountProgram, we are excited to offer a New Leader membership to nurseleaders new to a management role. The details for both programs areavailable on our website – visit for more information and to join.Don’t miss the exciting opportunities offered at the 2017 AnnualPONL Nursing Leadership Conference. I hope to see you inGettysburg on Oct. 19-20!Sincerely,Claire Zangerle, MSN, MBA, RNJoseph Barkovich, BA, MSN, RNSusan Hoolahan, MSN, RN,NEA-BAElizabeth Menschner MSN,MAS, RN, NEA-BCHolly Lorenz, MSN, RNPresident, PONLNiki Hartman DNP, MBA, RN,NEA-BCCarol Amann PhD, RN-BC,CDP, FNGNA2PENNSYLVANIA ORGANIZATION OF NURSE LEADERS

OCT. 19-20, 2017 GETTYSBURG10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m.12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.PONL CONFERENCE AGENDA – THURSDAY, OCT. 19Registration and Poster Set UpWelcome Luncheon- Sponsored by UPMCOpening Remarks and WelcomeElizabeth Menschner, MSN, MAS, RN,NEA-BCPONL Program and Education ChairKeynote Speech: Culture of Practice SettingMarie Manthey, PhD (Hon), PhD, MNA,FAAN, FRCNConsultant, President Emeritus-Creative HealthCare ManagementEden Prarie, MNSponsored by SAGERefreshment Break- Sponsored by CaliforniaUniversity of PennsylvaniaRelational CompetenceMarie Manthey, PhD (Hon), PhD, MNA,FAAN, FRCNState and Federal Legislative UpdateScott Bishop, MASenior Vice President/Legislative Advocacy,Hospital and Health System Association ofPennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PAREGISTER TODAY PONL.NET3

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m.PONL CONFERENCE AGENDA – THURSDAY, OCT. 19PONL Annual MeetingHotel Check-inNetworking Reception- Sponsored byPRN ConsultantsEnjoy networking with colleagues, visit ourposter presenters, and stop by our vendor/sponsor tables to learn about exciting productsand services.Donate a Silent Auction or Raffle ItemThere will be a Silent Auction and a Raffle during the PONLLeadership Conference. Please consider making a donation.Suggested items include: themed gift baskets, gift certificates,autographed items, and cultural items. Be creative and considerdonating something unique to your area! The possibilities areendless and all donations are greatly appreciated!4PENNSYLVANIA ORGANIZATION OF NURSE LEADERS

OCT. 19-20, 2017 GETTYSBURG7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.PONL CONFERENCE AGENDA – FRIDAY, OCT. 20Breakfast and Registration- Sponsored byKirby Bates AssociatesThe Role of the Nurse Leader with HealthLiteracy and Patient SafetyJeffrey Bomboy, BS, RN, CPPSPatient Safety Liaison, Pennsylvania PatientSafety AuthorityHarrisburg, PAPA Action Coalition UpdateHolly Lorenz, MS, RNChief Nurse Executive, UPMCPittsburgh, PARefreshment Break- Sponsored by GrandCayon UniversityUtilizing Linguistic Strategies & CulturalIntelligence to Improve the PatientExperience and Health OutcomesCaroline Latterman, PhD, MSEdFounder and CEO, Linguistic ConsultingNew York, NYLunch and Poster AwardsREGISTER TODAY PONL.NET5

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.PONL CONFERENCE AGENDA – FRIDAY, OCT. 20Impaired Healthcare Professionals PanelKathie Simpson, RN, BSN, CARNExecutive Director- Pennsylvania Nurse PeerAssistance ProgramIrwin, PAKevin Knipe MSW, LSWProgram Director- PennsylvaniaProfessional Health Monitoring ProgramHarrisburg, PAClosing Keynote- Celebrate NursingHuman by Birth, Hero by ChoiceRenee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRNPittsburgh, PAAdjourn.PONL Program and Education Members:Marion Burns Tuck - Executive DirectorLiz Menschner- Program & Educational Comittee ChairAllison McIntosh-PONL OfficeWendy BatscheletSharon JohnsonPat Davies Julie KaszunaAmanda EsmondDeborah LampoGinny GlazierBonita TrapnellBarbara Hannon- Vishio6PENNSYLVANIA ORGANIZATION OF NURSE LEADERS

OCT. 19-20, 2017 GETTYSBURGRegistration Information2017 Registration RatesEarly Bird1: on orbefore Sept. 22Regular2: afterSept. 22PONL Member 375 425Non–Member 500 550Retired PONL Member 125 125Student 125 125One–Day Rate (Thursday or Friday) 225 225Group Discount (5 or more) 350 350NYONE and ONE NJ Member 375 4253REGISTER HERERegistration Notes1Registration and fees must be submitted on or before Sept. 22, 2017 in order to receive the Early Bird rates.2Registration and fees submitted after Sept. 22, 2017 will be charged the Regular Registration rate3Anyone who registers as a student is required to send a copy of their vaid student I.D. to Allison McIntoshRegistration Cancellation PolicyAll registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and submitted to Allison McIntosh.A refund of the full conference fee, minus a 75 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations that are approved.Refunds will not be processed until after the conference.SubstitutionsYou may substitute registrants (from the same office/practice) prior to the conference. Please contact the PONLOffice at 412-723-2535 for assistance. PONL does not accept responsibility for no shows at the conference.Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact HoursThe Southeastern Pennsylvania Organizaiton of Nurse Leaders (SEPONL) is an approved providerof continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited provider bythe American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)Contact Hours.PostersA variety of posters will be on display that address contemporary topics of interest to today’s nurseleaders. Come and spend some time talking with the poster presenters and earn CE’s at the sametime! There are 25 accepted poster abstracts for 2017.REGISTER TODAY PONL.NET7

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCEAbout the VenueWyndham Gettysburg95 Presidental Circle Gettysburg, PA 17325(717) 339-0020PONL is able to offer you reduced rates at 142per night Oct. 19-20. Take advantage nowbefore the PONL block is sold out! *Make your hotel reservations HEREAbout the WyndhamLocated just outside downtown Gettysburg, the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel is ideal for both businessand pleasure. The Federal-style architecture reflects the area’s storied Civil War past, with modernamenities offer to make your stay memorable.After a busy day, enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool, a workout in the state-of-the-art fitnesscenter, or the latest movie release in their onsite theater. Retire for the night in one of 248 guest roomsand suites, thoughtfully appointed with plush bedding, signature Blue Harmony bath products, andfree WiFi.Hotel Disclaimer*The PONL block is NOT guaranteed through the deadline of Sept. 22, 2017. Once the block sells out, rooms will beavailable on a “space and rate availability basis” and the discounted conference rate will NOT be guaranteed. It isadvised that you make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible.8PENNSYLVANIA ORGANIZATION OF NURSE LEADERS

Donate a Silent Auction or Raffle Item There will be a Silent Auction and a Raffle during the PONL . Kirby Bates Associates The Role of the Nurse Leader with Health Literacy and Patient Safety Jeffrey Bomboy, BS, RN, CPPS . Renee